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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Britain announces new class of visa for Hong Kong BN(O) passport holders as first step in new track to earning citizenship

The new visas will allow applicants to live and work in Britain for up to five years, after which they will be eligible to apply to settle in the country.

6 hours ago

The new visas will allow applicants to live and work in Britain for up to five years, after which they will be eligible to apply to settle in the country.

Britain announces new class of visa for Hong Kong BN(O) passport holders as first step in new track to earning citizenship
Hong Kong raises typhoon warning signal No 3 after midnight as Saudel edges closer to city

The No 3 signal was issued at 12.20am, with typhoon within 570km (354 miles) of city.

2 hours ago

The No 3 signal was issued at 12.20am, with typhoon within 570km (354 miles) of city.

Hong Kong raises typhoon warning signal No 3 after midnight as Saudel edges closer to city
Hong Kong protests: chief secretary decries reported German asylum offer to alleged rioter in meeting with consul general

The formal rebuke follows Monday’s release of a statement saying a 22-year-old Chinese University student had been granted refugee status.

22 Oct 2020 - 10:04AM

The formal rebuke follows Monday’s release of a statement saying a 22-year-old Chinese University student had been granted refugee status.

Hong Kong protests: chief secretary decries reported German asylum offer to alleged rioter in meeting with consul general
Pair arrested after HK$3.7 million Lamborghini slams into side of Hong Kong flyover

Man and woman held on suspicion of lying to officers about who was behind the wheel.

19 Oct 2020 - 12:09AM

Man and woman held on suspicion of lying to officers about who was behind the wheel.

Pair arrested after HK$3.7 million Lamborghini slams into side of Hong Kong flyover
Bishop who spoke out on Hong Kong protests elected as city’s next leader of the Anglican Church

Right Reverend Andrew Chan will take over from Most Reverend Paul Kwong as the city’s archbishop in early 2021.

19 Oct 2020 - 11:04PM

Right Reverend Andrew Chan will take over from Most Reverend Paul Kwong as the city’s archbishop in early 2021.

Bishop who spoke out on Hong Kong protests elected as city’s next leader of the Anglican Church
Hongkonger arrested for animal cruelty denies he planned to eat dog

Female motorist spotted man removing innards from carcass by side of the road near Yuen Long.

16 Oct 2020 - 9:02AM

Female motorist spotted man removing innards from carcass by side of the road near Yuen Long.

Hongkonger arrested for animal cruelty denies he planned to eat dog
Parents of girl murdered in Taiwan urge Taipei to speed up surrender process of suspect still in Hong Kong

Parents of Poon Hiu-wing call on Taiwanese authorities to simplify the procedure for surrender of Chan Tong-kai, while Hong Kong officials refuse to budge.

16 Oct 2020 - 6:08AM

Parents of Poon Hiu-wing call on Taiwanese authorities to simplify the procedure for surrender of Chan Tong-kai, while Hong Kong officials refuse to budge.

Parents of girl murdered in Taiwan urge Taipei to speed up surrender process of suspect still in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Observatory downgrades typhoon warning signal to No 3 as Tropical Storm Nangka moves away

All day school classes suspended, transport services disrupted, with No 8 signal expected to remain in force most of the day.

13 Oct 2020 - 11:27PM

All day school classes suspended, transport services disrupted, with No 8 signal expected to remain in force most of the day.

Hong Kong Observatory downgrades typhoon warning signal to No 3 as Tropical Storm Nangka moves away
Hong Kong teacher accused of luring underage girls into taking indecent selfies in exchange for online game weapons

Mother of eight-year-old girl alerted police after finding the indecent photos on her daughter’s phone.

11 Oct 2020 - 11:49PM

Mother of eight-year-old girl alerted police after finding the indecent photos on her daughter’s phone.

Hong Kong teacher accused of luring underage girls into taking indecent selfies in exchange for online game weapons
Hong Kong police arrest two more over triad-related Tsim Sha Tsui bar brawl that left one dead

Each of the suspects was charged with one count of murder and one count of wounding.

11 Oct 2020 - 11:27PM

Each of the suspects was charged with one count of murder and one count of wounding.

Hong Kong police arrest two more over triad-related Tsim Sha Tsui bar brawl that left one dead
Hong Kong churches and the national security law: pastors censor sermons, online posts as anxiety settles over congregations

Some clerics worry the law will affect what they say from the pulpit or in messages to their flocks.

10 Oct 2020 - 9:04AM

Some clerics worry the law will affect what they say from the pulpit or in messages to their flocks.

Hong Kong churches and the national security law: pastors censor sermons, online posts as anxiety settles over congregations
More than 20,000 Hong Kong schoolteachers, students and parents join email campaign against teacher’s deregistration after independence discussion

But Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily praises move by officials as ‘important step’ to ‘bring things back to order’.

9 Oct 2020 - 3:08AM

But Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily praises move by officials as ‘important step’ to ‘bring things back to order’.

More than 20,000 Hong Kong schoolteachers, students and parents join email campaign against teacher’s deregistration after independence discussion
Two arrested in connection with fatal triad brawl sparked by Hong Kong bar’s midnight closure under coronavirus rules

The suspects include a 40-year-old man and a 25-year-old female Japanese passport holder.

8 Oct 2020 - 1:24AM

The suspects include a 40-year-old man and a 25-year-old female Japanese passport holder.

Two arrested in connection with fatal triad brawl sparked by Hong Kong bar’s midnight closure under coronavirus rules
Hong Kong top court vandalised with paint splatter at base of pillar

Man threw purple paint on ground outside Court of Final Appeal Building in Central and fled, according to security guard.

7 Oct 2020 - 12:09AM

Man threw purple paint on ground outside Court of Final Appeal Building in Central and fled, according to security guard.

Hong Kong top court vandalised with paint splatter at base of pillar
Flawless 102-carat diamond sells for more than HK$120 million at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong

The diamond was only the eighth of its calibre to ever be sold, and the second-largest oval diamond offered at auction, Sotheby’s said.

6 Oct 2020 - 12:39PM

The diamond was only the eighth of its calibre to ever be sold, and the second-largest oval diamond offered at auction, Sotheby’s said.

Flawless 102-carat diamond sells for more than HK$120 million at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong
Hong Kong teacher stripped of registration for purportedly spreading ‘independence’ message in classroom materials, lesson plans

Education Bureau says teacher asked pupils to answer questions after showing them a TV programme featuring a pro-independence activist.

6 Oct 2020 - 8:22AM

Education Bureau says teacher asked pupils to answer questions after showing them a TV programme featuring a pro-independence activist.

Hong Kong teacher stripped of registration for purportedly spreading ‘independence’ message in classroom materials, lesson plans
Hong Kong lowers black rainstorm warning, second of the year, to red signal

Highest level of three-tier warning system was issued as torrential downpours hit the city.

30 Sep 2020 - 11:28PM

Highest level of three-tier warning system was issued as torrential downpours hit the city.

Hong Kong lowers black rainstorm warning, second of the year, to red signal
Hong Kong, Beijing authorities ramp up calls for patriotic education, warn against National Day protests

Director of liaison office Luo Huining stresses to civil servants and youth that loving country ‘not a choice but a duty’, noting new security law had ‘ended madness’.

1 Oct 2020 - 12:00AM

Director of liaison office Luo Huining stresses to civil servants and youth that loving country ‘not a choice but a duty’, noting new security law had ‘ended madness’.

Hong Kong, Beijing authorities ramp up calls for patriotic education, warn against National Day protests
Hong Kong protests: ambulanceman arrested, suspended over attack on mainland Chinese tourist

Two held on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, unlawful assembly and conspiracy to steal.

2 Oct 2020 - 10:43AM

Two held on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, unlawful assembly and conspiracy to steal.

Hong Kong protests: ambulanceman arrested, suspended over attack on mainland Chinese tourist
RTHK seeks to extend probation period of Hong Kong journalist known for hard-nosed questions to public officials, sources say

Journalist Nabela Qoser, who came to prominence for her sharp questioning of officials over last year’s protests, has reportedly been told to either accept an extended probation period or leave her job.

28 Sep 2020 - 12:04AM

Journalist Nabela Qoser, who came to prominence for her sharp questioning of officials over last year’s protests, has reportedly been told to either accept an extended probation period or leave her job.

RTHK seeks to extend probation period of Hong Kong journalist known for hard-nosed questions to public officials, sources say
Man found dead after fire breaks out in Hong Kong block of flats

Some 200 people were evacuated from the Sha Tin building, with four sent to hospital.

24 Sep 2020 - 11:18PM

Some 200 people were evacuated from the Sha Tin building, with four sent to hospital.

Man found dead after fire breaks out in Hong Kong block of flats
Hong Kong protest documentaries made to jump through hoops by authority ahead of screening, local film group says

Local non-profit group Ying E Chi Cinema says they were ordered to add warnings to the films, but could not say they were at government’s behest.

22 Sep 2020 - 10:44PM

Local non-profit group Ying E Chi Cinema says they were ordered to add warnings to the films, but could not say they were at government’s behest.

Hong Kong protest documentaries made to jump through hoops by authority ahead of screening, local film group says
Hong Kong protests: TVB employee arrested on suspicion of inciting attacks on company during last year’s unrest

Police say the suspect had made ‘numerous’ posts online calling on people to damage the station’s facilities and harass its talent.

16 Sep 2020 - 12:21AM

Police say the suspect had made ‘numerous’ posts online calling on people to damage the station’s facilities and harass its talent.

Hong Kong protests: TVB employee arrested on suspicion of inciting attacks on company during last year’s unrest
Woman taken to hospital as blaze engulfs about 80 golf carts in Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay

Fire broke out at the parking bays of a golf club on the resort-like complex’s Bijou Drive at about 8.30pm.

15 Sep 2020 - 6:24PM

Fire broke out at the parking bays of a golf club on the resort-like complex’s Bijou Drive at about 8.30pm.

Woman taken to hospital as blaze engulfs about 80 golf carts in Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay
Hong Kong police officer suspended after being charged with assaulting girlfriend during argument

Officer, 28, is alleged to have assaulted his 29-year-old girlfriend in a flat in Sau Mau Ping on the morning of August 18.

14 Sep 2020 - 4:43AM

Officer, 28, is alleged to have assaulted his 29-year-old girlfriend in a flat in Sau Mau Ping on the morning of August 18.

Hong Kong police officer suspended after being charged with assaulting girlfriend during argument
Hong Kong bus driver charged with careless driving after police accused him of endangering officers during protest operation

New World First Bus employee was stopped on Nathan Road in Yau Ma Tei on Sunday, as officers deployed in the area during anti-government protest operation. He has been charged with careless driving.

11 Sep 2020 - 5:45PM

New World First Bus employee was stopped on Nathan Road in Yau Ma Tei on Sunday, as officers deployed in the area during anti-government protest operation. He has been charged with careless driving.

Hong Kong bus driver charged with careless driving after police accused him of endangering officers during protest operation
Hong Kong police sergeant accused of defrauding force’s credit union to secure loans totalling HK$600,000

The Independent Commission Against Corruption alleges that the sergeant lied on four loan applications between 2016 and last year.

7 Sep 2020 - 9:45PM

The Independent Commission Against Corruption alleges that the sergeant lied on four loan applications between 2016 and last year.

Hong Kong police sergeant accused of defrauding force’s credit union to secure loans totalling HK$600,000
Elderly Hongkonger arrested after stealing box of saliva samples from coronavirus collection point to use as an umbrella

82-year-old man arrested for theft after taking box from collection point at clinic in Tseung Kwan O. Police finally located package in nearby car park hours after it disappeared.

4 Sep 2020 - 3:33PM

82-year-old man arrested for theft after taking box from collection point at clinic in Tseung Kwan O. Police finally located package in nearby car park hours after it disappeared.

Elderly Hongkonger arrested after stealing box of saliva samples from coronavirus collection point to use as an umbrella
Hong Kong protests: boy shot by police officer during Yuen Long demonstration charged with rioting

Teen accused of committing offences at an anti-government protest, during which he suffered gunshot wound from live round.

4 Sep 2020 - 2:12AM

Teen accused of committing offences at an anti-government protest, during which he suffered gunshot wound from live round.

Hong Kong protests: boy shot by police officer during Yuen Long demonstration charged with rioting
Hong Kong education official arrested over accessing database for details on son’s secondary school placement

The city’s anti-graft agency says the official had declared his son was applying for secondary school allotment, and had been specifically instructed not to access the database.

3 Sep 2020 - 8:45PM

The city’s anti-graft agency says the official had declared his son was applying for secondary school allotment, and had been specifically instructed not to access the database.

Hong Kong education official arrested over accessing database for details on son’s secondary school placement