Trump's Trade War Threat To China; 5G Behind US Moves To Block Broadcom Buy Of Qualcomm; Djibouti Port And US-China Competition In Africa; China's New Era Of Patriotic Films; NPC

The Party is swallowing the State and Xi is swallowing the NPC and the related propaganda. Li Keqiang, when you can find him, looks quite defeated...

Kudos to eagle-eyed readers of yesterday's newsletter who noticed the funniest line about Chinese politics I have read in a while, from this Reuters report- Factbox: Names to watch in China's government res…

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