Workers in protective gear at the Beijing Capital International Airport wait to inspect Olympic credentials ahead of the Winter Games. Photo: AP
Workers in protective gear at the Beijing Capital International Airport wait to inspect Olympic credentials ahead of the Winter Games. Photo: AP

China’s zero-Covid border rules going nowhere this year

  • Immigration body highlights raging pandemic outside China in call to ‘reduce cross-border flows’ but promises flexibility
  • Move was widely expected, given the Beijing Winter Olympics, ‘two sessions’ and 20th party congress coming up this year

Workers in protective gear at the Beijing Capital International Airport wait to inspect Olympic credentials ahead of the Winter Games. Photo: AP
Workers in protective gear at the Beijing Capital International Airport wait to inspect Olympic credentials ahead of the Winter Games. Photo: AP
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