Nick Yang

Beijing

Nick Yang

Intern, China

Nick Yang is an undergraduate student at Hong Kong Baptist University, and currently a summer intern at the Post.

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Explainer | Coronavirus: China has new entry rules, but are they making travel easier?

The customs service says it has streamlined the health declaration process for those entering and leaving the country, but stressed it had not eased controls.

The customs service says it has streamlined the health declaration process for those entering and leaving the country, but stressed it had not eased controls.

30 Aug 2022 - 6:39PM
Rain brings some relief to drought-hit parts of China

Heavy rains swept across parts of Sichuan, which has been suffering from a prolonged drought as a result of the worst heatwave in 6 decades.

Heavy rains swept across parts of Sichuan, which has been suffering from a prolonged drought as a result of the worst heatwave in 6 decades.

25 Aug 2022 - 9:54PM
Fires blaze in southwest China as extreme heat scorches region

Around 1,500 evacuated as Chongqing districts report wildfires, but municipal government says the flames have been suppressed with no casualties.

Around 1,500 evacuated as Chongqing districts report wildfires, but municipal government says the flames have been suppressed with no casualties.

23 Aug 2022 - 2:28PM
China steps up search for missing after flash flood kills 18, leaves thousands homeless in northwest

National relief response deputy commander urges local officials to treat deadly disaster as a warning on risk management.

National relief response deputy commander urges local officials to treat deadly disaster as a warning on risk management.

19 Aug 2022 - 6:45PM
At least 17 dead and 17 missing as flash flood hits China’s northwest

So far, 20 people have been rescued as Datong county in Qinghai province issues level 2 alarm in response to torrential rain that began on Wednesday.

So far, 20 people have been rescued as Datong county in Qinghai province issues level 2 alarm in response to torrential rain that began on Wednesday.

18 Aug 2022 - 10:39PM
In China’s Covid-hit tropical paradise, stranded tourists grapple with cancelled flights, rule changes

Flight uncertainties add to worries, along with new pre-departure quarantine and multiple negative test requirements.

Flight uncertainties add to worries, along with new pre-departure quarantine and multiple negative test requirements.

15 Aug 2022 - 9:10PM
Coronavirus: Chinese beach city Sanya reports nearly 200 new cases despite blanket lockdown

More than 800 confirmed cases logged so far in China’s first coronavirus outbreak caused by BA. 5.1.3, a highly infectious new Omicron variant.

More than 800 confirmed cases logged so far in China’s first coronavirus outbreak caused by BA. 5.1.3, a highly infectious new Omicron variant.

8 Aug 2022 - 6:04PM
Coronavirus: Chinese city says sorry for break-in drive to find close contacts

Guangzhou district apologises for breaking locks to enter 84 homes in search of close contacts of Covid-19 cases.

Guangzhou district apologises for breaking locks to enter 84 homes in search of close contacts of Covid-19 cases.

19 Jul 2022 - 9:00AM
‘Treated like a virus’: Chinese teacher says she was sacked because she’d had Covid

A week into her new job, He Yuxiu says she was fired after being asked by the principal if she had ever had the coronavirus. Many others in China say they have also been shunned after being infected.

A week into her new job, He Yuxiu says she was fired after being asked by the principal if she had ever had the coronavirus. Many others in China say they have also been shunned after being infected.

15 Jul 2022 - 5:00PM
Air China responds to viral video of loose wing screw on Boeing 737-NG flight

A passenger on Air China flight CA1921 recorded a video of a loose fairing on the left wing and posted it on Weibo.

A passenger on Air China flight CA1921 recorded a video of a loose fairing on the left wing and posted it on Weibo.

8 Jul 2022 - 7:27PM
China adds international flights after relaxing Covid-19 controls

Chinese embassies in Russia and the Philippines say more services and airlines will start operating between the countries.

Chinese embassies in Russia and the Philippines say more services and airlines will start operating between the countries.

5 Jul 2022 - 8:13PM
Amid record-breaking floods in China, premier calls for stepped up disaster control and relief

Executive meeting of the State Council told more extreme weather predicted and everything must be done to ensure ‘safety of people’s lives and property’.

Executive meeting of the State Council told more extreme weather predicted and everything must be done to ensure ‘safety of people’s lives and property’.

23 Jun 2022 - 7:09PM
Police officer fired and 5 under investigation over attack on women in Chinese city of Tangshan

A deputy district commander is dismissed from his post with the others being investigated by the local disciplinary watchdog.

A deputy district commander is dismissed from his post with the others being investigated by the local disciplinary watchdog.

22 Jun 2022 - 1:35PM
Explosion at pesticide firm in northwest China leaves at least 8 hurt and 6 missing, cause still unknown

More than 400 fire and rescue personnel and 47 rescue vehicles were sent to the scene of the explosion in the Lanzhou company’s sewage treatment workshop.

More than 400 fire and rescue personnel and 47 rescue vehicles were sent to the scene of the explosion in the Lanzhou company’s sewage treatment workshop.

17 Jun 2022 - 4:24PM
Fears of data abuse as Chinese health code turns red for financial scandal protesters

Bank customers whose deposits are frozen unable to join protests in Zhengzhou because their health QR codes turned red, declaring them a risk to public health.

Bank customers whose deposits are frozen unable to join protests in Zhengzhou because their health QR codes turned red, declaring them a risk to public health.

14 Jun 2022 - 8:22PM
‘It’s tough’: lockdown drags on for millions in Dandong, near North Korea

Residents of border city have been confined to their homes for more than a month.

Residents of border city have been confined to their homes for more than a month.

9 Jun 2022 - 8:00AM
Profile | China’s first woman in space Liu Yang returns for Shenzhou 14 mission as next generation takes centre stage

The trio will spend six months on the Tiangong space station and are the first drawn entirely from the batch of astronauts recruited in 2010.

The trio will spend six months on the Tiangong space station and are the first drawn entirely from the batch of astronauts recruited in 2010.

7 Jun 2022 - 1:07PM
Habitual tea drinking may reduce the effects of chronic insomnia, study finds

Long-term consumption could improve gut health and lower the risk of developing disease caused by the sleep disorder, researchers say.

Long-term consumption could improve gut health and lower the risk of developing disease caused by the sleep disorder, researchers say.

4 Jun 2022 - 12:00PM
Explainer | China's Covid-19 travel rules: entry restrictions, quarantine, vaccinations and testing requirements

China has a zero-tolerance approach to the coronavirus and closed its borders to most international travel.

China has a zero-tolerance approach to the coronavirus and closed its borders to most international travel.

1 Jul 2022 - 12:03PM