James Legge

James Legge is a sub-editor on the Post's Hong Kong desk. Before that, he was a reporter and editor in the UK and a freelance reporter in Hong Kong.
James Legge is a sub-editor on the Post's Hong Kong desk. Before that, he was a reporter and editor in the UK and a freelance reporter in Hong Kong.

Latest from James Legge

Behind the Story: How SCMP reported the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Pig

James Legge speaks to SCMP journalists, video producers and editors about what stories always come around for Lunar New Year and what stories they’ve found for the coming Year of the Pig

12 Feb 2019 - 8:19AM

James Legge speaks to SCMP journalists, video producers and editors about what stories always come around for Lunar New Year and what stories they’ve found for the coming Year of the Pig

Behind the Story: How SCMP reported the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Pig
Podcast: Inside the yoga ball murders and how police solved one of Hong Kong’s most calculated crimes -  Long Reads
Inside China: Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on

A decade on, we return to the scene of one of China's worst natural disasters.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:46PM

A decade on, we return to the scene of one of China's worst natural disasters.

Inside China: Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on
Inside China: Farming snakes for medicine, meals and money

The commerce, culture, cuisine and cure-alls that fuel China's snake economy.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:44PM

The commerce, culture, cuisine and cure-alls that fuel China's snake economy.

Inside China: Farming snakes for medicine, meals and money
A Hong Kong photographer's guide to taking underwater shots

Trained in photography at arts college, Alan Lo's life changed when he went underwater. He uses photography to show how amazing marine life is and to urge people to better safeguard it.

18 Aug 2015 - 2:01AM

Trained in photography at arts college, Alan Lo's life changed when he went underwater. He uses photography to show how amazing marine life is and to urge people to better safeguard it.

A Hong Kong photographer's guide to taking underwater shots
8 fun indoor things to do without worrying about wild weather

With intense heat and the frequent threat of sudden heavy rain, August is one of the most tempestuous months in Hong Kong. So don't let the weather spoil your weekends — hunker down indoors and entertain yourselves.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:10PM

With intense heat and the frequent threat of sudden heavy rain, August is one of the most tempestuous months in Hong Kong. So don't let the weather spoil your weekends — hunker down indoors and entertain yourselves.

8 fun indoor things to do without worrying about wild weather
Done with junks? Five alternative boat trips in Hong Kong

From squid fishing to scuba diving, and from island-hopping to fine dining, there's more to Hong Kong waters than boozy junk trips.

29 Jul 2015 - 11:17PM

From squid fishing to scuba diving, and from island-hopping to fine dining, there's more to Hong Kong waters than boozy junk trips.

Done with junks? Five alternative boat trips in Hong Kong
Best things to do in Kowloon City, whether it's 3pm or 3am

The neighbourhood is good for food, history and shopping before dark, and for Thai food, beer, karaoke and dancing after that. We sampled it all in 12 hours.

2 Jul 2015 - 8:42AM

The neighbourhood is good for food, history and shopping before dark, and for Thai food, beer, karaoke and dancing after that. We sampled it all in 12 hours.

Best things to do in Kowloon City, whether it's 3pm or 3am
The Hongkongers living with a silent killer, and sufferers hoping to help