Central Asia; Xinjiang; Semiconductors and nationalism; Census; Alibaba

Today’s Essential Eight items:

  1. Xi in Henan

  2. Central Asia diplomacy

  3. Xinjiang

  4. US-China

  5. More on the Chengdu student death

  6. More on the 2020 Census

  7. Alibaba earnings

  8. Too much nationalism bad for semiconductor development?

Thanks for reading, hope to see many of you in tomorrow’s weekly discussion. I want to start a Sinocism China book club, need suggestions on books …

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