(NEW YORK TIMES) - Post-pandemic China was supposed to be good for Fang Guobao. As lockdowns loosened and online shopping soared, Mr Fang, a package courier in the eastern city of Nanjing, was delivering about 250 parcels a day, up from 200 before the pandemic.
Then his pay cheques stopped. His boss asked for more time twice. Then she stopped answering her phone.