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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.

Grumbling Grows as Hong Kong Sticks with Zero-COVID Policy
February 24, 2022

Grumbling Grows as Hong Kong Sticks with Zero-COVID Policy

By Alice Fung and David Rising
“The whole world knows we have to live with the virus, only the Hong Kong government does not know,” said taxi driver Chan Tai-man. 
China’s Insistence on ‘Zero COVID’ in Hong Kong Has a Deeper Meaning
February 18, 2022

China’s Insistence on ‘Zero COVID’ in Hong Kong Has a Deeper Meaning

By William Nee
Beijing’s attack on Hong Kong’s elite may have consequences that outlast the pandemic.

Xi Urges Hong Kong to Get Control as COVID-19 Cases Surge
February 16, 2022

Xi Urges Hong Kong to Get Control as COVID-19 Cases Surge

By Alice Fung and David Rising
Hong Kong is facing its worst outbreak of the pandemic but doggedly persists in matching the mainland’s “zero-COVID” strategy.

Hong Kong’s Zero-COVID Approach Meets Growing Frustration
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.”

The Dilemma of Hong Kong’s Fixation on Zero COVID
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.

Singapore Announces First No-Quarantine Travel Scheme
August 20, 2021

Singapore Announces First No-Quarantine Travel Scheme

By Sebastian Strangio
The travel arrangements with Germany and Brunei are part of the city-state's plan of becoming a “COVID-19 resilient nation.”
COVID-19 Set to Burst Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble – Again
May 17, 2021

COVID-19 Set to Burst Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble – Again

By Sebastian Strangio
Singapore has reimposed a lockdown after a sudden spike in untraceable community transmissions.

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