Rajni George

Rajni George

Rajni George is a writer and editor based in South India.

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Indians, Thais seeking return to China question vaccine visa rule for foreign workers

Beijing’s easing of visa rules for foreigners who have taken a China-made vaccine has sparked uncertainty in India, where there are no Chinese vaccines, and Thailand, where inoculations are progressing slowly.

Beijing’s easing of visa rules for foreigners who have taken a China-made vaccine has sparked uncertainty in India, where there are no Chinese vaccines, and Thailand, where inoculations are progressing slowly.

23 Mar 2021 - 12:14PM
‘To hell with this corona’: the mask slips for India’s Covid-19 sceptics

Meet India’s anti-maskers, a broad church of Covid-19 deniers, conspiracy theorists and even doctors that spans the country’s divides.

Meet India’s anti-maskers, a broad church of Covid-19 deniers, conspiracy theorists and even doctors that spans the country’s divides.

21 Oct 2020 - 3:36PM
Stranded Indian expats weigh China return amid Covid-19, border backlash

Thousands of Indians have been unable to return to their jobs in China after being locked out by coronavirus restrictions. The pandemic and deteriorating relations mean some are questioning whether to return.

Thousands of Indians have been unable to return to their jobs in China after being locked out by coronavirus restrictions. The pandemic and deteriorating relations mean some are questioning whether to return.

2 Sep 2020 - 10:03PM
As China and India quarrel, stranded families get caught in between

As India bans WeChat and other Chinese apps, cross-national families fear being further cut off from their loved ones.

As India bans WeChat and other Chinese apps, cross-national families fear being further cut off from their loved ones.

4 Jul 2020 - 8:34PM
Missing China: Indian expatriates stranded by coronavirus long to return

White-collar Indian workers, some with decades of experience in China, have become trapped by in their home country by pandemic travel restrictions that look unlikely to be lifted any time soon.

White-collar Indian workers, some with decades of experience in China, have become trapped by in their home country by pandemic travel restrictions that look unlikely to be lifted any time soon.

16 Jun 2020 - 10:23PM