Chinese Residents’ Fear Grows After Curbs Drop
Inside China, changes are taking effect. Mandatory virus tests for travelers have been dropped and most infected COVID-19 patients are now allowed to isolate at home. Some have embraced the new freedoms. But for others, habits formed under months of stifling lockdowns are proving hard to break.
Viral Video: Former CCP Official’s Daughter Opposes Lockdowns
NTD has been covering how the Chinese regime forcibly takes people from their homes to quarantine camps even if they tested negative for COVID-19. Now, a video of a former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official’s daughter opposing these acts went viral among Chinese netizens on Dec. 6.
Economic Impacts of China’s Lockdowns: David Hochman
Chinese police have begun countering the anti-lockdown protests. What do Chinese lockdowns mean for the world? NTD spoke with David Hochman, chief analyst at BuyAlerts.com, to discuss the economic impacts of the protests and the Chinese lockdowns.
Mass Protests After Xinjiang Apartment Fire Deaths Sees Chinese Authorities Lift Some Lockdowns
Rare mass protests against COVID-19 lockdowns have broken out across China, including in major cities, following the horrific deaths of at least 10 people in Xinjiang’s capital city of Urumqi in north-western China, when first responders were unable to reach an apartment fire that was left to burn for hours due to COVID-19 blockades and locks throughout […]
Children’s Speech Falling Behind: Expert
Almost one in five children are developmentally behind in their talking and understanding of words, according to the charity Speech and Language UK. Lockdown restrictions affected some children by limiting their social interactions, meaning their grasp of the language is trailing behind. NTD spoke to a clinical speech and language expert to learn more.
China Imposes Lockdowns Amid Virus Surges
Besides those new variants, China saw its number of new, daily cases triple in the first week of October. It’s a special week in China—marking the week-long National Day holiday. The situation prompted fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions across the country.
Protests in Chinese Colleges: Lockdowns Lifted
More protests in China are sparking over COVID-19-driven lockdowns. Students in at least five colleges in the Central Chinese city of Zhengzhou gathered at the entrances of their campuses—demanding lockdown orders be lifted.
Beijing-Ordered Lockdowns Spark Resentment in Tibet
Public resentment is growing in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Residents there who tested positive for COVID-19, and people living in the same compounds, are being put under quarantine in stadiums, schools, warehouses, and even unfinished buildings.
Protests Over Lockdowns Break Out in China
In southwest China, protests broke out Monday over lockdown orders in the city of Guiyang. Authorities there are imposing stricter health controls. But the prolonged lockdown are getting worse, with residents complaining about a lack of food and supplies. As those complaints grow, a number of residents organized and tried to break down a barrier […]