Chester Wong

Hong Kong

Chester Wong

Chester joined the City Desk of the Post as an intern in summer 2022. He is currently an undergraduate student of Media and Communication and English at City University of Hong Kong. Previously, he worked as a part-time reporter in the Property Desk in Cable TV.

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Severe Tropical Storm Ma-on: Hong Kong Observatory to downgrade typhoon warning to No 3 between 9am and 11am, most schools suspended

Signal is expected to remain in force until at least 9am on Thursday, according to the weather forecaster.

Signal is expected to remain in force until at least 9am on Thursday, according to the weather forecaster.

25 Aug 2022 - 8:17AM
Environmental advisers push back decision on public housing project at exclusive Hong Kong golf course until next year

Members of the exclusive Hong Kong Golf Club, veteran politicians, some housing experts and conservationists had urged authorities to either drop or review proposal.

Members of the exclusive Hong Kong Golf Club, veteran politicians, some housing experts and conservationists had urged authorities to either drop or review proposal.

20 Aug 2022 - 12:24AM
Hygiene issues found in 6 out of 30 mask brands tested by Hong Kong consumer watchdog, with worst model exceeding bacterial limits by more than 6 times

Sixty per cent of products screened also did not meet filtration claims.

Sixty per cent of products screened also did not meet filtration claims.

15 Aug 2022 - 10:11PM
New ambulance cleaning methods to be used in wake of increase in Hong Kong coronavirus cases

Calls to 999 number also hit about 2,700 a day at height of fifth wave in March, Fire Services Department reveals.

Calls to 999 number also hit about 2,700 a day at height of fifth wave in March, Fire Services Department reveals.

12 Aug 2022 - 7:31AM
Travellers to Hong Kong say they feel ‘lucky’ to qualify for reduced hotel quarantine period

Anyone flying to city on Tuesday will be allowed to undergo three days of quarantine and four under medical surveillance as part of ‘3+4’ scheme launch on Friday.

Anyone flying to city on Tuesday will be allowed to undergo three days of quarantine and four under medical surveillance as part of ‘3+4’ scheme launch on Friday.

10 Aug 2022 - 1:11AM
Conditions in Hong Kong subdivided flats still bad despite regulations created to better protect tenants

Measures designed to improve life in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats have failed to make an impact, campaigners say.

Measures designed to improve life in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats have failed to make an impact, campaigners say.

5 Aug 2022 - 11:41PM
Can Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children master Chinese? It’s an uphill struggle, say students, teachers

Students say lessons are at only a basic level, but teachers say it’s hard to teach children of such a wide ethnic mix.

Students say lessons are at only a basic level, but teachers say it’s hard to teach children of such a wide ethnic mix.

30 Jul 2022 - 6:41PM
Hong Kong engineers say human error played part in Mirror concert tragedy, as officials place blame on show organiser

Engineering experts say inadequate safety for video screen contributed to accident at Mirror concert on Thursday night

Engineering experts say inadequate safety for video screen contributed to accident at Mirror concert on Thursday night

30 Jul 2022 - 12:14AM
Goodbye, An An: Hong Kong’s beloved giant panda euthanised after health declines from old age

The animal, aged 35, the equivalent of 105 human years, had been inactive and had refused solid food before its death.

The animal, aged 35, the equivalent of 105 human years, had been inactive and had refused solid food before its death.

21 Jul 2022 - 9:35PM
Covid and closed borders: Hong Kong has avoided inflation. But how long can this last?

Bigger financial burden for homebuyers and borrowers as experts warn interest rate increase on the cards.

Bigger financial burden for homebuyers and borrowers as experts warn interest rate increase on the cards.

20 Jul 2022 - 9:50AM
Ringleader, core member of Hong Kong-mainland China fake marriage syndicate each jailed for 33 months

Man, 45, and woman, 52, convicted of five counts of conspiracy to defraud at the District Court.

Man, 45, and woman, 52, convicted of five counts of conspiracy to defraud at the District Court.

13 Jul 2022 - 10:35PM
Hong Kong residents pay tribute to ‘great, tough’ Shinzo Abe at Japanese consulate

Hong Kong people and Japanese sign book of condolence for murdered ex-PM Shinzo Abe at country’s consulate.

Hong Kong people and Japanese sign book of condolence for murdered ex-PM Shinzo Abe at country’s consulate.

11 Jul 2022 - 6:16PM
Ferry special day for Hong Kong Cantopop star Anson Lo as fans mark Mirror man’s birthday with free trips

Mirror star Anson Lo is honoured by Hong Kong fans wearing pink on his birthday.

Mirror star Anson Lo is honoured by Hong Kong fans wearing pink on his birthday.

11 Jul 2022 - 11:29AM
Hong Kong leader John Lee just got a to-do list from Xi Jinping. Now, he must take ‘concrete action’ to solve housing and help young people, analysts and residents say

Xi challenges Lee to boost Hong Kong economy and tackle social problems.

Xi challenges Lee to boost Hong Kong economy and tackle social problems.

1 Jul 2022 - 10:26PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong hotels raise rates for quarantine rooms as number of arrivals to city outpaces available spots

More than 40 quarantine hotels have raised their prices by as much as 80 per cent since the launch of the scheme 1½ years ago.

More than 40 quarantine hotels have raised their prices by as much as 80 per cent since the launch of the scheme 1½ years ago.

25 Jun 2022 - 11:07PM
CLP Power to investigate ‘why backup system failed’ to prevent Hong Kong’s worst outage in decades

Lawmaker Chan Siu-hung says CLP Power will investigate why backup support provided from other areas took so many hours to fully restore electricity to affected households.

Lawmaker Chan Siu-hung says CLP Power will investigate why backup support provided from other areas took so many hours to fully restore electricity to affected households.

22 Jun 2022 - 11:51PM
Wheelchair-friendly places and foster homes: father’s love conquers life of hard knocks for this Hong Kong family

Father of two Chris Cheng, 44, has muscular dystrophy and has to call on foster care to raise his sons, but still tries his best to remain a key part of their lives.

Father of two Chris Cheng, 44, has muscular dystrophy and has to call on foster care to raise his sons, but still tries his best to remain a key part of their lives.

19 Jun 2022 - 10:00AM
Coronavirus: some patrons of Hong Kong bars adopt happy-go-lucky attitude in response to new rapid testing rule

Patrons at five bars on Lockhart Road in Wan Chai observed entering premises without providing proof of negative rapid Covid test results.

Patrons at five bars on Lockhart Road in Wan Chai observed entering premises without providing proof of negative rapid Covid test results.

17 Jun 2022 - 12:21AM