COVID policy causes young Chinese to give up having children

Social problem 08/12/22, 02:24

Recently, demographers said that the Chinese authorities' strict Zero-Covid policy may deeply hurt the willingness of young Chinese to have children and accelerate the population decline. Seeing the difficulties brought about by the Zero-Covid policy, many Chinese women are worried about having children. In an interview, Claire Jiang, a woman of 30, ...

Tibet sees first COVID cluster in more than 900 days

Social problem 08/11/22, 03:30

According to Reuters, on August 9, Tibet reported new COVID cases.   On August 8, local authorities registered one local patient with symptoms and 21 local asymptomatic cases. Therefore, different parts of the region, including its two largest cities of Lhasa and Shigatse, had to launch mass testing under China's stringent Zero-COVID ...

Tourist surge in Xinjiang may have caused latest COVID outbreak

Social problem 08/11/22, 03:26

As China Daily reported, a local health official said the summer surge in tourists may have impacted Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's COVID outbreak. The first case was detected on July 30 at the Ili Kazak autonomous prefecture. As of August 8, 420 asymptomatic COVID cases have been reported in the Xinjiang ...

Passenger killed after falling onto the train track in Beijing

Social problem 08/11/22, 03:22

A passenger tumbled into the track at about 11:30 p.m. on August 9 at Beijing Metro Line 2 Chaoyangmen Station. At around 12:40 p.m., the scene was cleared, and subway line 2 resumed regular operation. At about 2:00 p.m., the body was carried out of the station. Authorities confirmed to reporters ...