中国共産党は、いや「個人独裁＝一尊」は潰れる可能性が 今回の新型コロナで出てきたことは、間違いない。閉じ込められた武漢の人々の間から「自分は捕まるかも知れない」それでもネットに投稿する人々が出て来た。7人の中国政府は一枚岩ではない。革命宣言を武漢の人たちはした。どこまで、この動きが発展するのか？ 逮捕されるは 死を意味することが多い。中国の一対一路政策で取り込まれた国々は、感染拡大に戦々恐々を予測。
日本と中国の経済は繋がっている。それも深い関係。だから習近平を招待しようと信じられない動きが現自民党政府から、出て来たんだと思う。幾つかの映像を見てみよう。懇切丁寧に解説されている。中国はもう安くない。100円ショップでもベトナムほか 様々なの現象を見ている。地球儀の会社も中国から 仕方なく台湾に工場を移したが、製造コストが中国より安く、良かったと喜んでいる。
一対一路 China in Red, the members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in orange. The 6 proposed corridors ( https://www.merics.org/en/merics-analysis/infographicchina-mapping/china-mapping/ and http://www.cbbc.org/cbbc/media/cbbc_media/One-Belt-One-Road-main-body.pdf ) in black.
衝撃告白！中国の三峡ダムがついに近日中に決壊予告。5,550 回視 2020/01/25 THE 神速エコノミー登録者数 1.47万人
This is the map of the countries which signed the Belt and Road Initiative cooperation documents
【新型コロナ】「新型コロナと習近平のジレンマ」 – 武漢肺炎がついに首都北京を襲う ヤバイ日本の大企業/武漢肺炎ショック/二階ショック
チャンネル登録者数 5.61万人 チャンネル登録済
チャンネル登録者数 135万人 登録済み
金銭的な援助も快く行ってくれる家庭が多いようです -生涯働いて貯蓄をしてきたシニアたちは、その子どもたちが住宅を購入するときにそのお金を使います -中国では女性より男性の方が多く、男性の両肩に住宅の責任がかかります。
男性が結婚を許されるには、少なくともマンションを１部屋所有している必要があります -一家は子どもが生まれると、後々その子の家を買うために、貯蓄をし始めます。マンションを２部屋所有していれば、結婚できる可能性がより高まります -昆明市呈貢区には、有名なゴーストタウンが存在していました。
What Does Beijing Believe About the Corona virus?
China wants to convince the world that things are getting back to normal. But it’s also tacitly endorsing conspiracy theories.
Welcome to Foreign Policy’s weekly China Brief. The highlights this week: China’s government says things are getting back to normal, but Beijing’s coronavirus lockdown is tightening, South Korea’s outbreak is now the worst beyond mainland China, and questions remain about the number of asymptomatic cases.
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What to Make of China’s Virus Messaging
As the coronavirus spreads globally, China is keen to convince the world that things are getting back to normal within its borders. But the message that all is well is undercut by the tightening lockdown in Beijing, where streets remain empty and many offices and factories are required to have no more than 30 percent of their employees physically at work at any given time. For Chinese officials, protecting the party leadership from infection is clearly the highest priority. Deaths in Beijing appear to matter more than deaths elsewhere, so the response there is a telling vision of what the government really believes about the virus.
The economic outlook in China remains dire. The services sector may be hit just as hard as manufacturing, with new data showing an all-time low in consumer confidence. The figures look very bad, especially considering that long delay times caused by inactivity are still factored into the index as a sign of positive growth—usually, delays are the result of busy factories. There is little sign of recovery yet, and migrant workers are still stranded and unlikely to return to work anytime soon.
Data faking. The government pressure to show that business activity is resuming has produced surreal scenes, with some local officials ordering factories to turn on machines to make it look like production is taking place and reporting fictitious data to top officials. Such distortion is a part of the Chinese system that the central government is well aware of but finds hard to fight. What’s critical: Similar distortions are likely taking place with the coronavirus epidemic data itself.
Propaganda push. The Chinese government has shifted toward tacitly endorsing conspiracy theories that blame the United States for the coronavirus. On Monday, I wrote about the theories being circulated—not censored—on social media. Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Zhao Lijian said during a press conference that though the first cases were detected in China, it’s not clear that the virus originated in China.
China wants to promote itself as the savior—not the cause—of the virus. It is even looking to fund an alternative to the World Health Organization to push that idea.
Mapping the coronavirus outbreak: Follow our daily updates on the epidemic and how it is affecting countries around the world here.
What We’re Following
South Korean outbreak grows. With over 5,000 coronavirus cases, South Korea is officially the hardest-hit country outside of mainland China. But its government is trying a very different approach, relying on civil society and voluntary cooperation instead of lockdowns. South Korea has deployed state power against members of the religious cult at the center of the outbreak to get them to hand over information. South Korea’s data is far more transparent than China’s, making it difficult to compare the two cases.
How many asymptomatic cases are there? China’s official figures leave a major unanswered question: How many asymptomatic cases of the virus are there, and is the country recording them properly? Asymptomatic patients are not included in the tally of cases, and the Chinese government claims that they are only 1.5 percent of total infections. But figures from Japan and South Korea suggest the real figure may be closer to between 10 and 20 percent, and data obtained by the media outlet Caixin suggests that Chinese provinces are fixing the real figures.
Why aren’t migrant workers returning to work? China’s quarantine measures have put anyone who travels under the eye of the state, which is the last place the average rural worker—often without official ID—wants to be. For those migrating for factory work, the risks are increased: It is difficult to find accommodation, there is chance of being quarantined for weeks without income, and health care access is limited. Plus, the crowded living conditions for most workers are like a petri dish. It’s no wonder people are staying in the villages.
A decline in enrollment. U.S. colleges have relied on income from Chinese students for decades. But with U.S. visas harder to come by and the coronavirus restricting travel, continued enrollment is looking shaky. The number of Chinese students in the United States was falling before the virus. The outbreak has already resulted in some courses that aimed at mainlanders being slashed entirely.
Tech and Business
Digital quarantine. China has rolled out a color-coded quarantine system across the country, with citizens’ movements now restricted by an opaque algorithm and shared between the government and the e-commerce giant Alibaba. This type of system could end up staying in place and being used for other purposes beyond the virus outbreak. As the United States showed after 9/11, governments are reluctant to roll back security measures once enforced. But China’s new measures could be full of errors, as Yuan Yang reports for the Financial Times.
Airline impacts. China’s shady Hainan Airlines, already facing financial difficulties, has been taken over by a special government group amid the coronavirus outbreak. Hainan is likely the first of many: China has had a recent air travel boom, and airlines are the primary victims of travel fears. The virus is already hitting the global industry, with bookings falling sharply worldwide last week following a downturn in Asia.
Real estate plummets. Since Wuhan’s quarantine began on Jan. 23, home sales in China have plummeted by 90 percent compared with the same time last year. Nobody is moving house, nobody is looking for new office space, and nothing is being built. That’s a big problem, because every Chinese company of scale is really a real estate company: Firms from airlines to film studios tie up their wealth in property.
What We’re Reading
“Medicine,” by Lu Xun
This short story is a taste of the past from the man often considered China’s greatest 20th-century writer, the reform-minded cynic and doctor Lu Xun. Illness and its treatment is a recurring theme in his work. “Medicine” is about a couple seeking a cure for their son, who has tuberculosis, in an executed revolutionary’s blood. The story was published in 1919—at the height of the Spanish flu outbreak that cost 20 million lives worldwide, including millions in China. Read it in Julia Lovell’s complete translation of Lu’s work.
That’s it for this week.