Kathleen Magramo

Kathleen Magramo

Graduate Trainee

Kathleen is a Graduate Trainee reporter at The Post. She joined the team in 2019 after graduating with a degree in politics and journalism at the University of Hong Kong. Previously, she was an intern at Asian Private Banker, covering fintech and private banking. As a Filipino who grew up in Hong Kong, she speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Tagalog.

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Bombers planned attack on officers at Sunday’s protest march, Hong Kong police say after two home-made devices found at Wan Chai school

Detectives believe group abandoned plot after associates arrested in raid ahead of pro-democracy procession on Hong Kong Island, which drew hundreds of thousands.

11 Dec 2019 - 3:25PM

Detectives believe group abandoned plot after associates arrested in raid ahead of pro-democracy procession on Hong Kong Island, which drew hundreds of thousands.

Bombers planned attack on officers at Sunday’s protest march, Hong Kong police say after two home-made devices found at Wan Chai school
Hong Kong government says new technology is protecting city against extreme weather on scale of Typhoon Mangkhut

Engineers say they are responding to threat of more powerful storms with high-tech scanners, allowing speedy repairs to defences.

10 Dec 2019 - 10:39AM

Engineers say they are responding to threat of more powerful storms with high-tech scanners, allowing speedy repairs to defences.

Hong Kong government says new technology is protecting city against extreme weather on scale of Typhoon Mangkhut
Deported Indonesian domestic worker claims Hong Kong authorities made her strip in front of male doctor

Yuli Riswati recalls ‘humiliating’ experience after spending 29 days in detention for overstaying her visa.

7 Dec 2019 - 11:59PM

Yuli Riswati recalls ‘humiliating’ experience after spending 29 days in detention for overstaying her visa.

Deported Indonesian domestic worker claims Hong Kong authorities made her strip in front of male doctor
Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests resurgent as hundreds vent anti-government anger across the city

Activists champion the anti-government movement’s demands in Causeway Bay, Kwai Chung, San Po Kong and other parts of city on Friday.

6 Dec 2019 - 4:56PM

Activists champion the anti-government movement’s demands in Causeway Bay, Kwai Chung, San Po Kong and other parts of city on Friday.

Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests resurgent as hundreds vent anti-government anger across the city
Out in 90 seconds: female urinals will halve peeing time for women, says Hong Kong Toilet Association

The Hong Kong Toilet Association says urinals, rather than new cubicles, are the answer to cutting the perennially long queues outside women’s loos.

6 Dec 2019 - 12:09PM

The Hong Kong Toilet Association says urinals, rather than new cubicles, are the answer to cutting the perennially long queues outside women’s loos.

Out in 90 seconds: female urinals will halve peeing time for women, says Hong Kong Toilet Association
Hong Kong protests: crowds shrink further in lunchtime protests as just a few dozen show up in two business districts

At 1.15pm, about 30 people gathered in Cheung Sha Wan business district to chant slogans, with the crowd growing bigger to only about 100 at its peak.

4 Dec 2019 - 5:25PM

At 1.15pm, about 30 people gathered in Cheung Sha Wan business district to chant slogans, with the crowd growing bigger to only about 100 at its peak.

Hong Kong protests: crowds shrink further in lunchtime protests as just a few dozen show up in two business districts
A tale of 82 cities: survey shows expats fell out of love with Hong Kong long before violent anti-government protests hit

Expensive housing, high cost of living, long working hours and dirty streets all combine to drop city to 52nd on global list from study conducted before outbreak of civil unrest in June.

4 Dec 2019 - 4:47AM

Expensive housing, high cost of living, long working hours and dirty streets all combine to drop city to 52nd on global list from study conducted before outbreak of civil unrest in June.

A tale of 82 cities: survey shows expats fell out of love with Hong Kong long before violent anti-government protests hit
Hong Kong protests: those born in 1997 lament missed milestones as universities call off graduation ceremonies

Some were hoping to use graduation ceremonies to make political statements.

2 Dec 2019 - 12:19AM

Some were hoping to use graduation ceremonies to make political statements.

Hong Kong protests: those born in 1997 lament missed milestones as universities call off graduation ceremonies
Sense of unease hangs over Hong Kong as protesters prepare for anti-government rally near site of violent clashes between radicals and police

Protesters block roads and police fire pepper balls a day before major anti-government march near site of violent clashes between radicals and police.

1 Dec 2019 - 10:57AM

Protesters block roads and police fire pepper balls a day before major anti-government march near site of violent clashes between radicals and police.

Sense of unease hangs over Hong Kong as protesters prepare for anti-government rally near site of violent clashes between radicals and police
Hong Kong protests: 1,000 people join peaceful rally in Central organised by the elderly and students to keep pressure on government after pro-democracy camp election win

Rally organised by secondary school students and so-called silver-haired group, to show their calls for freedom and democracy are cross-generational.

30 Nov 2019 - 5:35PM

Rally organised by secondary school students and so-called silver-haired group, to show their calls for freedom and democracy are cross-generational.

Hong Kong protests: 1,000 people join peaceful rally in Central organised by the elderly and students to keep pressure on government after pro-democracy camp election win
Police use pepper spray as protesters at regular lunchtime rallies in Hong Kong say their fight is far from over

Crowds gather at major junctions, blocking roads in Central and Kowloon, and police fire pepper spray in tense exchange on Pedder Street.

29 Nov 2019 - 6:03PM

Crowds gather at major junctions, blocking roads in Central and Kowloon, and police fire pepper spray in tense exchange on Pedder Street.

Police use pepper spray as protesters at regular lunchtime rallies in Hong Kong say their fight is far from over
Hong Kong protests: demonstrators gather in Central to express gratitude to US for signing democracy act into law

Rally organiser compiles list of officials for submission to US, hoping Washington will impose sanctions on them for human rights violations.

29 Nov 2019 - 1:25AM

Rally organiser compiles list of officials for submission to US, hoping Washington will impose sanctions on them for human rights violations.

Hong Kong protests: demonstrators gather in Central to express gratitude to US for signing democracy act into law
3 in 5 Hongkongers want Carrie Lam’s government to form inquiry into police force on protesters before holding another public dialogue, poll finds

The survey by think tank MWYO was conducted to assess public attitudes towards the chief executive’s first community dialogue in September.

28 Nov 2019 - 11:38PM

The survey by think tank MWYO was conducted to assess public attitudes towards the chief executive’s first community dialogue in September.

3 in 5 Hongkongers want Carrie Lam’s government to form inquiry into police force on protesters before holding another public dialogue, poll finds
After district council elections and with campus siege dying down, Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests shrink

Marches and road blockages in Central, Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay, but only a few hundred take to the streets.

27 Nov 2019 - 4:01PM

Marches and road blockages in Central, Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay, but only a few hundred take to the streets.

After district council elections and with campus siege dying down, Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests shrink
Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hong Kong reopens with long queues for buses after rampage by radical protesters closed link for two weeks

Vital transport link between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island closed after firebomb attacks from hard-core protesters. Rush hour delays for some bus users, but commuters relieved the route is back in service.

27 Nov 2019 - 11:36PM

Vital transport link between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island closed after firebomb attacks from hard-core protesters. Rush hour delays for some bus users, but commuters relieved the route is back in service.

Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hong Kong reopens with long queues for buses after rampage by radical protesters closed link for two weeks
Scholarship fair shows ethnic-minority students where to get help, keep degree dream alive

Zubin Foundation holds event to keep minority students on track to university.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:22PM

Zubin Foundation holds event to keep minority students on track to university.

Scholarship fair shows ethnic-minority students where to get help, keep degree dream alive
Why Hong Kong district council elections are important and how ongoing protests may affect vote

Councillors serve as a line of communication between citizens and the government, handling community-level affairs across the city’s 18 districts.

23 Nov 2019 - 10:41AM

Councillors serve as a line of communication between citizens and the government, handling community-level affairs across the city’s 18 districts.

Why Hong Kong district council elections are important and how ongoing protests may affect vote
Two German exchange students released on bail after being arrested during Hong Kong protest in Tuen Mun
Are Hong Kong’s universities becoming ‘weapons factories’ as claimed by police?

Protesters say they have to defend themselves in wake of intense clash at CUHK on Tuesday, with tutorials on making petrol bombs held and supplies brought in by supporters and peers.

16 Nov 2019 - 1:43AM

Protesters say they have to defend themselves in wake of intense clash at CUHK on Tuesday, with tutorials on making petrol bombs held and supplies brought in by supporters and peers.

Are Hong Kong’s universities becoming ‘weapons factories’ as claimed by police?
Hong Kong protests: Tolo Highway closed eight hours after partial reopening as Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung fails to give district council elections guarantee

Road was reopened as ‘friendly gesture’ by activists who say their argument is with government, not local residents.

15 Nov 2019 - 8:47PM

Road was reopened as ‘friendly gesture’ by activists who say their argument is with government, not local residents.

Hong Kong protests: Tolo Highway closed eight hours after partial reopening as Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung fails to give district council elections guarantee
Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide.

13 Nov 2019 - 1:21AM

Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide.

Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence
Tear gas fired on campuses for first time as student protesters battle police at Chinese University, Polytechnic University and University of Hong Kong

More than 100 tear gas rounds, sponge grenades and rubber bullets fired by police, while student protesters hurl bricks and petrol bombs.

12 Nov 2019 - 12:36AM

More than 100 tear gas rounds, sponge grenades and rubber bullets fired by police, while student protesters hurl bricks and petrol bombs.

Tear gas fired on campuses for first time as student protesters battle police at Chinese University, Polytechnic University and University of Hong Kong
More than 40 per cent of Hong Kong secondary school students highly stressed, with nearly a quarter anxious about tense social climate, poll finds

While academic reasons ranked as top cause, survey also finds nearly a quarter of respondents anxious about tense social climate.

7 Nov 2019 - 11:00PM

While academic reasons ranked as top cause, survey also finds nearly a quarter of respondents anxious about tense social climate.

More than 40 per cent of Hong Kong secondary school students highly stressed, with nearly a quarter anxious about tense social climate, poll finds
Hong Kong university student injured during car park fall fighting for his life as two tests find him unresponsive

Computer science undergraduate Chow Tsz-lok shows no response in tests on pupil reflexes and breathing without machine – both linked to brain function impairment.

9 Nov 2019 - 3:24AM

Computer science undergraduate Chow Tsz-lok shows no response in tests on pupil reflexes and breathing without machine – both linked to brain function impairment.

Hong Kong university student injured during car park fall fighting for his life as two tests find him unresponsive
Hong Kong pupils cover faces in citywide protests marking one month since mask ban introduced

Pupils from at least five schools take part in anti-government demonstrations, including a march in support of two arrested students from elite secondary.

5 Nov 2019 - 10:59PM

Pupils from at least five schools take part in anti-government demonstrations, including a march in support of two arrested students from elite secondary.

Hong Kong pupils cover faces in citywide protests marking one month since mask ban introduced
Hong Kong baker’s protest-themed cake disqualified from international contest in Birmingham after mainlander lodges complaint

Organiser tells baker from 3rd Space Cafe in Sheung Wan that the cake featured protest messages that were considered ‘offensive’.

4 Nov 2019 - 11:35PM

Organiser tells baker from 3rd Space Cafe in Sheung Wan that the cake featured protest messages that were considered ‘offensive’.

Hong Kong baker’s protest-themed cake disqualified from international contest in Birmingham after mainlander lodges complaint
Angry campus crowd besieges Hong Kong university chief, demanding he condemn police actions as student suffers brain injury in car park fall after reportedly fleeing tear gas

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student reportedly fell from third floor to second floor at car park in Tseung Kwan O.

8 Nov 2019 - 11:36AM

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student reportedly fell from third floor to second floor at car park in Tseung Kwan O.

Angry campus crowd besieges Hong Kong university chief, demanding he condemn police actions as student suffers brain injury in car park fall after reportedly fleeing tear gas
Flash mobs break out in Hong Kong as anti-government protesters vent anger at police use of force

Protesters block major thoroughfares in Central financial district as office workers take to streets.

1 Nov 2019 - 3:49PM

Protesters block major thoroughfares in Central financial district as office workers take to streets.

Flash mobs break out in Hong Kong as anti-government protesters vent anger at police use of force
Halloween protests in Hong Kong: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban

Demonstrators gathered outside Prince Edward MTR station in Mong Kok and marched from Victoria Park to Lan Kwai Fong bar district to protest anti-mask ban.

2 Nov 2019 - 1:25PM

Demonstrators gathered outside Prince Edward MTR station in Mong Kok and marched from Victoria Park to Lan Kwai Fong bar district to protest anti-mask ban.

Halloween protests in Hong Kong: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban
The number of schools in Hong Kong which held flag-raising ceremonies to mark National Day falls to a 10-year-low

Only 56 per cent of 204 schools polled held the event on October 1, down from 79 per cent in 2018.

30 Oct 2019 - 10:49PM

Only 56 per cent of 204 schools polled held the event on October 1, down from 79 per cent in 2018.

The number of schools in Hong Kong which held flag-raising ceremonies to mark National Day falls to a 10-year-low