The CCP’s information warfare against the HK people; police pay cuts, wage delays hint at China’s economic woes

SinoInsight  1   The week of June 22 saw several developments and the release of information pertaining to the PRC’s planned Hong Kong national security legislation and the Hong Kong situation: June 22 The South China Morning Post cited sources as saying that the PRC Hong Kong national security law is “effectively a done deal” and …

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The US steps up ideological battle; export-to-domestic shift reflects China’s economic woes

SinoInsight  1  June 22 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview on Fox’s The Sean Hannity Show that after meeting with Politburo member Yang Jiechi in Hawaii “trying to understand why on Earth the Chinese Communist Party is engaged in the activities that they are,” he realized that “it’s ideological for them, …

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The CCP ‘delays and waits for change’ on Hong Kong; political risks rise for Han Zheng

SinoInsight  1     On June 20, PRC state media published details of the National People’s Congress’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong. Key details of the law include: The Standing Committee of the NPC has the power of interpretation with regard to the national security law. This means the CCP has the final say …

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Early analysis of the Pompeo-Yang meeting; financial industry profits sacrifice unlikely to rescue China’s economy

SinoInsight  1   On June 17, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and CCP Politburo member Yang Jiechi met in Hawaii to discuss a range of issues. According to news reports, they met for seven hours and discussed the Sino-U.S. relationship, the coronavirus pandemic, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Xinjiang. The PRC side reportedly requested the meeting. …

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Slashed public budget, collection of back taxes hint at China’s economic woes; are Xi and Li really at odds?

SinoInsight  1  On June 9, PRC premier Li Kiqiang said during an executive meeting of the State Council that the State Council plans to aid companies involved in foreign trade and employ “nearly 200 million people” to convert some of their foreign sales to domestic sales. Also on June 9, the People’s Bank of China …

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The CCP’s ‘murderous intent’ on Hong Kong; Pompeo says religious freedom is a ‘top priority’

SinoInsight  1   Recently, the CCP and the Hong Kong government continue to work towards the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the PRC’s National People’s Congress at the Two Sessions last month. June 6 The PRC Hong Kong Liaison Office held a meeting with 21 Hong Kong delegates to the NPC and the Chinese …

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Kaohsiung’s Han Kuo-yu is recalled; Pompeo battles the CCP on the ideological front

SinoInsight  1   On June 5, the overseas edition of CCP mouthpiece People’s Daily ran a commentary on Han Kuo-yu, a Kuomintang politician, a former presidential candidate and mayor of Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City. The commentary praised Han’s performance as Kaohsiung mayor while attacking the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) for pushing the recall motion to remove Han …

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America’s HK actions are already hurting the PRC; why the Hainan free trade port won’t be ‘free’

SinoInsight  1   On May 27, the PRC National People’s Congress voted overwhelmingly to impose a national security law on Hong Kong. The PRC’s move led the Trump administration to retaliate by declaring that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous and begin the process of revoking all U.S. policy exemptions for Hong Kong. Mainland media outlets …

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Why the CCP has ‘under-reacted’ to US action on HK; why Li Keqiang is ‘undercutting’ the ‘Amazing China’ narrative

SinoInsight  1   Recently, the Trump administration introduced strong measures against the PRC and made certain moves which lead us to believe that the U.S. has informally made “official” the Sino-U.S. “new cold war.” On May 20, the White House published the “United States Strategic Approach to the People’s Republic of China,” a 16-page document that …

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What the CCP ‘allowing’ street stalls entail; the Sino-US ‘new cold war’ heats up

SinoInsight  1      On May 25, the PRC Ministry of Finance announced that profits at China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) fell 63 percent to 412.01 billion yuan in the first four months of 2020 as compared to the same period from a year ago. Profits of central SOEs decreased 53.1 percent from a year ago to …

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