Chow Chung-yan

Chow Chung-yan joined the Post in 1998. Over the past two decades he has risen through the ranks to the role of executive editor, via the city, China and business desks. He oversees the newsroom's day-to-day operation, managing SCMP.com and the print newspaper, supervising the Post's China and US coverage.
Chow Chung-yan
Chow Chung-yan joined the Post in 1998. Over the past two decades he has risen through the ranks to the role of executive editor, via the city, China and business desks. He oversees the newsroom's day-to-day operation, managing SCMP.com and the print newspaper, supervising the Post's China and US coverage.

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Hong Kong risks catastrophe in China-US proxy battle, Global Times chief warns

Editor-in-chief of nationalistic tabloid says Western meddling has made de-escalation difficult but the city’s future is in its own hands.

30 Aug 2019 - 11:39PM

Editor-in-chief of nationalistic tabloid says Western meddling has made de-escalation difficult but the city’s future is in its own hands.

Hong Kong risks catastrophe in China-US proxy battle, Global Times chief warns
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing invokes poetry in call for end to protests and violence

The 91-year-old tycoon publishes a statement in newspapers that ‘the melon of Huangtai cannot bear the picking again’, a reference to a poem suggesting something has suffered so much that further attack would ruin it.

17 Aug 2019 - 11:17AM

The 91-year-old tycoon publishes a statement in newspapers that ‘the melon of Huangtai cannot bear the picking again’, a reference to a poem suggesting something has suffered so much that further attack would ruin it.

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing invokes poetry in call for end to protests and violence
Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

21 Aug 2019 - 3:22PM

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?
Opinion | Here is where the next revolution may take place in Hong Kong

Locking up troublemakers and throwing away the key would only breed revolutionaries. Instead, political reform that gives our young a sense of ownership must be part of the solution.

9 Aug 2019 - 6:12PM

Locking up troublemakers and throwing away the key would only breed revolutionaries. Instead, political reform that gives our young a sense of ownership must be part of the solution.

Here is where the next revolution may take place in Hong Kong
China scrambles to deliver new Hong Kong strategy –but military response not an option

Sources say Hong Kong police critical to maintaining stability as short and longer term plans to be submitted to Beijing ‘soon’.

18 Jul 2019 - 12:12PM

Sources say Hong Kong police critical to maintaining stability as short and longer term plans to be submitted to Beijing ‘soon’.

China scrambles to deliver new Hong Kong strategy –but military response not an option
China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin are putting strongman politics back on the map
Back To The Future | Why China and the US will continue to squander money on spying

Our fixation with espionage tricks us into believing there is excitement in a mundane world. Most spies aren’t worth the cash spent on them – and even when the intelligence is worth having, it’s usually just ignored.

4 Feb 2018 - 11:11AM

Our fixation with espionage tricks us into believing there is excitement in a mundane world. Most spies aren’t worth the cash spent on them – and even when the intelligence is worth having, it’s usually just ignored.

Why China and the US will continue to squander money on spying
China’s new leadership team unveiled: Zhao Leji named as anti-graft chief while Xi Jinping elevates trusted deputy to top military role

After months of intense discussion, the ruling Communist Party has announced its top leadership group for the next five years.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

After months of intense discussion, the ruling Communist Party has announced its top leadership group for the next five years.

China’s new leadership team unveiled: Zhao Leji named as anti-graft chief while Xi Jinping elevates trusted deputy to top military role
China and US can avoid trade war - if Beijing stops ‘appropriating our technology’, says Steve Bannon in Hong Kong

Washington will release the results of an investigation into alleged Chinese intellectual property theft before a Sino–US summit in Beijing so both sides can reset bilateral trade with “a whole series of negotiations”, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says.

23 Mar 2018 - 1:07PM

Washington will release the results of an investigation into alleged Chinese intellectual property theft before a Sino–US summit in Beijing so both sides can reset bilateral trade with “a whole series of negotiations”, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says.

China and US can avoid trade war - if Beijing stops ‘appropriating our technology’, says Steve Bannon in Hong Kong
Photo rules relaxed on Liaoning as senior officials among first guests invited onto Chinese aircraft carrier during its Hong Kong visit
North Korea looms over talks between China and US
America may have to accept nuclear-armed North Korea as military strike too risky, says former US admiral
Who would win: Chinese broadsword vs Japanese bayonet? Police academy has the answer
Opinion: Why a kick in the teeth is good for Chinese kung fu
World Cannabis Day: ‘Flying leaves’ defy stigma to soar to new heights
How Trump-Xi talks in Mar-a-Lago were influenced before a word was said
Opinion: what’s driving world back to MAD old days of nuclear weapons?
What China can learn from Trump, the Soviets and Kublai Khan
The plight of Chinese Indonesians: distrusted in Jakarta, forgotten in China
First they came for the Chinese:  Trump’s assault on Muslims puts US back 135 years
Can Donald Trump break Beijing’s ‘one China’ obsession?
Is a Trump-Putin bromance enough for a miracle in US-Russia ties?
Is Karl Marx still relevant today?
How the Google and Facebook era drove news back to yellow press excesses
What Hong Kong has to learn from the rise and fall of Manila
A Terminator of American jobs went unnoticed on Trump’s judgment day: artificial intelligence
The C-word: why Hong Kong localists have offended all Chinese
The grain of truth about state monopolies that will haunt Hong Kong’s next leader
Why public calls for China to rein in North Korea risk backfiring
Sichuan cuisine and the red hot secret about globalisation