Weekly Open Thread 2021 #6: Two Meetings; GDP; Politburo meetingHappy Friday. Today’s discussion is wide open as always. The “Two meetings” start next week, the CCPCC on March 4 and the NPC on March 5. Will t…
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We will have the first open discussion of the Year of the Ox tomorrow. I many of you will join. Today’s Essential Eight items: Ceremony to mark victory…
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On Thursday Xi Jinping will oversee a ceremony commemorating victory in the war on poverty. The event will be broadcast live.The Wednesday People's Dai…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Poverty alleviation victory ceremony Thursday Chen Yixin on the Party history study campaign Hong Kong CCP global human …
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The China Media Project (CMP) is a terrific resource for understanding PRC politics and how they are reflected in trends in CCP propaganda. Every year …
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Full report now on Sinocism
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And we are back. I think I need to stop taking time off, it is too hard to catch up after a break. We will return to normal publishing Monday. China de…
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President Biden and General Secretary Xi may have a call in the next few hours, per Bloomberg journalists: I am not surprised, as I mentioned in Monday…
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The Chinese government must be pleased with the WHO investigation. In the press conference the team ruled out the possibility of a lab leak and did not…
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The Lunar Year Holiday starts Thursday and things are already winding down in China for the biggest holiday of the year. Among the things I am paying a…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #5Happy Friday. Today’s discussion is wide open as always, some things about which I would love to get the community’s thoughts include: 1. Yang J…
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The UK may be soon be sharing a doghouse with Australia and Canada. Denunciations of Hong Kong policies, changes to the BN(O) passport treatment and re…
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