China on high alert over Omicron as Olympics nears; Experts: lockdowns interrupting China economy
Two Omicron cases in a near-by city put Beijing on high alert. It's weeks before the Winter Olympics start. A rare and courageous move. A Xi'an resident uses his real name in a video to criticize the lockdown measures, saying the authorities 'treat people like livestock.' Some English signs in Beijing subways and airports are replaced by Chinese Pinyin. Foreigners won't be able to understand them. But some say it's part of Xi Jinping's effort to show 'cultural self confidence.' The Chinese regime has named a new commander for its military force in Hong Kong. The man used to lead the crackdown on Xinjiang’s ethnic minorities. And U.S. chip company Intel appears to be walking back on a statement; where they called on partners to avoid sourcing from China’s Xinjiang. This is after getting backlash from China.