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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Passengers evacuated after ‘rioters’ hurl petrol bombs at Hong Kong MTR station

Attack took place early on Thursday at Ngau Tau Kok station with escalators firebombed and ticket machines vandalised, with Maxim’s Cakes shop also targeted.

12 Dec 2019 - 8:39PM

Attack took place early on Thursday at Ngau Tau Kok station with escalators firebombed and ticket machines vandalised, with Maxim’s Cakes shop also targeted.

Passengers evacuated after ‘rioters’ hurl petrol bombs at Hong Kong MTR station
Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo kicks off at Victoria Park amid protest threats and weakened consumer sentiment

Protesters have launched online calls for ‘visiting the fair together’, but organiser says it did not ask police to station at the venue though it has doubled security guards this year.

10 Dec 2019 - 10:19PM

Protesters have launched online calls for ‘visiting the fair together’, but organiser says it did not ask police to station at the venue though it has doubled security guards this year.

Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo kicks off at Victoria Park amid protest threats and weakened consumer sentiment
Holiday season brings little cheer for Hong Kong businesses hit hard by months of protest turmoil

Retailers could suffer at least a 15 per cent decline in revenues, the experts said, and restaurant profits could fall as much as 30 per cent.

9 Dec 2019 - 8:27AM

Retailers could suffer at least a 15 per cent decline in revenues, the experts said, and restaurant profits could fall as much as 30 per cent.

Holiday season brings little cheer for Hong Kong businesses hit hard by months of protest turmoil
Hong Kong protests have cost government billions in tax dollars after trashing of Legislative Council building in July

Legco building was damaged in July and delay in legislation means some residents will not get their bills until April.

7 Dec 2019 - 11:13PM

Legco building was damaged in July and delay in legislation means some residents will not get their bills until April.

Hong Kong protests have cost government billions in tax dollars after trashing of Legislative Council building in July
Hong Kong budget deficit ‘unavoidable’ for two years, finance chief Paul Chan says

The city will be in the red in 2020-21, as well as this year, finance chief Paul Chan said as he hammered home the impact of the protests on the city’s economy.

7 Dec 2019 - 11:38PM

The city will be in the red in 2020-21, as well as this year, finance chief Paul Chan said as he hammered home the impact of the protests on the city’s economy.

Hong Kong budget deficit ‘unavoidable’ for two years, finance chief Paul Chan says
Hong Kong’s embattled MTR Corporation reveals it will incur HK$1.6 billion in costs from protests

Lower revenue from train services, repair costs for damaged facilities, extra expenses for security and rent concessions take toll on rail operator.

6 Dec 2019 - 2:28AM

Lower revenue from train services, repair costs for damaged facilities, extra expenses for security and rent concessions take toll on rail operator.

Hong Kong’s embattled MTR Corporation reveals it will incur HK$1.6 billion in costs from protests
Hong Kong protests: vandalised Festival Walk to remain closed until first quarter of 2020 for repairs, hitting retail and catering brands

Mall’s owner says it will need to repair damage to glass entrances, glass curtain walls, escalators, lifts and glass balustrades.

6 Dec 2019 - 1:17AM

Mall’s owner says it will need to repair damage to glass entrances, glass curtain walls, escalators, lifts and glass balustrades.

Hong Kong protests: vandalised Festival Walk to remain closed until first quarter of 2020 for repairs, hitting retail and catering brands
Hong Kong protests: crowds shrink further in lunchtime protests as just a few dozen show up in two business districts

At 1.15pm, about 30 people gathered in Cheung Sha Wan business district to chant slogans, with the crowd growing bigger to only about 100 at its peak.

4 Dec 2019 - 5:25PM

At 1.15pm, about 30 people gathered in Cheung Sha Wan business district to chant slogans, with the crowd growing bigger to only about 100 at its peak.

Hong Kong protests: crowds shrink further in lunchtime protests as just a few dozen show up in two business districts
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park going through a more challenging phase than the 2003 Sars outbreak because of protests, outgoing boss says

Protests have been a bigger challenge as they are continuing for a longer period compared to Sars outbreak in 2003, outgoing chief Matthias Li says.

3 Dec 2019 - 9:19AM

Protests have been a bigger challenge as they are continuing for a longer period compared to Sars outbreak in 2003, outgoing chief Matthias Li says.

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park going through a more challenging phase than the 2003 Sars outbreak because of protests, outgoing boss says
Hong Kong’s Consumer Council seeks deals with Thailand, Malaysia to improve complaints handling for online shoppers

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council aims to strike deals with Thailand, Malaysia to help resolve disputes about internet purchases, amid huge growth in online shopping.

2 Dec 2019 - 8:36AM

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council aims to strike deals with Thailand, Malaysia to help resolve disputes about internet purchases, amid huge growth in online shopping.

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council seeks deals with Thailand, Malaysia to improve complaints handling for online shoppers
Sense of unease hangs over Hong Kong as protesters prepare for anti-government rally near site of violent clashes between radicals and police

Protesters block roads and police fire pepper balls a day before major anti-government march near site of violent clashes between radicals and police.

1 Dec 2019 - 10:57AM

Protesters block roads and police fire pepper balls a day before major anti-government march near site of violent clashes between radicals and police.

Sense of unease hangs over Hong Kong as protesters prepare for anti-government rally near site of violent clashes between radicals and police
Hong Kong protests: safety first as malls cut back on Christmas installations for fear of attracting big crowds

A source said the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping centre had made the change to avoid crowds gathering there.

30 Nov 2019 - 11:59PM

A source said the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping centre had made the change to avoid crowds gathering there.

Hong Kong protests: safety first as malls cut back on Christmas installations for fear of attracting big crowds
Month-long arts festival kicks off at Hong Kong’s historic Hakka Catholic village in Sai Kung

‘Green tourism’ project on the tiny island of Yim Tin Tsai features art works, workshops, guided tours.

30 Nov 2019 - 11:38PM

‘Green tourism’ project on the tiny island of Yim Tin Tsai features art works, workshops, guided tours.

Month-long arts festival kicks off at Hong Kong’s historic Hakka Catholic village in Sai Kung
Octopus card stored value limit set to rise to HK$3,000 on December 1 as e-payment competition heats up in Hong Kong

Operator Octopus Cards says the move aims to cater to customers’ changing needs.

29 Nov 2019 - 11:16PM

Operator Octopus Cards says the move aims to cater to customers’ changing needs.

Octopus card stored value limit set to rise to HK$3,000 on December 1 as e-payment competition heats up in Hong Kong
Shek O in rural Hong Kong hit by blackout from power cable glitch

HK Electric is investigating matter and the company has arranged mobile generators for residents.

28 Nov 2019 - 4:13AM

HK Electric is investigating matter and the company has arranged mobile generators for residents.

Shek O in rural Hong Kong hit by blackout from power cable glitch
Hong Kong Disneyland cancels New Year’s Eve countdown party over protest-linked transport concerns

The theme park said guests who have bought the package from Disneyland’s official website would receive a refund.

27 Nov 2019 - 10:39PM

The theme park said guests who have bought the package from Disneyland’s official website would receive a refund.

Hong Kong Disneyland cancels New Year’s Eve countdown party over protest-linked transport concerns
Hong Kong protests: officials withdraw HK$250 million in funding requests for two universities after disquiet at lack of control over campuses voiced by pro-government lawmakers

Funding requests have been withdrawn for two projects related to medical facilities at the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau tells lawmakers.

27 Nov 2019 - 11:48AM

Funding requests have been withdrawn for two projects related to medical facilities at the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau tells lawmakers.

Hong Kong protests: officials withdraw HK$250 million in funding requests for two universities after disquiet at lack of control over campuses voiced by pro-government lawmakers
Hong Kong exports shrink 9.2 per cent in October as weak global demand, trade tensions persist

Exports declined to HK$348.5 billion while imports slipped to HK$379.1 billion, according to the Census and Statistics Department.

26 Nov 2019 - 8:28PM

Exports declined to HK$348.5 billion while imports slipped to HK$379.1 billion, according to the Census and Statistics Department.

Hong Kong exports shrink 9.2 per cent in October as weak global demand, trade tensions persist
Parents and children in march against health hazards of tear gas used by Hong Kong police amid months-long unrest

Some claim children have suffered skin irritation in areas where crowd-control weapon has been frequently used, but authorities and expert say crowd-control weapon is safe.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:12PM

Some claim children have suffered skin irritation in areas where crowd-control weapon has been frequently used, but authorities and expert say crowd-control weapon is safe.

Parents and children in march against health hazards of tear gas used by Hong Kong police amid months-long unrest
More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus

About seven exit grounds of Polytechnic University seeking medical help as five-day siege continues, while city’s transport network returns to relative normality.

21 Nov 2019 - 3:44PM

About seven exit grounds of Polytechnic University seeking medical help as five-day siege continues, while city’s transport network returns to relative normality.

More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus
Hong Kong protests: security chief accused of hampering efforts to de-escalate Polytechnic University stand-off with remarks that all inside will be arrested

Secretary for Security John Lee declared all protesters who left Polytechnic University would be arrested before softening stance and saying those under 18 would be released for the time being.

21 Nov 2019 - 12:12AM

Secretary for Security John Lee declared all protesters who left Polytechnic University would be arrested before softening stance and saying those under 18 would be released for the time being.

Hong Kong protests: security chief accused of hampering efforts to de-escalate Polytechnic University stand-off with remarks that all inside will be arrested
Hong Kong protesters respond to online calls to ‘paralyse’ city by disrupting traffic and rail services

Overcrowding measures brought in at Kowloon Tong station as protests cause delays and closures on six MTR lines.

20 Nov 2019 - 3:30PM

Overcrowding measures brought in at Kowloon Tong station as protests cause delays and closures on six MTR lines.

Hong Kong protesters respond to online calls to ‘paralyse’ city by disrupting traffic and rail services
Hong Kong protests: Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou concert postponed as violence continues to escalate

Further notice on the concert will be announced by the end of January 2020, organiser Best Shine Entertainment says.

20 Nov 2019 - 2:06AM

Further notice on the concert will be announced by the end of January 2020, organiser Best Shine Entertainment says.

Hong Kong protests: Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou concert postponed as violence continues to escalate
Hong Kong reporter hit by sponge grenade after fleeing arrest, prompting criticism of police from media associations

Commercial Radio employee was filming an incident in which he says officers were shoving reporters, and was told to stop.

16 Nov 2019 - 10:23PM

Commercial Radio employee was filming an incident in which he says officers were shoving reporters, and was told to stop.

Hong Kong reporter hit by sponge grenade after fleeing arrest, prompting criticism of police from media associations
Hong Kong policeman shoots suspect who tried to run him over after fleeing arrest

Incident occurred in early hours of Saturday morning in Kwai Chung when officer fired three shots, and two suspects, aged 27 and 43, were arrested by plain-clothed officers on anti-burglary operation.

16 Nov 2019 - 11:59PM

Incident occurred in early hours of Saturday morning in Kwai Chung when officer fired three shots, and two suspects, aged 27 and 43, were arrested by plain-clothed officers on anti-burglary operation.

Hong Kong policeman shoots suspect who tried to run him over after fleeing arrest
Hong Kong travellers unfairly steered towards tour companies’ own insurance plans, says Consumer Council

Consumer watchdog criticises common practice, but companies say people with their own annual insurance can be exempted from extra outlay.

15 Nov 2019 - 6:48PM

Consumer watchdog criticises common practice, but companies say people with their own annual insurance can be exempted from extra outlay.

Hong Kong travellers unfairly steered towards tour companies’ own insurance plans, says Consumer Council
Amid Hong Kong anti-government protests, city’s economy expected to shrink 1.3 per cent for the year

Local trade has been buffeted by the US-China trade war and political unrest on the streets.

15 Nov 2019 - 11:59PM

Local trade has been buffeted by the US-China trade war and political unrest on the streets.

Amid Hong Kong anti-government protests, city’s economy expected to shrink 1.3 per cent for the year
Trapped in Tai Po: McDonald’s runs out of buns and hash browns and supermarket shelves are bare as Hong Kong protests limit supplies to one town

Tai Po residents stuck as protesters block major roads near Chinese University, leaving town in state of semi-isolation and fast-food chain low on signature items.

15 Nov 2019 - 11:31PM

Tai Po residents stuck as protesters block major roads near Chinese University, leaving town in state of semi-isolation and fast-food chain low on signature items.

Trapped in Tai Po: McDonald’s runs out of buns and hash browns and supermarket shelves are bare as Hong Kong protests limit supplies to one town
Hong Kong protests: more than fourfold surge in under two months in number of school students arrested

Security chief John Lee says of the 3,001 people arrested as of October 31, 165 were younger than 16 years old.

14 Nov 2019 - 12:50AM

Security chief John Lee says of the 3,001 people arrested as of October 31, 165 were younger than 16 years old.

Hong Kong protests: more than fourfold surge in under two months in number of school students arrested
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau slammed for delay in suspending classes amid chaos in the city

Its announcement that classes will be suspended on Thursday comes after three days of travel mayhem.

14 Nov 2019 - 12:38AM

Its announcement that classes will be suspended on Thursday comes after three days of travel mayhem.

Hong Kong’s Education Bureau slammed for delay in suspending classes amid chaos in the city