◎ The CCP is adjusting its propaganda to lay the foundation for subsequent trade negotiations with America.
◎ The CCP would find it increasingly difficult to exert control over Chinese society if it cannot pay civil servants.
◎ According to reports, Guangdong mayor Ma Xingrui was recently in Hainan Province making preparations to take over the post of Party secretary.
◎ Wu Xiaohui was a “white glove” for many Party elites.
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◎ Beijing would find that it cannot cut the trade deficit only through importing U.S. goods.
◎ North Korea’s “shock” move is hardly surprising.
◎ Wang Qishan is the third-ranking member of the CCP Foreign Affairs Commission.
◎ Trump’s ZTE tweet suggests that our read of America and China making good progress in trade talks is correct.
◎ The Trump administration still has cards to play to keep pressuring the CCP.
◎ Beijing has the incentive to make trade concessions to prevent a deterioration of relations with America.
◎ The telephone call between Mike Pompeo and Yang Jiechi corroborates our assessment of the Sino-U.S. trade talks and more.
◎ Whether the coming peace talks would be trilateral or quadrilateral talks would hinge on the outcome of Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and the Trump-Kim summit.
◎ Kim’s willingness to make the closure of the Punggyeri test site public and the scrapping of “Pyongyang time” are signs that he is sincere about denuclearization.
◎ SinoInsider has been anticipating coming peace to the Korean Peninsula since Kim and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in Beijing in March.
◎ We believe that President Trump’s statements support our March analysis that the Korean Peninsula would denuclearize and progress towards peace.