Phoebe Zhang
Reporter, China
Phoebe Zhang is a society reporter with the Post. She has a master's degree in journalism.

With China’s zero-Covid strategy set to enter its fourth year next spring, displays of defiance pose a challenge to President Xi Jinping’s “people-centred” narrative.

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Lockdown came quickly and quietly, residents report, as China’s capital attempts to curb rapidly growing outbreak without relying on previous harsh measures.

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Amid rising Covid-19 cases, relaxed restrictions, and mixed signals, many Chinese are stockpiling medical supplies and bracing for the worst, while others are sharing their coronavirus experiences.

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New regulations taking effect on December 15 require site operators and moderators to filter out ‘harmful’ comments or face a range of penalties.

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Although the caseload is small by international standards, doubts are growing about whether the current approach can stop Omicron variants from spreading.

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Beijing ramps up pandemic measures ahead of next month’s party congress with new testing requirements, while city in neighbouring Hebei province announces four-day lockdown.

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Aftershocks, days of rain and possible landslides threaten the rescue operation, which includes a mission to reach hundreds trapped in a national park.

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Many schools delayed the semester start due to outbreaks, and even for those resuming on time, remote learning, mask mandates and Covid tests remain.

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Zhong has long been an advocate for TCM but he told a conference that currently no drug has been proven to prevent people becoming infected by the virus.

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