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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Eight arrested over faked HK$1.8 million robbery in Hong Kong after infighting over money leads police to gang

Revealing the details, police said the eight suspects were detained for misleading police officers and conspiracy to rob. Some were also held for unlawful detention.

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Revealing the details, police said the eight suspects were detained for misleading police officers and conspiracy to rob. Some were also held for unlawful detention.

Eight arrested over faked HK$1.8 million robbery in Hong Kong after infighting over money leads police to gang
Four tech firms and 10 decorating contractors involved in bid-rigging and price-fixing, Hong Kong tribunal rules as watchdog scores first two victories

The 14 companies were the first to be found contravening rules concerning antitrust agreements since the watchdog launched its first two cases in 2017.

17 May 2019 - 11:29PM

The 14 companies were the first to be found contravening rules concerning antitrust agreements since the watchdog launched its first two cases in 2017.

Four tech firms and 10 decorating contractors involved in bid-rigging and price-fixing, Hong Kong tribunal rules as watchdog scores first two victories
New road linking Hong Kong with mainland China to open this month as work on HK$33.7 billion border crossing enters final stages

Heung Yuen Wai Highway that will connect new HK$33.7 billion Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border control point with Fanling Highway to take traffic from May 26.

17 May 2019 - 11:32PM

Heung Yuen Wai Highway that will connect new HK$33.7 billion Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border control point with Fanling Highway to take traffic from May 26.

New road linking Hong Kong with mainland China to open this month as work on HK$33.7 billion border crossing enters final stages
Air con firms including Hitachi overstate performance of Hong Kong units, Consumer Council testing reveals

City watchdog tells manufacturer to provide more accurate performance data.

15 May 2019 - 10:31PM

City watchdog tells manufacturer to provide more accurate performance data.

Air con firms including Hitachi overstate performance of Hong Kong units, Consumer Council testing reveals
Poor service and dodgy practices blight Hong Kong’s domestic helper hiring agencies, says consumer watchdog as it urges authorities to crack down

The Consumer Council receives about 200 complaints about such agencies each year, chief executive Gilly Wong Fung-han says, in what is an ‘ongoing problem’.

15 May 2019 - 10:31PM

The Consumer Council receives about 200 complaints about such agencies each year, chief executive Gilly Wong Fung-han says, in what is an ‘ongoing problem’.

Poor service and dodgy practices blight Hong Kong’s domestic helper hiring agencies, says consumer watchdog as it urges authorities to crack down
Consumer watchdog issues electric shock warning over Ldnio USB chargers after safety test failures

Extension socket from Ldnio, China’s leading maker of mobile phone chargers, fails safety test, while other brands also come up short of international safety standards.

15 May 2019 - 10:31PM

Extension socket from Ldnio, China’s leading maker of mobile phone chargers, fails safety test, while other brands also come up short of international safety standards.

Consumer watchdog issues electric shock warning over Ldnio USB chargers after safety test failures
HPV vaccine patients, many from mainland China, head to AMH Medical Diagnostic Group clinic in Hong Kong after claims that the doses were smuggled into the city

On Friday the sole manufacturer of Gardasil 9 claimed it did not supply the injections in question. Hundreds of customers turned up to demand a refund.

11 May 2019 - 11:32PM

On Friday the sole manufacturer of Gardasil 9 claimed it did not supply the injections in question. Hundreds of customers turned up to demand a refund.

HPV vaccine patients, many from mainland China, head to AMH Medical Diagnostic Group clinic in Hong Kong after claims that the doses were smuggled into the city
Officials may use Community Care Fund to plug HK$2 billion gap in resources for transitional housing as legislation faces government backlog

Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong floats idea at the Commission on Poverty Summit as money has been set aside in budget, but lawmakers have yet to begin process of approving it in Legislative Council.

11 May 2019 - 11:28PM

Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong floats idea at the Commission on Poverty Summit as money has been set aside in budget, but lawmakers have yet to begin process of approving it in Legislative Council.

Officials may use Community Care Fund to plug HK$2 billion gap in resources for transitional housing as legislation faces government backlog
Support for Hong Kong exporters extended amid US-China trade war and new Trump tariffs, says commerce chief Edward Yau

With new tariff hike and Beijing’s promised ‘countermeasures’, one business leader predicts another hit to local trade. The government will extend insurance help for exporters.

10 May 2019 - 11:18PM

With new tariff hike and Beijing’s promised ‘countermeasures’, one business leader predicts another hit to local trade. The government will extend insurance help for exporters.

Support for Hong Kong exporters extended amid US-China trade war and new Trump tariffs, says commerce chief Edward Yau
Brother of late Chinachem tycoon Nina Wang seeks to remove ‘big four’ accounting firm PwC from running HK$137 billion estate

Wang’s younger brother Dr Kung Yan-sum, chairman of the Chinachem Charitable Foundation, says he filed a letter with the Department of Justice on Wednesday, seeking to remove PwC as interim administrator of the estate.

9 May 2019 - 12:00AM

Wang’s younger brother Dr Kung Yan-sum, chairman of the Chinachem Charitable Foundation, says he filed a letter with the Department of Justice on Wednesday, seeking to remove PwC as interim administrator of the estate.

Brother of late Chinachem tycoon Nina Wang seeks to remove ‘big four’ accounting firm PwC from running HK$137 billion estate
Hong Kong democrat Tanya Chan, awaiting sentence over Occupy protest role, recovering after brain tumour removed

Chan was found guilty on public nuisance charges in April over her role in 2014 pro-democracy protests. Her sentencing was deferred to June, to deal with the medical issue.

7 May 2019 - 10:46PM

Chan was found guilty on public nuisance charges in April over her role in 2014 pro-democracy protests. Her sentencing was deferred to June, to deal with the medical issue.

Hong Kong democrat Tanya Chan, awaiting sentence over Occupy protest role, recovering after brain tumour removed
US Consul General Kurt Tong questions Hong Kong government over extradition bill and Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet breaks his silence

Diplomat questions government for ‘focusing on the past’ in terms of Occupy activists. Mallet recounts experience and warns of an ‘erosion of freedoms’.

5 May 2019 - 12:27PM

Diplomat questions government for ‘focusing on the past’ in terms of Occupy activists. Mallet recounts experience and warns of an ‘erosion of freedoms’.

US Consul General Kurt Tong questions Hong Kong government over extradition bill and Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet breaks his silence
Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director Anthony Lau to step down at the end of July

Lau, 57, will leave when his contract ends on July 31 as he wants to spend more time with his family.

4 May 2019 - 7:25AM

Lau, 57, will leave when his contract ends on July 31 as he wants to spend more time with his family.

Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director Anthony Lau to step down at the end of July
Hong Kong’s retail sales fall 1.2 per cent to HK$128.4 billion as external uncertainties continue to weigh on consumer sentiment

The year-on-year drop in quarterly sales follows the trend of sluggish economic growth as the effects of the US-China trade war continue to reverberate.

3 May 2019 - 9:29PM

The year-on-year drop in quarterly sales follows the trend of sluggish economic growth as the effects of the US-China trade war continue to reverberate.

Hong Kong’s retail sales fall 1.2 per cent to HK$128.4 billion as external uncertainties continue to weigh on consumer sentiment
Hong Kong’s GDP grinds to near halt at dismal 0.5 per cent growth

Sluggish economy slides to slowest pace since 2009. Finance chief blames a ‘weaker global economy and various external headwinds’.

2 May 2019 - 11:27PM

Sluggish economy slides to slowest pace since 2009. Finance chief blames a ‘weaker global economy and various external headwinds’.

Hong Kong’s GDP grinds to near halt at dismal 0.5 per cent growth
First day of mini-Golden Week sees fewer mainland Chinese tour groups than expected coming to Hong Kong

About 150 mainland Chinese tour groups had registered with travel agents in the city on Wednesday.

1 May 2019 - 11:30PM

About 150 mainland Chinese tour groups had registered with travel agents in the city on Wednesday.

First day of mini-Golden Week sees fewer mainland Chinese tour groups than expected  coming to Hong Kong
Hong Kong braces itself for greater influx of mainland Chinese visitors during mini-Golden Week

Travel Industry Council expects between 230 and 250 tour groups from China to visit the city daily during the Labour Day holiday.

1 May 2019 - 3:37PM

Travel Industry Council expects between 230 and 250 tour groups from China to visit the city daily during the Labour Day holiday.

Hong Kong braces itself for greater influx of mainland Chinese visitors during mini-Golden Week
Record 65 million visitors for Hong Kong in 2018, but what if mainland Chinese tourists stop coming?

Number of travellers visiting the city continues to rise, but with nearly four in five from the mainland, local industry fears the consequences of overreliance.

30 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

Number of travellers visiting the city continues to rise, but with nearly four in five from the mainland, local industry fears the consequences of overreliance.

Record 65 million visitors for Hong Kong in 2018, but what if mainland Chinese tourists stop coming?
Hong Kong businesses who blow the whistle on cartels and cooperate with competition watchdog could have penalties cut by up to half

The Competition Commission has expanded the existing incentive scheme in the hope of encouraging more companies to come forward and report cartel activity.

30 Apr 2019 - 4:10PM

The Competition Commission has expanded the existing incentive scheme in the hope of encouraging more companies to come forward and report cartel activity.

Hong Kong businesses who blow the whistle on cartels and cooperate with competition watchdog could have penalties cut by up to half
Hong Kong buses soon to be equipped with anti-drowsiness systems – and a range of other eye-opening safety measures

System is designed to detect a driver’s level of alertness through facial recognition software – and emits a warning if the driver dozes off.

27 Apr 2019 - 7:22PM

System is designed to detect a driver’s level of alertness through facial recognition software – and emits a warning if the driver dozes off.

Hong Kong buses soon to be equipped with anti-drowsiness systems – and a range of other eye-opening safety measures
Cocaine traffickers go upscale: latest major bust in Hong Kong involves designer luggage, high-class rooms and a glittering sum of US$30 million

Customs raid was biggest cocaine bust ever in the city centre. Some suitcases found with the suspects cost almost HK$10,000.

27 Apr 2019 - 6:25PM

Customs raid was biggest cocaine bust ever in the city centre. Some suitcases found with the suspects cost almost HK$10,000.

Cocaine traffickers go upscale: latest major bust in Hong Kong involves designer luggage, high-class rooms and a glittering sum of US$30 million
Hong Kong’s young farmers learn that sharing their passion is a ray of hope in a sunset industry

A new generation of young farmers turns to hands-on trainings and workshops to harvest revenue and educate an urbanised society.

28 Apr 2019 - 8:49PM

A new generation of young farmers turns to hands-on trainings and workshops to harvest revenue and educate an urbanised society.

Hong Kong’s young farmers learn that sharing their passion is a ray of hope in a sunset industry
Hong Kong industrial building champions green spirit by funding rooftop farming through recycled cardboard

YKK Building in Tuen Mun boasts a 9,000 sq ft farm that workers say boosts interaction with clients and promotes bonding and cohesiveness.

21 Apr 2019 - 2:07PM

YKK Building in Tuen Mun boasts a 9,000 sq ft farm that workers say boosts interaction with clients and promotes bonding and cohesiveness.

Hong Kong industrial building champions green spirit by funding rooftop farming through recycled cardboard
Intense rainstorm wreaks havoc in Hong Kong, killing one at sea and another in a lightning strike

Heavy showers and strong winds lash city – a far cry from forecast.

21 Apr 2019 - 11:24AM

Heavy showers and strong winds lash city – a far cry from forecast.

Intense rainstorm wreaks havoc in Hong Kong, killing one at sea and another in a lightning strike
Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link may smooth pre-ordering ticket procedures – if passengers can stand for it

Proposal would allow passengers to buy tickets on arrival and board trains right away – but they would need to stand for the journey.

20 Apr 2019 - 8:30AM

Proposal would allow passengers to buy tickets on arrival and board trains right away – but they would need to stand for the journey.

Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link may smooth pre-ordering ticket procedures – if passengers can stand for it
Rain and thunder hammer Hong Kong, causing long delays at airport that could affect travellers over Easter holiday

Travellers faced delays of at least 30 minutes as planes queued up on the tarmac. Forecast for Sunday and Monday is partly sunny with morning rain.

19 Apr 2019 - 10:20PM

Travellers faced delays of at least 30 minutes as planes queued up on the tarmac. Forecast for Sunday and Monday is partly sunny with morning rain.

Rain and thunder hammer Hong Kong, causing long delays at airport that could affect travellers over Easter holiday
News of Ed Sheeran refund falls flat with Hong Kong fans who waited for hours in thunderstorm for concert that never happened

Promoter makes Facebook announcement day after singer’s second show at Disneyland was cancelled after lightning, lashing rain, and high winds pounded outdoor venue.

19 Apr 2019 - 10:34PM

Promoter makes Facebook announcement day after singer’s second show at Disneyland was cancelled after lightning, lashing rain, and high winds pounded outdoor venue.

News of Ed Sheeran refund falls flat with Hong Kong fans who waited for hours in thunderstorm for concert that never happened
‘Flying carpet’ automatic parking platforms to free up space and cut costs, Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority chief says

Wai Chi-sing elaborates on ambitious vision for next decade as part of official plans to turn Hong Kong into a ‘smart city’.

18 Apr 2019 - 10:59PM

Wai Chi-sing elaborates on ambitious vision for next decade as part of official plans to turn Hong Kong into a ‘smart city’.

‘Flying carpet’ automatic parking platforms to free up space and cut costs, Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority chief says
Nuisance call law may be amended to lessen the impact on Hong Kong’s business sector, says government

Commerce and Economic Development Bureau will discuss the law with business representatives to avoid unwelcome side-effects for companies.

16 Apr 2019 - 10:39PM

Commerce and Economic Development Bureau will discuss the law with business representatives to avoid unwelcome side-effects for companies.

Nuisance call law may be amended to lessen the impact on Hong Kong’s business sector, says government
Hong Kong film industry gets major breakthrough with mainland China deal, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam says it comes with conditions

Authorities agree to relax regulations including dropping restrictions on number of Hongkongers in mainland Chinese productions, but city’s leader says filmmakers will still have to respect regulations across the border.

16 Apr 2019 - 11:29PM

Authorities agree to relax regulations including dropping restrictions on number of Hongkongers in mainland Chinese productions, but city’s leader says filmmakers will still have to respect regulations across the border.

Hong Kong film industry gets major breakthrough with mainland China deal, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam says it comes with conditions