With a population of 1.3 billion the People's Republic of China is the most populous country in the world. It has developped into an economic superpower.
China is one of Germany's top trading Partners. The PRC has a one-party system and is governed by the Chinese Communist Party.
China expands a lockdown in Wuhan to other cities in the region. The goal - to stop a deadly coronavirus from spreading further. But its a lockdown that comes at a festive time. We look at what it means to be a Rat in the Lunar Year of the Rat.