US-China Trade Talks; Kim-Xi To Meet In Beijing?; South China Sea; John Bolton On The "Taiwan Card"; Gaokao Reforms

Apologies for the late newsletter today, I am a bit under the weather.

Two big news items today are Kim Jung Un's visit to Beijing, his first ever as head of North Korea, and reports of talks between the US and China to avert a trade war.

Beijing clearly wants to get on the same page with Kim before his planned meeting with Trump. How Beijing got him to c…

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