31 Dec 2022, 18:38

China's Xi says 'Light of hope in front of us' on Covid


BEIJING, Dec 31, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - President Xi Jinping said Saturday the "light of hope is right in front of us" as China faces an explosion of Covid-19 cases after an abrupt lifting of restrictions.

"Epidemic prevention and control is entering a new phase... Everyone is working resolutely, and the light of hope is right in front of us," Xi said in a televised address for the New Year.