If stringent measures are not sustainable, the case numbers will increase, Hong Kong epidemiologist says, warning of winter surge.
Multiple sources say hundreds seek temporary shelter after their release from quarantine, denied access to their homes in Haizhu district.
China’s top leadership has urged a more ‘targeted and precise’ approach to the zero-Covid policy but local governments must also keep case numbers down.
Local governments must use testing ‘scientifically’ as Beijing prepares to strengthen ICU capacity in designated hospitals.
Under recently relaxed rules, regional authorities have been told to stop fresh Covid outbreaks while ensuring they address ‘public demands’.
Chinese cities call off mass testing and loosen restrictions after central government adjusts pandemic measures, but some residents worry changes go too far.
Residents confirm unrest erupted on Monday night in urban villages in the city’s Haizhu district, home to the country’s biggest fabric market.
Beijing’s top leadership body promises to improve quarantine, testing and treatment, but changes will be ‘cautious’ as wave of Covid-19 cases is predicted for winter and spring.
As authorities impose a widening lockdown in a Guangzhou textile district, desperate local workers find ways to keep goods moving.
The top leadership body of China’s Communist Party has new and younger members. See who has stayed and who has left.
Hu Yifeng is accused of ‘accepting bribes and taking advantage of influence to accept bribes’ and losing ‘party spirit and principles’.
‘We insist on putting lives first’, official statement says, as death of toddler in another city sparks fresh anger over human cost of zero-Covid.
China’s zero-Covid policy is under scrutiny again after an anguished father pleaded with indifferent local authorities for help while his son was dying from gas poisoning.
Authorities in the city of Zhengzhou call the situation ‘severe and complicated’ after Covid infections spike in an area around Foxconn factory.
The crucial political meeting is to run for a week from Sunday, with the new leadership line-up expected to be revealed a day later.
The selection process is very different from elections in the West and requires multiple rounds of recommendations and reviews.
Xinjiang vice-chairman says failures include low testing capacity and lack of professionalism among staff who mishandled samples and became infected.
Southern China’s Sanya orders travellers to take PCR test or risk a yellow health code restricting their mobility, causing many to flee during weeklong public holiday.
Chief executives from Raytheon Technologies and Boeing Defence targeted after US approves US$1.1 billion weapons deal to the island.
The search for survivors continues while emergency workers repair roads, and reconnect power lines in the affected areas.
Restrictions imposed to contain sporadic outbreaks of Covid-19 have disrupted philanthropic activities across China.
Fu Hua says ‘primary political task’ is to propagate Xi Jinping’s political thoughts and party control of the internet.
Liu Yanping, a former corruption fighter at China’s spy agency, is the latest senior law enforcement official to fall amid country’s decade-long anti-corruption drive.
The southern city delayed the start of the school year and cut public transport services in Haizhu district after recording seven cases/
Marking 50 years of ties, Chinese envoy to Tokyo highlights need for ‘prudence’ and risk-awareness so that relations are not damaged further.
Platforms including Weibo, WeChat and Douyin suddenly block the commentator from updating, though old posts remain untouched.
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See who is likely to stay and who may go in this interactive chart on the top leadership body.
Foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing would communicate closely with Ankara over the visit.
Article in party journal sets out how the broadcaster has used ‘offence as a means of defence’ with its coverage of events like the US Capitol riot.