Amalissa Hall

Amalissa Hall

Amalissa joined Young Post in 2020 as the Junior Reporter Manager. She has an interest in lifestyle, culture and fashion and assists young people in their pursuit of journalism.

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Coronavirus: Lockdown lifted in Yau Tsim Mong; 13 cases of Covid-19 identified after 7,000 tests

Residents of the densely-packed area were not allowed to leave their homes as the Hong Kong government conducted mass testing.

25 Jan 2021 - 7:12PM

Residents of the densely-packed area were not allowed to leave their homes as the Hong Kong government conducted mass testing.

Coronavirus: Lockdown lifted in Yau Tsim Mong; 13 cases of Covid-19 identified after 7,000 tests
Email Etiquette 101: A beginner’s guide to messaging teachers, universities and more

Career coaches and manners experts give their top tips on formality, structure and greetings in your emails

25 Jan 2021 - 6:27PM

Career coaches and manners experts give their top tips on formality, structure and greetings in your emails

Email Etiquette 101: A beginner’s guide to messaging teachers, universities and more
Asking for a Friend: Help! My friends are so selfish. They won’t practise social distancing despite the Covid-19 pandemic

Selfishness! FOMO! Exhaustion! We’ve got some advice on these issues and more.

24 Jan 2021 - 2:00PM

Selfishness! FOMO! Exhaustion! We’ve got some advice on these issues and more.

Asking for a Friend: Help! My friends are so selfish. They won’t practise social distancing despite the Covid-19 pandemic
The best Bernie memes: movie and TV edition

His low-fashion, hi-warmth look is bringing joy to netizens everywhere.

22 Jan 2021 - 4:53PM

His low-fashion, hi-warmth look is bringing joy to netizens everywhere.

The best Bernie memes: movie and TV edition
Top 10: If you could ask your future self one thing, what would it be?

Would you ask personal questions, or wonder about the state of the world?

19 Jan 2021 - 3:42PM

Would you ask personal questions, or wonder about the state of the world?

Top 10: If you could ask your future self one thing, what would it be?
Blackpink Jennie starts a solo YouTube channel

If you’ve wondered what she does when she’s not with the girls, this is a little window into her personal life.

18 Jan 2021 - 5:36PM

If you’ve wondered what she does when she’s not with the girls, this is a little window into her personal life.

Blackpink Jennie starts a solo YouTube channel
Asking for a Friend: Help! I didn’t grow up speaking English - now I’m worried about my DSE

It’s all about exams this week as we answer questions about difficult subjects and bad marks

17 Jan 2021 - 2:00PM

It’s all about exams this week as we answer questions about difficult subjects and bad marks

Asking for a Friend: Help! I didn’t grow up speaking English - now I’m worried about my DSE
Get Shiloh Jolie-Pitt’s look with 5 of the best denim shorts for teens

Copy her style with these high street buys, even if you don’t live in sunny California.

14 Jan 2021 - 6:53PM

Copy her style with these high street buys, even if you don’t live in sunny California.

Get Shiloh Jolie-Pitt’s look with 5 of the best denim shorts for teens
Why is everyone talking about Shiloh Jolie-Pitt?

The daughter of Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made the news for being spotted looking like a teenager

14 Jan 2021 - 12:24PM

The daughter of Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made the news for being spotted looking like a teenager

Why is everyone talking about Shiloh Jolie-Pitt?
TikTok sets default account settings for teens under 16 to 'private'

The app has also changed settings so only friends can comment - even if the user makes their account public

15 Jan 2021 - 12:21PM

The app has also changed settings so only friends can comment - even if the user makes their account public

TikTok sets default account settings for teens under 16 to 'private'
Challenge: The latest issue of our teen-led, creative writing-focused JR'Zine is ready to read

We're all facing academic and personal struggles - how do you handle them?

14 Jan 2021 - 5:16PM

We're all facing academic and personal struggles - how do you handle them?

Challenge: The latest issue of our teen-led, creative writing-focused JR'Zine is ready to read
Best Friends Forever: Through thick and thin

Every week, readers submit stories about their best friends, from helpful classmates to beloved pets

12 Jan 2021 - 5:16PM

Every week, readers submit stories about their best friends, from helpful classmates to beloved pets

Best  Friends Forever: Through thick and thin
Top 10: Which book, movie or video game has the best ending?

From ‘Avengers Endgame’ to ‘Inception’ and ‘Toy Story 3’, these films, novels and games end perfectly

19 Jan 2021 - 2:43PM

From ‘Avengers Endgame’ to ‘Inception’ and ‘Toy Story 3’, these films, novels and games end perfectly

Top 10: Which book, movie or video game has the best ending?
6 slightly healthier snacks with more nutrients than crisps
Zayn releases a new video, 'Vibez', with an album on the way

His new album, 'Nobody is Listening,' drops January 15.

11 Jan 2021 - 3:43PM

His new album, 'Nobody is Listening,' drops January 15.

Zayn releases a new video, 'Vibez', with an album on the way
5 comfortable robes to help you get that perfect Harry Styles look
Asking for a Friend: Help! What do I do when my mum is in a mood?

This week we give advice about procrastination and dealing with parents

15 Jan 2021 - 1:32PM

This week we give advice about procrastination and dealing with parents

Asking for a Friend: Help! What do I do when my mum is in a mood?
Just a game or gentrification? US company comes under fire for new mahjong sets

American company The Mahjong Line launched pricey mahjong sets with new designs that have nothing to do with Chinese culture

8 Jan 2021 - 5:43PM

American company The Mahjong Line launched pricey mahjong sets with new designs that have nothing to do with Chinese culture

Just a game or gentrification? US company comes under fire for new mahjong sets
Talking Points: What are your hopes for the new year?

What do you hope for yourself or your community in 2021?

21 Jan 2021 - 1:47PM

What do you hope for yourself or your community in 2021?

Talking Points: What are your hopes for the new year?
Top 10: What are your plans for 2021?

It’s a good idea to set goals for the new year. What do you want to do in 2021?

19 Jan 2021 - 2:45PM

It’s a good idea to set goals for the new year. What do you want to do in 2021?

Top 10: What are your plans for 2021?
How Hong Kong students plan to motivate themselves and regain purpose in 2021

The last year has been tough for everyone, and it’s easy to feel like we don’t know what we’re doing anymore

5 Jan 2021 - 3:12PM

The last year has been tough for everyone, and it’s easy to feel like we don’t know what we’re doing anymore

How Hong Kong students plan to motivate themselves and regain purpose in 2021
Billie Eilish, Super Junior, Madison Beer and other artists dropping albums in 2021

We’re pumped for new music from Rihanna, who hasn’t released a record since ‘Anti’ in 2016

4 Jan 2021 - 4:13PM

We’re pumped for new music from Rihanna, who hasn’t released a record since ‘Anti’ in 2016

Billie Eilish, Super Junior, Madison Beer and other artists dropping albums in 2021
From ‘Sabrina’ to ‘Stranger Things: Season Four’, here’s what we’re looking forward to watching on Netflix in 2021

Out of TV shows to watch? Don’t worry, Netflix has our back

4 Jan 2021 - 2:50PM

Out of TV shows to watch? Don’t worry, Netflix has our back

From ‘Sabrina’ to ‘Stranger Things: Season Four’, here’s what we’re looking forward to watching on Netflix in 2021
Fab Food: Sweet and savoury Taiwanese street snacks

We may not be able to travel, but at least we can enjoy the best part - food - at home.

3 Jan 2021 - 6:00PM

We may not be able to travel, but at least we can enjoy the best part - food - at home.

Fab Food: Sweet and savoury Taiwanese street snacks
Fab Food: Tasty Korean recipes that will keep you warm this winter

We may not be able to travel, but at least we can enjoy the best part - food - at home.

1 Jan 2021 - 6:00PM

We may not be able to travel, but at least we can enjoy the best part - food - at home.

Fab Food: Tasty Korean recipes that will keep you warm this winter
Asking for a Friend: Help! My friend is jealous I’m friends with her boyfriend

This week we discuss relationships and the struggles of growing up

1 Jan 2021 - 12:00PM

This week we discuss relationships and the struggles of growing up

Asking for a Friend: Help! My friend is jealous I’m friends with her boyfriend
Hong Kong can expect mild weather on Christmas Day

The city will see maximum temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius and lows of 16

23 Dec 2020 - 12:31PM

The city will see maximum temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius and lows of 16

Hong Kong can expect mild weather on Christmas Day
7 tips for a merry online Christmas, from Zoom game nights and cooking with Borough Market chefs to the 2020 version of Ugly Sweater Parties

Have a Netflix watch party with people you love and donate to charities like ImpactHK or SPCA

23 Dec 2020 - 11:01AM

Have a Netflix watch party with people you love and donate to charities like ImpactHK or SPCA

7 tips for a merry online Christmas, from Zoom game nights and cooking with Borough Market chefs to the 2020 version of Ugly Sweater Parties
Coronavirus: Hong Kong schools continue suspension of face-to-face lessons as fourth wave continues

All kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, as well as tutorial centres, will be held online until January 10

22 Dec 2020 - 4:57PM

All kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, as well as tutorial centres, will be held online until January 10

Coronavirus: Hong Kong schools continue suspension of face-to-face lessons as fourth wave continues
Help! The girls I follow on Instagram are all so pretty, it makes me feel bad

This week we discuss self-confidence and relationships in an age of social media

22 Dec 2020 - 7:11PM

This week we discuss self-confidence and relationships in an age of social media

Help! The girls I follow on Instagram are all so pretty, it makes me feel bad