Chinese cities ease COVID restrictions

By Brenda Goh and Martin Quin Pollard
Updated December 1 2022 - 1:28pm, first published 1:23pm
Chinese health officials said COVID-19 rules should be implemented more flexibly. (EPA PHOTO)

The giant Chinese cities of Guangzhou and Chongqing have announced an easing of COVID-19 curbs, a day after demonstrators in southern Guangzhou clashed with police amid a string of protests against the world's toughest coronavirus restrictions.