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Is Xi’s Trip Abroad the Beginning of the End for China’s Zero-COVID Policy?
September 13, 2022

Is Xi’s Trip Abroad the Beginning of the End for China’s Zero-COVID Policy?

By Shannon Tiezzi
The desperation of those caught in continued lockdowns is at stark odds with the hopeful signals sent by Xi’s foray abroad.

Shanghai Starts Coming Back to Life as COVID Lockdown Eases
June 01, 2022

Shanghai Starts Coming Back to Life as COVID Lockdown Eases

By Emily Wang Fujiyama
Even as Shanghai opens again, more than half a million people in the city of 25 million remain under lockdown or in designated control zones.
Is Shanghai’s Lockdown Over?
May 23, 2022

Is Shanghai’s Lockdown Over?

By John Darwin Van Fleet
Not yet – it’s still life in limbo for many of Shanghai’s residents.

Warning Signs in China’s Economic Outlook as COVID-19 Spreads
May 20, 2022

Warning Signs in China’s Economic Outlook as COVID-19 Spreads

By He Jun
Signs of economic downturns in Shanghai and Guangdong are especially troubling, considering the outsized role they play in China’s overall economy.

COVID-19 Lockdowns Bring Economic Woes for China
May 18, 2022

COVID-19 Lockdowns Bring Economic Woes for China

By Dmytro Spilka
China’s stock market woes added to a broader economic downturn in recent weeks, amid tough lockdowns in major cities.

The Shanghai Lockdown’s Viral Trend: ‘African Warrior’ Videos
May 06, 2022

The Shanghai Lockdown’s Viral Trend: ‘African Warrior’ Videos

By Asen Velinov
A viral lockdown trend illustrates some of China’s attitudes to international relations and people-to-people diplomacy – including persistent stereotypes.

China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Restrictions Curb May 1 Holiday Travel
May 02, 2022

China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Restrictions Curb May 1 Holiday Travel

By Ken Moritsugu and Emily Wang
With lockdowns in multiple cities, including Shanghai, travel during the five-day holiday is expected to be down 60 percent.
Beijing Enforces Partial Lockdowns, Expands COVID-19 Mass Testing
April 27, 2022

Beijing Enforces Partial Lockdowns, Expands COVID-19 Mass Testing

By Ken Moritsugu
Recent moves sparked concerns that China’s capital could follow Shanghai into a city-wide lockdown.

Shanghai Lockdown Diary: The Quest for Food Brings an Apartment Complex Together
April 26, 2022

Shanghai Lockdown Diary: The Quest for Food Brings an Apartment Complex Together

By John Darwin Van Fleet
Shanghai residents have become the digital equivalent of ancient hunter-gatherers.

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.

Political Tensions Simmer Over Shanghai’s COVID-19 Crisis
April 20, 2022

Political Tensions Simmer Over Shanghai’s COVID-19 Crisis

By Dan Macklin
The Shanghai lockdown highlighted pre-existing fault lines in China between state and society, as well as the central and local governments.
Shanghai Lockdown Diary
April 14, 2022

Shanghai Lockdown Diary

By John Darwin Van Fleet
One Shanghai resident reflects on his experience during two weeks of COVID-19 lockdown.

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