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; 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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Netflix cancels ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’, 2020 continues to shock and disappoint

Perhaps it’s time to discover a love for K-dramas?

9 Jul 2020 - 10:56AM

Perhaps it’s time to discover a love for K-dramas?

Netflix cancels ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’, 2020 continues to shock and disappoint
7 authors born in July and the books you should read

Writers born this month are responsible for gothic horror stories, influential sci-fi and satirical children’s rhymes.

5 Jul 2020 - 8:00PM

Writers born this month are responsible for gothic horror stories, influential sci-fi and satirical children’s rhymes.

7 authors born in July and the books you should read
Meet the stars of Netflix’s zombie Korean drama, ‘All of Us Are Dead’

Your next obsession has a cast of luminaries.

2 Jul 2020 - 5:59PM

Your next obsession has a cast of luminaries.

Meet the stars of Netflix’s zombie Korean drama, ‘All of Us Are Dead’
July’s T-shirts of the month: it’s National Ice Cream Month!

Because you can never have too many graphic tees!

10 Jul 2020 - 11:06AM

Because you can never have too many graphic tees!

July’s T-shirts of the month: it’s National Ice Cream Month!
Our top YA books of the month for July 2020

Now the summer holiday has begun, you’ll need more reading recommendations!

1 Jul 2020 - 7:30AM

Now the summer holiday has begun, you’ll need more reading recommendations!

Our top YA books of the month for July 2020
KFC Hong Kong launches meat-free chicken nuggets and burgers

Finger-lickin’ flexitarian options arrive at the Colonel’s chicken emporium.

30 Jun 2020 - 2:57PM

Finger-lickin’ flexitarian options arrive at the Colonel’s chicken emporium.

KFC Hong Kong launches meat-free chicken nuggets and burgers
Why do dogs lick people? Why are cats so mean? A vet answers common pet questions

Are cats mean to everyone? Are carrots actually good for rabbits? Do parrots really talk?

29 Jun 2020 - 3:30PM

Are cats mean to everyone? Are carrots actually good for rabbits? Do parrots really talk?

Why do dogs lick people? Why are cats so mean? A vet answers common pet questions
6 easy, homemade sweet treats to help you beat the heat

Make your own ice cream, Orange Julius and popsicles to help stay cool in the hot Hong Kong summer

15 Jun 2020 - 11:01AM

Make your own ice cream, Orange Julius and popsicles to help stay cool in the hot Hong Kong summer

6 easy, homemade sweet treats to help you beat the heat
June’s T-shirts of the month: celebrate International Sushi Day every day

Show your sushi love on your sleeve. Or your shirt.

8 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

Show your sushi love on your sleeve. Or your shirt.

June’s T-shirts of the month: celebrate International Sushi Day every day
Father’s Day 2020 gift ideas that won’t break the bank

Get ready for June 21 with one of these awesome surprises (and be in Dad’s good books all month!).

7 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

Get ready for June 21 with one of these awesome surprises (and be in Dad’s good books all month!).

Father’s Day 2020 gift ideas that won’t break the bank
7 authors born in June and their YA books you should buy

There’s something for everyone in our selection of books by June-born authors.

29 Jun 2020 - 3:11PM

There’s something for everyone in our selection of books by June-born authors.

7 authors born in June and their YA books you should buy
Two Marvel movies to be re-released as coronavirus social distancing rules relaxed

Hong Kong cinemas will show The Avengers and Iron Man 3 starting from Thursday

26 May 2020 - 1:18PM

Hong Kong cinemas will show The Avengers and Iron Man 3 starting from Thursday

Two Marvel movies to be re-released as coronavirus social distancing rules relaxed
‘Jojo Rabbit’ director Taika Waititi joins Liam and Chris Hemsworth for Roald Dahl read-along

If you don’t enjoy great stories, plenty of laughter, and watching celebrities make fools of themselves, this definitely isn’t for you

19 May 2020 - 12:27PM

If you don’t enjoy great stories, plenty of laughter, and watching celebrities make fools of themselves, this definitely isn’t for you

‘Jojo Rabbit’ director Taika Waititi joins Liam and Chris Hemsworth for Roald Dahl read-along
Stephen Fry takes Chapter 4 of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ for self-isolation read-along

In which we meet a very big, very important character.

15 May 2020 - 10:33AM

In which we meet a very big, very important character.

Stephen Fry takes Chapter 4 of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ for self-isolation read-along
Harry Potter prequel star Eddie Redmayne reads chapter on J. K. Rowling’s Wizarding World site

Your new favourite podcast has a third episode.

14 May 2020 - 1:51PM

Your new favourite podcast has a third episode.

Harry Potter prequel star Eddie Redmayne reads chapter on J. K. Rowling’s Wizarding World site
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ actress is second star to read ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’ for fans

Emma Watson isn't yet on the list of performers, but given her love of books, who knows what may yet happen!!

14 May 2020 - 1:29PM

Emma Watson isn't yet on the list of performers, but given her love of books, who knows what may yet happen!!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ actress is second star to read ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’ for fans
9 authors born in May, and the books you need to read

Do you know what the man who created Sherlock Holmes and the woman who wrote the original story behind Disney's '101 Dalmatians' have in common?

9 May 2020 - 2:00PM

Do you know what the man who created Sherlock Holmes and the woman who wrote the original story behind Disney's '101 Dalmatians' have in common?

9 authors born in May, and the books you need to read
6 free and instant ways to support charities from home

If you can't get out to raise funds because of the coronavirus lockdown, add to donations funded by sponsors without spending a cent.

2 May 2020 - 5:34PM

If you can't get out to raise funds because of the coronavirus lockdown, add to donations funded by sponsors without spending a cent.

6 free and instant ways to support charities from home
Our books of the month for May 2020

Wondering what to read next?

2 May 2020 - 7:17PM

Wondering what to read next?

Our books of the month for May 2020
Turn your coronavirus blues green: How plants can improve your mental health and light up your IG feed

We've got your guide on where to buy plants in Hong Kong and online and great Instagram accounts to follow for growing tips.

27 Apr 2020 - 1:49PM

We've got your guide on where to buy plants in Hong Kong and online and great Instagram accounts to follow for growing tips.

Turn your coronavirus blues green: How plants can improve your mental health and light up your IG feed
If you're a Game of Thrones or Hunger Games fan, you'll love these books

If you need a break from the madness of real life, dive into the intricate, fascinating stories of these fantasy worlds

1 May 2020 - 11:46AM

If you need a break from the madness of real life, dive into the intricate, fascinating stories of these fantasy worlds

If you're a Game of Thrones or Hunger Games fan, you'll love these books
5 books about freedom to get you through isolation

Being forced to stay at home can wreak havoc on your social life and mental health, and leave you feeling trapped.

1 May 2020 - 11:51AM

Being forced to stay at home can wreak havoc on your social life and mental health, and leave you feeling trapped.

5 books about freedom to get you through isolation
7 authors born in April, and the books you need to read

Seven books written by springtime babies to add to your TBR list!

1 May 2020 - 11:54AM

Seven books written by springtime babies to add to your TBR list!

7 authors born in April, and the books you need to read
Check out our books of the month for April

What are you reading this month?

1 May 2020 - 12:10PM

What are you reading this month?

Check out our books of the month for April
PLAY WITH WORDS ANSWERS [April 10, 2020]

Here are the answers to the Easter edition of the 'Play with Words' puzzle

10 Apr 2020 - 7:15AM

Here are the answers to the Easter edition of the 'Play with Words' puzzle

PLAY WITH WORDS ANSWERS [April 10, 2020]
Coronavirus: What Team YP learned in government quarantine in Hong Kong

From the appeal of a minimalist lifestyle, to the importance of self-discipline, here's what we took away from the experience.

15 Apr 2020 - 6:15PM

From the appeal of a minimalist lifestyle, to the importance of self-discipline, here's what we took away from the experience.

Coronavirus: What Team YP learned in government quarantine in Hong Kong
Coronavirus: International exams, including the SAT, cancelled in Hong Kong

The HKEAA announced that certain tests, such as ABRSM music practicals, and dance exams, would also be cancelled for the time being.

17 Mar 2020 - 1:22PM

The HKEAA announced that certain tests, such as ABRSM music practicals, and dance exams, would also be cancelled for the time being.

Coronavirus: International exams, including the SAT, cancelled in Hong Kong
Coronavirus: Cartoon Network's hygiene PSA, and 7 more of the best Covid-19 songs

From Vietnam's trending cartoon, beloved by John Oliver, to a Lady Gaga parody, these are our favourite tunes spreading important messages about health and handwashing.

16 Mar 2020 - 2:13PM

From Vietnam's trending cartoon, beloved by John Oliver, to a Lady Gaga parody, these are our favourite tunes spreading important messages about health and handwashing.

Coronavirus: Cartoon Network's hygiene PSA, and 7 more of the best Covid-19 songs
International Women’s Day 2020: Incredible YA books by female authors to read right now

Here's a list of essential young adult novels from a range of genres to pick up this IWD.

9 Mar 2020 - 3:38PM

Here's a list of essential young adult novels from a range of genres to pick up this IWD.

International Women’s Day 2020: Incredible YA books by female authors to read right now
29 leap year facts for February 29

Here's why we add an extra date on the calendar every four years, plus other bizarre facts about leap day.

23 Apr 2020 - 3:44PM

Here's why we add an extra date on the calendar every four years, plus other bizarre facts about leap day.

29 leap year facts for February 29