◎ The CCP’s claim that migrants workers are returning home to partake in “entrepreneurship” is likely an attempt to put a positive spin on rising unemployment.
◎ The fresh social tensions in Leiyang are the result of local government-business corruption and dwindling government coffers.
◎ Whenever the central bank releases liquidity, the funds usually flow to the property markets.
◎ We expect China’s economic situation to worsen further in the second half of 2018.
◎ The Sino-U.S. trade war is proving to be a quagmire for the CCP propaganda apparatus.
◎ The rights and welfare of PLA veterans are often disregarded.
◎ The trucker strikes are the latest instance of mass social unrest that has broken out in China in recent months.
◎ Xi now appears to be closing in on the entertainment industry.
◎ Fan Bingbing’s alleged “yin-yang contracts” have stirred a huge uproar in China.
◎ On March 16, the CBRC issued a document soliciting views on guidelines for its governance of financial institution data.