Paramilitary police officers stand guard at Tiananmen Square before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Paramilitary police officers stand guard at Tiananmen Square before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Road to China’s ‘two sessions’ starts with Covid-19 test for journalists

  • Fewer reporters have access to senior officials this year while health restrictions take some of the pressure off identifying who’s who
  • Masked delegates entered the Great Hall of the People for the start of Beijing’s biggest annual political event on Thursday

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
Paramilitary police officers stand guard at Tiananmen Square before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Paramilitary police officers stand guard at Tiananmen Square before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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