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Passengers arrive at Hong Kong airport. © K. Y. Cheng 0

[Hong Kong] Omicron variant: Hong Kong tightens entry rules for all arrivals from countries with reported cases as city confirms third infection

– Health officials say all countries with reported infections of the new variant will be moved to highest-risk tier for entry

– Government pandemic adviser says border reopening plan should remain safe if new variants caught before entering city, though others fear strategy may worry Beijing

People queue up to receive Covid-19 vaccine booster shots on October 30, 2021, in Beijing, China. © Getty Images 0

[Chine] People in Beijing open up about China’s zero-Covid approach and reveal where they dream of visiting once borders reopen

– Residents of China’s capital generally support the authorities’ handling of the coronavirus pandemic while harbouring dreams of overseas travel

– A teaching assistant wants to see penguins in Antarctica, a housewife hopes to resume trips in Asia, an entrepreneur dreams of a Greek holiday with his partner

Des unités de désinfection contre le Covid-19 en Chine. © FEATURECHINA/MAXPPP 0

[Chine] La politique du zéro Covid sous pression

La multiplication des mises en quarantaine de villes entières n’empêche pas l’apparition de foyers épidémiques, à quelques mois des jeux olympiques d’hiver. Un virologue a même osé critiquer dans les médias la politique de vaccination gouvernementale.

Désinfection de marchandises dans un centre logistique de Harbin, dans le nord-est de la Chine, le 11 novembre 2021. © ZHANG TAO / XINHUA VIA AFP 0

[Chine] La réouverture de la Chine n’est pas pour demain

Dans la population chinoise, le mécontentement grandit à l’égard de la politique du “zéro Covid” et de la pratique autoritaire des tests PCR. Pour sa part, le Huanqiu Shibao, tabloïd politique proche du pouvoir, défend cette politique et suggère une réouverture du pays à longue échéance.

Adams Chi looks at photos of his parents. Chi and others who lost loved ones to outbreaks in Taiwan are angry that their government did not prepare enough. © AP 0

[Taiwan] Coronavirus: families seeking compensation say Taiwan deaths could have been avoided

– 12 families seek an apology and US$2.1 million, saying the government was underprepared, despite a year and a half of pandemic experience elsewhere

– Because of the island’s previous success, many doctors did not have any experience in treating Covid-19 patients, says medical professor

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