Here are the stories and pieces from the July 12, 2021, edition of the People’s Daily that I found noteworthy. Page 1: Let’s begin with Xi’s message to Kim Jong Un (English report) on the 60th anniversary of the signing of the China-DPRK Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance. Xi praised leaders of the past for having made the “far-sighted strategic decision” to sign the treaty in 1961, “consolidating the friendship the two peoples had forged with blood.”
Hello Dr. Kewalramani, I really enjoy your perspective and work on substack. I was wondering whether you have an email or a place I can reach out to you for any comments, questions, and suggestions? There are various points in each substack post that mention reaching out, but I'm not sure how to contact you. Thanks for your dedicated 中国观察!