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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.

China Weighs Exit From ‘Zero COVID’ and the Risks Involved
March 18, 2022

China Weighs Exit From ‘Zero COVID’ and the Risks Involved

By Dake Kang and Huizhong Wu
Amid the biggest outbreak since the pandemic's start, China is opening up discussion on ways to live with COVID-19, while maintaining its zero-tolerance approach for now.

China Will Struggle to Escape the Fallout of Zero-COVID
January 31, 2022

China Will Struggle to Escape the Fallout of Zero-COVID

By Kris Hartley and Donald Low
Zero-COVID was never only about the successful suppression of the virus; it was also meant to be living proof of a superior system of governance.

Omicron Tests China’s ‘Zero-Tolerance’ COVID Approach Weeks Ahead of Beijing Olympics
January 14, 2022

Omicron Tests China’s ‘Zero-Tolerance’ COVID Approach Weeks Ahead of Beijing Olympics

By Huizhong Wu
More than 20 million people are under lockdown in China to prevent the virus’ spread, even as Beijing prepares to welcome thousands of foreigners for the Olympics.
Xi’an Residents Voice Frustration Amid Lockdown
January 06, 2022

Xi’an Residents Voice Frustration Amid Lockdown

By Ken Moritsugu
China’s largest-scale lockdown since 2020 has residents complaining about food shortages and harsh restrictions.

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