Stories about China from April, 2022
The censorship of Shanghai citizens in lockdown sparks an uproar on Chinese social media
A six-minute video on the lockdown in Shanghai had gone viral and sparked large-scale online protests after the Chinese censor handed down a comprehensive content removal order on April 22, 2022.
Who is John Lee? A look into the incoming Hong Kong chief executive's political positions
John Lee is on track to be elected the next chief executive by the 1,462 Election Committee members.
Unverified claims that a popular herbal medication prevents COVID-19 triggers online backlash in China
While Shanghai residents are struggling with food shortages, they have an abundant supply of “Lianhua Qingwen”.
Podcast: Pakistan's government, COVID-19 in Shanghai, and introducing Green Voices
This week we hear from Shanghai and Lahore, and find out about Green Voices.
Indonesia is caught between Russia and the West ahead of the November G20 conference
This year’s G20 is being chaired by Indonesian President Joko Widodo who is facing pressure to ban Russian representatives because of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Shanghai continues citywide lockdown despite public outcry, food shortages and chaos
The city is in chaos as many residents under lockdown are running out of food, being denied standard health care, and struggling to access basic everyday goods.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam will not run for a second term
Carrie Lam said her work is done and it was time for her to go home.