Xi sends his regards to sanctioned Hong Kong officials; Fintech regulation and Ant restructuring; Gansu vineyard scandal; Food inflation

Today’s Essential Eight items:

  1. Xi sends his regards to sanctioned Hong Kong officials

  2. Fintech regulation and Ant restructuring

  3. Latest on the outbreak

  4. A bad time for food inflation

  5. US-China

  6. Merkel will be a "friend of China” in retirement

  7. Gansu vineyard scandal becoming a political problem

  8. Beijing cultural protection regulations

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