To understand the ongoing protests in China, it is necessary to remember that change has been the only constant in that country in the last seven decades
The CPC’s self-governance model has not adequately reflected the ‘people’s interests’, but prioritised maintaining ‘political stability’ at all costs for regime survival and continuity
Adding to the sense of a shift in direction, Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, who oversees COVID efforts, said the virus's ability to cause disease was weakening, state media reported.
Overseas-based Chinese and their supporters rallied in Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York and Toronto, with more protests planned in coming days.
Cheng Youquan, a supervisory official of the National Disease Control and Prevention Administration, was speaking at a regular weekly briefing, following a weekend of widespread protests over stringent curbs.
Demonstrations show how the country is struggling to deal with Covid and an easing of lockdowns
Tsinghua University, Xis alma mater, where students protested Sunday, and other schools in Beijing and the southern province of Guangdong said they were protecting students from COVID-19.
Australian states and territories instituted strict restrictions during the pandemic, including limits on travel and movement outside the home.
The Chinese authorities are determined to maintain their zero-tolerance policy towards COVID infections though they have eased some of the tough measures such as sweeping lockdowns and repeated mass testing
Representatives from the National Health Commission (NHC), National Administration of Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention will be speaking at the briefing, to be held at 3pm in Beijing, according to a statement from the NHC.
The active cases further declined to 4,982, while the death toll climbed to 5,30,615 with one fatality being reported from Delhi, the data updated at 8 am stated.
At least one person in the city of Hangzhou was arrested late on Monday, according to social media videos, after reports a busload of demontrators were taken away by police during Sunday night protests in Shanghai.
The principal contradiction in China is between capitalism and the markets on the one hand and a Stalinist state on the other
Chinese police on Monday tightened security at the sites of weekend protests in Shanghai and Beijing, after crowds there and in other Chinese cities and on dozens of university campuses made a show of civil disobedience unprecedented since leader Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago.
During the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, the heads of both financial institutions attributed the zero-Covid policy to China's poor economic situation.
The vaccine candidate was evaluated in Phases I, II and III clinical trials with successful results and has been specifically formulated to allow intranasal delivery through nasal drops
Dozens of demonstrations have broken out against ultra-strict controls related to the Covid-19 pandemic in China. Will these protests be crushed with a heavy hand or lead to demands for democracy?
Images and videos circulated online showed students at universities in cities including Nanjing and Beijing holding up blank sheets of paper in silent protest, a tactic used in part to evade censorship or arrest.
The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 5,30,612 with four more fatalities, including three reconciled by Kerala and one reported from Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am stated.
In Shanghai, China's most populous city and financial hub, residents gathered on Saturday night at the city's Wulumuqi Road – which borrows its name from Urumqi – for a vigil that turned into a protest in the early hours of Sunday.
Excluding imported infections, China reported 39,506 new local cases, of which 3,648 were symptomatic and 35,858 were asymptomatic, up from 34,909 a day earlier.
The toll climbed to 5,30,608 with three fatalities, including one reconciled by Kerala, according to the ministry data.
As China’s harsh COVID rules extend deep into their third year, there are growing signs of discontent across the country
Phoenix-area emergency physician Dr Nicholas Vasquez said his hospital admitted a growing number of chronically ill people and nursing home residents with severe COVID-19 this month.
The company that assembles Apple Inc.'s iPhones apologized on November 24 for what it said was a technical error that led to protests by employees over the payment of wages offered to work in a factory that is under anti-virus restrictions.