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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Sha Tin-Central link scandal: engineers express concern over MTR Corp plans to strengthen Hong Kong’s beleaguered Hung Hom station

Industry veterans believe rail giant’s projections for repairing platforms based on assumption not fact, and suggest public safety still at risk.

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Industry veterans believe rail giant’s projections for repairing platforms based on assumption not fact, and suggest public safety still at risk.

Sha Tin-Central link scandal: engineers express concern over MTR Corp plans to strengthen Hong Kong’s beleaguered Hung Hom station
Hong Kong protest organisers lose appeal over shortened route for latest march as police express fears for public safety

Police express fears over threat to public safety as independent appeal board backs move to end latest march at Southorn Playground in Wan Chai.

20 Jul 2019 - 11:24PM

Police express fears over threat to public safety as independent appeal board backs move to end latest march at Southorn Playground in Wan Chai.

Hong Kong protest organisers lose appeal over shortened route for latest march as police express fears for public safety
Hong Kong pro-police rally attracts hundreds of thousands calling for force to be respected

Organisers put attendance at 316,000 while police say there were 103,000 at rally, the theme of which was ‘Safeguard Hong Kong’. Attendees call for rifts in society to be healed but many point finger at extradition bill protesters.

21 Jul 2019 - 1:06AM

Organisers put attendance at 316,000 while police say there were 103,000 at rally, the theme of which was ‘Safeguard Hong Kong’. Attendees call for rifts in society to be healed but many point finger at extradition bill protesters.

Hong Kong pro-police rally attracts hundreds of thousands calling for force to be respected
MTR Corporation announces plans to strengthen Hong Kong’s scandal-hit Hung Hom station – but repairs could take 18 months

Hong Kong’s railway operator says buildings at Hung Hom station on the Sha Tin-Central rail link safe for construction to continue.

19 Jul 2019 - 7:11AM

Hong Kong’s railway operator says buildings at Hung Hom station on the Sha Tin-Central rail link safe for construction to continue.

MTR Corporation announces plans to strengthen Hong Kong’s scandal-hit Hung Hom station – but repairs could take 18 months
First section of Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project, the Sha Tin-Central link, could open by early 2020 – but the cost has gone up again

Rail project has been plagued by allegations of shoddy work at Hung Hom station, which emerged last May.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:35PM

Rail project has been plagued by allegations of shoddy work at Hung Hom station, which emerged last May.

First section of Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project, the Sha Tin-Central link, could open by early 2020 – but the cost has gone up again
Hong Kong’s retail sector may see double-digit decline year on year over summer holidays due to extradition bill protests, business association warns

Extradition bill protests could affect flow of tourists causing decline in retail sales.

16 Jul 2019 - 11:05PM

Extradition bill protests could affect flow of tourists causing decline in retail sales.

Hong Kong’s retail sector may see double-digit decline year on year over summer holidays due to extradition bill protests, business association warns
Companies listed in Hong Kong must exceed international standards in reporting environment data, say campaigners Green Earth

New disclosure proposals not a significant burden and would help counter environmental threats looming over city, say campaigners.

16 Jul 2019 - 10:32PM

New disclosure proposals not a significant burden and would help counter environmental threats looming over city, say campaigners.

Companies listed in Hong Kong must exceed international standards in reporting environment data, say campaigners Green Earth
Protesters and police fight pitched battles in late-night showdown after mass rally against Hong Kong extradition bill

Police say they arrested six people as unrest returns to the streets of Hong Kong following peaceful march.

8 Jul 2019 - 12:26PM

Police say they arrested six people as unrest returns to the streets of Hong Kong following peaceful march.

Protesters and police fight pitched battles in late-night showdown after mass rally against Hong Kong extradition bill
Mass protest draws tens of thousands to streets of Kowloon in march against Hong Kong extradition bill

Protesters descend on Kowloon in hope of explaining cause to mainland Chinese visitors. Organisers say 230,000 took part – far more than expected – while police put figure at 56,000.

8 Jul 2019 - 4:42PM

Protesters descend on Kowloon in hope of explaining cause to mainland Chinese visitors. Organisers say 230,000 took part – far more than expected – while police put figure at 56,000.

Mass protest draws tens of thousands to streets of Kowloon in march against Hong Kong extradition bill
More than 230,000 take to the streets of Kowloon for the first time against Hong Kong’s extradition bill, organiser says

Security strengthened at West Kowloon station as police and MTR Corp brace for trouble, with organisers claiming turnout is bigger than expected.

8 Jul 2019 - 7:23AM

Security strengthened at West Kowloon station as police and MTR Corp brace for trouble, with organisers claiming turnout is bigger than expected.

More than 230,000 take to the streets of Kowloon for the first time against Hong Kong’s extradition bill, organiser says
Unlicensed tours of Hong Kong neighbourhoods are booming on platforms like Airbnb but operators are wary of the legal risks they run

Over 200 activities are offered on Airbnb Experiences, which launched in 2017, but many who run them are unregulated, and tourism industry is reluctant to make getting licences easier for newcomers.

7 Jul 2019 - 9:20AM

Over 200 activities are offered on Airbnb Experiences, which launched in 2017, but many who run them are unregulated, and tourism industry is reluctant to make getting licences easier for newcomers.

Unlicensed tours of Hong Kong neighbourhoods are booming on platforms like Airbnb but operators are wary of the legal risks they run
Hong Kong extradition protests could trigger a mental health crisis, experts warn

Recent extradition turmoil leads to increase in hotline calls and emotional distress, with local expert saying ‘I have never seen Hongkongers so unsettled’.

4 Jul 2019 - 2:00PM

Recent extradition turmoil leads to increase in hotline calls and emotional distress, with local expert saying ‘I have never seen Hongkongers so unsettled’.

Hong Kong extradition protests could trigger a mental health crisis, experts warn
Hong Kong antitrust watchdog takes companies to tribunal over rigging of public housing renovation services in Kwun Tong

Competition Commission accuses decoration contractors of market sharing and price fixing while providing services to at least 429 units at On Tai Estate from June to November 2017

4 Jul 2019 - 7:00AM

Competition Commission accuses decoration contractors of market sharing and price fixing while providing services to at least 429 units at On Tai Estate from June to November 2017

Hong Kong antitrust watchdog takes companies to tribunal over rigging of public housing renovation services in Kwun Tong
Hong Kong retail sales in May fall for fourth month in row despite surge in mainland Chinese visitors for Labour Day holiday

The estimated year-on-year figure dropped 1.3 per cent to HK$40 billion, much improved on the 4.5 per cent decline in April.

2 Jul 2019 - 10:59PM

The estimated year-on-year figure dropped 1.3 per cent to HK$40 billion, much improved on the 4.5 per cent decline in April.

Hong Kong retail sales in May fall for fourth month in row despite surge in mainland Chinese visitors for Labour Day holiday
Pro-Beijing group organising festival in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park dismisses concerns about potential clashes with protesters during July 1 march

The Hong Kong Celebrations Association launched its festival in Victoria Park for the third year in a row.

30 Jun 2019 - 10:20AM

The Hong Kong Celebrations Association launched its festival in Victoria Park for the third year in a row.

Pro-Beijing group organising festival in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park dismisses concerns about potential clashes with protesters during July 1 march
China’s public security ministry warns its bureaus to be on guard against ‘political risks’ caused by influence of protest-hit Hong Kong

Internal document, highlighting the message from public security vice-minister, also said US suppression had become the greatest external factor affecting China’s ‘political security’.

29 Jun 2019 - 11:20PM

Internal document, highlighting the message from public security vice-minister, also said US suppression had become the greatest external factor affecting China’s ‘political security’.

China’s public security ministry warns its bureaus to be on guard against ‘political risks’ caused by influence of protest-hit Hong Kong
Tourist visits to Hong Kong surge by nearly a fifth to 6 million in May, driven by mainland Chinese holidays, but impact of extradition bill protests looms large

Mega bridge and rail link between city and mainland fuelling rise, but tourism boss warns protests could curb visitor growth.

28 Jun 2019 - 11:32PM

Mega bridge and rail link between city and mainland fuelling rise, but tourism boss warns protests could curb visitor growth.

Tourist visits to Hong Kong surge by nearly a fifth to 6 million in May, driven by mainland Chinese holidays, but impact of extradition bill protests looms large
Hard hats, face masks and goggles: the essential wear for Hong Kong extradition bill protesters that is back in fashion five years after Occupy movement

Demonstrators equip themselves with safety gear in similar vein to Occupy, as hardware shops report revenue boon.

28 Jun 2019 - 3:54PM

Demonstrators equip themselves with safety gear in similar vein to Occupy, as hardware shops report revenue boon.

Hard hats, face masks and goggles: the essential wear for Hong Kong extradition bill protesters that is back in fashion five years after Occupy movement
Siege of Hong Kong police headquarters ends without clashes after 6-hour drama by extradition bill protesters

More than 1,000 protesters had surrounded the building in Wan Chai, sealing entrances, vandalising premises, and trapping police inside.

27 Jun 2019 - 12:32PM

More than 1,000 protesters had surrounded the building in Wan Chai, sealing entrances, vandalising premises, and trapping police inside.

Siege of Hong Kong police headquarters ends without clashes after 6-hour drama by extradition bill protesters
Hong Kong protest organisers appeal to pro-Beijing group to move Greater Bay Festival from Victoria Park to avoid risk of chaos during July 1 march

Civil Human Rights Front expects larger turnout for march on anniversary of city’s handover from Britain to China following recent huge rallies against controversial extradition bill.

26 Jun 2019 - 10:59PM

Civil Human Rights Front expects larger turnout for march on anniversary of city’s handover from Britain to China following recent huge rallies against controversial extradition bill.

Hong Kong protest organisers appeal to pro-Beijing group to move Greater Bay Festival from Victoria Park to avoid risk of chaos during July 1 march
Aigens Technology to cash in on Hong Kong’s self-order ‘tap and eat’ trend, targeting systems in 5,000 outlets in city by 2022

Aigens Technology is aiming to have its systems, currently used by major restaurant chains such as Cafe de Coral and Maxim’s, deployed at 5,000 outlets by 2022, up from the current 500.

24 Jun 2019 - 2:08PM

Aigens Technology is aiming to have its systems, currently used by major restaurant chains such as Cafe de Coral and Maxim’s, deployed at 5,000 outlets by 2022, up from the current 500.

Aigens Technology to cash in on Hong Kong’s self-order ‘tap and eat’ trend, targeting systems in 5,000 outlets in city by 2022
Small businesses hit as anti-extradition bill protesters target Hong Kong police headquarters but owners take it on the chin

In addition to the administrative and government hub in Admiralty, the nearby police headquarters and Revenue Tower in Wan Chai were among new spots targeted by demonstrators.

21 Jun 2019 - 9:26PM

In addition to the administrative and government hub in Admiralty, the nearby police headquarters and Revenue Tower in Wan Chai were among new spots targeted by demonstrators.

Small businesses hit as anti-extradition bill protesters target Hong Kong police headquarters but owners take it on the chin
Driver overshoots and hits buffer at Admiralty station on Hong Kong’s MTR network

No passengers were on board when the late-night collision happened. The worker has been suspended.

20 Jun 2019 - 10:00PM

No passengers were on board when the late-night collision happened. The worker has been suspended.

Driver overshoots and hits buffer at Admiralty station on Hong Kong’s MTR network
Business chambers reject former leader Leung Chun-ying’s call for them to organise overseas tours and soothe fears over Hong Kong’s extradition bill

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying had suggested international tours could put worries at rest, but representatives say suspension of controversial bill plus mostly peaceful rallies have already eased concerns.

19 Jun 2019 - 7:15PM

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying had suggested international tours could put worries at rest, but representatives say suspension of controversial bill plus mostly peaceful rallies have already eased concerns.

Business chambers reject former leader Leung Chun-ying’s call for them to organise overseas tours and soothe fears over Hong Kong’s extradition bill
Hong Kong extradition bill: business groups breathe collective sigh of relief over government decision to delay legislation

American Chamber of Commerce sees development as important signal to city’s international business community, while entrepreneur Allan Zeman hopes move will ease tensions in a city ‘built on trust’.

15 Jun 2019 - 11:40PM

American Chamber of Commerce sees development as important signal to city’s international business community, while entrepreneur Allan Zeman hopes move will ease tensions in a city ‘built on trust’.

Hong Kong extradition bill: business groups breathe collective sigh of relief over government decision to delay legislation
Hong Kong protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march despite government backing down on extradition bill – but Monday’s strike is off

Civil Human Rights Front continues to drum up support for Sunday march despite Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement, but Monday’s strike is called off.

16 Jun 2019 - 11:25AM

Civil Human Rights Front continues to drum up support for Sunday march despite Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement, but Monday’s strike is called off.

Hong Kong protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march despite government backing down on extradition bill – but Monday’s strike is off
Policeman opens fire on Hong Kong driver as he ‘tries to mow him down’

Force says car was hurtling towards officer when he shot at driver twice. Driver gets away, with car later found by roadside.

15 Jun 2019 - 11:38PM

Force says car was hurtling towards officer when he shot at driver twice. Driver gets away, with car later found by roadside.

Policeman opens fire on Hong Kong driver as he ‘tries to mow him down’
Minibus drivers arrested on suspicion of cheating Hong Kong transport subsidy scheme for elderly out of HK$40,000

Pair drive green minibuses between Tuen Mun and Sheung Shui, and police say they tapped three Octopus cards total of 2,800 times in space of six months.

14 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

Pair drive green minibuses between Tuen Mun and Sheung Shui, and police say they tapped three Octopus cards total of 2,800 times in space of six months.

Minibus drivers arrested on suspicion of cheating Hong Kong transport subsidy scheme for elderly out of HK$40,000
Teacher from well-known Hong Kong school among four arrested in public hospitals after clashes with police at anti-extradition protests

Three of the men were injured and one was accompanying a friend; all had told staff they attended Wednesday’s protest. All four were arrested on suspicion of rioting but none have yet been charged.

14 Jun 2019 - 10:50AM

Three of the men were injured and one was accompanying a friend; all had told staff they attended Wednesday’s protest. All four were arrested on suspicion of rioting but none have yet been charged.

Teacher from well-known Hong Kong school among four arrested in public hospitals after clashes with police at anti-extradition protests
Leading Hong Kong teachers’ union calls for class boycott after clashes over extradition bill

Professional Teachers’ Union announced it would skip classes on Thursday and Friday. Education Bureau opposes the call, saying politics should be kept off school campuses.

12 Jun 2019 - 9:45PM

Professional Teachers’ Union announced it would skip classes on Thursday and Friday. Education Bureau opposes the call, saying politics should be kept off school campuses.

Leading Hong Kong teachers’ union calls for class boycott after clashes over extradition bill