Ji Siqi

Ji Siqi

Trainee reporter

Ji Siqi is a trainee reporter for the Post. After graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor degree in social sciences, she worked in Beijing covering China public policy and society at Caixin Media. She joined the Post in 2020 after receiving her master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School.

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Where’s Waldo for cat lovers: photo book of shop and market scenes in Hong Kong and mainland China invites readers to find furtive felines

In new book Spot the Shop Cat, photographs of hidden cats amid shop and market scenes in Hong Kong and mainland China combine with quirky illustrations to celebrate all things feline.

25 Nov 2020 - 12:15PM

In new book Spot the Shop Cat, photographs of hidden cats amid shop and market scenes in Hong Kong and mainland China combine with quirky illustrations to celebrate all things feline.

Where’s Waldo for cat lovers: photo book of shop and market scenes in Hong Kong and mainland China invites readers to find furtive felines
Xi Jinping has pledged to double the size of China’s economy by 2035, but can he rein in inequality?

President Xi Jinping says China can double the size of its economy by 2035, but it must address inequality more seriously.

23 Nov 2020 - 10:44PM

President Xi Jinping says China can double the size of its economy by 2035, but it must address inequality more seriously.

Xi Jinping has pledged to double the size of China’s economy by 2035, but can he rein in inequality?
China’s frustrated millennials turn to memes to rail against grim economic prospects

Chinese youth are venting their disillusionment with bleak job prospects and widening inequality with a new vocabulary of memes and buzzwords on social media.

21 Nov 2020 - 10:02PM

Chinese youth are venting their disillusionment with bleak job prospects and widening inequality with a new vocabulary of memes and buzzwords on social media.

China’s frustrated millennials turn to memes to rail against grim economic prospects
Travel bubble: 7 tips for visitors from Singapore to Hong Kong – where to eat, shop, hike and soak up culture

Here are our suggestions for some of the best places to eat, shop, hike and soak up the city’s culture for visitors from Singapore to Hong Kong taking advantage of the travel bubble.

21 Nov 2020 - 5:52PM

Here are our suggestions for some of the best places to eat, shop, hike and soak up the city’s culture for visitors from Singapore to Hong Kong taking advantage of the travel bubble.

Travel bubble: 7 tips for visitors from Singapore to Hong Kong – where to eat, shop, hike and soak up culture
Play inspired by social distancing one of two youth theatre performances making a triumphant return to the stage in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and the Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection, both dedicated to English-language theatre, had to make good use of Zoom in preparations.

18 Nov 2020 - 6:16PM

The Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and the Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection, both dedicated to English-language theatre, had to make good use of Zoom in preparations.

Play inspired by social distancing one of two youth theatre performances making a triumphant return to the stage in Hong Kong
Watch a movie or live performance, do some yoga or enjoy safe outdoor fun at The Grounds – Hong Kong’s first space built for social distancing

Social distancing is built into The Grounds, which offers 100 pods for two to four people, surrounded by picket fences and with a view of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong skyline.

16 Nov 2020 - 11:21AM

Social distancing is built into The Grounds, which offers 100 pods for two to four people, surrounded by picket fences and with a view of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong skyline.

Watch a movie or live performance, do some yoga or enjoy safe outdoor fun at The Grounds – Hong Kong’s first space built for social distancing
What the Chinese internet calls Trump: Boss, Emperor, king of knowledge, baby, Comrade Building the (Chinese) Nation

Forget his official Chinese name – internet users have come up with a variety of their own for Donald Trump, most of them larded with irony.

7 Nov 2020 - 8:15PM

Forget his official Chinese name – internet users have come up with a variety of their own for Donald Trump, most of them larded with irony.

What the Chinese internet calls Trump: Boss, Emperor, king of knowledge, baby, Comrade Building the (Chinese) Nation
Hanfu vs hanbok: Chinese, Koreans dispute costume’s origins after actor’s Weibo selfie goes viral

Is the hanbok Korean or Chinese? Debate is raging online after a Chinese actor posted a selfie in dress resembling the traditional Korean costume. It prompted claims of cultural appropriation from Korean internet users.

7 Nov 2020 - 6:32AM

Is the hanbok Korean or Chinese? Debate is raging online after a Chinese actor posted a selfie in dress resembling the traditional Korean costume. It prompted claims of cultural appropriation from Korean internet users.

Hanfu vs hanbok: Chinese, Koreans dispute costume’s origins after actor’s Weibo selfie goes viral
Lost in Hong Kong, Moonlight co-producer Andrew Hevia’s intended film about the city’s art scene became documentary of his failure to execute the plan

Andrew Hevia arrived in Hong Kong intending to make a documentary about the city’s art scene, but quickly realised he was in over his head. He still made a film – Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window, which drolly documents his failure.

5 Nov 2020 - 6:42PM

Andrew Hevia arrived in Hong Kong intending to make a documentary about the city’s art scene, but quickly realised he was in over his head. He still made a film – Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window, which drolly documents his failure.

Lost in Hong Kong, Moonlight co-producer Andrew Hevia’s intended film about the city’s art scene became documentary of his failure to execute the plan
How-to-make Chinese food videos aimed at foreigners have turned this YouTuber into a star

Mandy Fu’s YouTube channel Souped Up Recipes teaches viewers in English how to cook typical dishes served at Chinese restaurants like sweet and sour pork and chicken chow mein.

3 Nov 2020 - 9:14AM

Mandy Fu’s YouTube channel Souped Up Recipes teaches viewers in English how to cook typical dishes served at Chinese restaurants like sweet and sour pork and chicken chow mein.

How-to-make Chinese food videos aimed at foreigners have turned this YouTuber into a star
Remember Sophia the robot that argued with Elon Musk? Version 2.0 is coming, thanks to Covid-19, and her name is Grace

Hong Kong robot Sophia addressed the UN and was given Saudi citizenship. Her successor Grace was inspired by Covid-19, and will be a care assistant for the elderly.

30 Oct 2020 - 11:29PM

Hong Kong robot Sophia addressed the UN and was given Saudi citizenship. Her successor Grace was inspired by Covid-19, and will be a care assistant for the elderly.

Remember Sophia the robot that argued with Elon Musk? Version 2.0 is coming, thanks to Covid-19, and her name is Grace
Exhibition illustrates what life was like for Vietnamese refugees in Hong Kong camps

Leung Ho-yin has curated an exhibition of paintings and photographs created by detainees during their time spent in detention centres.

27 Oct 2020 - 4:07PM

Leung Ho-yin has curated an exhibition of paintings and photographs created by detainees during their time spent in detention centres.

Exhibition illustrates what life was like for Vietnamese refugees in Hong Kong camps
Inner healing is the focus of Women’s Festival Hong Kong amid Covid-19 pandemic and ripples from 2019 streets protests

The three-day festival that begins on Friday features a series of talks and workshops and an art exhibition, with a focus on inner healing after a stressful 18 months for Hongkongers.

22 Oct 2020 - 7:40PM

The three-day festival that begins on Friday features a series of talks and workshops and an art exhibition, with a focus on inner healing after a stressful 18 months for Hongkongers.

Inner healing is the focus of Women’s Festival Hong Kong amid Covid-19 pandemic and ripples from 2019 streets protests
Chinese medical equipment makers set to step up output as fresh wave of coronavirus sweeps the world

While Chinese firms have been reaping the benefits of rising demand due to the pandemic, they are also wary of rising global hostility towards their country.

18 Oct 2020 - 9:30PM

While Chinese firms have been reaping the benefits of rising demand due to the pandemic, they are also wary of rising global hostility towards their country.

Chinese medical equipment makers set to step up output as fresh wave of coronavirus sweeps the world
Do electric cars have the range to go the distance in China’s rural towns and villages as they battle for buyers’ hearts and wallets?

The success of SAIC-GM-Wuling’s three-door Hongguang Mini EV points to a greenfield market available to traditional carmakers in their battle with technology start-ups: rural China, inhabited by 40 per cent of the world’s largest population.

20 Oct 2020 - 1:24PM

The success of SAIC-GM-Wuling’s three-door Hongguang Mini EV points to a greenfield market available to traditional carmakers in their battle with technology start-ups: rural China, inhabited by 40 per cent of the world’s largest population.

Do electric cars have the range to go the distance in China’s rural towns and villages as they battle for buyers’ hearts and wallets?
If wonton noodles are a gauge of economic health, can Hong Kong diners still get their money’s worth amid the coronavirus recession?

There’s an easy way to gauge how the Hong Kong economy is faring – by ordering a bowl of shrimp dumpling noodles. How big are the wontons, how many in a serving, and how big the bowl? We sample five restaurants to find out.

17 Oct 2020 - 7:33PM

There’s an easy way to gauge how the Hong Kong economy is faring – by ordering a bowl of shrimp dumpling noodles. How big are the wontons, how many in a serving, and how big the bowl? We sample five restaurants to find out.

If wonton noodles are a gauge of economic health, can Hong Kong diners still get their money’s worth amid the coronavirus recession?
Shenzhen-listed traditional medicine makers ride high on endorsement by public face of China’s fight against coronavirus

Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical and Tianjin Chase Sun Pharmaceutical make herbal remedies used widely to treat coronavirus patients in China.

11 Oct 2020 - 9:36PM

Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical and Tianjin Chase Sun Pharmaceutical make herbal remedies used widely to treat coronavirus patients in China.

Shenzhen-listed traditional medicine makers ride high on endorsement by public face of China’s fight against coronavirus
My People, My Homeland, Jiang Ziya: Legend of Deification and Leap lead China’s box office recovery during ‘golden week’

Despite restrictions box office takings on the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday reached US$368 million, a 14 per cent decline from last year.

6 Oct 2020 - 10:16PM

Despite restrictions box office takings on the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday reached US$368 million, a 14 per cent decline from last year.

My People, My Homeland, Jiang Ziya: Legend of Deification and Leap lead China’s box office recovery during ‘golden week’
What happens to discarded bikes from China’s sharing boom? Taxpayers pay to clear 25 million of them from bicycle graveyards

An estimated 25 million discarded bicycles have been scrapped, dismantled and recycled, through the entanglement among local governments, bike companies, and recycling factories.

2 Oct 2020 - 9:38PM

An estimated 25 million discarded bicycles have been scrapped, dismantled and recycled, through the entanglement among local governments, bike companies, and recycling factories.

What happens to discarded bikes from China’s sharing boom? Taxpayers pay to clear 25 million of them from bicycle graveyards
Hong Kong has more US dollar millionaires this year, as calmer streets boost confidence and perception of wealth

Citibank’s survey, conducted over the course of two polls in late 2019 and early 2020, shows how Hongkongers are hanging on to survive the city’s worst recession in decades following a combination of the US-China trade war, more than a year of street protests and the economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic.

23 Sep 2020 - 11:26PM

Citibank’s survey, conducted over the course of two polls in late 2019 and early 2020, shows how Hongkongers are hanging on to survive the city’s worst recession in decades following a combination of the US-China trade war, more than a year of street protests and the economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Hong Kong has more US dollar millionaires this year, as calmer streets boost confidence and perception of wealth
At Hong Kong’s stock exchange, a ‘moon shot’ lab imagines how technology upends the financial marketplace of the future

A Lithuanian and his band of data scientists, business analysts, software engineers are toiling away in a nondescript corner of HKEX office in Central to prepare the exchange for the future of tech innovations.

19 Sep 2020 - 2:22PM

A Lithuanian and his band of data scientists, business analysts, software engineers are toiling away in a nondescript corner of HKEX office in Central to prepare the exchange for the future of tech innovations.

At Hong Kong’s stock exchange, a ‘moon shot’ lab imagines how technology upends the financial marketplace of the future
Mainland-listed Hybribio involved in Hong Kong’s Covid-19 mass testing scheme eyes expansion

Shenzhen-listed Hybribio, the parent company of Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Diagnostic Centre, said the volume of work was less than anticipated and that DNA samples have not been sent to mainland China.

17 Sep 2020 - 10:01PM

Shenzhen-listed Hybribio, the parent company of Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Diagnostic Centre, said the volume of work was less than anticipated and that DNA samples have not been sent to mainland China.

Mainland-listed Hybribio involved in Hong Kong’s Covid-19 mass testing scheme eyes expansion
Global art sales plunge as social distancing, Covid-19 infection fears keep buyers away from galleries, networking events

Global sales of artworks contracted by over a third in the first half of 2020, study by UBS and Art Basel finds, as coronavirus rules out exhibitions, networking events.

13 Sep 2020 - 10:34PM

Global sales of artworks contracted by over a third in the first half of 2020, study by UBS and Art Basel finds, as coronavirus rules out exhibitions, networking events.

Global art sales plunge as social distancing, Covid-19 infection fears keep buyers away from galleries, networking events
Hong Kong shrugs off social unrest, coronavirus impact to edge closer to top 10 in global innovation rankings

Hong Kong ranks 11th in the index compiled by Cornell University, Insead business school and a UN body, falling behind regional rivals Singapore and South Korea.

2 Sep 2020 - 10:29PM

Hong Kong ranks 11th in the index compiled by Cornell University, Insead business school and a UN body, falling behind regional rivals Singapore and South Korea.

Hong Kong shrugs off social unrest, coronavirus impact to edge closer to top 10 in global innovation rankings
Hong Kong home rents drop near universities, as mainland Chinese students stay at home for online classes

The Hong Kong residential market has lost one of its most steady sources of tenants – mainland Chinese students – this summer, after most of the city’s universities moved to online teaching for the coming semester amid the coronavirus pandemic.

25 Aug 2020 - 6:51PM

The Hong Kong residential market has lost one of its most steady sources of tenants – mainland Chinese students – this summer, after most of the city’s universities moved to online teaching for the coming semester amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hong Kong home rents drop near universities, as mainland Chinese students stay at home for online classes
Xiaomi’s spectacular gain outshines Alibaba and Wuxi Biologics in first week since trio tapped for Hang Seng Index

Xiaomi, Alibaba and Wuxi Biologics join the Hang Seng Index on September 7. Passive fund managers will add them to their holdings. This coming week, Xiaomi reports results on Wednesday. Expect more fireworks, analysts say, after this past week’s rollicking trading.

23 Aug 2020 - 4:57PM

Xiaomi, Alibaba and Wuxi Biologics join the Hang Seng Index on September 7. Passive fund managers will add them to their holdings. This coming week, Xiaomi reports results on Wednesday. Expect more fireworks, analysts say, after this past week’s rollicking trading.

Xiaomi’s spectacular gain outshines Alibaba and Wuxi Biologics in first week since trio tapped for Hang Seng Index
Silver has soared more than gold this year amid the coronavirus– but can it last?

“All of a sudden, people call us and are ordering silver,” said Pádraig Seif, partner of Precious Metal Asia, a trader based in Hong Kong. “And they're not buying just small quantities. They’re buying a hundred kilos here.”

21 Aug 2020 - 9:34PM

“All of a sudden, people call us and are ordering silver,” said Pádraig Seif, partner of Precious Metal Asia, a trader based in Hong Kong. “And they're not buying just small quantities. They’re buying a hundred kilos here.”

Silver has soared more than gold this year amid the coronavirus– but can it last?
Hong Kong, China shares end higher after central bank pumps US$100 billion into banking system

Stocks related to the mainland’s banking sector jumps 3.7 per cent, according to a gauge compiled by Xuangubao.com.

17 Aug 2020 - 4:37PM

Stocks related to the mainland’s banking sector jumps 3.7 per cent, according to a gauge compiled by Xuangubao.com.

Hong Kong, China shares end higher after central bank pumps US$100 billion into banking system