China rolls back to strict COVID measures amid record infections

Social problem 11/24/22, 04:11

China faces a record surge in COVID cases just after it relaxed restrictions about a week ago due to the damaging impact on its citizens' daily lives and economic activities. According to Bloomberg, around 27,000 new cases were recorded on Monday, about the same as Shanghai's record high of nearly 29,000 ...

Protests burst out in China daily despite increasing state surveillance

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:38

Chinese people are routinely criticizing the government, despite increasing censorship in the nationwide crackdown campaign. That's according to a report by the U.S.-based think tank Freedom House. Beijing has recently tightened control on freedom of speech, including measures to censor comments on online news stories. It also issued a raft of ...

People in China are becoming desperate as lockdowns continue

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:24

Chinese social media continues to spread videos revealing the plight of the people behind the giant internet wall. Recently, an elderly man from Guangzhou seemed to lose control of his mind as he began demolishing a Covid test point. He was only partially dressed as he used a shovel and a ...

Shanghai’s October home listings soared 30% in 11 months

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:11

More homeowners have put their Shanghai properties on sale throughout October over the fear of a continuous downturn in the city’s real estate market. According to the South China Morning Post, roughly 135,400 pre-owned apartments in China’s most prosperous city were listed for sale at the end of October. It is ...