30 Sep 2022

Asia correspondent Ed White

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 30 September 2022

Hong Kong calls time on zero-Covid, ending quarantine measures but hopes are still dim that China will follow suit.

In Cambodia, more than four decades after the Khmer Rouge was ousted, the 91-year-old former prime minister of Pol Pot's genocidal regime has lost an appeal in what will likely be the final case heard by the UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia.

And in Japan the state funeral of former Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe this week drew many world leaders and Japan's imperial family, but the proceedings were somewhat overshadowed by protesters who marched on Japan's parliament. 

A general view shows the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on September 27, 2022.


Ed White is a correspondent with the Financial Times.