Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Hainan’s Covid chaos exposes the bad, ugly – and scary – of China’s virus control measures

  • My family’s 23-day holiday nightmare is finally over. But it serves as more that just a cautionary tale for travellers in zero-Covid China
  • It’s a story of local officials ignoring direct orders from Beijing, and an arbitrary, abusable health code system being used for social control

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