China is wary of new China Strategies – of course
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German-Chinese relations are under review by Germany’s federal government – Beijing is worried I actually wanted to ignore the visit to Taiwan by “Free Democrat” (FDP) members of Germany’s federal parliament. The FDP  would drop Taiwan like a hot potato if Xi Jinping put China’s state-owned enterprises up for international privatization. It is understandable that ..read more
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Some Porridge, some Rice: China’s New Normal?
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3w ago
– Xi Jinping’s new year address for 2023 has been flowery as usual, but it also comes with some frugal characteristics. If it is such great news that China has maintained its position as the world’s second-largest economy, times must be tough indeed, especially when you take into consideration that (according to China’s propaganda) the ..read more
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The State of Xi – Dented, but Dominant?
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– Friday nights in Sanlitun are reportedly busy: Increasing numbers of people are going around maskless too. Fear of the virus is receding in Beijing, at least among the young. Most have already been infected anyway. Reactions abroad aren’t that sanguine: those who dare to, introduce controls.Passengers arriving in Taiwan from China have had to ..read more
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Chip War: Better Behavior, Enthusiastic Reactions
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– “Under pressure from business, senators have rowed back on plans for an immediate moratorium on Chinese components as the chip war continues”, “Tech Monitor”, apparently a portal from the UK, wrote on December 7. Business, or the US Chamber of Commerce more specifically, may actually brought forward some technial arguments that were hard to ..read more
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Sunday Press: “Resolutely preventing a Return of Large-Scale Poverty”
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– 1. Headlines Let’s start with “Guanchazhe, a news portal from Shanghai that is frequently considered as not-so-politicized, but don’t buy into that, because it’s complicated. New Normal: Moving across Guanchazhe’s (Shanghai) wbsite top line, we are told that “the most important thing is to boost confidence” – a report on the economic conference held ..read more
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China-GCC Summit: “Let’s be Partners in our Civilizational Rise”
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– “The Chinese people see the Arab people as good friends”, then Chief State Councillor Wen Jiabao told his hosts during a visit to the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, thirteen years ago. A few months earlier, then Chinese special representative to the Middle East, Wu Sike, had told a press conference in Beijing that ..read more
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Protests: Don’t stirr Trouble, Comrade Jiang
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2M ago
– The party leadership might be concerned that Jiang Zemin’s death could lead from public mourning to an idolization of the deceased leader, and to more protests from there (rhymes with “past leaders were better than you guys at the top”). Also, the party may want to serve a reminder of what it can do ..read more
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Jiang Zemin, 1926 – 2022
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Jiang Zemin (江泽民), one of the CCP leadership’s many trained engineers, the man who invented the socialist market economy and the three represents, … Relatively untarnished by the June-4 crackdowns, he became the CCP’s chairman (or secretary general) in June 1989, by means of what official Chinese sources usually refer to as an “election”, at ..read more
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Xi’s Kitchen Cabinet (3): Zhao Leji – two Upholds, never change Color
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– Much of the following table’s content is taken from the bio published by “People’s Daily” online, on October 25, 2017, when Zhao became a permanent politburo standing committee member for the first time (then ranking #6). Short Bio Politburo Standing Committeee — #3 — Zhao Leji (赵乐际) 1957-03-08 Born in Xining, Qinghai province, family ..read more
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Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) Christmas Program on Shortwave, 2022 (01)
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If Germany’s Northern German Radio (Norddeutscher Rundfunk, NDR) has it right in its December 2022 schedule, the traditional program of greetings from the shore to the Seven Seas (minus the Pacific, it seems) will be on air on Christmas Eve from 18:03 to 21:00 UTC. That would be in line with last year’s broadcasting time ..read more
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