Crushing Apple Daily; Tiangong; Liu He and technology; “Sun Flower” Moutai

Today’s Essential Eight items:

  1. Apple Daily targeted

  2. Tiangong space station may get a Party branch

  3. Liu He now responsible for tech self-reliance?

  4. Origin narrative struggle

  5. More on the Amb Lu Shaye interview

  6. Bytedance’s billions

  7. Party History in print and drink

  8. Chinese masculinity

Thanks for reading, I hope to see many of you in tomorrow’s weekly discussion.

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