Ivan Zhai

Ivan Zhai is the Social Media Editor at the South China Morning Post. Prior to his current position, Ivan spent 10 years working for the Guangzhou-based 21st Century World Herald and in the Post's Guangzhou bureau, covering Chinese politics, macroeconomics and online communities. In 2008, Ivan won an Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship. He shares his findings and thoughts on digital media, cognitive neuroscience and China on Twitter and Chinese microblogs as @ivanzhai.
Ivan Zhai
Ivan Zhai is the Social Media Editor at the South China Morning Post. Prior to his current position, Ivan spent 10 years working for the Guangzhou-based 21st Century World Herald and in the Post's Guangzhou bureau, covering Chinese politics, macroeconomics and online communities. In 2008, Ivan won an Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship. He shares his findings and thoughts on digital media, cognitive neuroscience and China on Twitter and Chinese microblogs as @ivanzhai.

Latest from Ivan Zhai

Opinion | Science students embroiled in plant safety debate

Authorities play dangerous game by having people still studying at university act as experts.

12 Apr 2014 - 4:58AM

Authorities play dangerous game by having people still studying at university act as experts.

Science students embroiled in plant safety debate
Opinion | Open look at city budgets more than just window-dressing in graft fight

Many people appeared disappointed Premier Li Keqiang did not give details during his press conference at the National People's Congress about the corruption investigation into former security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

15 Mar 2014 - 5:55AM

Many people appeared disappointed Premier Li Keqiang did not give details during his press conference at the National People's Congress about the corruption investigation into former security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

Open look at city budgets more than just window-dressing in graft fight
Opinion | Guangdong slow to apply lessons learnt on bird flu

Following the recent news of more bird flu cases in Guangdong - two of them Hong Kong residents who contracted the disease in Shenzhen -authorities in the province appear to be making serious efforts to contain the outbreak.

28 Dec 2013 - 6:36AM

Following the recent news of more bird flu cases in Guangdong - two of them Hong Kong residents who contracted the disease in Shenzhen -authorities in the province appear to be making serious efforts to contain the outbreak.

Guangdong slow to apply lessons learnt on bird flu
Opinion | Dark drama where only insiders know the script

Who are we to believe? This is the conundrum facing many mainlanders as they witness a saga with multiple twists involving an outspoken tabloid newspaper, one of its reporters now under arrest, a leading heavy equipment manufacturer and, inevitably, the law enforcement agencies.

2 Nov 2013 - 5:21AM

Who are we to believe? This is the conundrum facing many mainlanders as they witness a saga with multiple twists involving an outspoken tabloid newspaper, one of its reporters now under arrest, a leading heavy equipment manufacturer and, inevitably, the law enforcement agencies.

Dark drama where only insiders know the script
Blacklists unfair to firms, says legal expert
Bid to join the dots on deaths of 3 pig farmers
Guangzhou secondary property prices rise 5pc as tax takes effect
Demand for quality housing pushes up Guangzhou prices
Developers eye the prime sites of urban villages
Woman slapped by driver, killed by oncoming truck
Guangzhou property prices rise despite tough cooling measures
Spy-in-the-sky system to spot delta's worst polluters
Guangdong  towns to cull dogs after  rabies death
Guangzhou supermarkets fail food safety inspection
Mayor defends employee housing
17 Mar 2007 - 12:00AM
Mayor defends employee housing
HK diner gets 88 yuan for five-star fly in his soup
Don't exaggerate the dangers, Guangdong farmers tell HK
Shortage of skilled workers may jeopardise Guangzhou's industry
Real estate chief admits taking cash
Guangdong GDP tipped to surge by up to 15.2pc
Developers focus of drive to cool real estate market
Key tests for officer on oxygen treatment
Fish prices tipped to rise 60pc today
No end to surge in property prices
Two more murders highlight Guangdong's bloody crime rate
Freshwater fish stalls close over taint scare
Shenzhen official hopes for better HK relations
Ex-vice-governor to lose NPC post
Food chiefs apologise for delay in egg alert
Guangdong still plagued by power shortages