Summary of today’s Essential Eight: Wang Yi at the UN - Among Wang YI’s meetings was one with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. There was nothing in the…
351
1
Regular Sinocism readers are no doubt familiar with John Garnaut, one of the top journalists covering China before he joined the Australian government…
100
18
The Party Congress has concluded. We will learn the makeup of the next Politburo and Standing Committee Sunday morning Beijing time. All indications are…
126
19
Apologies for working on a Sunday, but the rumor frenzy over the last 48 hours has gotten out of control. For those who have not heard the rumors, Xi…
133
7
Xi delivered an abbreviated version of the Report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Sunday. The full report has not been…
57
2
The destination of the Standing Committee for its first group visit after a Party Congress is very important. These trips are designed to signal key…
52
1
The Seventh Plenum has concluded and now we await the start of the 20th Party Congress on Sunday. The Communique gave no details about personnel changes…
36
2
Summary of today’s Essential Eight: Covid - Cases are rising again, new Omicron variants have entered the country, Shanghai is seeing more targeted…
45
It is a slow day at the Party Congress, with the only really important event the 2nd meeting of the Presidium, which approved the “draft resolutions on…
54
Jiang Zemin died today in Shanghai at 12:13 p.m, at the age of 96 according to the official announcement. The cause was “leukemia and multiple organ…
54
5
Summary of today’s Essential Eight: Covid - Lockdowns by another name continue in parts of several cities as daily cases are approaching the level of…
47
1
The markets in Hong Kong and the mainland were not sad about the “status quo but with some tweaks” message from the Saturday press conference. A spark…
55
2