Nanjing woman who asked for time off was fired

Social problem 11/21/22, 20:18

Recently, news of a woman in Nanjing who was fired from her job became a hot search on Weibo. The 24-year-old Xue, who worked in a teaching and training company, took three sick days. She went to the hospital to see a doctor. The doctor advised her to rest at home for ...

GitHub bans app used to fight health restrictions in China

Social problem 11/21/22, 15:19

The reaction of Chinese citizens to the pressure exerted by the CCP with its "zero-COVID" policy manifests in different ways. Many simply stayed at home in fear. Others, with more courage, sought to end controls and dared to go into the streets to protest. There are also those who chose ...

400 protest drivers in Guangdong suppressed by police

Social problem 11/21/22, 13:57

Recently, it was reported that the drivers of the Chinese ride-hailing app Lalamove have been on strike for the past few days. Protests have spread to Wuhan in Hubei, Changsha in Hunan, Quanzhou in Fujian, Wenzhou in Zhejiang and Shenzhen in Guangdong. A video posted online showed a large number of ...

New infection numbers rising in Guangzhou & Chongqing, no signs of easing

Social problem 11/21/22, 13:05

The number of new confirmed cases increased sharply in Guangzhou and Chongqing, marking an escalation in the pandemic. Local officials have extended the closure of Haizhu district in Guangzhou for the fourth extension. Guangzhou Sun Yat-sen University also reported new positive cases on campus. Guangdong province reported on November 18 that 9,431 ...

Why? China’s major port-city plans 250K more COVID quarantine beds

Social problem 11/21/22, 12:50

China recently announced 20 measures in the name of optimizing pandemic prevention. It was first thought to signal that China's infamous aero-COVID policy was easing after two long years of strict application. But the result might be different.  Guangzhou, a major port city in southeastern China, has continued to set up ...