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Covid In China: Beijing, Shanghai Again See Shutdowns As China Continues With 'Zero Covid' Policy

Covid In China: Beijing, Shanghai Again See Shutdowns As China Continues With 'Zero Covid' Policy

Failure to undergo recommended testing will lead to a yellow code on a person's health status app, forbidding them access to all public places.

13 June 2022
China To Ease Stringent Covid-19 Lockdown In Shanghai

China To Ease Stringent Covid-19 Lockdown In Shanghai

China: The strict lockdown of the city — now in its seventh week but moved, lifted and reinforced at times to the frustration of residents — is part of the...

13 May 2022

After Asian Games Postponement, Two Diamond League Track Meets In China Called Off

A substitute event has been added to to the calendar which will be held in Poland on August 6.

Covid Lockdowns In China Plunge Manufacturing To Six-Month Low

Covid Lockdowns In China Plunge Manufacturing To Six-Month Low

Non-manufacturing activities and services industry also declined. However, construction industry continued to expand.

30 April 2022

Shanghai Reports Seven More Deaths In Omicron Wave, China To Continue With Zero-COVID Policy  

Shanghai on Monday reported 20,629 new COVID-19 infections. The rest of the Chinese mainland only reported 642 new cases.

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18 April 2022
Shanghai Registers First Covid-19 Deaths, China Rules Out Relaxations Until Communist Party Congress Meet

Shanghai Registers First Covid-19 Deaths, China Rules Out Relaxations Until Communist Party Congress Meet

China’s health minister Ma Xiaowei has pledged to take toughest measures to prevent a major outbreak of Covid-19, ruling out any relaxations ahead of this...


18 April 2022
Sportswear Brand Fila Is Opening A Hotel In Shanghai

Sportswear Brand Fila Is Opening A Hotel In Shanghai

The Italian-based athletic wear company is partnering with Hyatt on a lifestyle hotel concept


18 April 2022
China's Economy Grows Still-Weak 4.8% Between January And March

China's Economy Grows Still-Weak 4.8% Between January And March

First-quarter growth was well below the ruling Communist Party's official target of 5.5  per cent for the year. Forecasters have said that will be hard to...


12 April 2022
China Covid-19 Surge : US Directs Non-Emergency Workers To Leave Shanghai

China Covid-19 Surge : US Directs Non-Emergency Workers To Leave Shanghai

According to the US State Department, the order covers non-emergency U.S. government employees at the consulate in Shanghai and their family members.


11 April 2022
China Closes Guangzhou As Country Battles Major Covid-19 Surge

China Closes Guangzhou As Country Battles Major Covid-19 Surge

China Covid-19 surge: Shanghai has taken the brunt of the surge, with the city of 26 million kept under tight lockdown, with many residents confined to their...


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10 April 2022
COVID In China: Shanghai Sees Record Rise In Daily Cases, Questions Raised On Zero-COVID Policy

COVID In China: Shanghai Sees Record Rise In Daily Cases, Questions Raised On Zero-COVID Policy

Shanghai on Sunday reported 24,944 new cases, a record for ninth straight day.


09 April 2022
China’s Shanghai Hospital Pays Price For Country’s Stubborn Pursuit Of Zero-Covid-19 Approach

China’s Shanghai Hospital Pays Price For Country’s Stubborn Pursuit Of Zero-Covid-19 Approach

Covid-19 in China: The conditions and deaths at the hospital are a sharp rebuke against China's strategy of sticking to a zero-Covid-19 policy as it deals with...


08 April 2022
China: President Jinping Defends China's Zero-Covid Policy In Light Of Shanghai Spike

China: President Jinping Defends China's Zero-Covid Policy In Light Of Shanghai Spike

Amidst the sudden and sharp spike in Covid-19 cases in Shanghai, Xi defends his government's decision to adopt a Zero-Covid policy.


08 April 2022
Shanghai: 3 Officials Sacked Over Poor Response To Covid-19 Outbreak

Shanghai: 3 Officials Sacked Over Poor Response To Covid-19 Outbreak

Shanghai announced more than 21,000 new local cases on Friday, of which only 824 had symptoms. Total cases in the outbreak that began last month in Shanghai...


04 April 2022
COVID In China: Shanghai Tests 26 Million, New Variant Reported

COVID In China: Shanghai Tests 26 Million, New Variant Reported

China reported 13,228 cases on Sunday - the highest during the recent outbreak.


03 April 2022
China: Shanghai Orders Twin Tests For All Citizens To Stop Spread Of Covid-19

China: Shanghai Orders Twin Tests For All Citizens To Stop Spread Of Covid-19

China reported 13,146 local Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 1,455 confirmed and 11,691 asymptomatic ones, the highest daily increase in infections since...


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02 April 2022
Hong Kong Urges Testing, Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown

Hong Kong Urges Testing, Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown

Shanghai is implementing a two-stage, eight-day lockdown, but many of those on the eastern, or Pudong, side of the city who should have been free to leave...


31 March 2022
China Reopens One City As Shanghai Lockdown Enters 2nd Phase

China Reopens One City As Shanghai Lockdown Enters 2nd Phase

Residents of the city of Jilin will be able to move about freely starting Friday for the first time in more than three weeks, state broadcaster CCTV said,...


28 March 2022
Shanghai Enters China's Biggest Covid-19 Lockdown In 2 Years

Shanghai Enters China's Biggest Covid-19 Lockdown In 2 Years

The citywide lockdown that will be conducted in two phases will be China's most extensive since the central city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected...


15 March 2022
'Stealth Omicron': Cases Double In 24 Hours As China Faces Its Biggest Covid-19 Outbreak

'Stealth Omicron': Cases Double In 24 Hours As China Faces Its Biggest Covid-19 Outbreak

The National Health Commission said 3,507 new locally spread cases had been identified in the latest 24-hour period, up from 1,337 a day earlier. 


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