China’s funeral industry recruits staff for the new year

Disasters 01/25/23, 02:01

The new pandemic wave in China has continued to spread since its latest outbreak in December 2022. During the New Year, funeral homes in some cities bustled with staff, including off-duty staff. Since December 2022, medical examination and treatment difficulties, waiting for cremation schedules, and preserving bodies have become hot topics ...

Crows in Heilongjiang sky; mass funerals and graves in Chongqing

Disasters 01/06/23, 18:24

China is currently experiencing a cold and mourning winter like never before. As experts and observers predicted, China's fragile health system could not cope with the pandemic, which caused many unwitting deaths from insufficient medical support and medicine. On December 28, a video shows a mass grave for at least 10 people ...

China’s move to ease travel rules sparks concern over spread of new variants

Disasters 01/06/23, 18:21

Starting from January 8, China will relax its quarantine requirements for travelers from other countries. Many people expressed concerns about the possibility of new variations spreading beyond China's borders. Several countries, including Japan and India, have introduced measures to stop an influx of cases. People from China rushed to book overseas ...

China’s economy faces a cliff even after exiting zero COVID policy

Disasters 01/06/23, 18:09

According to the Liberty Times, strict pandemic prevention measures greatly benefited China's economy in the first two years. China supposedly maintained a low infection rate when the pandemic plagued the world. This allowed the nation to maintain regular internal business. International orders are pouring into China one after another, and exports ...

Corpses backlog at crematoriums; How bad is the COVID pandemic in China?

Disasters 01/06/23, 18:08

The Chinese regime abruptly abandoned a zero-COVID policy on December 7. Before the reopening, China had one of the toughest anti-Covid measures in the world. One of the reasons for relaxation was the effects of unprecedented widespread protests across the country due to the brutal enforcement of the zero-COVID policy.  Due to ...

Guangzhou: Crowds of people line up at funeral home entrance

Disasters 12/30/22, 17:23

Since China abruptly eased its COVID restrictions earlier this month, new COVID cases have sparked like wildfire in this country. Hospitals are overcrowded, and unprepared residents scramble for medicines. In recent days, various parts of the mainland have seen long waiting lines at the entrance of several funeral parlors.  Due to ...

Emergency hotline scrambles to recruit as China’s outbreak intensifies

Disasters 12/30/22, 17:20

Emergency hotlines in China search for volunteers as COVID further stretches the country’s healthcare system. Mainland news agency The Paper reported on December 27 that Shenzhen 深圳 Emergency Center has been calling for citizen volunteers for days. Overwhelmed by skyrocketing emergency calls, it is looking for at least 50 citizen dispatchers ...

Pandemic prevention was a mess; public calls authorities ‘chameleon’

Disasters 12/19/22, 18:55

The CCP suddenly lifted the pandemic control but did not have the corresponding preparations, causing a series of consequences. The people are still the ones who suffer the most. According to The Epoch Times Chinese edition, local governments operate independently in handling the pandemic. Even different departments, industries and companies in ...

Extreme cold sweeps China’s northwest

Disasters 12/04/22, 15:52

Winter has only just started in China, yet extreme cold has already caused fatal damage to its northwestern region. State-backed Xinhua News Agency reported that freezing temperatures killed seven road workers in Altay city, Xinjiang province, on November 27. Another worker was also admitted to the hospital but survived. The eight ...