Karly Cox

Hong Kong

Karly Cox

Deputy Editor, Young Post

Karly joined Young Post with a background in educational publishing, and a degree in law. With a career in youth news and language, education seemed the natural fit. She covers local education matters, news in education, English language learning, and everything teen-related.

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Divorce in Hong Kong: What happens to you if your parents split up?

Moving, custody arrangements, child support ... a family lawyer explains everything you need to know about the process - and what your rights are.

Moving, custody arrangements, child support ... a family lawyer explains everything you need to know about the process - and what your rights are.

15 Jun 2021 - 11:58AM
32 unusual phobias: Fears from A to Z

Check out our list of unique phobias, from a fear of clowns to a fear of teenagers, which can trigger reactions such as annoyance or anxiety.

Check out our list of unique phobias, from a fear of clowns to a fear of teenagers, which can trigger reactions such as annoyance or anxiety.

27 May 2021 - 12:00PM
What's the word for that? English words for body parts and common items that you might not know

What’s glabella or septum? Here’s the lowdown on some things you might want to talk about, but you don’t know what they are called in English.

What’s glabella or septum? Here’s the lowdown on some things you might want to talk about, but you don’t know what they are called in English.

10 May 2021 - 11:26AM
7 things we learned about the Phase 4 of the MCU, including the titles of the ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Captain Marvel’ sequels

There’s much more to look forward to after ‘Black Widow’ and ‘Shang-Chi’

There’s much more to look forward to after ‘Black Widow’ and ‘Shang-Chi’

4 May 2021 - 6:01PM
World Press Freedom Day 2021: Four journalists who made a difference

As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, here are four journalists who made a difference.

As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, here are four journalists who made a difference.

3 May 2021 - 11:57AM
15 of the best feel-good films by female directors to watch after the intensity of ‘Nomadland’

Celebrate women filmmakers with these uplifting titles.

Celebrate women filmmakers with these uplifting titles.

26 Apr 2021 - 7:09PM
9 Shakespeare quotes to inspire you as your start your HKDSEs

Playwright William Shakespeare and 'Don Quixote' writer Miguel de Cervantes both died on April 23, 1616, so the day is marked as a celebration of literature.

Playwright William Shakespeare and 'Don Quixote' writer Miguel de Cervantes both died on April 23, 1616, so the day is marked as a celebration of literature.

23 Apr 2021 - 7:00AM
5 things we learned from the first ‘Shang-chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’ trailer

The upcoming MCU movie features Marvel’s first Asian superhero.

The upcoming MCU movie features Marvel’s first Asian superhero.

20 Apr 2021 - 4:01PM
What is hanbok? Learn all about Korea’s traditional dress

While all the characters in your favourite historical K-dramas seem to wear it, these days it’s just for special occasions, like ‘Chuseok’ and weddings

While all the characters in your favourite historical K-dramas seem to wear it, these days it’s just for special occasions, like ‘Chuseok’ and weddings

11 Apr 2021 - 9:00AM
Watch the first trailer for ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

The film is a long-awaited follow-up to the hit 1996 comedy.

The film is a long-awaited follow-up to the hit 1996 comedy.

5 Apr 2021 - 8:51PM
26 weird, old-school English words to add to your vocabulary

These old-fashioned terms will put a smile on your face.

These old-fashioned terms will put a smile on your face.

10 Nov 2021 - 7:23PM
What the hell’s an NFT? Comedy show SNL has some answers

Anybody else wondering why people are paying millions for... nothing?

Anybody else wondering why people are paying millions for... nothing?

29 Mar 2021 - 12:44PM
21 water idioms (and two sayings) to freshen up your English writing

Blow other people’s work out of the water with these useful phrases!

Blow other people’s work out of the water with these useful phrases!

22 Mar 2021 - 7:30AM
Hong Kong weather forecast to be cold again next week

While the temperature will plummet, the humidity will also drop.

While the temperature will plummet, the humidity will also drop.

19 Mar 2021 - 12:52PM
Watch: Blackpink member Rosé shares teaser video ahead of solo album release on March 12

Blinks are counting down to Friday’s launch.

Blinks are counting down to Friday’s launch.

12 Mar 2021 - 1:58PM
Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s homegrown music festival, announces 2021 dates

Tickets are available, but the line-up is yet to be revealed.

Tickets are available, but the line-up is yet to be revealed.

3 Mar 2021 - 3:36PM
7 of Hong Kong’s endangered species in honour of World Wildlife Day

Here are some of the city’s rarest flora and fauna, and the reasons why they face extinction.

Here are some of the city’s rarest flora and fauna, and the reasons why they face extinction.

3 Mar 2021 - 8:30AM
Watch: Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ stars wish fans a happy Chinese New Year

Ring in the Year of the Ox with these Hollywood stars.

Ring in the Year of the Ox with these Hollywood stars.

12 Feb 2021 - 8:00AM
‘American Idol’ auditions to feature Claudia Conway and Hong Kong TikTok star Aeden Alvarez

We’ll be backing our hometown hero!

We’ll be backing our hometown hero!

10 Feb 2021 - 5:31PM
Malala, Obama, Rosé, Ronaldo and other famous folk born in the Year of the Ox

Activists like George Takei and Megan Rapinoe were born in this ox-cellent year, as well as the founders of Google

Activists like George Takei and Megan Rapinoe were born in this ox-cellent year, as well as the founders of Google

10 Feb 2021 - 12:37PM
15 cow idioms that will help you hit a bullseye during the Year of the Ox

Don’t have a cow, man! These fun phrases will liven up your writing this Chinese New Year

Don’t have a cow, man! These fun phrases will liven up your writing this Chinese New Year

18 Mar 2021 - 3:09PM
YA books of the month for February 2021

Every month we recommend great reads for teens to add to your TBR pile.

Every month we recommend great reads for teens to add to your TBR pile.

1 Feb 2021 - 6:11PM
5 of the hottest K-pop dance practice videos if you’ve mastered ‘How You Like That’ and ‘Dynamite’

We’ve rounded up five of our favourite videos to add to your YouTube playlist.

We’ve rounded up five of our favourite videos to add to your YouTube playlist.

28 Jan 2021 - 2:09PM
Penguins and tigers – no bears – oh my! Check out these cute animals in the news

Zoos around the world welcomed some adorable new additions recently!

Zoos around the world welcomed some adorable new additions recently!

19 Jan 2021 - 6:36PM
YA books of the month for January 2021

Every month we recommend great reads for teens to add to your TBR pile.

Every month we recommend great reads for teens to add to your TBR pile.

11 Jan 2021 - 7:01PM
4 awesome video games to play in January 2021

If you got a game console for Christmas, here are some suggestions as to what to play next.

If you got a game console for Christmas, here are some suggestions as to what to play next.

11 Jan 2021 - 7:00PM
21 things to know about the number 21 for 2021

Adele’s Grammy-award winning second album and American rock band Twenty One Pilots are both named after the number

Adele’s Grammy-award winning second album and American rock band Twenty One Pilots are both named after the number

6 Jan 2021 - 3:27PM
12 days of Christmas idioms to give your writing some festive cheer

Christmas is coming early with these English phrases that will make your writing more interesting

Christmas is coming early with these English phrases that will make your writing more interesting

18 Mar 2021 - 3:04PM
BTS 2020 New Year’s Eve live concert cancelled, moves online only

Seoul-dwellers will have to join the rest of us and enjoy a digital performance.

Seoul-dwellers will have to join the rest of us and enjoy a digital performance.

6 Apr 2021 - 6:09PM
Our top YA books of the month for December 2020

Pick up a book (or three) to add to your TBR pile.

Pick up a book (or three) to add to your TBR pile.

6 Dec 2020 - 12:00PM