As the Chinese Communist Party’s congress approaches, there are subtle signs of frustration.
Public patience with COVID-19 restrictions is fraying, and a sprawling network of control already exists.
The censorship of Li Jiaqi’s livestream highlights sensitivity around the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Recent appearances may fuel speculation that Li Keqiang’s star is rising, but it’s not that simple.
A recently publicized speech reflects how the Chinese leader sees the country’s economic challenges.
Officials say case numbers in Shanghai are falling, but millions of residents are still locked down.
As the threat of further closures looms, economists are downgrading the country’s growth projections.
COVID-19 outbreaks are hitting domestic supply chains at their weakest point.
An omicron surge will likely have long-lasting consequences for GDP growth.
Lockdown and logistical disaster have left people hungry.
The announcement has sparked panic-buying and confusion throughout the city, where centralized quarantine facilities are already overloaded.
The country has not had a serious flight accident since 2010, but officials aren’t sharing many details.