China Perspective Podcast: Are Covid restrictions easing in Beijing as schools reopen?

Children arriving for school in Beijing on June 27, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in China in this weekly podcast.

The Straits Times' China bureau chief Tan Dawn Wei chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliott Danker.

They discuss the G-7’s attempt to compete with China’s formidable Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and how the situation is potentially easing up in Beijing with schools reopening. Chinese President Xi Jinping takes a shot at the US and its allies' opposition to the war in Ukraine at the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) virtual meeting.

Produced by: Tan Dawn Wei ( & Money FM's Breakfast Huddle team

Edited by: Nadhirah Kamarudin 

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