The CCP lays the groundwork for COVID-19 ‘blame game’; cremated ashes in Wuhan exceed official coronavirus death toll

SinoInsight  1  As international COVID-19 cases swell and China’s infection curve seems to have flattened, the CCP is beginning to lift lockdowns and push people back to work. Also, with the rise of imported coronavirus cases, the CCP has started warning about a second wave of infections on the horizon. On March 24, Wuhan’s government …

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Why the CCP is provoking America with coronavirus disinformation

SinoInsight  1 Recently, a Hong Kong news outlet reported that major Chinese telecommunications companies saw a drastic drop in the number of cellphone users in the past two months. According to China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom data, those companies lost a combined total of 14.472 million cellphone users in January and February 2020. …

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Why the CCP’s ‘safe haven’ propaganda is backfiring; a look at the CCP’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy

SinoInsight  1   Since Xi Jinping visited Wuhan on March 10 and the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11, the CCP has been spreading the propaganda narrative that China is now a “safe haven” from the coronavirus. The CCP’s propaganda has proven to be effective, and perhaps more so than the regime expected …

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The CCP’s central-local problem worsens; why medical staff are still dispatched to Wuhan despite epidemic ‘peak’

SinoInsight  1      On March 13, the CCP Central Committee General Office issued the “Party Committee (Party Group) Regulations on the Implementation of Strictly Governing the Party” (henceforth referred to as the “Regulations”) and made it a requirement for all regions and departments to “conscientious abide” the Regulations. The Regulations appear to build on the …

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Why Xi needed to tour Wuhan; has the coronavirus epidemic really peaked in China?

SinoInsight  1   On March 10, Xi Jinping traveled to Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 coronavirus. According to state media reports, Xi was accompanied by Politburo Standing Committee member Wang Huning, PRC vice premier Sun Chunlan, CCP General Office director Ding Xuexiang, and Central Military Commission vice chair Zhang Youxia. Premier Li Keqiang, who heads …

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CCP propaganda is called out by Wuhan residents; coronavirus affects China’s energy imports, forex, diplomacy

SinoInsight  1  On March 5, PRC vice premier Sun Chunlan, Wuhan Party secretary Wang Zhonglin, and accompanying officials inspected several communities in Wuhan City. When Sun and her entourage visited the Kaiyuan Gongguan estate, however, local residents living in the area started yelling angrily from their apartments that the whole thing was staged. In videos …

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Is the epidemic situation in China really improving; the CCP’s coronavirus propaganda trap

SinoInsight  1 Since the CCP started pushing local governments to resume regular work and production after the end of an extended Spring Festival break (Feb. 10), the central authorities have been publishing official coronavirus figures that indicate that the epidemic is dying down and that it has gotten things under control. On March 3, Tu …

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Xi’s coronavirus donation drive hints at cash crunch; spread of virus in Japan, S. Korea slows China’s economic ‘recovery’

SinoInsight  1  Starting from Feb. 28, a picture of a Weibo post by controversial Peking University professor Kong Qingdong made the rounds on social media (the original post appeared to have been deleted). In the Weibo post, Kong modified a Song Dynasty-style poem by Mao Zedong (“Two Birds: A Dialogue,” or 念奴嬌·鳥兒問答) with several references …

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Why Xi spoke directly to 170,000 cadres; how the waning of globalization affects China

SinoInsight  1  On Feb. 23, Xi Jinping addressed about 170,000 cadres and military personnel on epidemic prevention and control work in a national teleconference meeting. According to the People’s Daily official WeChat account, this was the largest teleconference meeting ever held in the PRC. All members of the CCP Politburo Standing Committee were in attendance. …

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