China, busy fighting the Omicron variant, saw a very subdued Ching Ming Festival: tourism revenue was sharply down, and national tourist spots were worst hit.
Residents across the country are hunkering down for Ching Ming Festival, as many people remain under lockdown or face volatile travel restrictions and uncertainties.
Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia will mark tomb sweeping day by burning paper goggles, face masks, hand sanitisers and thermometers so their ancestors can avoid catching coronavirus in the afterlife.
A county in Sichuan has placed tight restrictions on buying lighters in an effort to minimise the risk of devastating fires, but critics say the government is shirking its responsibility to teach fire safety.
China’s Tomb-Sweeping Day was turned into a day of mourning for coronavirus victims, with online entertainment shut down