China Perspective Podcast: Impact of China's Covid-zero policy on new Omicron variant

The Omicron variant has been designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation. PHOTO: REUTERS

China Perspective Ep 22: Impact of China's Covid-zero policy on new Omicron variant

7:28 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in China.

The Straits Times' China bureau chief Tan Dawn Wei chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish.

0:00 Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):

0:35 US puts more Chinese companies on its restricted trade list adding to US-China tensions

2:17 Implications of China targeting a large corporate donor to Taiwanese political election campaigns, encouraging Taiwan to declare independence

4:30 Impact of China's Covid-zero policy on new Omicron variant

Produced by: Tan Dawn Wei (dawntan@sph.com.sg), The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3 & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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