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Sharp China: Hong Kong Article 23; No Plenum and Another Market Setback; Trump and Taiwan; TikTok in Congress

Sharp China: Hong Kong Article 23; No Plenum and Another Market Setback; Trump and Taiwan; TikTok in Congress

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Show Notes:

On today’s show Andrew and Bill begin with reactions to the revival of Article 23 and thoughts on the landscape in Hong Kong as its laws continue to converge with the mainland. Then: A step back for the stock markets after last week’s stabilization efforts, another politburo meeting comes and goes without any announcement of a plenum, and a question about buying real estate in China. At the end: A listener has a question about President Trump and Taiwan, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is grilled by Senator Tom Cotton, Secretary Raimondo has concerns about EV data collection, and it’s the one-year anniversary of the spy balloon.

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Related readings:

Article 23 for Hong Kong; Real estate; Economic policy; Bill Burns on China -- Sinocism 

Stock Market; China Evergrande liquidation; US-China; Another missile cadre goes down -- Sinocism 

Hong Kong unveils new security law in further repeal of liberties -- Nikkei Asia 

Hong Kong activist publisher Jimmy Lai pleads not guilty to sedition and collusion charges -- AP 

Hong Kong announces plans to ‘trawl the world for talents’ -- CNBC 

China Stocks Sink to Five-Year Low as Traders Unwind Rescue Bets -- Bloomberg 

China Politburo Avoids Setting Date for Key Economic Meeting -- Bloomberg

China Says Trump Could Abandon Taiwan If He Wins US Election -- Bloomberg 

Trump says Taiwan 'took our business away'  -- YouTube 

Senator Tom Cotton’s exchange with TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew:

Cotton defends pressing TikTok CEO on ties to Chinese Communist Party -- The Hill 

TikTok Struggles to Protect U.S. Data From Its China Parent -- Wall St. Journal 

Jake Sullivan on the Future of US-China Relations -- CFR 

Raimondo Says Chinese EVs Are a National Security Risk For US, EU -- Asia Financial 

Spy Balloon Memories -- Politico EU

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Understanding China and how China impacts the world. Hosted by Andrew Sharp and Bill Bishop.