Xi's Southern tour; WSJ says Trump-Xi G20 meeting at risk; Chinese on the line when Schwarzman and Wynn call Trump?; Xinjiang collaboration and propaganda; Abe lands in Beijing;

Happy Thursday, here are some of the things I found interesting today:

  • Xi looks to have wrapped up his 2018 Southern tour as the Thursday CCTV Evening News has a 22 minute report on his trip. Xi again expressed support for private firms but so far there is no word of anything more than reiterations for the trajectory China is already on, so it feels a bi…

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