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Resentment Is Rising Against China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Policies
September 29, 2022

Resentment Is Rising Against China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Policies

By Connie Mei Pickart
Public support is waning amid the new phase of heavy-handed enforcement.

China Quarantine Bus Crash Prompts Outcry Over ‘Zero COVID’
September 20, 2022

China Quarantine Bus Crash Prompts Outcry Over ‘Zero COVID’

By Huizhong Wu
A bus carrying people to a quarantine center overturned, killing 27. The tragedy sparked a new wave of anger about China’s strict COVID policies.
Is Xi’s Trip Abroad the Beginning of the End for China’s Zero-COVID Policy?
September 13, 2022

Is Xi’s Trip Abroad the Beginning of the End for China’s Zero-COVID Policy?

By Shannon Tiezzi
The desperation of those caught in continued lockdowns is at stark odds with the hopeful signals sent by Xi’s foray abroad.

China’s Chengdu Enforces Strict Lockdown Despite Earthquake
September 07, 2022

China’s Chengdu Enforces Strict Lockdown Despite Earthquake

By Associated Press
Even a 6.8 magnitude earthquake wasn’t enough for authorities to allow residents to exit their apartment buildings.

COVID-19 Lockdowns Bring Economic Woes for China
May 18, 2022

COVID-19 Lockdowns Bring Economic Woes for China

By Dmytro Spilka
China’s stock market woes added to a broader economic downturn in recent weeks, amid tough lockdowns in major cities.

China’s Censors Aim to Contain Dissent During Harsh COVID-19 Lockdowns
May 18, 2022

China’s Censors Aim to Contain Dissent During Harsh COVID-19 Lockdowns

By Sarah Cook
Top doctors have been among those silenced for urging a shift away from China's draconian pandemic control strategy.

China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Restrictions Curb May 1 Holiday Travel
May 02, 2022

China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Restrictions Curb May 1 Holiday Travel

By Ken Moritsugu and Emily Wang
With lockdowns in multiple cities, including Shanghai, travel during the five-day holiday is expected to be down 60 percent.
Beijing Enforces Partial Lockdowns, Expands COVID-19 Mass Testing
April 27, 2022

Beijing Enforces Partial Lockdowns, Expands COVID-19 Mass Testing

By Ken Moritsugu
Recent moves sparked concerns that China’s capital could follow Shanghai into a city-wide lockdown.

Shanghai Lockdown Diary: The Quest for Food Brings an Apartment Complex Together
April 26, 2022

Shanghai Lockdown Diary: The Quest for Food Brings an Apartment Complex Together

By John Darwin Van Fleet
Shanghai residents have become the digital equivalent of ancient hunter-gatherers.

Shanghai Eases COVID-19 Restrictions, Hong Kong Ends Entry Ban
April 23, 2022

Shanghai Eases COVID-19 Restrictions, Hong Kong Ends Entry Ban

By Joe McDonald
Hong Kong is easing a 2-year-old travel ban as its outbreak fades. Shanghai continues loosening restrictions, but much of the city remains confined to their homes.

Shanghai Extends Lockdown Amid ‘Extremely Grim’ COVID Outbreak
April 05, 2022

Shanghai Extends Lockdown Amid ‘Extremely Grim’ COVID Outbreak

By Associated Press
China’s largest city extended a tight lockdown, despite complaints from residents about difficulties obtaining food and daily necessities.
Shanghai Starts China’s Biggest COVID-19 Lockdown in 2 Years
March 29, 2022

Shanghai Starts China’s Biggest COVID-19 Lockdown in 2 Years

By Associated Press
China’s largest city is undergoing a five-day lockdown amid a growing outbreak.

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