President Trump is just a trade deal tease now: In all seriousness, his comments may point to yet another extension if the two sides can not reach a de…
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PRC officials and propaganda outlets are in overdrive condemning and making threats over the US House of Representatives’ passage of the Uighur Act of …
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The mooted “phase one” US-China trade deal may not become reality any time soon. December 15 is the next big tariff deadline, and President Trump now s…
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Hi everyone, lots of commentary in the essential eight items below. It is that time of year, if you are looking for the perfect for the China person in…
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We are already in Thanksgiving holiday mode here at Sinocism HQ so today’s newsletter is a bit thin. As I said yesterday we are off tomorrow and so wil…
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All indications are that Beijing is still trying hard to keep trade and Hong Kong tensions separate in the relationship with the US. There are more off…
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It was a rough weekend for Beijing. The Pan-Democrats shocked the establishment with massive gains in the District Council election, the only vote in H…
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Apologies the newsletter is a bit late today, I got caught up watching the impeachment hearings. I wish I could hear the briefings Xi gets about this w…
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Happy Wednesday Quick Hits: What You Need to Know: The US Senate passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. The House of Representatives pass…
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Amidst all the protests and increasing concerns about the breakdown of rule of law in Hong Kong, Alibaba’s $13 Billion Hong Kong listing looks to be su…
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Hong Kong appears to have descended into chaos in certain areas over the weekend and Carrie Lam is nowhere to be seen. The weekend protests and the sie…
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No commentary today, thanks for your patience this week. The Essential Eight 1. Hong Kong Xi says HK's most pressing task is to end violence, chaos and…
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