Today is the 70th anniversary of the entry of the PLA into the Korean War, a war known in China as the “War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea”. Chi…
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Friday open discussion: Shenzhen and Xi's southern tour; Taiwan; 5th PlenumHi everyone, hard to believe it was three years ago that I launched as a paid newsletter. Thank you everyone for your support. Today I’d love to…
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The video of Xi coughing during his speech in Shenzhen has sparked a round of rumors about his health. I would not get too worked up about it yet. The …
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Xi coughed through his speech in Shenzhen today. There were no real surprises in the speech, and now we have to wait to see he offered just more platit…
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Xi’s latest southern tour continued Tuesday with a visit to the headquarters of the Marine Corps. We also now have video and propaganda reports that Xi…
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Xi has embarked on a new southern tour. He started today in Guangdong and on Wednesday will give speech in Shenzhen at a celebration for the 40th anniv…
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I hope those of you in China were able to have a nice vacation. Today’s newsletter is long, good for weekend catchup reading. It will be back to the no…
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Open DiscussionHi everyone, no questions from me today, wide open for you to talk about whatever interests you. I will be in and out, and this thread will stay…
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Thursday October 1 is the 71st birthday of the PRC, and the country will be on holiday through October 8 for National Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival. …
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October marks the 70th anniversary of the PRC’s entry into the Korean War, known in China as the “War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea 抗美援朝”. The …
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The 5th Plenum will convene from October 26-29th, the Politburo announced today. As I speculated in last Thursday’s newsletter, Xi convened the Third X…
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Friday open discussion: Evergrande; UN; 5th PlenumHi everyone, I have three questions to help start a discussion but as always feel free to talk about whatever interests you. The news got worse …
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