Amy Li
Amy Li began her journalism career as a crime news reporter in Queens, New York, in 2004. She joined Reuters in Beijing in 2008 as a multimedia editor. Amy taught journalism at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu before joining SCMP in Hong Kong in 2012. She is now an online news editor for Amy can be reached at [email protected], or follow her on Twitter @AmyLiSCMP

The stock price of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group tumbled 8.8 per cent on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, closing at a three-month low of US$89.81.

While a record number of Chinese travelled overseas in 2014, spending hundreds of billions of US dollars, the country's inbound tourism suffered another year-on-year decline.

An organisation representing computer academics and experts on the mainland has urged the government to stop interfering in who gets the nation's top science and technology awards.

Twenty-two people, including eight foreigners, remained missing late last night after a tugboat capsized during a trial voyage on the Yangtze River in Jiangsu province.


A Chinese man allegedly set fire to a bus during this morning’s rush hour – moments after reportedly starting a blaze at the company that fired him the day before.

China's tourists are still, unfortunately, maintaining their reputation for boorish behaviour as more spread their wings and travel abroad.

Taiwan-based food giant Uni-President will pull 19 product lines from shop shelves over fears that the food was made using tainted cooking oil.

The central government will offer a record number of national public service positions next year, according to the organiser of the official entrance exam.

The latest internet crackdown on the mainland means that only news agencies and websites are now authorised to publish original news content on public accounts on China's hugely popular WeChat.

Air travellers in eastern provinces were again hit by massive flight delays, with capacity cut by up to two-thirds thanks to ongoing PLA military exercises.

Jia Qinglin made a rare public appearance last month in Hubei province inspecting factories of a domestic car maker, according to the website of Dongfeng Motor Corporation.

China’s former president Jiang Zemin, who has largely shunned the spotlight in recent years, made two appearances in public in the past few days, according to images published online.


The bank's legal and compliance department has looked into reports related to Helen Yang, also known as Yang Lijuan, an investment banker based in Hong Kong, sources familiar with the matter said.

A free phone app that lets users anonymously confess secrets, from extramarital affairs to invasions of a loved one’s privacy, earned as much criticism as it has fans in China since its launch two weeks ago.

Members of China’s LGBT community said on Friday they were touched and inspired by a Weibo message from British Prime Minister David Cameron that called for tolerance on marriages between same-sex couples.

Hong Kong today woke to thunderstorms and rain with the Observatory warning of possible hail showers, days after giant hail stones pounded parts of the city.

The saga over missing MH370 flight dragged on, and a protest by Taiwanese students gained momentum; but it was the alleged extramarital affair of Chinese actor Wen Zhang that trended above all the more “serious” news events.

In a speech to Peking University students yesterday, US first lady Michelle Obama defended freedom of expression and other "universal rights" - sensitive concepts that mainland university professors were banned from teaching a year ago.