Liu Xia freed to Germany; Don't expect Trump to "blink"; Merkel-Li lovefest; CSRC looks to be pressuring listed firms to help the stock market; Caijing on hidden local debt; New report on China's Internet

Happy Tuesday.

  • Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia has been allowed to leave China for Germany, after many years of illegal house arrest, though her brother was kept behind in Beijing;

  • Angela Merkel and Li Keqiang had a nice summit in Germany, lots of deals and lots of comments clearly aimed at the US. I can't imagine that will help the Trump-Merkel relationship a…

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