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China Neican: 5 October 2020

China Neican: 5 October 2020 US Presidential Debate, Fifth Plenum, Archaeology China Neican Oct 4 China Neican is a  weekly column  on the  China Story blog  edited by Yun Jiang and Adam Ni from the China Policy Centre in Canberra. Neican 内参 or “internal reference” are limited circulation reports only for the eyes of high-ranking officials in China, dealing with topics deemed too sensitive for public consumption. But rest assured, everyone is welcome to read what we write. You can find past issues of Neican  here . This week’s topics:  Trump-Biden presidential debate and Trump’s COVID diagnosis Fifth Plenum and Xi Archaeology 1. The “Presidential Debate” and Trump’s COVID diagnosis The Debate The first “Presidential debate” between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was closely watched by many people around the world. Who becomes the next US President will have significant implications for US foreign policy and US-China relations even though neither candidate is likely to be conciliatory to Be