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Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
According to SCMP, India is also set to benefit from China's 'trust deficit' arising from zero-COVID policy that disrupted supply chains and prompted firms like Apple and Foxconn to look elsewhere.
Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
A Chinese city has received negative feedback on social media after saying it might consider using lockdowns in the case of an influenza outbreak, CNN reported.
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Many of the protesters who took part in the November 2022 street demonstrations in China against President Xi Jinping's "Zero-Covid" policy are no longer alive. Not only the public memory of these events is fading, but it's possible that the protests themselves may be forgotten in China as a
Updated : 1 month ago IST
In response to the rolling lockdowns, travel restrictions, mass testing, and quarantining of his zero-COVID policy, which ended in December, the ruling Chinese Communist Party general secretary calls for measures to "expand domestic demand"
The disappearance of Bao has undermined Beijing's new priority of restoring business confidence following the end of its "zero-COVID" policy and crackdowns on the private sector
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
After the end of China's zero-COVID policy in December 2022, there were hopes for economic recovery in China. Households' deteriorating confidence coupled with the unresolved difficulties in the housing sector, however, weighed on the country's growth rebound.
The high-altitude balloon saga is emblematic of China's tendency to come out swinging whenever it is embarrassed or cornered.
China's "zero Covid" policies, dictated by Beijing over the past three years, saddled those localities with additional costs, while a downturn in the real estate market eroded a reliable stream of revenue.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
The Zero-Covid policy hampered China's economy and affected the migrant workers, who were dependent on the day's salary. In the week during the Lantern Festival, workers were often seen returning to their homes, leaving factories short on labor, the report stated, adding that following the '
Updated : 2 months ago IST
According to The Diplomat, all provincial capitals declared a Stage 1 emergency before the provincial governments did, in order to accelerate emergency governance measures. However, the length and form of these lockdowns varied greatly.
Since China abandoned its zero-COVID policy, its domestic challenges have increased, youth unemployment is high, the economy is slowing down, and COVID infections and deaths have accelerated.
The "Zero COVID" policy of President Xi Jinping has been a great tool for repression. Lockdowns and similar measures greatly helped the regime to implement its gigantic and hyper-technological system of control and surveillance of its citizens, under the pretext of protecting their health.