Kanis Leung

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

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Made in China trinkets gather dust in Stanley Market as visitor numbers fall and tourists in Hong Kong turn their backs on mass-produced souvenirs

Visitor numbers fall leaving town in decline as vendors fail to capture shoppers’ imagination with mass-produced souvenirs, but some see an opportunity to switch focus to locally made handicrafts.

23 Mar 2019 - 6:40PM

Visitor numbers fall leaving town in decline as vendors fail to capture shoppers’ imagination with mass-produced souvenirs, but some see an opportunity to switch focus to locally made handicrafts.

Made in China trinkets gather dust in Stanley Market as visitor numbers fall and tourists in Hong Kong turn their backs on mass-produced souvenirs
15-month-old Hong Kong boy in need of a new heart is in ‘best condition’ for a transplant, say doctors

15-month old Hui Chi-hoi, who suffers from a rare genetic heart defect, is recovering from surgery and his kidneys are once again functioning. Chances of Chi-hoi finding a heart however remain slim.

20 Mar 2019 - 11:17PM

15-month old Hui Chi-hoi, who suffers from a rare genetic heart defect, is recovering from surgery and his kidneys are once again functioning. Chances of Chi-hoi finding a heart however remain slim.

15-month-old Hong Kong boy in need of a new heart is in ‘best condition’ for a transplant, say doctors
Land revenue growth likely to offset possible Lantau Tomorrow Vision budget overruns says Hong Kong development minister

Even if mega project’s budget rises due to inflation, land prices will rise at a higher rate and more than make up for it, says Michael Wong.

20 Mar 2019 - 7:22PM

Even if mega project’s budget rises due to inflation, land prices will rise at a higher rate and more than make up for it, says Michael Wong.

Land revenue growth likely to offset possible Lantau Tomorrow Vision budget overruns says Hong Kong development minister
Will Hong Kong have more ethnic minorities in policymaking? Young winners of diversity awards think so

Bangladeshi Lamia Sreya Rahman, 21, who has ambitions to become a government adviser on legal affairs, among 24 award recipients identified as talented individuals that can shape debate on city’s race issues.

16 Mar 2019 - 11:28PM

Bangladeshi Lamia Sreya Rahman, 21, who has ambitions to become a government adviser on legal affairs, among 24 award recipients identified as talented individuals that can shape debate on city’s race issues.

Will Hong Kong have more ethnic minorities in policymaking? Young winners of diversity awards think so
Hong Kong truck driver escapes injury in Tolo Highway crash only to be killed moments later by GoGoVan vehicle

Man leaves his truck without serious injury after losing control but is hit by approaching van on Tolo Highway in Tai Po.

16 Mar 2019 - 1:34PM

Man leaves his truck without serious injury after losing control but is hit by approaching van on Tolo Highway in Tai Po.

Hong Kong truck driver escapes injury in Tolo Highway crash only to be killed moments later by GoGoVan vehicle
Hong Kong travel sector sets up task force to deal with problem of tour group overcrowding neighbourhoods

District Coordination Group for Mainland China Inbound Tours will address issue of tour group flows in neighbourhoods but admits the task is a tough one.

15 Mar 2019 - 7:58PM

District Coordination Group for Mainland China Inbound Tours will address issue of tour group flows in neighbourhoods but admits the task is a tough one.

Hong Kong travel sector sets up task force to deal with problem of tour group overcrowding neighbourhoods
Vacancy tax on properties just a political gesture that will not address Hong Kong’s housing supply woes, experts say

Centaline founder says developers can still resort to tactics such as allocating newly built homes to staff members to delay market access.

13 Mar 2019 - 2:29PM

Centaline founder says developers can still resort to tactics such as allocating newly built homes to staff members to delay market access.

Vacancy tax on properties just a political gesture that will not address Hong Kong’s housing supply woes, experts say
Hong Kong firms expecting to pay annual bonuses to staff despite looming threat of economic slowdown

Survey by recruitment agency Randstad Hong Kong finds 85 per cent of companies preparing for payout, with workers likely to take home between one and two months salary as reward for strong performances.

12 Mar 2019 - 9:16PM

Survey by recruitment agency Randstad Hong Kong finds 85 per cent of companies preparing for payout, with workers likely to take home between one and two months salary as reward for strong performances.

Hong Kong firms expecting to pay annual bonuses to staff despite looming threat of economic slowdown
Don’t let extradition proposal dent business faith in judicial system, Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan tells worried sector

Financial secretary attempts to allay industry fears and points out that there will be safeguards to arrangement with mainland China. Meanwhile, commerce chief Edward Yau says concerns about the matter stem from misunderstanding.

9 Mar 2019 - 11:30PM

Financial secretary attempts to allay industry fears and points out that there will be safeguards to arrangement with mainland China. Meanwhile, commerce chief Edward Yau says concerns about the matter stem from misunderstanding.

Don’t let extradition proposal dent business faith in judicial system, Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan tells worried sector
Hong Kong tourist drowns after helping to save struggling swimmer off popular Egyptian Red Sea resort city Hurghada

The 40-year-old man, surnamed Choy, had been enjoying a trip with his wife and other travellers on a small island off Hurghada when the incident occurred at about 11am on Tuesday, agency said.

8 Mar 2019 - 10:48PM

The 40-year-old man, surnamed Choy, had been enjoying a trip with his wife and other travellers on a small island off Hurghada when the incident occurred at about 11am on Tuesday, agency said.

Hong Kong tourist drowns after helping to save struggling swimmer off popular Egyptian Red Sea resort city Hurghada
Plans for bigger Hong Kong Science Museum to be finalised by end of the year, government says

Leisure and Cultural Services Department says visitor numbers are bigger than the venue, opened in 1991, was intended to handle.

7 Mar 2019 - 10:56PM

Leisure and Cultural Services Department says visitor numbers are bigger than the venue, opened in 1991, was intended to handle.

Plans for bigger Hong Kong Science Museum to be finalised by end of the year, government says
Nine more suspects arrested in Hong Kong over ‘triad’ stabbing of kick boxer who was attacked as he parked car

Eight men and a woman were arrested in Sha Tin district on suspicion of wounding, bringing the total number held over attack to 13.

6 Mar 2019 - 3:50AM

Eight men and a woman were arrested in Sha Tin district on suspicion of wounding, bringing the total number held over attack to 13.

Nine more suspects arrested in Hong Kong over ‘triad’ stabbing of kick boxer who was attacked as he parked car
Hong Kong retail sales jump 7 per cent in January to HK$48 billion, defying predictions of doom and gloom from US-China trade war

Retail sales in January hit HK$48.1 billion, with the increase much improved on the 0.1 per cent growth in December, the government said.

5 Mar 2019 - 10:54PM

Retail sales in January hit HK$48.1 billion, with the increase much improved on the 0.1 per cent growth in December, the government said.

Hong Kong retail sales jump 7 per cent in January to HK$48 billion, defying predictions of doom and gloom from US-China trade war
US-China trade war: wary mainland Chinese tourists have driven Hong Kong’s shopping sector to a standstill

Final part of a two-part series on the US-China trade war’s effect on Hong Kong looks at the crucial retail sector, which employs more than 270,000 people.

4 Mar 2019 - 11:09PM

Final part of a two-part series on the US-China trade war’s effect on Hong Kong looks at the crucial retail sector, which employs more than 270,000 people.

US-China trade war: wary mainland Chinese tourists have driven Hong Kong’s shopping sector to a standstill
Hong Kong musicians decry threat of Tsuen Wan Town Hall’s demolition, saying top-quality acoustics hard to replace

Officials want to consolidate several government buildings into one high-rise to house more community facilities and free up land for housing.

3 Mar 2019 - 10:19PM

Officials want to consolidate several government buildings into one high-rise to house more community facilities and free up land for housing.

Hong Kong musicians decry threat of Tsuen Wan Town Hall’s demolition, saying top-quality acoustics hard to replace
Controversy grows over punishments for four PolyU students involved in ‘democracy wall’ protest as lawmakers, unions, governing council member and former city leader CY Leung all have their say

Council member Kaizer Lau backs university’s decision, likening students’ action to a triad-style incident, while pro-democracy lawmakers call on PolyU to cancel the punishments.

3 Mar 2019 - 12:08AM

Council member Kaizer Lau backs university’s decision, likening students’ action to a triad-style incident, while pro-democracy lawmakers call on PolyU to cancel the punishments.

Controversy grows over punishments for four PolyU students involved in ‘democracy wall’ protest as lawmakers, unions, governing council member and former city leader CY Leung all have their say
Four held after Hong Kong kick boxer seriously injured in knife attack by gang as he parked car in Tsim Sha Tsui

Ronald Wong, 24, who has represented Hong Kong in Muay Thai, was parking his car on Cameron Road when a group of five pounced on him.

6 Mar 2019 - 12:31AM

Ronald Wong, 24, who has represented Hong Kong in Muay Thai, was parking his car on Cameron Road when a group of five pounced on him.

Four held after Hong Kong kick boxer seriously injured in knife attack by gang as he parked car in Tsim Sha Tsui
Budget sweeteners for underprivileged and health care workers, and help for small businesses – but not everyone is happy

Sweeteners for poor and health care workers and help for small businesses, but not everyone is happy.

28 Feb 2019 - 5:47AM

Sweeteners for poor and health care workers and help for small businesses, but not everyone is happy.

Budget sweeteners for underprivileged and health care workers, and help for small businesses – but not everyone is happy
Hong Kong budget 2019 offers boost for businesses looking abroad for new markets amid US-China trade war

Finance chief says recent changes in global environment have affected local businesses, particularly small and medium-sized ones.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:38PM

Finance chief says recent changes in global environment have affected local businesses, particularly small and medium-sized ones.

Hong Kong budget 2019 offers boost for businesses looking abroad for new markets amid US-China trade war
Tourism Board touts Hong Kong as international aviation gateway for China’s ‘Greater Bay Area’ scheme – but dismisses concerns visitors will head away sooner

Tourism Board executive director Anthony Lau highlights opportunities for developing tourism products for bay area at Legco economic development panel meeting.

25 Feb 2019 - 10:57PM

Tourism Board executive director Anthony Lau highlights opportunities for developing tourism products for bay area at Legco economic development panel meeting.

Tourism Board touts Hong Kong as international aviation gateway for China’s ‘Greater Bay Area’ scheme – but dismisses concerns visitors will head away sooner
Partial opening of US$12.4 billion scandal-hit Sha Tin-Central rail link being considered, Hong Kong transport chief Frank Chan says

To make it happen, Frank Chan says officials will need to carry out tasks such as testing the signalling system and ensuring related road and transport facilities are ready.

23 Feb 2019 - 11:24PM

To make it happen, Frank Chan says officials will need to carry out tasks such as testing the signalling system and ensuring related road and transport facilities are ready.

Partial opening of US$12.4 billion scandal-hit Sha Tin-Central rail link being considered, Hong Kong transport chief Frank Chan says
How 20 Hong Kong tourists in Peru got caught up in deadly hotel robbery at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

City holidaymakers lose phone, bag and passport in attack.

23 Feb 2019 - 2:19PM

City holidaymakers lose phone, bag and passport in attack.

How 20 Hong Kong tourists in Peru got caught up in deadly hotel robbery at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica
41 Hongkongers with travel agencies Jetour and Premium Holidays caught up in fatal robbery at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica hotel in Peru

Peruvian tour guide killed and two holidaymakers robbed of phone and passport in Puerto Maldonado near Amazon rainforest.

22 Feb 2019 - 8:33AM

Peruvian tour guide killed and two holidaymakers robbed of phone and passport in Puerto Maldonado near Amazon rainforest.

41 Hongkongers with travel agencies Jetour and Premium Holidays caught up in fatal robbery at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica hotel in Peru
Golf vs homes: Hong Kong’s Fanling course could keep hosting international tournaments if players and officials can satisfy organisers

Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers says alternative arrangements for parking and other amenities must be found after 32-hectare site is taken back for development.

21 Feb 2019 - 11:28PM

Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers says alternative arrangements for parking and other amenities must be found after 32-hectare site is taken back for development.

Golf vs homes: Hong Kong’s Fanling course could keep hosting international tournaments if players and officials can satisfy organisers
US-China trade war and stronger US dollar will cause Hong Kong’s tourism industry to slow in 2019

While total of visitors to the city is expected to top last year’s record, officials say the mainland’s slowing economy will influence spending.

18 Feb 2019 - 11:35PM

While total of visitors to the city is expected to top last year’s record, officials say the mainland’s slowing economy will influence spending.

US-China trade war and stronger US dollar will cause Hong Kong’s tourism industry to slow in 2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte spotted shopping in Hong Kong for second time in less than five months as partner Honeylet Avancena celebrates birthday

Duterte was spotted in fashionwear chain Uniqlo’s shop at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay at around 6pm with his bodyguards

17 Feb 2019 - 11:09PM

Duterte was spotted in fashionwear chain Uniqlo’s shop at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay at around 6pm with his bodyguards

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte spotted shopping in Hong Kong for second time in less than five months as partner Honeylet Avancena celebrates birthday
Snapped cable on cross-border Shenzhen Bay Bridge results in closure of two lanes but Hong Kong’s highways chief says there are no structural safety issues

Highways chief Jimmy Chan called the incident ‘unusual’ but said structural safety would not be affected.

17 Feb 2019 - 12:46AM

Highways chief Jimmy Chan called the incident ‘unusual’ but said structural safety would not be affected.

Snapped cable on cross-border Shenzhen Bay Bridge results in closure of two lanes but Hong Kong’s highways chief says there are no structural safety issues
Don’t get your hopes up of finding love through matchmakers, consumer watchdog tells Hongkongers on Valentine’s Day

The Hong Kong Consumer Council recorded 64 complaints from both men and women about matchmaking companies in 2018. Complaints ranged from poor quality of service to disputes over charges and deceptive sales tactics.

14 Feb 2019 - 11:19PM

The Hong Kong Consumer Council recorded 64 complaints from both men and women about matchmaking companies in 2018. Complaints ranged from poor quality of service to disputes over charges and deceptive sales tactics.

Don’t get your hopes up of finding love through matchmakers, consumer watchdog tells Hongkongers on Valentine’s Day
Beware sugar levels in popular tea drinks, Hong Kong consumer watchdog warns

Five samples tested exceed recommended daily limit for free sugars.

14 Feb 2019 - 10:28PM

Five samples tested exceed recommended daily limit for free sugars.

Beware sugar levels in popular tea drinks, Hong Kong consumer watchdog warns
Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong means business is blooming for the flower market – but restaurants are feeling the squeeze

The season of romance means business is blooming for the flower market – but restaurants are feeling the squeeze.

13 Feb 2019 - 10:54PM

The season of romance means business is blooming for the flower market – but restaurants are feeling the squeeze.

Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong means business is blooming for the flower market – but restaurants are feeling the squeeze