A soldier wearing personal protective equipment directs a group of Chinese tourists to a Covid-19 testing centre after their arrival at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 4. Photo: Reuters
A soldier wearing personal protective equipment directs a group of Chinese tourists to a Covid-19 testing centre after their arrival at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 4. Photo: Reuters
April Zhang
Opinion

Opinion

April Zhang

Row over Covid curbs on Chinese travellers could be a chance to find common ground

  • The decision of some countries such as Japan and South Korea to impose entry restrictions on Chinese travellers amid a rise in Covid-19 cases in China has upset Beijing
  • The pandemic in general, and travel in particular, are issues on which solutions can be found relatively easily, which could be a source of goodwill amid larger tensions

A soldier wearing personal protective equipment directs a group of Chinese tourists to a Covid-19 testing centre after their arrival at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 4. Photo: Reuters
A soldier wearing personal protective equipment directs a group of Chinese tourists to a Covid-19 testing centre after their arrival at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 4. Photo: Reuters
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