Danny Mok

Hong Kong

Danny Mok

Senior reporter, Hong Kong

Danny Mok joined the Post in 2006 and covers late-night breaking news. Danny studied sociology and journalism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Wanted: aspiring Chinese astronauts from Hong Kong and Macau

China’s space agency to open up recruitment in the city for country’s manned missions.

China’s space agency to open up recruitment in the city for country’s manned missions.

2 Oct 2022 - 10:06PM
Second employee caught on video allegedly maltreating toddler at Hong Kong charity’s care home

Child abuse scandal escalates as investigators discover video footage of another employee allegedly maltreating toddler.

Child abuse scandal escalates as investigators discover video footage of another employee allegedly maltreating toddler.

29 Sep 2022 - 8:29AM
Pedestrian dies, 5 others injured in 6-vehicle collision in Hong Kong

Kwun Tong crash at about 9pm involved two trucks, a minibus, two taxis and a coach.

Kwun Tong crash at about 9pm involved two trucks, a minibus, two taxis and a coach.

28 Sep 2022 - 10:40AM
Fake Covid exemptions: more than 20,000 certificates will no longer be valid from October 12, Hong Kong government says, as another doctor arrested

Case brings total number of professionals detained over similar crimes this month to six.

Case brings total number of professionals detained over similar crimes this month to six.

27 Sep 2022 - 8:45PM
Worker arrested on suspicion of child abuse at home operated by Hong Kong’s Po Leung Kuk charity

Worker found to have pushed a two-year-old onto play mats multiple times during a random check by operator and social welfare officers.

Worker found to have pushed a two-year-old onto play mats multiple times during a random check by operator and social welfare officers.

27 Sep 2022 - 7:40PM
Aspiring model Denice Lam crowned Miss Hong Kong in rocky year for beauty pageant

Contest grabbed headlines last week when member of police watchdog asked why women are answering questions in skimpy outfits

Contest grabbed headlines last week when member of police watchdog asked why women are answering questions in skimpy outfits

26 Sep 2022 - 11:50AM
Proposal to redevelop part of Hong Kong’s Ocean Park into dining, retail zone fails to attract a single bid

As part of the Hong Kong theme park’s HK$6.8 billion rebirth plan, an area near the main entrance will be turned into a retail, dining and entertainment hub with free entry.

As part of the Hong Kong theme park’s HK$6.8 billion rebirth plan, an area near the main entrance will be turned into a retail, dining and entertainment hub with free entry.

23 Sep 2022 - 9:10PM
Hong Kong police arrest man for playing protest song near British consulate as mourners pay respects to Queen Elizabeth

43-year-old arrested for seditious intent for allegedly playing protest song on harmonica while dozens paid tribute to Britain’s late monarch.

43-year-old arrested for seditious intent for allegedly playing protest song on harmonica while dozens paid tribute to Britain’s late monarch.

20 Sep 2022 - 9:58PM
Hong Kong health authorities launch inquiry after staff at private hospital run by Chinese University give mother wrong newborn to breastfeed

Baby was briefly given to wrong mother for breastfeeding, with spokesman for CUHK Medical Centre saying employee immediately realised mistake and handed child to correct parent.

Baby was briefly given to wrong mother for breastfeeding, with spokesman for CUHK Medical Centre saying employee immediately realised mistake and handed child to correct parent.

20 Sep 2022 - 12:39AM
Hong Kong protests: security chief throws support behind police’s dismissal of complaint by reporter accusing force of shooting sponge grenade at his back

Internal investigation concludes actions on November 16, 2019, near Langham Place ‘not unreasonable’.

Internal investigation concludes actions on November 16, 2019, near Langham Place ‘not unreasonable’.

19 Sep 2022 - 11:41PM
Unconscious canoeist rescued from sea by marine police after sudden bad weather hits Hong Kong

Bad weather triggers spate of emergency calls; woman rushed to hospital after canoe capsizes in squall.

Bad weather triggers spate of emergency calls; woman rushed to hospital after canoe capsizes in squall.

19 Sep 2022 - 12:27AM
Explainer | Hong Kong kidnappings: the body of a man has been found buried on a hillside. We recount other notorious cases in the city

High-profile abductions centred on wealthy families in the 1990s, with enormous ransoms paid.

High-profile abductions centred on wealthy families in the 1990s, with enormous ransoms paid.

16 Sep 2022 - 2:02PM
Outdoor recreation centre in Hong Kong to be converted into monkeypox quarantine facility

Health officials say Sai Kung Outdoor Recreation Centre to be repurposed into quarantine facility for close contacts of monkeypox patients from Tuesday.

Health officials say Sai Kung Outdoor Recreation Centre to be repurposed into quarantine facility for close contacts of monkeypox patients from Tuesday.

13 Sep 2022 - 9:12AM
Domestic helper from Indonesia dies after falling in pool at popular Hong Kong hiking spot

Divers rescue woman but she is declared dead at hospital, police are investigating.

Divers rescue woman but she is declared dead at hospital, police are investigating.

12 Sep 2022 - 10:53PM
Hong Kong crowned world’s freest economy again in Canada’s Fraser Institute rankings, but group warns result doesn’t show ‘China’s interference’

Canadian think tank Fraser Institute says however that result does not reflect ‘interference from China’.

Canadian think tank Fraser Institute says however that result does not reflect ‘interference from China’.

9 Sep 2022 - 3:23PM
Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office slams response to arrest of journalists’ union chairman

FCC highlights ‘international attention’ on press freedom in Hong Kong after journalists’ association leader arrested and says reporters should be able to do job without fear.

FCC highlights ‘international attention’ on press freedom in Hong Kong after journalists’ association leader arrested and says reporters should be able to do job without fear.

9 Sep 2022 - 10:55AM
4 arrested in Hong Kong after police raids find gun parts, 3D printer and blueprint for making weapon parts

Suspects were detained on suspicion of possessing firearms and ammunition without licence, among other offences

Suspects were detained on suspicion of possessing firearms and ammunition without licence, among other offences

6 Sep 2022 - 9:57PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong doctor arrested on suspicion of issuing thousands of false vaccine exemption certificates, overcharging patients

Hong Kong doctor allegedly issued thousands of Covid-19 vaccination medical certificates at patients’ request without consultation or examining their medical records.

Hong Kong doctor allegedly issued thousands of Covid-19 vaccination medical certificates at patients’ request without consultation or examining their medical records.

9 Sep 2022 - 3:58PM
Hong Kong police arrest 6 suspects over luxury watch heist in major shopping district

Police say six men arrested for alleged roles in theft of 70 luxury watches worth about HK$13 million (US$1.7 million) from Tse’s Collection store in Causeway Bay.

Police say six men arrested for alleged roles in theft of 70 luxury watches worth about HK$13 million (US$1.7 million) from Tse’s Collection store in Causeway Bay.

6 Sep 2022 - 4:22PM
Over 6 in 10 Hong Kong secondary pupils fear meeting peers without mask, survey finds, as schools urge authorities to maintain full-day in-person classes amid Covid surge

Some 62 per cent of students say anti-pandemic measures dampened their desire to socialise, according to poll.

Some 62 per cent of students say anti-pandemic measures dampened their desire to socialise, according to poll.

29 Aug 2022 - 12:41AM
Severe Tropical Storm Ma-on: Hong Kong Observatory to downgrade typhoon warning to No 3 between 9am and 11am, most schools suspended

Signal is expected to remain in force until at least 9am on Thursday, according to the weather forecaster.

Signal is expected to remain in force until at least 9am on Thursday, according to the weather forecaster.

25 Aug 2022 - 8:17AM
Hong Kong issues No 1 typhoon warning signal as storm Ma-on edges closer to city

Many districts experience maximum temperatures above 34 degrees, while air pollution at 15 monitoring stations classed as ‘high risk’ for health.

Many districts experience maximum temperatures above 34 degrees, while air pollution at 15 monitoring stations classed as ‘high risk’ for health.

23 Aug 2022 - 10:45PM
Hiker, 59, dies after falling ill and passing out on Hong Kong country park trail

The 59-year-old man was among a group of 12 who started a hike from Tung Chung to Pui O on Sunday morning.

The 59-year-old man was among a group of 12 who started a hike from Tung Chung to Pui O on Sunday morning.

21 Aug 2022 - 10:39PM
Hong Kong police investigating after daughter of ex-assistant commissioner allegedly cheated in force exam

Probationary inspector was found with cheat sheet during exam at Police College in Wong Chuk Hang, source says.

Probationary inspector was found with cheat sheet during exam at Police College in Wong Chuk Hang, source says.

18 Aug 2022 - 7:22PM
Hong Kong couple charged with murder over death of 3-month-old boy found with bruises and blisters on body

Investigators lay joint murder charge on 35-year-old man and his 24-year-old wife.

Investigators lay joint murder charge on 35-year-old man and his 24-year-old wife.

14 Aug 2022 - 11:44PM
Hong Kong Observatory cancels all typhoon signals as Tropical Storm Mulan moves away from city

City’s weather forecaster says it will consider issuing the standby signal No 1 or cancelling all the typhoon warning signals between 6pm and 9pm.

City’s weather forecaster says it will consider issuing the standby signal No 1 or cancelling all the typhoon warning signals between 6pm and 9pm.

10 Aug 2022 - 7:02PM
Hong Kong national security police arrest immigration officer, government technician over online messages

Force’s National Security Department says unrelated pair suspected of publishing seditious messages on social media to promote violence, enmity within society.

Force’s National Security Department says unrelated pair suspected of publishing seditious messages on social media to promote violence, enmity within society.

2 Aug 2022 - 2:56AM
Snoozing Hong Kong police officer faces disciplinary action after service gun left unattended

A 4½-minute clip circulating online shows the male officer sleeping on three chairs arranged into a makeshift bed.

A 4½-minute clip circulating online shows the male officer sleeping on three chairs arranged into a makeshift bed.

1 Aug 2022 - 3:44PM
Call for safety measures after member of popular Hong Kong boy band Mirror falls off stage

Frankie Chan steps off edge of platform while giving speech, prompting horrified gasps from fans at packed Hong Kong Coliseum.

Frankie Chan steps off edge of platform while giving speech, prompting horrified gasps from fans at packed Hong Kong Coliseum.

27 Jul 2022 - 2:15PM
Exclusive clubs took millions of Hong Kong dollars in wage subsidies designed to help cash-strapped firms during Covid fifth wave

Hong Kong Golf Club received HK$6.9 million in total for 442 employees in May and June.

Hong Kong Golf Club received HK$6.9 million in total for 442 employees in May and June.

26 Jul 2022 - 8:46PM