Albert Han

Albert Han

Graduate Trainee

Albert Han is a Graduate Trainee reporter for the Post. He joined in 2019 after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, he worked as a freelance journalist in Barcelona, Spain, covering the Catalan independence movement in 2017.

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Taal Volcano eruption: Philippine nationals in Hong Kong worry about relatives’ safety as flights between city and Manila cancelled

Thousands in Hong Kong left alarmed after eruption at Philippines’ second most active volcano triggers at least 75 earthquakes on Monday morning and at least 20 flights between city and Manila are diverted or cancelled.

14 Jan 2020 - 3:15PM

Thousands in Hong Kong left alarmed after eruption at Philippines’ second most active volcano triggers at least 75 earthquakes on Monday morning and at least 20 flights between city and Manila are diverted or cancelled.

Taal Volcano eruption: Philippine nationals in Hong Kong worry about relatives’ safety as flights between city and Manila cancelled
From Cold War Berlin to civil unrest in Hong Kong, the German artist making his mark on anti-government protests

Kiddy Citny is no stranger to challenging authority and his murals from the fall of Communism can be seen all over the world, now his most recent work, ‘Hong Kong Unconquered’, adorns a wall in Sheung Wan.

12 Jan 2020 - 8:52PM

Kiddy Citny is no stranger to challenging authority and his murals from the fall of Communism can be seen all over the world, now his most recent work, ‘Hong Kong Unconquered’, adorns a wall in Sheung Wan.

From Cold War Berlin to civil unrest in Hong Kong, the German artist making his mark on anti-government protests
Hong Kong students build a ‘book house’ for Hunan village children, win a top prize for architecture

Instead of being glued to computer games, village children now have a library and space to play in building inspired by 800-year-old Dong architecture.

13 Jan 2020 - 2:32PM

Instead of being glued to computer games, village children now have a library and space to play in building inspired by 800-year-old Dong architecture.

Hong Kong students build a ‘book house’ for Hunan village children, win a top prize for architecture
6G: the new frontier – if the world can work out how to use it

Researchers in China and beyond are looking into the next generation of wireless technology but there are strategic and technical barriers to overcome, observers say.

4 Jan 2020 - 10:35PM

Researchers in China and beyond are looking into the next generation of wireless technology but there are strategic and technical barriers to overcome, observers say.

6G: the new frontier – if the world can work out how to use it
US firms ‘doing serious evaluation’ on Ukraine’s Motor Sich amid pressure to block sale to China

Top diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor says United States is helping the aircraft engine maker find other investors.

28 Dec 2019 - 10:56PM

Top diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor says United States is helping the aircraft engine maker find other investors.

US firms ‘doing serious evaluation’ on Ukraine’s Motor Sich amid pressure to block sale to China
Beijing silent as Mao Zedong birthday proves low-key affair

No official acknowledgement on the 126th anniversary of the birth of the divisive former leader, but videos on social media show people marking the occasion at Mao’s birthplace.

27 Dec 2019 - 7:30AM

No official acknowledgement on the 126th anniversary of the birth of the divisive former leader, but videos on social media show people marking the occasion at Mao’s birthplace.

Beijing silent as Mao Zedong birthday proves low-key affair
Police use tear gas, pepper spray as Hong Kong Christmas protests turn ugly

Tear gas, pepper spray used in Mong Kok and Sha Tin on Christmas Day as chaotic protests continue after previous night’s violence and vandalism.

26 Dec 2019 - 12:02AM

Tear gas, pepper spray used in Mong Kok and Sha Tin on Christmas Day as chaotic protests continue after previous night’s violence and vandalism.

Police use tear gas, pepper spray as Hong Kong Christmas protests turn ugly
Syria plans to do sanction-busting business with China, but will Beijing play along?

President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to find ways around US sanctions for Chinese businesses as he seeks to rebuild the country.

19 Dec 2019 - 9:54PM

President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to find ways around US sanctions for Chinese businesses as he seeks to rebuild the country.

Syria plans to do sanction-busting business with China, but will Beijing play along?
Meet the one US lawmaker to dissent on Uygur and Hong Kong democracy votes that targeted China: Representative Thomas Massie

The Republican’s holdout garners condemnation from human rights campaigners and praise from a Chinese government official.

18 Dec 2019 - 11:20PM

The Republican’s holdout garners condemnation from human rights campaigners and praise from a Chinese government official.

Meet the one US lawmaker to dissent on Uygur and Hong Kong democracy votes that targeted China: Representative Thomas Massie
Huawei’s European ambitions suffer setback after Norwegian firm turns down 5G partnership

Chinese telecoms giant has been blacklisted in the US and security concerns about its role in Europe are growing.

14 Dec 2019 - 4:01AM

Chinese telecoms giant has been blacklisted in the US and security concerns about its role in Europe are growing.

Huawei’s European ambitions suffer setback after Norwegian firm turns down 5G partnership
COP25 summit: Expected to be cooling influence at UN climate conference, China instead lets Brazil heat up

Joining Brasilia in threat to block agreement on carbon markets, Beijing disappoints western climate diplomats and negotiators.

13 Dec 2019 - 9:55PM

Joining Brasilia in threat to block agreement on carbon markets, Beijing disappoints western climate diplomats and negotiators.

COP25 summit: Expected to be cooling influence at UN climate conference, China instead lets Brazil heat up
China’s new climate negotiator takes swipe at US in debut at UN summit in Madrid

Environment vice-minister Zhao Yingmin takes over as China’s importance grows following US withdrawal from talks.

11 Dec 2019 - 9:59PM

Environment vice-minister Zhao Yingmin takes over as China’s importance grows following US withdrawal from talks.

China’s new climate negotiator takes swipe at US in debut at UN summit in Madrid
Not your usual day out for a tourist in Hong Kong: curious visitors join walking tours to see protests

Tour guide shows visitors what’s going on in the city, tear gas and all.

7 Dec 2019 - 11:13PM

Tour guide shows visitors what’s going on in the city, tear gas and all.

Not your usual day out for a tourist in Hong Kong: curious visitors join walking tours to see protests
On the defensive on human rights, China’s ambassadors go on the attack

Beijing’s envoys used to fly under the public radar but they’re becoming more vocal about hot-button issues.

7 Dec 2019 - 5:03AM

Beijing’s envoys used to fly under the public radar but they’re becoming more vocal about hot-button issues.

On the defensive on human rights, China’s ambassadors go on the attack
China and EU try to forge common front to lead fight against climate change

Cooperation between Brussels and Beijing will take on renewed importance at this month’s Madrid summit after the US pulled out of an agreement to limit emissions.

5 Dec 2019 - 6:27PM

Cooperation between Brussels and Beijing will take on renewed importance at this month’s Madrid summit after the US pulled out of an agreement to limit emissions.

China and EU try to forge common front to lead fight against climate change
Protesters and police clash in southern China over plans for crematorium

About 50 people were detained over two days, and elderly and children among the wounded, residents say.

1 Dec 2019 - 5:01PM

About 50 people were detained over two days, and elderly and children among the wounded, residents say.

Protesters and police clash in southern China over plans for crematorium
Batman poster lands DC Comics in Hong Kong protest controversy

Social media post pulled without explanation after mainland China internet users accuse publisher of supporting protesters.

29 Nov 2019 - 11:52PM

Social media post pulled without explanation after mainland China internet users accuse publisher of supporting protesters.

Batman poster lands DC Comics in Hong Kong protest controversy
Chinese envoy repeats criticism of German politicians who met Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong

September encounter ‘a direct provocation’ of Beijing’s ire that severely disrupted’ Chinese-German relations, ambassador Wu Ken says.

28 Nov 2019 - 1:43PM

September encounter ‘a direct provocation’ of Beijing’s ire that severely disrupted’ Chinese-German relations, ambassador Wu Ken says.

Chinese envoy repeats criticism of German politicians who met Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong
Why Jamaica wants to call time on Chinese borrowing

While the Caribbean nation is trying to cut down its high levels of debt, it may also want to address US concerns about growing Chinese influence.

18 Nov 2019 - 3:17PM

While the Caribbean nation is trying to cut down its high levels of debt, it may also want to address US concerns about growing Chinese influence.

Why Jamaica wants to call time on Chinese borrowing
Hong Kong protests: all schools to remain closed on Monday as city braces for more traffic disruption, while tear gas is fired near Polytechnic University

Traffic disruption expected to continue forcing Education Bureau to suspend classes for another day.

17 Nov 2019 - 2:53PM

Traffic disruption expected to continue forcing Education Bureau to suspend classes for another day.

Hong Kong protests: all schools to remain closed on Monday as city braces for more traffic disruption, while tear gas is fired near Polytechnic University
Hong Kong curfew rumours sweep cyberspace as ‘exclusive’ from China’s Global Times fuels the fire

Local TV station Now had already denied being the source of the claim before a tweet from the state-owned tabloid sparked a media frenzy.

15 Nov 2019 - 2:32PM

Local TV station Now had already denied being the source of the claim before a tweet from the state-owned tabloid sparked a media frenzy.

Hong Kong curfew rumours sweep cyberspace as ‘exclusive’ from China’s Global Times fuels the fire
Cooling sleeves and balloons: the items off-limits to Hong Kong-based Singles’ Day shoppers

Some products could not be delivered; others could not be found on Taobao during the biggest online shopping day of the year in China.

11 Nov 2019 - 9:00PM

Some products could not be delivered; others could not be found on Taobao during the biggest online shopping day of the year in China.

Cooling sleeves and balloons: the items off-limits to Hong Kong-based Singles’ Day shoppers
Remembrance Day in Hong Kong briefly interrupted as anti-government protesters turn back on memorial and jeer Chinese national anthem

Protesters see opportunity to get their message to the world but others question whether it was right thing to do at sombre memorial event

11 Nov 2019 - 2:03AM

Protesters see opportunity to get their message to the world but others question whether it was right thing to do at sombre memorial event

Remembrance Day in Hong Kong briefly interrupted as anti-government protesters turn back on memorial and jeer Chinese national anthem
Foreigners who fly in to join Hong Kong protests say they’re not interfering, just ‘showing solidarity across borders’

Lawmaker says foreigners risk breaking the law by joining illegal marches, wearing masks.

9 Nov 2019 - 12:26PM

Lawmaker says foreigners risk breaking the law by joining illegal marches, wearing masks.

Foreigners who fly in to join Hong Kong protests say they’re not interfering, just ‘showing solidarity across borders’
‘I had to do something’: Overseas protesters join Hong Kong’s demonstrations

Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have made headlines around the world.

9 Nov 2019 - 9:00AM

Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have made headlines around the world.

‘I had to do something’: Overseas protesters join Hong Kong’s demonstrations
US military needs help from private firms and universities to beat China in AI race, says Defence Secretary Mark Esper

Defence secretary says national effort on par with World War II and space race needed to prevent Chinese military gaining ‘decisive advantage for many, many years’.

7 Nov 2019 - 2:05AM

Defence secretary says national effort on par with World War II and space race needed to prevent Chinese military gaining ‘decisive advantage for many, many years’.

US military needs help from private firms and universities to beat China in AI race, says Defence Secretary Mark Esper
China’s 5G mobile service debuts to lack of applause from customers

Too costly, too sparse, too slow for some users but phone prices expected to start falling next year.

3 Nov 2019 - 10:33PM

Too costly, too sparse, too slow for some users but phone prices expected to start falling next year.

China’s 5G mobile service debuts to lack of applause from customers
Can Alberto Fernandez woo China and ease Argentina’s economic woes?

New president could use Beijing’s desire to have Buenos Aires sign up to its Belt and Road Initiative as a way to attract new funding, get a better trade deal, academic says.

31 Oct 2019 - 5:01AM

New president could use Beijing’s desire to have Buenos Aires sign up to its Belt and Road Initiative as a way to attract new funding, get a better trade deal, academic says.

Can  Alberto Fernandez woo China and ease Argentina’s economic woes?
Top Philippine police chief resigns as corruption scandal grows

Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde has resigned as the government investigates his involvement in the ‘ninja cops’ scandal in 2013. As chief of police in the country’s Pampanga province, Albayalde allegedly blocked the dismissal of officers who kept methamphetamine from a drug dealer who had tried to bribe them. It is alleged they then tried to sell the drug. The resignation comes as the government investigates corrupt officers who sell confiscated drugs, also known as ‘ninja cops’.  

15 Oct 2019 - 9:31PM

Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde has resigned as the government investigates his involvement in the ‘ninja cops’ scandal in 2013. As chief of police in the country’s Pampanga province, Albayalde allegedly blocked the dismissal of officers who kept methamphetamine from a drug dealer who had tried to bribe them. It is alleged they then tried to sell the drug. The resignation comes as the government investigates corrupt officers who sell confiscated drugs, also known as ‘ninja cops’.  

Top Philippine police chief resigns as corruption scandal grows
Despite a drop in tourist numbers, a Hong Kong tour company stays the course to help people see the city’s endangered pink dolphins

Three times a week, Hong Kong Dolphin Watch takes boatloads of tourists beyond the city to see the territory’s endangered wild pink dolphins.

13 Oct 2019 - 7:32PM

Three times a week, Hong Kong Dolphin Watch takes boatloads of tourists beyond the city to see the territory’s endangered wild pink dolphins.

Despite a drop in tourist numbers, a Hong Kong tour company stays the course to help people see the city’s endangered pink dolphins