The Jiang faction could exploit Jiang Zemin’s death to undermine the Xi leadership by stirring up strong “anti-Xi, not anti-CCP” sentiments in China and overseas.
◎ We believe that at least 3 former provincial level officials from Hunan could be investigated
◎ No meetings were held at the Beidaihe gathering this year.
◎ The overseas merger and acquisition sprees by Chinese corporations in recent years were partly conducted in response to the slowing Chinese economy.
◎ Xi’s update to the school curriculum and effort to revive traditional thought is a clear departure from his predecessors.
◎ It is highly unusual for Beijing to commemorate Yao Yilin.