September 24, 2022
Hong Kong to End Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Travelers
By Zen Soo
Hong Kong has mostly aligned with China’s “zero-COVID” strategy. Now Chief Executive John Lee says the city must provide “maximum room” for “connectivity with the world.”
March 09, 2022
Hong Kong Puts Mass Testing on Hold as COVID-19 Deaths Rise
By Associated Press
The city of 7.4 million people is in the grip of a spiraling Omicron outbreak.
February 10, 2022
Hong Kong’s Zero-COVID Approach Meets Growing Frustration
By Alice Fung and David Rising
“This is insane… There is no way to reach zero cases.”
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.
May 14, 2021
Hong Kong’s Vaccination Drive Leaves Out Refugees
By Jessie Lau
Hong Kong is one of the easiest places in the world to get a vaccine and access to public health services. Unless you’re a refugee, that is.
February 22, 2021
A Trust Deficit Is Hindering Hong Kong’s COVID-19 Response
By Jessie Lau
In the wake of the national security law, public trust in the government has reached new lows. That is inevitably impacting Hong Kong's pandemic response.
December 16, 2020
Pandemic Border Restrictions Crush Hong Kong’s Economy
By Tej Parikh
Hong Kong's tight restrictions on travel amid COVID-19 are taking a toll on an already-suffering economy.