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29 April 2022

Episode 2785

60 minutes

We hear from Beijing about the city’s fears of a Shanghai-style lockdown and ask how the country’s “zero-Covid” policy affects the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Plus: the escalation of Hungary’s rule-of-law spat with the EU, the latest TV news and an interview with South Korea’s only astronaut.

29 April 2022

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Beijing’s lockdown fears

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Jonathan Cheng of ‘The Wall Street Journal’ in Beijing and China specialist David Schlesinger explain why officials in Beijing are considering implementing a strict coronavirus lockdown.

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