State media today — meeting notes and mockery

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Central state media today continued to focus on celebrations of 40 years of economic reform:

Xi presides over 5th meeting of Central Committee for Deepening Overall Reform is the Xinhua story (in Chinese here).

The Global Times follows Xinhua’s lead, but also prominently features an opinion piece (in Chinese) criticizing the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission’s report on the dangers of Chinese tech (see trade war section above for details), and an article (in Chinese) mocking U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s most recent speech on China.  

The Global Times English website is sunnier: The lead story is Ice-breaking signs show up for China-US trade dispute.