China Struggles With Weak Post-COVID Economic Recovery
By Associated Press
China’s economy rebounded at the start of 2023, but after a good first quarter, factory output and consumer spending are weakening.
COVID-19 Casualties Among Foreign Companies in China
By Bonnie Girard
After three years, foreign managers are now returning to China – only to find that their businesses are no longer run according to the founding principles and practices.
COVID-19 Exposed Weaknesses in China’s Rural Healthcare
By Ran Yan
The pandemic exposed notable deficiencies in rural healthcare – starting with the village clinic, the first level of healthcare for rural Chinese.
Cautious Contact on the China-Russia Border
By Ed Pulford
Amid great power competition, life in the China-Russia borderlands reveals the paradoxes underpinning the Beijing-Moscow friendship.
After an Astonishing Year, Chinese See a Brighter Post-COVID Future
By John D. Van Fleet
There is a palpable sense of relief in China now that the days of zero COVID are over.
Asia Travel Hotspots Quiet as Chinese Tourists Stay Away
By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Elaine Kurtenbach
Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they're still relatively quiet.
China’s Missing COVID-19 Data
By Johanna M. Costigan and Jin Ye
Center-local dynamics are incentivizing a cover-up of China’s COVID-19 statistics well before they reach the public.
China Reports 60,000 COVID-related Deaths
By Joe McDonald
Those numbers may still underestimate the toll, though the government said the "emergency peak" of its latest surge appears to have passed.
China Halts Visas for Japan, South Korea in COVID-19 Spat
By Ken Moritsugu
China's move appeared to be retaliation for “discriminatory entry measures” against Chinese travelers amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.