Chris Luo

Chris Luo is a Beijing native. He lived in Indiana, U.S. for four years before moving to Hong Kong to study journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University. He joined SCMP in 2012 as a website producer.
Chris Luo
Chris Luo is a Beijing native. He lived in Indiana, U.S. for four years before moving to Hong Kong to study journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University. He joined SCMP in 2012 as a website producer.

Latest from Chris Luo

Italian Renaissance-era castle, yours for over 100 million yuan on Alibaba's Taobao
Cartoon Deng Xiaoping debuts on China’s silver screens in new historical documentary
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s social media debut in China embraced by competitors
Chinese-speaking women ‘punch, spit at’ Singaporean man in fight that sparks outcry

A face-slapping, expletive-laced fight involving two Chinese-speaking women and a Singaporean man triggered outcry among internet users in the city-state.

7 May 2015 - 6:44PM
Chinese-speaking women ‘punch, spit at’ Singaporean man in fight that sparks outcry

A face-slapping, expletive-laced fight involving two Chinese-speaking women and a Singaporean man triggered outcry among internet users in the city-state.

Man’s brutal beating of female driver divides Chinese public after different car videos emerge

A Chinese male driver in the southwestern city of Chengdu was captured on film intercepting a woman’s car and dragging her out of her seat, throwing her on the ground, before savagely kicking her several times on the head.

7 May 2015 - 7:06PM
Man’s brutal beating of female driver divides Chinese public after different car videos emerge

A Chinese male driver in the southwestern city of Chengdu was captured on film intercepting a woman’s car and dragging her out of her seat, throwing her on the ground, before savagely kicking her several times on the head.

Retired Beijing soccer star detained over hotel brawl and testing positive for meth
Chinese worker lives in a cave so he can send rent money home to his family

A narrow cave on a desolate mountain can hardly be called home sweet home. But it’s just that for a Chinese migrant worker who has sacrificed comfort to be able to save for his family.

5 Mar 2015 - 5:16PM
Chinese worker lives in a cave so he can send rent money home to his family

A narrow cave on a desolate mountain can hardly be called home sweet home. But it’s just that for a Chinese migrant worker who has sacrificed comfort to be able to save for his family.

Western ideology, market economy to blame for military corruption, says PLA official
Shaolin Temple under fire for plans to build luxury hotel, golf course in Australia
Beijing subway to increase train frequencies, but still lags behind Hong Kong MTR
China launches massive suicide survey after party officials’ deaths during graft crackdown

The Communist Party is on suicide watch as President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign permeates the government and bureaucracy.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:54PM
China launches massive suicide survey after party officials’ deaths during graft crackdown

The Communist Party is on suicide watch as President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign permeates the government and bureaucracy.

Measles outbreak erupts in Beijing office building

A measles outbreak has hit a major office building in the capital, with at least 23 people infected, according to the city's health authorities.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:42PM
Measles outbreak erupts in Beijing office building

A measles outbreak has hit a major office building in the capital, with at least 23 people infected, according to the city's health authorities.

Police in three Chinese provinces take heat after ‘brutality’ images surface online

Police departments in three Chinese provinces were forced to defend themselves after images surfaced online apparently showing policemen beating up citizens.

28 Jan 2015 - 9:30AM
Police in three Chinese provinces take heat after ‘brutality’ images surface online

Police departments in three Chinese provinces were forced to defend themselves after images surfaced online apparently showing policemen beating up citizens.

Chinese police officials suspended after allegedly assaulting journalists at 'secretive' banquet
INTERACTIVE: China's air pollution in 2014

Growing air pollution levels in China's cities have been the flip side to these past decades’ economic boom. Through official data collected from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) website, we take a look at one of the country’s gravest public health hazards.

22 Feb 2019 - 12:50PM
INTERACTIVE: China's air pollution in 2014

Growing air pollution levels in China's cities have been the flip side to these past decades’ economic boom. Through official data collected from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) website, we take a look at one of the country’s gravest public health hazards.

Zoo keeper expelled after abuse of tiger cub is exposed in online video
WeChat angers China officials for flying virtual American flags on Martin Luther King Day
77-year-old's grenade attack on Chinese bus fails after explosive flop
510,000 WeChat users donate their voices for online audio books for the blind

Over half a million people joined hands to contribute their voice through social media to add a human touch to the audio books made for blind children in China.

21 Apr 2015 - 11:12AM
510,000 WeChat users donate their voices for online audio books for the blind

Over half a million people joined hands to contribute their voice through social media to add a human touch to the audio books made for blind children in China.

Top Chinese media regulator orders online writers, bloggers to register real names
Comedian-turned showbiz tycoon Zhao Benshan embroiled in rumours amid anti-graft drive

After a bad year that saw him sidelined by the authorities, his television shows suspended and his club closed, one of China's most prominent entertainment industry figures now finds himself busy fending off rumours that he has been investigated for corruption amid President Xi Jinping's wide-reaching anti-corruption campaign.

7 Jan 2015 - 8:21PM
Comedian-turned showbiz tycoon Zhao Benshan embroiled in rumours amid anti-graft drive

After a bad year that saw him sidelined by the authorities, his television shows suspended and his club closed, one of China's most prominent entertainment industry figures now finds himself busy fending off rumours that he has been investigated for corruption amid President Xi Jinping's wide-reaching anti-corruption campaign.

Watch: Chinese gym teacher races Beijing underground train - and wins

A gym teacher in Beijing beat a subway train to its next stop by running 800 metres in just over two minutes

16 Dec 2014 - 9:00AM
Watch: Chinese gym teacher races Beijing underground train - and wins

A gym teacher in Beijing beat a subway train to its next stop by running 800 metres in just over two minutes

Founder of China dating app Momo accused of graft, theft ahead of Nasdaq IPO

A Chinese internet giant has accused a former employee of misconduct and corruption less than two days before the planned Nasdaq listing of the latter's company, scheduled for Thursday.

11 Dec 2014 - 6:26PM
Founder of China dating app Momo accused of graft, theft ahead of Nasdaq IPO

A Chinese internet giant has accused a former employee of misconduct and corruption less than two days before the planned Nasdaq listing of the latter's company, scheduled for Thursday.

Chinese director Jiang Wen postpones premiere of new film over censorship concerns

The premiere of Chinese movie director and actor Jiang Wen’s highly anticipated film Gone With The Bullets has been delayed due to censorship concerns, the production company said on Monday.

10 Dec 2014 - 10:44AM
Chinese director Jiang Wen postpones premiere of new film over censorship concerns

The premiere of Chinese movie director and actor Jiang Wen’s highly anticipated film Gone With The Bullets has been delayed due to censorship concerns, the production company said on Monday.

Scam discovered after Chongqing ‘beggars’ reveal taste for luxury watches, phones
Video: Real-life ‘Grand Theft Auto’ suspect shot dead by police in China
It's in the pocket: Chinese ace on the path to world No. 1 ranking in snooker
Beijing bans smoking indoors in public venues

Beijing's legislature has passed a ban on smoking in all indoor public places and offices, a move that comes as the mainland weighs similar restrictions at the national level, state media reported.

1 Dec 2014 - 8:00PM
Beijing bans smoking indoors in public venues

Beijing's legislature has passed a ban on smoking in all indoor public places and offices, a move that comes as the mainland weighs similar restrictions at the national level, state media reported.

Beijing bans smoking in public places as China eyes nationwide tobacco crackdown

Beijing's municipal legislature has passed a smoking ban for all indoor public places and offices, amid China's planned consultations for implementing such restrictions nationwide.

15 Jun 2018 - 10:51AM
Beijing bans smoking in public places as China eyes nationwide tobacco crackdown

Beijing's municipal legislature has passed a smoking ban for all indoor public places and offices, amid China's planned consultations for implementing such restrictions nationwide.

Two out of every five foreign-educated Chinese earn below 5,000 yuan a month: study