Anna Healy Fenton

Anna Healy Fenton

Anna is a business writer. During her 20-year Hong Kong career, she’s written everything from stock market reports and luxury goods sector analysis to speeches for the HKSAR Chief Executive and served as president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club for two years.

Latest from Anna Healy Fenton

Addiction to phones, social media, cybersex, online shopping and gaming bigger now than drug addiction, counsellors say

Process addictions – an obsession with a behaviour, rather than a substance – are spiking, with counsellors blaming the internet and mobile devices for people being hooked on porn, cybersex, gambling, gaming and much more.

Process addictions – an obsession with a behaviour, rather than a substance – are spiking, with counsellors blaming the internet and mobile devices for people being hooked on porn, cybersex, gambling, gaming and much more.

Addiction to phones, social media, cybersex, online shopping and gaming bigger now than drug addiction, counsellors say
16 Jul 2018 - 9:26PM
Clare Hollingworth, the journalist who broke the news of the second world war, dies in Hong Kong
13 Mar 2018 - 9:57AM
Desert island exile mooted for Hong Kong feral cattle

A proposal to relocate feral cattle and buffalo herds in South Lantau, now under consideration by Hong Kong officials, has divided people in Mui Wo and Pui O where the bovines roam

A proposal to relocate feral cattle and buffalo herds in South Lantau, now under consideration by Hong Kong officials, has divided people in Mui Wo and Pui O where the bovines roam

Desert island exile mooted for Hong Kong feral cattle
31 Aug 2016 - 10:12AM
Hong Kong police find body of former High Court judge on rocks off Lantau
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Retired Hong Kong judge found dead on rocks off South Lantau
3 Mar 2016 - 8:55PM
Why Lan Kwai Fong has seen a surge in African drug dealers: SCMP goes undercover with the Hong Kong police

The streets of Lan Kwai Fong, the city's best known entertainment district, have seen a sharp rise in drug dealing. Anna Healy Fenton and photographer Dean Cox investigate the trend, and why some asylum seekers feel crime is their best option.

The streets of Lan Kwai Fong, the city's best known entertainment district, have seen a sharp rise in drug dealing. Anna Healy Fenton and photographer Dean Cox investigate the trend, and why some asylum seekers feel crime is their best option.

Why Lan Kwai Fong has seen a surge in African drug dealers: SCMP goes undercover with the Hong Kong police
1 Dec 2015 - 12:04PM
Hong Kong's housing market facing a slump in 2015

Anyone looking for blue skies and sunshine in Hong Kong's property market could be disappointed. It's hard to find an analyst who can put a positive spin on prospects for next year, with predictions of price dips of at least 5 per cent in 2015.

Anyone looking for blue skies and sunshine in Hong Kong's property market could be disappointed. It's hard to find an analyst who can put a positive spin on prospects for next year, with predictions of price dips of at least 5 per cent in 2015.

Hong Kong's housing market facing a slump in 2015
24 Nov 2014 - 6:31AM
A moving experience

A luxurious train journey from Pretoria to Cape Town offers a champagne-filled, rose-tinted glimpse of South Africa, writes Anna Healy Fenton.

A luxurious train journey from Pretoria to Cape Town offers a champagne-filled, rose-tinted glimpse of South Africa, writes Anna Healy Fenton.

A moving experience
18 Oct 2014 - 11:41PM
Up, up and away
29 Sep 2014 - 1:00PM
Back with a Banga

No, really, Harry Banga was set to enjoy life when he retired from Noble. But his sons begged him to join them in a new venture, writes Anna Healy Fenton.

No, really, Harry Banga was set to enjoy life when he retired from Noble. But his sons begged him to join them in a new venture, writes Anna Healy Fenton.

Back with a Banga
6 Apr 2014 - 10:28PM
Future denied

Eighteen-year-old Shazad Rangzeb dreamed of bridging the divide between Hong Kong's Pakistanis and the wider society. Three months ago, those dreams were dashed on a Lantau beach. Here, his grief-stricken family tells Anna Healy Fenton of a life cut far too short.

Eighteen-year-old Shazad Rangzeb dreamed of bridging the divide between Hong Kong's Pakistanis and the wider society. Three months ago, those dreams were dashed on a Lantau beach. Here, his grief-stricken family tells Anna Healy Fenton of a life cut far too short.

Future denied
29 Mar 2014 - 10:12PM
Wealth Blog: Will Hyatt’s service revolution work in Japan?
29 Oct 2018 - 6:19AM
China’s new billionaire entrepreneurs
29 Oct 2018 - 6:19AM
Sandra D'Auriol - expect a memorable memorial
13 Feb 2014 - 9:11AM
China turns off Formula One
29 Oct 2018 - 6:19AM
Which mistress is First Lady?  French president must decide
18 Jan 2014 - 4:12PM
The expatriate's Sophie's Choice
29 Oct 2018 - 6:19AM
Apology to HSBC - they did say sorry
10 Dec 2013 - 6:17PM
Michelin Guide stars mean stress for chefs – and do diners care?
6 Dec 2013 - 4:37PM
Ticket to disaster: Why more ferry accidents are waiting to happen
21 Jan 2015 - 3:27PM
Taipan takes in the big picture

The next taipan, as the chairman of Swire Pacific is known, is a far cry from the traditional image of the autocratic British public school colonial. Drinking Nestea, a Swire beverages product, naturally, John Slosar is a deceptively laid-back American.

The next taipan, as the chairman of Swire Pacific is known, is a far cry from the traditional image of the autocratic British public school colonial. Drinking Nestea, a Swire beverages product, naturally, John Slosar is a deceptively laid-back American.

Taipan takes in the big picture
25 Nov 2013 - 3:52AM
Jimmy's Kitchen going strong after 85 years
29 Oct 2018 - 6:19AM
Hong Kong and China wine buffs get serious
22 Oct 2013 - 4:18PM
Striped Shanghai puppies painted with chemicals to dupe shoppers
22 Oct 2013 - 10:54AM
One third of Chinese travellers admit stealing hotel furniture
17 Oct 2013 - 4:19PM
Gigi Chao - reluctant celebrity
11 Jul 2013 - 4:07PM
Fact file: Necrotising fasciitis
19 Aug 2012 - 10:05AM
Couple's happy reunion cut short by killer disease
19 Aug 2012 - 10:01AM
Racing into a car culture

The world's top sports-car makers are turning to China to boost sales, and track series have become a vital part of brand-building, reports Anna Healy Fenton.

The world's top sports-car makers are turning to China to boost sales, and track series have become a vital part of brand-building, reports Anna Healy Fenton.

Racing into a car culture
25 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM
Bargains in Emerald Isle

Expatriate investors tend to monitor property prices in their home countries carefully. Anna Healy Fenton looks for signs of a recovery in the battered Irish housing market.

Expatriate investors tend to monitor property prices in their home countries carefully. Anna Healy Fenton looks for signs of a recovery in the battered Irish housing market.

Bargains in Emerald Isle
25 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM