Christy Leung

Hong Kong

Christy Leung

Senior reporter, Hong Kong

Christy Leung is a senior reporter and writes about crime and security-related stories for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She began her career in 2010 and worked for Deutsche Welle in Berlin and for ATV before joining the Post in 2015.

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Patient’s death referred to Hong Kong coroner; botched eye procedures under investigation

Laser treatment on wrong eye among the ophthalmology incidents being reviewed by investigation panels.

18 Oct 2020 - 11:16AM

Laser treatment on wrong eye among the ophthalmology incidents being reviewed by investigation panels.

Patient’s death referred to Hong Kong coroner; botched eye procedures under investigation
Taiwan’s visa refusal for murder suspect seeking to surrender ‘shocks everybody with common sense’, Hong Kong security chief says

Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang says the matter involves the exercise of jurisdictions and government powers, but Hong Kong security minister John Lee accuses Taipei of disrespecting the city’s jurisdiction.

16 Oct 2020 - 11:44PM

Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang says the matter involves the exercise of jurisdictions and government powers, but Hong Kong security minister John Lee accuses Taipei of disrespecting the city’s jurisdiction.

Taiwan’s visa refusal for murder suspect seeking to surrender ‘shocks everybody with common sense’, Hong Kong security chief says
Hong Kong police chief slams Joshua Wong over ‘trumped-up’ accusations force conspired in arrest of 12 fugitives held in mainland China

Commissioner of Police Chris Tang dismisses suggestions of conspiracy to hold 12 wanted Hongkongers across the border, and says all tried to escape justice.

14 Oct 2020 - 11:57PM

Commissioner of Police Chris Tang dismisses suggestions of conspiracy to hold 12 wanted Hongkongers across the border, and says all tried to escape justice.

Hong Kong police chief slams Joshua Wong over ‘trumped-up’ accusations force conspired in arrest of 12 fugitives held in mainland China
Hong Kong police chief trades shots with district councillors who accused him of putting on ‘hypocritical political show’

In letter asking he be removed from agenda, 14 of council’s 25 members accuse chief of merely toeing police line under pretext of ‘exchange’.

14 Oct 2020 - 10:42PM

In letter asking he be removed from agenda, 14 of council’s 25 members accuse chief of merely toeing police line under pretext of ‘exchange’.

Hong Kong police chief trades shots with district councillors who accused him of putting on ‘hypocritical political show’
Former Hong Kong triad boss arrested over hit on faction leader in ‘meat smuggling business dispute’

The 49-year-old suspect, surnamed Chan, is a former No 1 boss of the Wo Shing Wo triad society and goes by the nickname ‘ETB’ in underworld circles.

11 Oct 2020 - 12:50AM

The 49-year-old suspect, surnamed Chan, is a former No 1 boss of the Wo Shing Wo triad society and goes by the nickname ‘ETB’ in underworld circles.

Former Hong Kong triad boss arrested over hit on faction leader  in ‘meat smuggling business dispute’
‘Black Panthers’ get weapons upgrade, as Hong Kong prison chief guards against threat of more radicals among inmates

Elite unit goes hi-tech with rapid-fire riot gun and expanding shields now among arsenal, while prison chief says they are preparing for worst trouble possible as radicals swell city’s inmate population.

10 Oct 2020 - 11:20PM

Elite unit goes hi-tech with rapid-fire riot gun and expanding shields now among arsenal, while prison chief says they are preparing for worst trouble possible as radicals swell city’s inmate population.

‘Black Panthers’ get weapons upgrade, as Hong Kong prison chief guards against threat of more radicals among inmates
Assistants to former Hong Kong lawmakers among nine arrested on suspicion of helping fugitives flee to Taiwan

Police source says assistants worked for opposition activist ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung, and ousted duo Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Baggio Leung. Those arrested are accused of providing help for 12 who tried to flee to Taiwan.

11 Oct 2020 - 12:04AM

Police source says assistants worked for opposition activist ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung, and ousted duo Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Baggio Leung. Those arrested are accused of providing help for 12 who tried to flee to Taiwan.

Assistants to former Hong Kong lawmakers among nine arrested on suspicion of helping fugitives flee to Taiwan
Hong Kong police recruit arrested and kicked out of force for allegedly taking part in rallies, possessing weapons

Raid on constable’s flat uncovers extendable baton, four imitation firearms and tactical vest, among other items.

10 Oct 2020 - 1:12AM

Raid on constable’s flat uncovers extendable baton, four imitation firearms and tactical vest, among other items.

Hong Kong police recruit arrested and kicked out of force for allegedly taking part in rallies, possessing weapons
Hong Kong pets rescued from smugglers still struggling, as protection agency reveals squalid conditions animals were found in

Corgi gets scared easily and will not let me out of her sight, says woman caring for dog among those found during raid on Tuen Mun business.

28 Sep 2020 - 9:15AM

Corgi gets scared easily and will not let me out of her sight, says woman caring for dog among those found during raid on Tuen Mun business.

Hong Kong pets rescued from  smugglers still struggling, as protection agency reveals  squalid conditions animals were found in
Will there be a Hong Kong protest march on October 1? Organiser urges people to ‘use your own ways’ as police ban looms

Civil Human Rights Front is behind some of city’s biggest protest rallies in recent years, and claims authorities ‘not really listening’ to their application.

24 Sep 2020 - 11:18PM

Civil Human Rights Front is behind some of city’s biggest protest rallies in recent years, and claims authorities ‘not really listening’ to their application.

Will there be a Hong Kong protest march on October 1? Organiser urges people to ‘use your own ways’ as police ban looms
Explainer | As Hong Kong police shift media guidelines, who will they recognise as journalists and what does it mean for those they do not?

While media associations have decried the revamped rules as a threat to press freedom, police point to instances in which their work has been obstructed.

24 Sep 2020 - 11:18AM

While media associations have decried the revamped rules as a threat to press freedom, police point to instances in which their work has been obstructed.

As Hong Kong police shift media guidelines, who will they recognise as journalists and what does it mean for those they do not?
Hong Kong police limit access to press briefings to news outlets recognised by government, sparking concern and criticism from media groups

The force will stop recognising press accreditation issued by local media groups or journalist associations unless registered with Information Services Department.

23 Sep 2020 - 12:15AM

The force will stop recognising press accreditation issued by local media groups or journalist associations unless registered with Information Services Department.

Hong Kong police limit access to press briefings to news outlets recognised by government, sparking concern and criticism from media groups
Hong Kong man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal

According to Hong Kong immigration records, Tang Lung-wai was not in the country when the offence occurred.

19 Sep 2020 - 3:34AM

According to Hong Kong immigration records, Tang Lung-wai was not in the country when the offence occurred.

Hong Kong man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal
Ex-TV journalist Ryan Lau apologises following arrest over restaurant brawl

Ryan Lau is accused of getting into an altercation with his separated wife’s friend, an incident he says ‘stemmed from a misunderstanding’.

18 Sep 2020 - 7:38PM

Ryan Lau is accused of getting into an altercation with his separated wife’s friend, an incident he says ‘stemmed from a misunderstanding’.

Ex-TV journalist Ryan Lau apologises following arrest over restaurant brawl
Mainland Chinese stamp collector says HK$4 billion in valuables, including Mao Zedong calligraphy, stolen from Hong Kong flat

A two-metre tall calligraphy piece by the former Chinese leader was said to be worth HK$2 billion, though the value of stolen items has yet to be officially confirmed.

16 Sep 2020 - 11:30PM

A two-metre tall calligraphy piece by the former Chinese leader was said to be worth HK$2 billion, though the value of stolen items has yet to be officially confirmed.

Mainland Chinese stamp collector says HK$4 billion in valuables, including Mao Zedong calligraphy, stolen from Hong Kong flat
Hong Kong protests: independent police watchdog says high percentage of complaints withdrawn, dropped ‘not ideal’

Of the 98 cases reviewed so far by the Independent Police Complaints Council, 85 were either withdrawn or deemed not pursuable.

15 Sep 2020 - 11:39PM

Of the 98 cases reviewed so far by the Independent Police Complaints Council, 85 were either withdrawn or deemed not pursuable.

Hong Kong protests: independent police watchdog says high percentage of complaints withdrawn, dropped ‘not ideal’
Hong Kong police issue fresh appeal over Chan Yin-lam’s death after inquest rules out suicide or homicide

Force urges those with knowledge of what happened to 15-year-old Hongkonger to break their silence.

12 Sep 2020 - 11:02PM

Force urges those with knowledge of what happened to 15-year-old Hongkonger to break their silence.

Hong Kong police issue fresh appeal over Chan Yin-lam’s death after inquest rules out suicide or homicide
Hong Kong bus crash injures 24 passengers, including two children

Eleven ambulances were on the scene in Sham Shui Po after collision on Saturday afternoon.

12 Sep 2020 - 10:37PM

Eleven ambulances were on the scene in Sham Shui Po after collision on Saturday afternoon.

Hong Kong bus crash injures 24 passengers, including two children
Hong Kong customs busts second case in a week involving HK$10 million in gold bars smuggled from mainland China

Driver, 51, was wearing specially made waistband and jeans containing 20 gold bars, weighing about 20kg.

12 Sep 2020 - 4:05AM

Driver, 51, was wearing specially made waistband and jeans containing 20 gold bars, weighing about 20kg.

Hong Kong customs busts second case in a week involving HK$10 million in gold bars smuggled from mainland China
Hong Kong securities regulator investigating Next Digital share surge and collecting client data, insider says after police arrest 15

Securities and Futures Commission says in a rare statement it is ready to offer help with police investigation.

11 Sep 2020 - 11:54PM

Securities and Futures Commission says in a rare statement it is ready to offer help with police investigation.

Hong Kong securities regulator investigating Next Digital share surge and collecting client data, insider says after police arrest 15
In a Hong Kong minute: police launch citywide manhunt after sledgehammer-wielding gang make quick work of jewellery counter

The smash-and-grab robbery, which took place in the city’s Wong Tai Sin neighbourhood, saw three black-clad men flee in a car of the same colour.

10 Sep 2020 - 8:21PM

The smash-and-grab robbery, which took place in the city’s Wong Tai Sin neighbourhood, saw three black-clad men flee in a car of the same colour.

In a Hong Kong minute: police launch citywide manhunt after sledgehammer-wielding gang make quick work of jewellery counter
Hong Kong police detain 15 over multimillion-dollar manipulation of Next Digital stock after Jimmy Lai arrest, cite heavy losses for investors

Suspects accused of posting messages on social media to boost trading volume and attract other buyers.

11 Sep 2020 - 12:56AM

Suspects accused of posting messages on social media to boost trading volume and attract other buyers.

Hong Kong police detain 15 over multimillion-dollar manipulation of Next Digital stock after Jimmy Lai arrest, cite heavy losses for investors
Hong Kong protests: police to deploy ‘2,000 riot officers’ for planned anti-government rally against Legislative Council elections delay

Organisers hope 50,000 activists will attend unauthorised anti-government rally, planned for Sunday, against postponement to Legco elections and the national security law.

5 Sep 2020 - 9:39PM

Organisers hope 50,000 activists will attend unauthorised anti-government rally, planned for Sunday, against postponement to Legco elections and the national security law.

Hong Kong protests: police to deploy ‘2,000 riot officers’ for planned anti-government rally against Legislative Council elections delay
Hong Kong protests: police warn suspects against fleeing city as 25 rearrested over involvement in November’s siege of PolyU

With no time limit for certain types of prosecution, charges will be waiting at home no matter how long suspects stay abroad, force warns.

2 Sep 2020 - 11:24PM

With no time limit for certain types of prosecution, charges will be waiting at home no matter how long suspects stay abroad, force warns.

Hong Kong protests: police warn suspects against fleeing city as 25 rearrested over involvement in November’s siege of PolyU
Health risk from air pollution in Hong Kong reaches ‘very high’ levels, with conditions predicted to persist in coming days

Eighteen monitoring stations across the city recorded ‘very high’ levels of pollution, with conditions expected to last until wind speeds pick up.

2 Sep 2020 - 8:01AM

Eighteen monitoring stations across the city recorded ‘very high’ levels of pollution, with conditions expected to last until wind speeds pick up.

Health risk from air pollution in Hong Kong reaches ‘very high’ levels, with conditions predicted to persist in coming days
Hong Kong police hunting for ‘eight more suspects’ charged over protests, with some thought to have fled city

Suspects linked to storming of Legco in social unrest last year, and unlawful assembly on August 31.

1 Sep 2020 - 11:54PM

Suspects linked to storming of Legco in social unrest last year, and unlawful assembly on August 31.

Hong Kong police hunting for ‘eight more suspects’ charged over protests, with some thought to have fled city
Coronavirus: Hong Kong confirms 12 new cases, including labourer who worked at Discovery Bay

Three of the latest infections are imported, involving arrivals from India, Bangladesh and the Philippines.

1 Sep 2020 - 10:57PM

Three of the latest infections are imported, involving arrivals from India, Bangladesh and the Philippines.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong confirms 12 new cases, including labourer who worked at Discovery Bay
Services disrupted, but no injuries reported after MTR light rail train skips tracks in Hong Kong’s New Territories

Rail operator the MTR Corporation says passengers ‘left the carriage safely’ following the accident.

29 Aug 2020 - 11:30PM

Rail operator the MTR Corporation says passengers ‘left the carriage safely’ following the accident.

Services disrupted, but no injuries reported after MTR light rail train skips tracks in Hong Kong’s New Territories
Hong Kong steps up maritime patrols amid reports of local activists being intercepted at sea while attempting to flee to Taiwan

Taiwanese newspaper reports five Hongkongers intercepted off coast in July, with incident kept under wraps because of thorny political implications.

29 Aug 2020 - 11:18PM

Taiwanese newspaper reports five Hongkongers intercepted off coast in July, with incident kept under wraps because of thorny political implications.

Hong Kong steps up maritime patrols amid reports of local activists being intercepted at sea while attempting to flee to Taiwan
Staff at Hong Kong’s public hospitals forced to enter patient information using paper forms after computer system fails

System was offline for 80 minutes, leaving doctors to record information on paper. President of doctors’ association says younger colleagues may not know how to use the forms.

28 Aug 2020 - 11:26PM

System was offline for 80 minutes, leaving doctors to record information on paper. President of doctors’ association says younger colleagues may not know how to use the forms.

Staff at Hong Kong’s public hospitals forced to enter patient information using paper forms after computer system fails