Chua Kong Ho

Chua Kong Ho is technology editor at the Post. Prior to joining the team in 2017, he worked for Bloomberg for 11 years in Shanghai and Singapore. He has also worked for The Straits Times in Singapore.
Chua Kong Ho
Chua Kong Ho is technology editor at the Post. Prior to joining the team in 2017, he worked for Bloomberg for 11 years in Shanghai and Singapore. He has also worked for The Straits Times in Singapore.

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Did Donald Trump just give Huawei a pass?

US President Donald Trump said he wants the US to ‘win through competition, not by blocking out currently more advanced technologies’.

4 hours ago
Did Donald Trump just give Huawei a pass?

US President Donald Trump said he wants the US to ‘win through competition, not by blocking out currently more advanced technologies’.

Former British surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are ‘short on technical understanding’

Former surveillance chief says countries should base decisions on Chinese involvement in telecoms on technical expertise and risk assessment, not politics.

13 Feb 2019 - 10:03PM
Former British surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are ‘short on technical understanding’

Former surveillance chief says countries should base decisions on Chinese involvement in telecoms on technical expertise and risk assessment, not politics.

Huawei gets vote of confidence from Philippines’ Globe Telecom, which says security concerns somewhat overblown

Globe Telecom network given ‘clean bill of health’ after extensive review by consultants from UK and Israel, CEO says.

13 Feb 2019 - 6:26AM
Huawei gets vote of confidence from Philippines’ Globe Telecom, which says security concerns somewhat overblown

Globe Telecom network given ‘clean bill of health’ after extensive review by consultants from UK and Israel, CEO says.

US-led backlash against China’s Huawei, Hikvision seen giving higher-cost rivals an opening to win contracts

Concerns over the increasing market dominance of China’s tech giants have simmered over the years.

10 Feb 2019 - 10:54PM
US-led backlash against China’s Huawei, Hikvision seen giving higher-cost rivals an opening to win contracts

Concerns over the increasing market dominance of China’s tech giants have simmered over the years.

Inside China Tech: How technology is changing Lunar New Year

Zen Soo and Chua Kong Ho look at how technology has changed the Lunar New Year celebrations in China: from digital red envelopes to online market stalls and facial recognition for train tickets.

8 Feb 2019 - 8:16PM
Inside China Tech: How technology is changing Lunar New Year

Zen Soo and Chua Kong Ho look at how technology has changed the Lunar New Year celebrations in China: from digital red envelopes to online market stalls and facial recognition for train tickets.

The Chinese tradition of giving red packets gets a digital update, keeping it alive and well

Those born in the 1990s were the most enthusiastic users of digital hongbaos, or red packets, according to WeChat data

8 Feb 2019 - 8:01AM
The Chinese tradition of giving red packets gets a digital update, keeping it alive and well

Those born in the 1990s were the most enthusiastic users of digital hongbaos, or red packets, according to WeChat data

Reddit said to land China’s Tencent as lead investor in funding round that may value website at US$3 billion
Inside China Tech: WeChat changes focus, new social media players and short video’s rise and rise

SCMP tech editor Chua Kong Ho speaks with reporters Iris Deng and Celia Chen about WeChat, its new competitors and the short video craze enveloping China.

25 Jan 2019 - 2:05PM
Inside China Tech: WeChat changes focus, new social media players and short video’s rise and rise

SCMP tech editor Chua Kong Ho speaks with reporters Iris Deng and Celia Chen about WeChat, its new competitors and the short video craze enveloping China.

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on why he joined China’s Communist Party and the People’s Liberation Army

Ren speaks of his time in the military and how he came to join the Chinese Communist Party

17 Jan 2019 - 3:32PM
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on why he joined China’s Communist Party and the People’s Liberation Army

Ren speaks of his time in the military and how he came to join the Chinese Communist Party

Here’s what happened when I swapped my iPhone for a dumbphone
Facebook stock wipeout shows how analysts lag behind market in their recommendations

Facebook has lost the equivalent of a Chevron, Intel or Coca-Cola in market value in four months

26 Nov 2018 - 9:29PM
Facebook stock wipeout shows how analysts lag behind market in their recommendations

Facebook has lost the equivalent of a Chevron, Intel or Coca-Cola in market value in four months

ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming bounces back with new funding round to win world’s most valuable start-up crown
Baidu CEO Robin Li says artificial intelligence will have much bigger impact on society than the internet
Didi’s founder says vanity and breathless expansion contributed to tragedy of passenger rape-murder
How Grab’s CEO steered it from a garage in Malaysia to Southeast Asia’s most valuable tech unicorn
Ctrip’s female CEO on gender inequality and fighting internet platform companies
Ele.me steps up investments as on-demand delivery battle with rival Meituan-Dianping intensifies
China’s internet ecosystem model increasingly being copied globally
Williams Formula One team in race to adopt AI system
Southeast Asia becomes a target for China technology companies but is a tough nut to crack
JD.com-backed Thai fashion e-commerce site Pomelo is expanding its online-to-offline retail concept to Singapore
Japanese networking site Wantedly looks to expand in Southeast Asia, help companies ‘date’ millennials
Grab to include third-party providers in quest to build ‘everyday app’
Chinese facial recognition start-up Megvii makes push into Southeast Asia
In Singapore, a preview of how Grab and Go-Jek will likely face off across Southeast Asia
Asian start-ups flock to Singapore to seek funding – and fame
Temasek-backed Chinese start-up Rokid plans to produce AI chipsets
Fernandes, king of Southeast Asia budget aviation, zeroes in on digital services as next big act
Grab’s co-founder launches venture capital arm to help start-ups avoid ‘huge mistakes we made’
Smartphone brand OnePlus is out to disprove the stereotype that China equals cheap and shoddy
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