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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Health authorities warn of bacterial infection risk after dozens of cases in Hong Kong tied to same sources of freshwater fish

Since September, 79 cases of invasive Group B Streptococcus bacteria infection have been detected in patients at public hospitals, with a cluster of more than half linked to common sources of freshwater fish, Centre for Health Protection says

Since September, 79 cases of invasive Group B Streptococcus bacteria infection have been detected in patients at public hospitals, with a cluster of more than half linked to common sources of freshwater fish, Centre for Health Protection says

Health authorities warn of bacterial infection risk after dozens of cases in Hong Kong tied to same sources of freshwater fish
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says fractured elbow suffered in fall at her official residence could take weeks to heal

Chief executive reveals on Tuesday her struggle to write and dress herself after tumbling down stairs at Government House the night before.

Chief executive reveals on Tuesday her struggle to write and dress herself after tumbling down stairs at Government House the night before.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says fractured elbow suffered in fall at her official residence could take weeks to heal
20 Oct 2021 - 7:47AM
Hong Kong Monetary Authority apologises after electronic payment platform crashes on Sunday morning during system maintenance

City’s de facto central bank says upgrade and relocation of Faster Payment System took longer than expected. The online transaction platform eventually came back up at 1pm.

City’s de facto central bank says upgrade and relocation of Faster Payment System took longer than expected. The online transaction platform eventually came back up at 1pm.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority apologises after electronic payment platform crashes on Sunday morning during system maintenance
17 Oct 2021 - 11:03PM
Former Hong Kong leader CY Leung weighs in on Tiananmen statue row, calls for boycott of US law firm for reportedly cutting ties with university

Former Hong Kong leader accuses Mayer Brown of political interference after it reportedly stops representing University of Hong Kong over removal order for Pillar of Shame.

Former Hong Kong leader accuses Mayer Brown of political interference after it reportedly stops representing University of Hong Kong over removal order for Pillar of Shame.

Former Hong Kong leader CY Leung weighs in on Tiananmen statue row, calls for boycott of US law firm for reportedly cutting ties with university
16 Oct 2021 - 11:13PM
Hong Kong man arrested on suspicion of desecrating Chinese flag on National Day

The arrest is in relation to 31 national flags that were found charred, slashed and dumped on the ground in Wong Tai Sin on National Day.

The arrest is in relation to 31 national flags that were found charred, slashed and dumped on the ground in Wong Tai Sin on National Day.

Hong Kong man arrested on suspicion of desecrating Chinese flag on National Day
15 Oct 2021 - 11:22PM
Suspect charged in murder of Hong Kong taxi driver

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday outside a shop on Lamma Island, one day after he allegedly slashed the 48-year-old driver’s neck.

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday outside a shop on Lamma Island, one day after he allegedly slashed the 48-year-old driver’s neck.

Suspect charged in murder of Hong Kong taxi driver
16 Oct 2021 - 3:50PM
Police arrest suspect in killing of Hong Kong taxi driver after citywide manhunt

Officers apprehend suspect, 31, not far from Yung Shue Wan Ferry Pier on Lamma Island and find stab-proof vest and foldable knife with 9cm blade inside rubbish bag nearby.

Officers apprehend suspect, 31, not far from Yung Shue Wan Ferry Pier on Lamma Island and find stab-proof vest and foldable knife with 9cm blade inside rubbish bag nearby.

Police arrest suspect in killing of Hong Kong taxi driver after citywide manhunt
16 Oct 2021 - 3:48PM
Tropical storm turns London-Hong Kong flight with British Airways into 36-hour on-board ordeal, forcing diversion to Manila

Coronavirus rules in the Philippines prohibited travellers from disembarking when No 8 typhoon signal in Hong Kong forced flight BA031’s diversion to Manila.

Coronavirus rules in the Philippines prohibited travellers from disembarking when No 8 typhoon signal in Hong Kong forced flight BA031’s diversion to Manila.

Tropical storm turns London-Hong Kong flight with British Airways into 36-hour on-board ordeal, forcing diversion to Manila
11 Oct 2021 - 11:45AM
Explainer | What is kratom the ‘legal heroin’, how dangerous is the drug and why is it now in WHO’s cross hairs?

WHO meeting to assess need for ‘critical review’ of plant substance with opioid-like effects on users.

WHO meeting to assess need for ‘critical review’ of plant substance with opioid-like effects on users.

What is kratom the ‘legal heroin’, how dangerous is the drug and why is it now in WHO’s cross hairs?
11 Oct 2021 - 7:21PM
Customs makes first seizure of kratom just weeks after drug is banned in Hong Kong

Customs discovers 2.5 tonnes of the drug in powder form in transit from Indonesia to Florida, where it is legal in all but one county.

Customs discovers 2.5 tonnes of the drug in powder form in transit from Indonesia to Florida, where it is legal in all but one county.

Customs makes first seizure of kratom just weeks after drug is banned in Hong Kong
4 Oct 2021 - 11:20PM
Love shack: new Hong Kong hotel woos in-the-mood couples looking for some alone time, promising to cater to all tastes

No blushing or playing coy as Causeway Bay hotel turns all rooms into love nests, Mong Kok hotel also gives up waiting for tourists, targets couples.

No blushing or playing coy as Causeway Bay hotel turns all rooms into love nests, Mong Kok hotel also gives up waiting for tourists, targets couples.

Love shack: new Hong Kong hotel woos in-the-mood couples looking for some alone time, promising to cater to all tastes
1 Oct 2021 - 11:06PM
Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong visits ‘cage home’ and medical service as part of drive to ‘listen directly’ to the people

Luo Huining stresses need to come up with solutions to housing shortage as he visits people from different walks of life across the city in an outreach effort just ahead of Hong Kong leader’s policy address.

Luo Huining stresses need to come up with solutions to housing shortage as he visits people from different walks of life across the city in an outreach effort just ahead of Hong Kong leader’s policy address.

Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong visits ‘cage home’ and medical service as part of drive to ‘listen directly’ to the people
1 Oct 2021 - 1:52PM
Hong Kong police arrest elderly man who escaped from hotel quarantine after arriving from Europe

He had landed in Hong Kong recently from Italy and checked into the Ramada Hong Kong Grand, a designated quarantine hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui.

He had landed in Hong Kong recently from Italy and checked into the Ramada Hong Kong Grand, a designated quarantine hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Hong Kong police arrest elderly man who escaped from hotel quarantine after arriving from Europe
28 Sep 2021 - 12:24AM
Hong Kong making broadcast bid for 2022 Asian Games, Carrie Lam says, with Paris Olympics likely next in line

Move to land TV rights for next year’s Games in Hangzhou follows first-ever purchase of Olympics rights in May; local athletes, meanwhile, express dismay with funding situation in sit-down with chief executive.

Move to land TV rights for next year’s Games in Hangzhou follows first-ever purchase of Olympics rights in May; local athletes, meanwhile, express dismay with funding situation in sit-down with chief executive.

Hong Kong making broadcast bid for 2022 Asian Games, Carrie Lam says, with Paris Olympics likely next in line
27 Sep 2021 - 5:52PM
Female Hong Kong police officer charged with 12 counts of assault for allegedly beating domestic helper

Police reveal the officer was suspended from duty after her arrest in July.

Police reveal the officer was suspended from duty after her arrest in July.

Female Hong Kong police officer charged with 12 counts of assault for allegedly beating domestic helper
27 Sep 2021 - 12:09AM
Hong Kong man charged over HK$130 million crystal meth bust, police force’s largest this year

Police uncover 200kg of the drug in a vacant store in a Hung Hom shopping centre in the force’s largest meth bust of the year.

Police uncover 200kg of the drug in a vacant store in a Hung Hom shopping centre in the force’s largest meth bust of the year.

Hong Kong man charged over HK$130 million crystal meth bust, police force’s largest this year
26 Sep 2021 - 7:08PM
Hong Kong health authorities to update city’s vaccination records to bring them in line with British requirements

British authorities will soon begin requiring incoming travellers’ vaccination records to include their date of birth, something Hong Kong’s forms do not currently provide.

British authorities will soon begin requiring incoming travellers’ vaccination records to include their date of birth, something Hong Kong’s forms do not currently provide.

Hong Kong health authorities to update city’s vaccination records to bring them in line with British requirements
19 Sep 2021 - 9:45PM
Hong Kong woman narrowly avoids harm in knife attack that left 3 colleagues seriously injured

The woman who escaped the attack says she left to use the restroom just moments before the attacker entered. A suspect is now in custody after turning himself in at a local police station.

The woman who escaped the attack says she left to use the restroom just moments before the attacker entered. A suspect is now in custody after turning himself in at a local police station.

Hong Kong woman narrowly avoids harm in knife attack that left 3 colleagues seriously injured
19 Sep 2021 - 9:57PM
Covid-19 kills Hong Kong church leader who moved to Scotland after being targeted by pro-Beijing media

Reverend William Yeung, who was in his 60s, succumbed on Wednesday.

Reverend William Yeung, who was in his 60s, succumbed on Wednesday.

Covid-19 kills Hong Kong church leader who moved to Scotland after being targeted by pro-Beijing media
18 Sep 2021 - 9:59PM
Bomb threat sparks evacuation of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong-Beijing flight after landing in capital

Emergency evacuation occurred after flight CX390 landed at Beijing Capital International Airport at around noon on Saturday.

Emergency evacuation occurred after flight CX390 landed at Beijing Capital International Airport at around noon on Saturday.

Bomb threat sparks evacuation of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong-Beijing flight after landing in capital
12 Sep 2021 - 9:47PM
Hong Kong’s elite ‘Flying Tigers’ police team break up loan scam gang, arrest 7

Raid on flat in Hung Hom comes after man complained to police he had been duped out of more than HK$28,000.

Raid on flat in Hung Hom comes after man complained to police he had been duped out of more than HK$28,000.

Hong Kong’s elite ‘Flying Tigers’ police team break up loan scam gang, arrest 7
9 Sep 2021 - 10:57PM
Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific fires ‘small number’ of aircrew for not getting Covid-19 jabs

The Hong Kong carrier did not disclose the number of staff involved.

The Hong Kong carrier did not disclose the number of staff involved.

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific fires ‘small number’ of aircrew for not getting Covid-19 jabs
9 Sep 2021 - 12:51PM
Nicole Kidman ‘temporarily leaves Hong Kong following dispute with director’

Local media say the Hollywood star – who caused an outcry when she was exempted from local quarantine requirements – was also uncomfortable with working conditions on the set of her new drama.

Local media say the Hollywood star – who caused an outcry when she was exempted from local quarantine requirements – was also uncomfortable with working conditions on the set of her new drama.

Nicole Kidman ‘temporarily leaves Hong Kong following dispute with director’
6 Sep 2021 - 12:07AM
‘Black Panther’ correctional officers called to defuse confrontation at Hong Kong women’s prison

A group of 18 inmates grew angry after frontline staff punished six others over contraband items at the Lo Wu Correctional Institution.

A group of 18 inmates grew angry after frontline staff punished six others over contraband items at the Lo Wu Correctional Institution.

‘Black Panther’ correctional officers called to defuse confrontation at Hong Kong women’s prison
3 Sep 2021 - 4:39PM
More than 300 passengers evacuated from Hong Kong ferry after engine room fire

The ferry was heading to Tung Ping Chau, part of the Hong Kong Unesco Global Geopark, when it started to emit smoke on Sunday morning.

The ferry was heading to Tung Ping Chau, part of the Hong Kong Unesco Global Geopark, when it started to emit smoke on Sunday morning.

More than 300 passengers evacuated from Hong Kong ferry after engine room fire
30 Aug 2021 - 11:31AM
Hong Kong police arrest suspect linked to pole-hook high-rise robbery captured in viral video

Video shows thief on scaffolding of tenth-floor flat and snaring handbag from sofa with improvised apparatus through window.

Video shows thief on scaffolding of tenth-floor flat and snaring handbag from sofa with improvised apparatus through window.

Hong Kong police arrest suspect linked to pole-hook high-rise robbery captured in viral video
28 Aug 2021 - 11:05PM
Hong Kong to co-host 2025 National Games of China with Macau and Guangdong

The 2025 games will be the first time that the two former colonies have hosted a major national sporting event.

The 2025 games will be the first time that the two former colonies have hosted a major national sporting event.

Hong Kong to co-host 2025 National Games of China with Macau and Guangdong
26 Aug 2021 - 11:39PM
Hong Kong takes a hard line on kratom, the ‘herbal heroin’, but banned substance still available, Post check shows

Hong Kong enforcement agencies stepping up checks to block import, supply of illegal substance; seller in Kowloon says he’s not aware of recent ban and will turn customers away.

Hong Kong enforcement agencies stepping up checks to block import, supply of illegal substance; seller in Kowloon says he’s not aware of recent ban and will turn customers away.

Hong Kong takes a hard line on kratom, the ‘herbal heroin’, but banned substance still available, Post check shows
21 Aug 2021 - 11:21PM
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park gets ball rolling on huge overhaul with invitation for potential partners to submit proposals

Aberdeen theme park issues invitation to bidders to join first round of tender process for its overhaul.

Aberdeen theme park issues invitation to bidders to join first round of tender process for its overhaul.

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park gets ball rolling on huge overhaul with invitation for potential partners to submit proposals
21 Aug 2021 - 7:30AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong quarantine changes ‘a setback’ and threat to city’s financial hub status, European business chamber warns

City should open ‘sooner rather than later’, leading business group says, noting travel was resuming elsewhere and few want to remain ‘indefinitely trapped’.

City should open ‘sooner rather than later’, leading business group says, noting travel was resuming elsewhere and few want to remain ‘indefinitely trapped’.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong quarantine changes ‘a setback’ and threat to city’s financial hub status, European business chamber warns
20 Aug 2021 - 7:21PM