zero-Covid policy

Wordplay, blank signs, music: how China is protesting zero-Covid

BEIJING – Holding up blank pieces of paper, co-opting the national anthem, complicated wordplays: protesters in China are devising a…

2 years ago

China arrests BBC journalist covering Covid protests

LONDON – The BBC said on Sunday one of its journalists in China had been arrested and beaten by police…

2 years ago

Protests across China as anger mounts over zero-Covid policy

BEIJING – Angry crowds took to the streets in Shanghai early on Sunday, and videos on social media showed protests…

2 years ago

Chinese cities cancel mass Covid tests in easing of measures

PEKIN – Multiple Chinese cities have cancelled routine mass Covid tests this week, days after Beijing announced limited relaxations of…

2 years ago

Keep your eyes on China, says fund manager Tan

China’s economy is driven by stronger industrial activities in the secondary sectors and a rally in services sector activities by…

2 years ago

Bursa Malaysia to see cautious trading next week

KUALA LUMPUR – Bursa Malaysia is expected to see cautious trading next week due to increasing market volatility, amid uncertainties…

2 years ago

Chinese city of 16m to shut down over new Covid outbreak

BEIJING, China – Around 16 million people in the Chinese city of Chengdu will be effectively under lockdown from Thursday…

2 years ago

Ringgit trades lower against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR – The ringgit was traded lower today, taking the cue from the deteriorating global sentiment amid the recession…

2 years ago

From lockdown to wedlock: Shanghai couple defy Covid woes to marry

by AFP SHANGHAI – A couple in Shanghai have beaten Covid lockdowns and bureaucracy to tie the knot, celebrating their…

2 years ago

Millions in Beijing urged to work from home to fight Covid outbreak

by AFP BEIJING – Millions of people in Beijing returned to work Thursday, many remotely, with scores of subway stations…

2 years ago

Shanghai residents scuffle with police over virus policy: video

By AFP Shanghai, China – Shanghai residents scuffled with hazmat-suited police ordering them to surrender their homes to Covid-19 patients, videos…

2 years ago

Hong Kong leader defends Covid flight ban policy

By AFP Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong's leader on Thursday defended her policy of temporarily banning flight routes that bring…

2 years ago

Hong Kong to lift ban on flights from nine countries in April

By AFP Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong is set to resume international flights from the United States, Britain and seven…

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