January 25, 2022
The Dilemma of Hong Kong’s Fixation on Zero COVID
By Charles Mok
Hong Kong's obsession with zero COVID is leading it down unproductive rabbit holes -- like hamster culling -- rather than finding long-term solutions.
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.
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.
September 14, 2021
The Logic and Limitation of China’s Zero-COVID Policy
By Zhuoran Li
China’s strategy of mass mobilization can be astonishingly effective – but only for a short period of time.