Chow Chung-yan
Chow Chung-yan
Hong Kong
Executive Editor
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 operations, managing the website and print publications and also supervising the Post's China and US coverage.

As he prepares for the next stage in his career, the former editor-in-chief reflects on a country, a city and a newsroom that have undergone major transformations.

Atlantic article that paints a picture of newsroom tension at the Post over its coverage of the Hong Kong protests fails the test of journalistic objectivity and rigour.


Focusing on Beijing’s mistakes may temporarily take the heat off the backs of Johnson, Trump and co., but it does not get them a Get Out Of Jail Free card.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.