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China’s Open Borders End Covid Zero, Spark Homecoming Rush

  • From Sunday, China no longer requires arrivals to quarantine
  • Country is emerging from three years of global isolation
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China’s Open Borders Mark End of Covid Zero Policy
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There was jubilation and heartache in cities across China as the long-awaited border reopening — the final step in country’s dismantling of Covid Zero  — sparked a homecoming rush for many diaspora.

Gu Tingting was looking forward to seeing her grandfather and eating local cuisine in Beijing after a three-year absence in London, where she works for an energy company.