One of those days where I feel I have nothing useful to add beyond some commentary in some of the sections below. Thanks for reading. The Essential Eight 1. The economy 人民日报：扩大内需必须深化供给侧结构性改革 Following yesterday’s People’s Daily front page commentary on expanding domestic demand, there was another one Tuesday talking about the importance of implementing “supply-side structural reform” to expand domestic demand. The commentary emphasizes the reform document issued last week in saying that China must give the market a bigger role in allocating resources in the economy.