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.”
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.