I put commentary in some of the sections below. Today’s Essential Eight: Economic data Regulators taking away the stock market’s shot glass? Xi courts global CEOs US Attorney General Barr’s China speech US may ban visas for CCP members and their family members
On the talk of a WeChat ban in addition to the communications aspect it also has significant commercial implications as its electronic payment functions would also go away for US users of the platform.
Any additional reporting or commenting on the Reuters story about Taiwan officials being pressured to sign 'one China' document? Thanks.
"Taiwan officials in Hong Kong have been told their visas will not be renewed if they don’t sign a document supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan under its “one China” policy, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters."