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Winter Olympics Lead to More Extreme COVID-19 Prevention Measures in Xi’an
China's northern city  Xi'an has been under a city-wide lockdown since Dec. 23. On Dec. 27, it escalated its control measures. Residents have been barricaded in their homes, essential services such as getting groceries and...
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Residents in Locked-Down Xi’an Made to Say ‘Thank You, Communist Party’ When Receiving Food
The city of Xi'an in China’s Shaanxi Province has been under a citywide lockdown since Dec. 23, 2021. Under the government’s stringent “Zero-COVID” policy, the city’s roughly 13 million residents have been subjected to the...
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Residents of Xi’an Resort to Bartering for Food Amid Lockdown
China’s extreme COVID-19 measures have forced people to resort to bartering for food for the sake of survival.  On Dec. 23, 2021, China's first-tier city, Xi'an in Shaanxi Province, went into full lockdown. After it...
China's power crisis has affected magnesium production which could end up harming the global auto industry, especially in Europe.
How China’s Power Crisis Could Bring The Auto Industry to a Halt
The ongoing power shortage in China has forced businesses across many industries to restrict their operations. Experts are now worried that the global car market, which is already facing a shortage of vehicles, might soon...
The Shijiazhuang railway station was empty during the spring festival travel season because of COVID-19 on Jan. 27, 2021 in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.
North China Imposes COVID-19 Lockdowns, Leaked Documents Suggest Preparing for Large Outbreaks
After a few Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases were reported in China’s northern regions, authorities swiftly implemented lockdown measures in these places. The lockdowns are part of a “zero tolerance” national policy, in which areas...