People walk under traditional Chinese lanterns along an alley in Beijing as the nation prepares to usher in the Year of the Ox on Friday. Photo: AFP
People walk under traditional Chinese lanterns along an alley in Beijing as the nation prepares to usher in the Year of the Ox on Friday. Photo: AFP
Japan

Covid-19: China’s ‘zero corona’ policy frustrates Japanese in Beijing during Lunar New Year celebrations

  • Workers already separated from family because of the pandemic are up against the Beijing government’s stringent new measures to curb the movement of people
  • Hampered by a list of rules inhibiting face-to-face business, workers are booking out golf courses in China’s capital

People walk under traditional Chinese lanterns along an alley in Beijing as the nation prepares to usher in the Year of the Ox on Friday. Photo: AFP
People walk under traditional Chinese lanterns along an alley in Beijing as the nation prepares to usher in the Year of the Ox on Friday. Photo: AFP
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