Explainers & FAQs

Explainer | What does suspension of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine trials tell us?

Independent committee must investigate any possible link between participant’s unexplained illness and the trial vaccine.

11 Sep 2020 - 12:32AM
Explainer | As Australia-China ties worsen, why is Lee Kuan Yew’s warning a talking point?

With Beijing and Canberra caught up in bans, inquiries, scrutiny of deals and detentions, a Chinese tabloid resurrects Lee’s ‘poor white trash of Asia’ warning.

6 Sep 2020 - 9:22PM
Explainer | What you need to know about Hong Kong’s mass Covid-19 tests

The scheme will begin on September 1, and Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said it is the ‘civic responsibility’ of all citizens to take part.

31 Aug 2020 - 11:25AM
Explainer | Are fears over catching coronavirus from frozen food justified?

Concerns were first raised after two cities in mainland China detected virus on the surface of frozen food and packaging on shipments from South America.

18 Aug 2020 - 7:37PM