Gigi Choy

Gigi Choy

Graduate trainee

Gigi Choy joined the Post as a reporter in 2019. Prior this, she interned on the Asia desk, covering politics, culture and social issues.

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Cause of Korean actor-singer Cha In-ha’s death still not known, say police, as entertainment industry reels from a third death after Sulli, Goo Hara suspected suicides

Member of five-piece group Surprise U, who put out two K-pop albums, and with a role in new prime time K-drama Love With Flaws, Cha In-ha was found dead at home on Tuesday.

5 Dec 2019 - 10:21AM

Member of five-piece group Surprise U, who put out two K-pop albums, and with a role in new prime time K-drama Love With Flaws, Cha In-ha was found dead at home on Tuesday.

Cause of Korean actor-singer Cha In-ha’s death still not known, say police, as entertainment industry reels from a third death after Sulli, Goo Hara suspected suicides
Review | At Spring Field in Wan Chai, Vietnamese pho with Angus beef and wagyu broth for under US$10

Vietnamese-Chinese fusion with high-quality beef is the trademark of this Wan Chai restaurant. Stick to the pho bowls – the snacks were a letdown.

5 Dec 2019 - 9:01PM

Vietnamese-Chinese fusion with high-quality beef is the trademark of this Wan Chai restaurant. Stick to the pho bowls – the snacks were a letdown.

At Spring Field in Wan Chai, Vietnamese pho with Angus beef and wagyu broth for under US$10
Korean actor Cha In-ha, 27, found dead – the third death, after those of singers Goo Hara and Sulli, to rock Korean entertainment industry in space of two months

Actor, who was 27, appeared in recent TV drama Love With Flaws. His death is the third to rock the Korean entertainment industry after those of singers Goo Hara and Sulli.

5 Dec 2019 - 10:19AM

Actor, who was 27, appeared in recent TV drama Love With Flaws. His death is the third to rock the Korean entertainment industry after those of singers Goo Hara and Sulli.

Korean actor Cha In-ha, 27, found dead – the third death, after those of singers Goo Hara and Sulli, to rock Korean entertainment industry in space of two months
Hong Kong will keep crown as world’s top destination for visitors in 2019 despite protests, research firm Euromonitor forecasts

City to beat Bangkok to top spot again in 2019, keeping No 1 ranking for tenth straight year, British-based company says.

3 Dec 2019 - 11:20PM

City to beat Bangkok to top spot again in 2019, keeping No 1 ranking for tenth straight year, British-based company says.

Hong Kong will keep crown as world’s top destination for visitors in 2019 despite protests, research firm Euromonitor forecasts
Sorry, China: from Nike to Versace, the global fashion players that have spent the past year apologising for slights and oversights

Since Dolce & Gabbana’s chopsticks ad debacle, a string of fashion and luxury players have apologised, and pulled products, after angering web users in China by appearing not to respect its territorial integrity.

28 Nov 2019 - 11:20AM

Since Dolce & Gabbana’s chopsticks ad debacle, a string of fashion and luxury players have apologised, and pulled products, after angering web users in China by appearing not to respect its territorial integrity.

Sorry, China: from Nike to Versace, the global fashion players that have spent the past year apologising for slights and oversights
Hong Kong artist who swapped scalpel for paintbrush on being happier and how he applies science to his works

Hong Kong artist Dr Anthony Yim quit surgery after developing Parkinson’s and became an artist – his childhood dream. He explains how he has changed since pursuing art and how he applies his scientific knowledge to his works.

26 Nov 2019 - 4:30PM

Hong Kong artist Dr Anthony Yim quit surgery after developing Parkinson’s and became an artist – his childhood dream. He explains how he has changed since pursuing art and how he applies his scientific knowledge to his works.

Hong Kong artist who swapped scalpel for paintbrush on being happier and how he applies science to his works
Hong Kong elections: long queues as voting kicks off in first polls since protest crisis erupted

More than 4 million due to vote in Sunday’s district council elections, which have extra significance amid unrest. People arrive early at polling stations following rumours voting could close if trouble breaks out.

24 Nov 2019 - 6:26PM

More than 4 million due to vote in Sunday’s district council elections, which have extra significance amid unrest. People arrive early at polling stations following rumours voting could close if trouble breaks out.

Hong Kong elections: long queues as voting kicks off in first polls since protest crisis erupted
Hong Kong protesters and pro-police group clash during lunchtime demonstration in Central

Hundreds take to streets in financial district, where they are met by dozens of police supporters, leading to scuffles.

22 Nov 2019 - 7:26PM

Hundreds take to streets in financial district, where they are met by dozens of police supporters, leading to scuffles.

Hong Kong protesters and pro-police group clash during lunchtime demonstration in Central
How Post Malone, Priyanka Chopra, Balenciaga made Crocs cool – and business is booming

The quintessential ‘ugly shoe’, Crocs is finding new fans thanks to stars like Post Malone, Priyanka Chopra and Ruby Rose, and according to one survey the brand is more popular than New Balance and Under Armour among US teens.

16 Nov 2019 - 5:43AM

The quintessential ‘ugly shoe’, Crocs is finding new fans thanks to stars like Post Malone, Priyanka Chopra and Ruby Rose, and according to one survey the brand is more popular than New Balance and Under Armour among US teens.

How Post Malone, Priyanka Chopra, Balenciaga made Crocs cool – and business is booming
How robots can make elderly patients happy captured in French artist’s Hong Kong exhibition

Videos and photos captured by French artist Yves Gellie document hospital and nursing-home patients interacting with a robot that talks, plays games and dances, with some surprising and often touching results.

7 Nov 2019 - 9:02PM

Videos and photos captured by French artist Yves Gellie document hospital and nursing-home patients interacting with a robot that talks, plays games and dances, with some surprising and often touching results.

How robots can make elderly patients happy captured in French artist’s Hong Kong exhibition
Three bakeries making Hong Kong protest cakes like the one Cake International banned from competition

Anti-government protests have sparked a wave of creativity in Hong Kong. We talk to the creators of cakes such as Tear Gas Cloud and Liberate Hong Kong about the inspiration for their designs and the challenges of creating them.

5 Nov 2019 - 7:11PM

Anti-government protests have sparked a wave of creativity in Hong Kong. We talk to the creators of cakes such as Tear Gas Cloud and Liberate Hong Kong about the inspiration for their designs and the challenges of creating them.

Three bakeries making Hong Kong protest cakes like the one Cake International banned from competition
The men’s yoga shorts with extra ‘support’ for private parts that tackle a very male problem

Start-up Brutal Buddha is launching yoga shorts for men that protect their private parts and keep them from awkward situations while doing yoga.

3 Nov 2019 - 8:00PM

Start-up Brutal Buddha is launching yoga shorts for men that protect their private parts and keep them from awkward situations while doing yoga.

The men’s yoga shorts with extra ‘support’ for private parts that tackle a very male problem
Hong Kong university chiefs caught in crossfire as protest tensions risk turning campuses into political battlefields

Backing protesters risks offending authorities; condemning violence will anger students.

31 Oct 2019 - 12:47AM

Backing protesters risks offending authorities; condemning violence will anger students.

Hong Kong university chiefs caught in crossfire as protest tensions risk turning campuses into political battlefields
It’s Fright Night again: 10 of the best Halloween parties in Hong Kong

Celebrate the scariest night of the year in style at one of Hong Kong’s many Halloween parties. Here are 10 of the best places to get your fright on in Asia’s Halloween capital.

23 Oct 2019 - 6:30PM

Celebrate the scariest night of the year in style at one of Hong Kong’s many Halloween parties. Here are 10 of the best places to get your fright on in Asia’s Halloween capital.

It’s Fright Night again: 10 of the best Halloween parties in Hong Kong
About 1,000 gather in Central for rally calling for humanitarian aid on rare peaceful start to weekend, as city braces for illegal march on Sunday

Residents gather in prayer meeting and flash red and white lights signalling SOS distress call.

20 Oct 2019 - 12:38AM

Residents gather in prayer meeting and flash red and white lights signalling SOS distress call.

About 1,000 gather in Central for rally calling for humanitarian aid on rare peaceful start to weekend, as city braces for illegal march on Sunday
Sharp drop in foreign visitors keen to spot Hong Kong’s endangered pink dolphins, as tourism slump caused by protests takes its toll

Struggling tour operator Dolphin Watch appeals to locals and visitors to help it stay in business.

13 Oct 2019 - 3:34PM

Struggling tour operator Dolphin Watch appeals to locals and visitors to help it stay in business.

Sharp drop in foreign visitors keen to spot Hong Kong’s endangered pink dolphins, as tourism slump caused by protests takes its toll
Hong Kong happiness declines, survey shows, with quality of life sinking and ‘alarming’ results for mental health amid protest crisis

Results of annual poll lower than last year, with scores falling for quality of life categories, governance and the political and social situation.

11 Oct 2019 - 9:30AM

Results of annual poll lower than last year, with scores falling for quality of life categories, governance and the political and social situation.

Hong Kong happiness declines, survey shows, with quality of life sinking and ‘alarming’ results for mental health amid protest crisis
Hong Kong travel in recovery mode as MTR stations remain closed and traffic lights broken from violent backlash against mask ban by radical protesters

Several MTR stations still closed on Tuesday, with rail network to shut down early again, as transport workers scramble to repair extensive damage.

8 Oct 2019 - 11:09PM

Several MTR stations still closed on Tuesday, with rail network to shut down early again, as transport workers scramble to repair extensive damage.

Hong Kong travel in recovery mode as MTR stations remain closed and traffic lights broken from violent backlash against mask ban by radical protesters
Defiant Occupy leaders released from Hong Kong prison and immediately vow to join new anti-government protest movement

Lawmaker Shiu Ka-chun and activist Raphael Wong free men after serving five months of eight-month sentence.

3 Oct 2019 - 11:09PM

Lawmaker Shiu Ka-chun and activist Raphael Wong free men after serving five months of eight-month sentence.

Defiant Occupy leaders released from Hong Kong prison and immediately vow to join new anti-government protest movement
Hong Kong kindergarten denies allegation under police investigation that child was assaulted by teacher, who held ‘protest role play’ in class

Police investigating mother’s complaint daughter struck several times by teacher at Tsing Yi Trade Association Tseung Kwan O Kindergarten.

3 Oct 2019 - 6:19PM

Police investigating mother’s complaint daughter struck several times by teacher at Tsing Yi Trade Association Tseung Kwan O Kindergarten.

Hong Kong kindergarten denies allegation under police investigation that child was assaulted by teacher, who held ‘protest role play’ in class
Hong Kong protests: angry mobs go on night-time rampage amid outrage over shooting of school pupil during violent National Day clashes

As darkness fell, angry mobs dug up bricks, blocked roads, started fires, vandalised train stations and targeted mainland Chinese-linked businesses.

3 Oct 2019 - 10:12AM

As darkness fell, angry mobs dug up bricks, blocked roads, started fires, vandalised train stations and targeted mainland Chinese-linked businesses.

Hong Kong protests: angry mobs go on night-time rampage amid outrage over shooting of school pupil during violent National Day clashes
Hong Kong police groups call for tougher emergency powers as officers fire record numbers of tear gas canisters, rubber bullets and beanbag rounds

Junior Police Officers’ Association warns that force cannot deal with problem alone, while Hong Kong Police Inspectors’ Association echoes call.

3 Oct 2019 - 7:04AM

Junior Police Officers’ Association warns that force cannot deal with problem alone, while Hong Kong Police Inspectors’ Association echoes call.

Hong Kong police groups call for tougher emergency powers as officers fire record numbers of tear gas canisters, rubber bullets and beanbag rounds
Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest against police shooting of school student

Crowds gather near Chater Garden, blocking roads and bringing traffic to standstill before moving on to Admiralty.

2 Oct 2019 - 6:25PM

Crowds gather near Chater Garden, blocking roads and bringing traffic to standstill before moving on to Admiralty.

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest against police shooting of school student
New Hong Kong sports centre has been sacrificed at altar of big business, says district councillor

Mong Kok project is part of US$3.14 billion Sai Yee Street redevelopment and was supposed to include a sports hall of fame and sky garden, but Renewal Authority cut both and replaced it with smaller information centre.

30 Sep 2019 - 1:40PM

Mong Kok project is part of US$3.14 billion Sai Yee Street redevelopment and was supposed to include a sports hall of fame and sky garden, but Renewal Authority cut both and replaced it with smaller information centre.

New Hong Kong sports centre has been sacrificed at altar of big business, says district councillor
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters declare ‘We are back’ in poster campaign from Victoria Park to Admiralty on fifth anniversary of Occupy movement

Activists stick posters – on walls, escalators, footbridges and the pavement – all the way from Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty.

29 Sep 2019 - 2:12AM

Activists stick posters – on walls, escalators, footbridges and the pavement – all the way from Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty.

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters declare ‘We are back’ in poster campaign from Victoria Park to Admiralty on fifth anniversary of Occupy movement
179 Hong Kong schools given permission to raise fees but education officials knock back three applications

Four DSS schools are allowed to raise tuition fees by more than 10 per cent, with one going as high as 19.2 per cent.

27 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Four DSS schools are allowed to raise tuition fees by more than 10 per cent, with one going as high as 19.2 per cent.

179 Hong Kong schools given permission to raise fees but education officials knock back three applications
Explainer | How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?

While such action in the city only intensified in recent years, similar movements in other parts of the world date back centuries.

21 Sep 2019 - 12:18PM

While such action in the city only intensified in recent years, similar movements in other parts of the world date back centuries.

How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?
HSBC refutes claims it pressured contractor to remove worker who was pushing for bank trade union in Hong Kong

Nathan Leung said he was asked to move after he joined a strike associated with the ongoing protests and had called for the setting up of a banking union two days earlier.

21 Sep 2019 - 4:25AM

Nathan Leung said he was asked to move after he joined a strike associated with the ongoing protests and had called for the setting up of a banking union two days earlier.

HSBC refutes claims it pressured contractor to remove worker who was pushing for bank trade union in Hong Kong
Nearly 270 subsidised kindergartens of Hong Kong raise tuition fees for 2019/20 academic year

A tenth of Hong Kong’s 269 subsidised kindergartens increase fees by at least 20 per cent, while 157 non-subsidised schools also raise tuition costs.

20 Sep 2019 - 9:54AM

A tenth of Hong Kong’s 269 subsidised kindergartens increase fees by at least 20 per cent, while 157 non-subsidised schools also raise tuition costs.

Nearly 270 subsidised kindergartens of Hong Kong raise tuition fees for 2019/20 academic year
Hundreds rally against Hong Kong police for arresting social workers trying to mediate during clashes with anti-government protesters

Police have accused social workers and lawmakers of obstructing them, but groups claim they were just trying to help people who had been arrested.

16 Sep 2019 - 10:58PM

Police have accused social workers and lawmakers of obstructing them, but groups claim they were just trying to help people who had been arrested.

Hundreds rally against Hong Kong police for arresting social workers trying to mediate during clashes with anti-government protesters