The Chinese government is battling to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has infected tens of thousands and killed more than 4,000 people, while spreading worldwide. Nikkei’s bureau chief in China, Tetsushi Takahashi, is on the ground in the capital and is filing dispatches on what he sees.
Friday, May 29
The delayed annual session of the National People’s Congress, China’s legislature, ended on Thursday. The decision that drew the most international attention came on the last day, when the congress voted to establish a national security law for Hong Kong to ban dissident activity.
I usually cover the closing ceremony