Workers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFEWorkers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFE
Workers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tianyu M. Fang
Opinion

Opinion

Tianyu M. Fang

As the coronavirus pandemic rages, Chinese returnees find a hostile welcome at home

  • Affected by campus shutdowns overseas, many of the 600,000-plus students are returning home because they have nowhere else to go. Yet, they and other returnees have been criticised on social media for bringing the virus back to China

Workers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFEWorkers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFE
Workers wear protective masks and suits at the New China International Exhibition Centre, which was converted into a transfer centre for inbound passengers, close to Beijing Capital International Airport. Photo: EPA-EFE
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