Ian Williams Ian Williams

China’s zero-Covid horror show is inspiring Taiwan to open up

The Covid shackles are now coming off across Asia

Shanghai (photo: Getty)


Nowhere is watching the zero-Covid horror show unfolding in China more closely than Taiwan, where it is encouraging the island to ease restrictions, even as cases of the infectious Omicron variant spike. Taiwan’s premier Su Tseng-chang has said the extreme measures being imposed on the other side of the Taiwan Strait are ‘cruel’ and his country would not follow suit.

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