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45 cities in China are in some sort of COVID lockdown. Here's the toll that's taking

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

More than half of China's biggest cities are still under some form of lockdown measures. They're costing people economically and emotionally.

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China's temp agencies recruit underemployed migrants to enforce lockdown restrictions

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

China's "zero COVID" approach requires hundreds of thousands of temporary workers. They are poorly paid and poorly treated. Where are the new COVID control workers coming from?

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Chinese writers borrow from Western classics to illustrate life in the age of COVID

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Angry, depressed, or flat out bored by successive COVID lockdowns, Chinese writers are adapting Western literature classics to amuse themselves.

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Air disaster investigators from the U.S. are in China to probe plane crash

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

On March 21, China Eastern flight 5735 plunged more than 7,000 feet in a minute — hitting the ground nose first at near supersonic speeds. All 132 people onboard were killed.

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Voices from Shanghai: The trials of living through a massive COVID lockdown

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

China's lockdown and quarantine policy is testing the limits of the city of 26 million. Parents were separated from kids. And there's not enough staff for the elderly residents of care centers.

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Shanghai locks down, but experts ask how else China could combat COVID

Friday, April 01, 2022

Battling its biggest COVID surge in two years, Shanghai has instituted rigorous lockdowns — again — that are frustrating residents.

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An Australian journalist detained in China goes on trial

Thursday, March 31, 2022

An Australian journalist goes on trial Thursday in Beijing. She's been accused of espionage and is one of several journalists detained as relations with China sour.

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China is stuck in a cycle of COVID lockdowns. Is there a path forward?

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Two large omicron outbreaks in China threaten the country's zero-COVID approach. A city-wide lockdown in Shanghai is raising questions about whether that policy is sustainable for much longer.

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China tightens restrictions and bars scholars from international conferences

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Academics based in China must apply for permission to attend online exchanges, even on topics that once were considered nonpolitical.

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Shanghai is going into a staggered lockdowns because of rising COVID cases

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Shanghai is the latest Chinese city to be sealed off and shut down to contain the coronavirus — raising questions about the long-term viability of China's zero-COVID approach.

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The secrets of China's 'secret sauce'

Sunday, March 27, 2022

It's called Lu sauce. It dates back 1,500 years (at least) and for chef Peter in Beijing, it's new as the brew of soy sauce, ginger, garlic he cooks up each night — with a special touch from his mom.

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China's economy slows after hits from Ukraine war, COVID lockdowns and local policies

Saturday, March 26, 2022

China's once red-hot economy is slowing down. Analysts say it's due to successive coronavirus lockdowns, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and restrictive business policies.

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China's search for survivors from crashed jetliner turns up nothing so far

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The flight, with 132 passengers and crew aboard was en route from Kunming to Guangzhou when it crashed in a forested area of southern China on Monday.

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Investigators are trying to determine why a Chinese airline plane crashed

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

A China Eastern Airlines plane with 132 passengers and crew aboard crashed on Monday west of Hong Kong. Authorities don't yet know why the Boeing 737 went down.

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The living, breathing sauce that's at the heart of China's regional cuisines

Monday, March 21, 2022

One of the great cornerstones of Chinese culture is its food. And at the heart of China's many regional cuisines is one, secret sauce: Lu.

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Jetliner crashes with 132 aboard in southern China, officials say

Monday, March 21, 2022

Authorities have not yet determined the total number of casualties or why the plane went down as debris is seen littered across a mountainside in Guangxi's Teng county.

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The leaders of the U.S. and China will talk by phone about pressing issues

Friday, March 18, 2022

So far, China has remained noncommittal about whether it opposes Russia's war in Ukraine. President Biden will push China to come out more strongly against Russia.

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China seems to be pro-Russia. Here's what that means for the war in Ukraine

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

China says it's neutral when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Domestically however, China is signaling it is solidly on Russia's side.

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A surge in COVID-19 spurs new lockdowns in China's cities

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

In the latest wave, the highly transmissible omicron variant has moved more quickly than contact tracing allows.

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China's 'Two Sessions' meetings commence, setting the political agenda for the year

Saturday, March 05, 2022

Meetings this weekend in Beijing will give party leader Xi Peng a chance to persuade officials that he deserves a third term.

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