Kanis Leung

Hong Kong

Kanis Leung

Reporter, Hong Kong

Kanis is a reporter for the City desk. She joined the Post in 2018.

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Coronavirus: opposition over plan to convert City Hall space into quarantine monitoring centre for 100 Hong Kong government workers

Temporary site is for workers to conduct phone checks on those under mandatory 14-day quarantine in Hong Kong, but critics say 6,350 sq ft area is too small and poses infection risks, contradicting measures to limit crowds.

18 Feb 2020 - 8:20AM

Temporary site is for workers to conduct phone checks on those under mandatory 14-day quarantine in Hong Kong, but critics say 6,350 sq ft area is too small and poses infection risks, contradicting measures to limit crowds.

Coronavirus: opposition over plan to convert City Hall space into quarantine monitoring centre for 100 Hong Kong government workers
Coronavirus: mask production lines could be running within weeks, though Hong Kong firms seek aid beyond cash subsidies

Six lines capable of producing a total of 10 million masks are expected to go online soon, with other private parties planning lines of their own.

16 Feb 2020 - 8:36AM

Six lines capable of producing a total of 10 million masks are expected to go online soon, with other private parties planning lines of their own.

Coronavirus: mask production lines could be running within weeks, though Hong Kong firms seek aid beyond cash subsidies
Love in the time of coronavirus: outbreak hits Hong Kong valentines, and businesses

Travel restrictions scupper romantic getaways, while many couples avoid dining out.

14 Feb 2020 - 9:00AM

Travel restrictions scupper romantic getaways, while many couples avoid dining out.

Love in the time of coronavirus: outbreak hits Hong Kong valentines, and businesses
Coronavirus: Restaurant group temporarily closes hotpot chains as Hongkongers grow wary of communal dining experience

LH Group, one of the city’s biggest restaurant chains, said affected employees would be moved to work at other brands during the closure.

14 Feb 2020 - 7:19AM

LH Group, one of the city’s biggest restaurant chains, said affected employees would be moved to work at other brands during the closure.

Coronavirus: Restaurant group temporarily closes hotpot chains as Hongkongers grow wary of communal dining experience
Coronavirus: 10 Hongkongers stranded on Diamond Princess cruise ship confirmed to have deadly bug as city’s total number of cases rises to 53

Passengers are now receiving hospital treatment in Japan as Hong Kong government earlier extended school closure and told civil servants to work from home for another week

14 Feb 2020 - 1:17AM

Passengers are now receiving hospital treatment in Japan as Hong Kong government earlier extended school closure and told civil servants to work from home for another week

Coronavirus: 10 Hongkongers stranded on Diamond Princess cruise ship confirmed to have deadly bug as city’s total number of cases rises to 53
Coronavirus: 3,600 passengers and crew members on World Dream cruise stranded in Hong Kong finally leave ship after quarantine ends

Crew members suspected to have come into contact with earlier infected passengers test negative for coronavirus, meaning rest on board are safe.

9 Feb 2020 - 11:42PM

Crew members suspected to have come into contact with earlier infected passengers test negative for coronavirus, meaning rest on board are safe.

Coronavirus: 3,600 passengers and crew members on World Dream cruise stranded in Hong Kong finally leave ship after quarantine ends
Hong Kong protests: police fire tear gas as demonstrators block roads near Tseung Kwan O car park

About 100 protesters gather at a car park to commemorate the death of a university student in November last year.

8 Feb 2020 - 11:56PM

About 100 protesters gather at a car park to commemorate the death of a university student in November last year.

Hong Kong protests: police fire tear gas as demonstrators block roads near Tseung Kwan O car park
Coronavirus: passengers stranded on World Dream cruise ship in Hong Kong ‘could be allowed to leave as soon as Tuesday’

All 35 crew members and nine passengers who had earlier reported fever or respiratory symptoms test negative for deadly coronavirus, according to the Centre for Health Protection.

8 Feb 2020 - 11:43PM

All 35 crew members and nine passengers who had earlier reported fever or respiratory symptoms test negative for deadly coronavirus, according to the Centre for Health Protection.

Coronavirus: passengers stranded on World Dream cruise ship in Hong Kong ‘could be allowed to leave as soon as Tuesday’
Coronavirus: thousands trapped on Hong Kong cruise ship killing time playing mahjong, watching films and walking on deck

World Dream has been docked at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with 3,600 people on board since Wednesday, after revelation eight passengers on previous voyage were infected with deadly coronavirus.

7 Feb 2020 - 11:21PM

World Dream has been docked at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with 3,600 people on board since Wednesday, after revelation eight passengers on previous voyage were infected with deadly coronavirus.

Coronavirus: thousands trapped on Hong Kong cruise ship killing time playing mahjong, watching films and walking on deck
Coronavirus: thousands more cruise passengers might have been exposed to deadly infection

Ship’s operator admits World Dream made three more trips than first revealed, as thousands remain trapped on board.

7 Feb 2020 - 12:01AM

Ship’s operator admits World Dream made three more trips than first revealed, as thousands remain trapped on board.

Coronavirus: thousands more cruise passengers might have been exposed to deadly infection
Food and beverage industry in Hong Kong posts first annual decline in revenue since Sars, with 5.9 per cent drop

F&B earnings fall 5.9 per cent to HK$112.5 billion in 2019 from previous year, with restaurant owners lamenting gloomy business environment and headwinds to come amid coronavirus outbreak and protests.

6 Feb 2020 - 7:45AM

F&B earnings fall 5.9 per cent to HK$112.5 billion in 2019 from previous year, with restaurant owners lamenting gloomy business environment and headwinds to come amid coronavirus outbreak and protests.

Food and beverage industry in Hong Kong posts first annual decline in revenue since Sars, with 5.9 per cent drop
Coronavirus: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort hotels suggested as quarantine centres

Tourism lawmaker calls on government to look at using resort’s remote accommodation for isolation.

5 Feb 2020 - 9:27PM

Tourism lawmaker calls on government to look at using resort’s remote accommodation for isolation.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort hotels suggested as quarantine centres
Coronavirus: Hong Kong scrambles to find sites for quarantine centres as residents cry ‘not in my backyard’

The move is part of government’s efforts to search for new spots or extend existing facilities for potential quarantine centres.

5 Feb 2020 - 10:39AM

The move is part of government’s efforts to search for new spots or extend existing facilities for potential quarantine centres.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong scrambles to find sites for quarantine centres as residents cry ‘not in my backyard’
Hong Kong retail sector takes a battering as sales plunge 11.1 per cent

Sales plunge 11.1 per cent in sharpest decline in more than 20 years, and uncertainty looms as coronavirus outbreak claims its first victim in the city.

4 Feb 2020 - 10:38PM

Sales plunge 11.1 per cent in sharpest decline in more than 20 years, and uncertainty looms as coronavirus outbreak claims its first victim in the city.

Hong Kong retail sector takes a battering as sales plunge 11.1 per cent
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park should secure in-principle nod for HK$10.6 billion bailout plan and get the money in phases, former chairman Allan Zeman says

Zeman urges Hong Kong legislature to give some money to park’s new chairman and chief executive when they take over in July 2020.

3 Feb 2020 - 10:29PM

Zeman urges Hong Kong legislature to give some money to park’s new chairman and chief executive when they take over in July 2020.

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park should secure in-principle nod for HK$10.6 billion bailout plan and get the money in phases, former chairman Allan Zeman says
Fears of coronavirus spreading in Hong Kong as local hospital staff back strike to demand closure of border with mainland China

Health chiefs raise worrying possibility that 75-year-old man who became 12th confirmed case on Friday might have been infected in the city.

2 Feb 2020 - 10:31AM

Health chiefs raise worrying possibility that 75-year-old man who became 12th confirmed case on Friday might have been infected in the city.

Fears of coronavirus spreading in Hong Kong as local hospital staff back strike to demand closure of border with mainland China
Coronavirus: Hong Kong post offices to reopen with shortened working hours, thousands of parcels with masks backed up, union says

More than 18,000 items have accumulated at city’s air mail centre since holiday, with nearly a third believed to contain masks, union chief says.

2 Feb 2020 - 9:35PM

More than 18,000 items have accumulated at city’s air mail centre since holiday, with nearly a third believed to contain masks, union chief says.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong post offices to reopen with shortened working hours, thousands of parcels with masks backed up, union says
Coronavirus: masks, hand sanitisers mark tourism experience for visitors in Hong Kong, with foreigners fleeing mainland for perceived safety in city

Some have cut short their stay on the mainland, fearing Hong Kong would close off its borders, while others are on transit in city.

1 Feb 2020 - 11:28PM

Some have cut short their stay on the mainland, fearing Hong Kong would close off its borders, while others are on transit in city.

Coronavirus: masks, hand sanitisers mark tourism experience for visitors in Hong Kong, with foreigners fleeing mainland for perceived safety in city
Ocean Park’s fight for survival: can home-grown Hong Kong attraction be brought back from the brink?

Bosses have outlined HK$10.6 billion plan to rejuvenate the attraction, but lawmakers are balking at the bailout.

1 Feb 2020 - 2:20PM

Bosses have outlined HK$10.6 billion plan to rejuvenate the attraction, but lawmakers are balking at the bailout.

Ocean Park’s fight for survival: can home-grown Hong Kong attraction be brought back from the brink?
Coronavirus: Hong Kong restaurant group calls for border closure, says virus fears hurting business more than protests

Business at some restaurants down by half compared to last year, restaurant group representative says.

31 Jan 2020 - 7:49PM

Business at some restaurants down by half compared to last year, restaurant group representative says.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong restaurant group calls for border closure, says virus fears hurting business more than protests
China coronavirus: pressure builds on Hong Kong hotels to turn away guests from mainland

New workers’ union threatens strike action if industry does not act to stop further spread of deadly outbreak, and Security Bureau earlier revealed that 15 travellers from Hubei province were staying in city hotels.

31 Jan 2020 - 12:16AM

New workers’ union threatens strike action if industry does not act to stop further spread of deadly outbreak, and Security Bureau earlier revealed that 15 travellers from Hubei province were staying in city hotels.

China coronavirus: pressure builds on Hong Kong hotels to turn away guests from mainland
China coronavirus: Hong Kong professor Yuen Kwok-yung says effectiveness of drugs could be judged within weeks, with tests due to start in city

University of Hong Kong scientists looking at whether drugs used during Sars epidemic will work for those infected with Wuhan coronavirus.

29 Jan 2020 - 2:44PM

University of Hong Kong scientists looking at whether drugs used during Sars epidemic will work for those infected with Wuhan coronavirus.

China coronavirus: Hong Kong professor Yuen Kwok-yung says effectiveness of drugs could be judged within weeks, with tests due to start in city
Hong Kong protesters disrupt MTR services, declare ‘dawn of anti-epidemic’ strikes over government’s handling of Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

East Rail line, which terminates by the Hong Kong-mainland border, hit by delays as activists rage against government’s response to China coronavirus.

29 Jan 2020 - 9:53PM

East Rail line, which terminates by the Hong Kong-mainland border, hit by delays as activists rage against government’s response to China coronavirus.

Hong Kong protesters disrupt MTR services, declare ‘dawn of anti-epidemic’ strikes over government’s handling of Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
‘Don’t repeat the mistakes of Sars’, survivors’ group urges Hong Kong government as it wrestles with China coronavirus outbreak

Hong Kong Sars Mutual Help Association urges government to be proactive, including banning non-locals who visited Wuhan within the past month from entering city.

2 Feb 2020 - 4:28PM

Hong Kong Sars Mutual Help Association urges government to be proactive, including banning non-locals who visited Wuhan within the past month from entering city.

‘Don’t repeat the mistakes of Sars’, survivors’ group urges Hong Kong government as it wrestles with China coronavirus outbreak
Hong Kong face mask prices soar as residents scramble to stock up amid Wuhan coronavirus fears

Some pharmacies have tripled prices since cases were confirmed inside the city, residents told the Post.

24 Jan 2020 - 8:29PM

Some pharmacies have tripled prices since cases were confirmed inside the city, residents told the Post.

Hong Kong face mask prices soar as residents scramble to stock up amid Wuhan coronavirus fears
China coronavirus: three new cases in Hong Kong, increasing total number to five

The Centre for Health Protection said all three patients’ respiratory specimens tested positive to the new coronavirus and they had all been isolated in hospital

25 Jan 2020 - 1:05PM

The Centre for Health Protection said all three patients’ respiratory specimens tested positive to the new coronavirus and they had all been isolated in hospital

China coronavirus: three new cases in Hong Kong, increasing total number to five
China coronavirus: panic sweeps through Hong Kong business district after medical staff in full protective gear are seen taking woman to waiting ambulance

Photograph showing medical staff in full protective gear taking woman from mainland Chinese city of Wuhan to waiting ambulance goes viral, sparking fears of outbreak.

23 Jan 2020 - 11:23PM

Photograph showing medical staff in full protective gear taking woman from mainland Chinese city of Wuhan to waiting ambulance goes viral, sparking fears of outbreak.

China coronavirus: panic sweeps through Hong Kong business district after medical staff in full protective gear are seen taking woman to waiting ambulance
China coronavirus: Hong Kong scraps major Lunar New Year celebrations and extends health declaration requirements as it tightens monitoring of deadly infection

Pacific International Chinese New Year Carnival and Lunar New Year Cup axed as government extends health declaration requirements, and tightens monitoring of deadly infection.

24 Jan 2020 - 1:33AM

Pacific International Chinese New Year Carnival and Lunar New Year Cup axed as government extends health declaration requirements, and tightens monitoring of deadly infection.

China coronavirus: Hong Kong scraps major Lunar New Year celebrations and extends health declaration requirements as it tightens monitoring of deadly infection
China coronavirus: guests check out of Hong Kong hotel where family of first man diagnosed with deadly infection stayed

Angry traveller says staff did not tell him family of mainland Chinese man with virus stayed at Empire Hotel Kowloon during brief stopover in city.

23 Jan 2020 - 10:21AM

Angry traveller says staff did not tell him family of mainland Chinese man with virus stayed at Empire Hotel Kowloon during brief stopover in city.

China coronavirus: guests check out of Hong Kong hotel where family of first man diagnosed with deadly infection stayed
Hong Kong’s competition watchdog takes IT firm to court over bid for Ocean Park contract

Competition Commission launches proceedings against Quantr.

23 Jan 2020 - 9:53AM

Competition Commission launches proceedings against Quantr.

Hong Kong’s competition watchdog takes IT firm to court over bid for Ocean Park contract