Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.
Kimmy Chung
Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to speed up mainland China expansion plan by enrolling students two years earlier than opening of Guangzhou campus

Professor Nancy Ip says the university has been very proactive as it wants to grasp opportunities from the Greater Bay Area scheme.

13 Mar 2019 - 3:05PM
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to speed up mainland China expansion plan by enrolling students two years earlier than opening of Guangzhou campus

Professor Nancy Ip says the university has been very proactive as it wants to grasp opportunities from the Greater Bay Area scheme.

Veteran Hong Kong deputy to National People’s Congress Peter Wong Man-kong dies at age 70

The businessman died at 6pm on Monday in Hong Kong, according to Wong Yuk-shan, deputy convenor of the local NPC delegation.

12 Mar 2019 - 3:43PM
Veteran Hong Kong deputy to National People’s Congress Peter Wong Man-kong dies at age 70

The businessman died at 6pm on Monday in Hong Kong, according to Wong Yuk-shan, deputy convenor of the local NPC delegation.

Beijing reassures investors in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan over new foreign investment law
  • Investments in mainland China will still be considered “foreign” under law to be passed at National People’s Congress this week.
11 Mar 2019 - 11:22PM
Beijing reassures investors in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan over new foreign investment law
  • Investments in mainland China will still be considered “foreign” under law to be passed at National People’s Congress this week.
Business groups back former Hong Kong police chief’s proposal to ‘extradite killers first; worry about white-collar crimes later’ for fugitive transfers

Former police chief offers solution to thorny issue of getting public support for deal with other jurisdictions, including mainland China.

11 Mar 2019 - 11:29PM
Business groups back former Hong Kong police chief’s proposal to ‘extradite killers first; worry about white-collar crimes later’ for fugitive transfers

Former police chief offers solution to thorny issue of getting public support for deal with other jurisdictions, including mainland China.

How angry golfers hit Hong Kong’s extradition plan into the rough

With volley of criticism launched from Beijing, local business leaders aim to show their normally reliable backing of the government cannot be taken for granted.

10 Mar 2019 - 11:27PM
How angry golfers hit Hong Kong’s extradition plan into the rough

With volley of criticism launched from Beijing, local business leaders aim to show their normally reliable backing of the government cannot be taken for granted.

Ex-Hong Kong chief secretary Henry Tang and Exco member Jeffrey Lam join business sector in criticising extradition deal with mainland China

Secretary for Security John Lee continues to resist demands from the business community to leave 15 offences off the list of 46 covered by the proposal.

17 Mar 2019 - 12:12AM
Ex-Hong Kong chief secretary Henry Tang and Exco member Jeffrey Lam join business sector in criticising extradition deal with mainland China

Secretary for Security John Lee continues to resist demands from the business community to leave 15 offences off the list of 46 covered by the proposal.

Taiwanese mayor expected to meet Carrie Lam and Beijing’s top representative on Hong Kong visit this month
  • Han Kuo-yu, a pro-Beijing veteran of the Kuomintang party, will not discuss fugitive law with Lam, source says.
7 Mar 2019 - 10:56PM
Taiwanese mayor expected to meet Carrie Lam and Beijing’s top representative on Hong Kong visit this month
  • Han Kuo-yu, a pro-Beijing veteran of the Kuomintang party, will not discuss fugitive law with Lam, source says.
Win over and nurture Hong Kong’s young talent for a patriotic society, Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng urges city delegation

Four missions listed to National People’s Congress delegates: show more care for the city’s youth, safeguard ‘one country, two systems’, participate in mainland exchanges, and support the local government.

6 Mar 2019 - 10:15PM
Win over and nurture Hong Kong’s young talent for a patriotic society, Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng urges city delegation

Four missions listed to National People’s Congress delegates: show more care for the city’s youth, safeguard ‘one country, two systems’, participate in mainland exchanges, and support the local government.

Bulldozing part of Fanling golf course ‘a pity’ and future housing development should have more open space, Executive Council convenor says

Bernard Chan tells the Post in Beijing that building on the golf course will not make much of a dent in Hong Kong’s housing problem. A preliminary study estimated 4,600 flats could be built on the targeted portion of land.

6 Mar 2019 - 8:28AM
Bulldozing part of Fanling golf course ‘a pity’ and future housing development should have more open space, Executive Council convenor says

Bernard Chan tells the Post in Beijing that building on the golf course will not make much of a dent in Hong Kong’s housing problem. A preliminary study estimated 4,600 flats could be built on the targeted portion of land.

Hong Kong and Macau will develop and thrive with mainland, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says as he delivers annual work report

Premier promises support for both cities as they seize opportunities under belt and road strategy and Greater Bay Area plan.

5 Mar 2019 - 11:02PM
Hong Kong and Macau will develop and thrive with mainland, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says as he delivers annual work report

Premier promises support for both cities as they seize opportunities under belt and road strategy and Greater Bay Area plan.

China’s foreign investment law will apply to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

NPC spokesman Zhang Yesui clarifies that the new legislation will also cover investors from the three places – something not explicitly stated in draft bill.

5 Mar 2019 - 11:52AM
China’s foreign investment law will apply to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

NPC spokesman Zhang Yesui clarifies that the new legislation will also cover investors from the three places – something not explicitly stated in draft bill.

Sino Land tycoon Robert Ng becomes first private developer in Hong Kong to back controversial plan to use part of Fanling golf course for flats

Asked for his view on proposal, the Sino Land chairman says ‘I support it’.

3 Mar 2019 - 10:51PM
Sino Land tycoon Robert Ng becomes first private developer in Hong Kong to back controversial plan to use part of Fanling golf course for flats

Asked for his view on proposal, the Sino Land chairman says ‘I support it’.

Chief of China’s top political advisory body highlights opposition to Hong Kong independence at the start of nation’s two-week annual parliamentary sessions

Reiterating Beijing’s opposition to independence, comment by Wang Yang, chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, came as he delivered his first work report at the start of the nation’s two-week annual parliamentary sessions.

4 Mar 2019 - 9:39AM
Chief of China’s top political advisory body highlights opposition to Hong Kong independence at the start of nation’s two-week annual parliamentary sessions

Reiterating Beijing’s opposition to independence, comment by Wang Yang, chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, came as he delivered his first work report at the start of the nation’s two-week annual parliamentary sessions.

Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan dials down budget relief measures after smaller surplus

Minister offers taxpayers HK$33.9 billion in rates and tax concessions, nearly HK$10 billion less than last year’s package.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:33PM
Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan dials down budget relief measures after smaller surplus

Minister offers taxpayers HK$33.9 billion in rates and tax concessions, nearly HK$10 billion less than last year’s package.

Beijing backs city government’s ban on Hong Kong National Party, leader Carrie Lam says

City leader Carrie Lam asked to file a report on administration’s decision.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:10AM
Beijing backs city government’s ban on Hong Kong National Party, leader Carrie Lam says

City leader Carrie Lam asked to file a report on administration’s decision.

University of Hong Kong considers Shenzhen medical school and fuels fears of ‘Greater Bay Area’ brain drain for city

HKU and Chinese University planning to open faculties in mainland China, but consultant says city needs to get its own house in order before looking further afield.

25 Feb 2019 - 1:04PM
University of Hong Kong considers Shenzhen medical school and fuels fears of ‘Greater Bay Area’ brain drain for city

HKU and Chinese University planning to open faculties in mainland China, but consultant says city needs to get its own house in order before looking further afield.

Mainland affairs minister Patrick Nip says Hong Kong has freedom to manoeuvre when it comes to ‘Greater Bay Area’ plan

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip says Hong Kong will have say in how national blueprint is implemented, and city should seize opportunities for development that it creates.

23 Feb 2019 - 11:27PM
Mainland affairs minister Patrick Nip says Hong Kong has freedom to manoeuvre when it comes to ‘Greater Bay Area’ plan

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip says Hong Kong will have say in how national blueprint is implemented, and city should seize opportunities for development that it creates.

Exempt suspected white-collar criminals from plan to start extraditing fugitives from Hong Kong to Taiwan and mainland China, says pro-Beijing legislator

Priscilla Leung suggests change of plan for new arrangement with Beijing and Taiwan, noting worries that activists or government critics could face surrender requests.

17 Mar 2019 - 12:22AM
Exempt suspected white-collar criminals from plan to start extraditing fugitives from Hong Kong to Taiwan and mainland China, says pro-Beijing legislator

Priscilla Leung suggests change of plan for new arrangement with Beijing and Taiwan, noting worries that activists or government critics could face surrender requests.

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying expected to head international aid foundation thought to be a Beijing-backed soft-power push

Other directors include leaders of state-owned firms, which observers say suggests central government backing.

22 Feb 2019 - 6:33PM
Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying expected to head international aid foundation thought to be a Beijing-backed soft-power push

Other directors include leaders of state-owned firms, which observers say suggests central government backing.

Hong Kong National Party ban upheld by panel which says it doesn’t trust group not ‘to resort to violence’ in independence bid

Executive Committee trio rule against appeal by Andy Chan and Jason Chow, who could now take their fight to court.

21 Feb 2019 - 11:13PM
Hong Kong National Party ban upheld by panel which says it doesn’t trust group not ‘to resort to violence’ in independence bid

Executive Committee trio rule against appeal by Andy Chan and Jason Chow, who could now take their fight to court.

Hong Kong’s autonomy is a strength that will power Greater Bay Area’s success, officials tell high-powered symposium

Governing principle of ‘one country, two systems’ can make difference and is key to new economic plan.

21 Feb 2019 - 5:56PM
Hong Kong’s autonomy is a strength that will power Greater Bay Area’s success, officials tell high-powered symposium

Governing principle of ‘one country, two systems’ can make difference and is key to new economic plan.

Shenzhen’s billion-yuan offer to Chinese University of Hong Kong for new teaching hospital sparks fears of brain drain as Greater Bay Area battles begin

Chinese University of Hong Kong confirms proposals but plays down fears it will lead to brain drain in the city.

20 Feb 2019 - 11:01PM
Shenzhen’s billion-yuan offer to Chinese University of Hong Kong for new teaching hospital sparks fears of brain drain as Greater Bay Area battles begin

Chinese University of Hong Kong confirms proposals but plays down fears it will lead to brain drain in the city.

Hong Kong’s role in Beijing’s Greater Bay Area scheme spelled out: focus on strong suits of finance and trade; cooperate with Shenzhen and Guangzhou

City told to build on its areas of strength as much anticipated blueprint unveiled.

19 Feb 2019 - 4:06PM
Hong Kong’s role in Beijing’s Greater Bay Area scheme spelled out: focus on strong suits of finance and trade; cooperate with Shenzhen and Guangzhou

City told to build on its areas of strength as much anticipated blueprint unveiled.

Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong plays key role in helping mother of young woman killed in Taiwan seek justice for daughter

A source in the pro-establishment camp says the mother sought their help nearly a year ago and they accompanied her to the liaison office, which then referred the case to the relevant mainland authorities.

16 Feb 2019 - 11:29PM
Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong plays key role in helping mother of young woman killed in Taiwan seek justice for daughter

A source in the pro-establishment camp says the mother sought their help nearly a year ago and they accompanied her to the liaison office, which then referred the case to the relevant mainland authorities.

Hong Kong localist groups to again protest against one-way permit scheme, blaming it for overcrowding in public hospitals

Activists say they are not inciting hatred against mainland Chinese but rather want to address a source of anti-mainlander feeling. Social welfare NGO, the Society for Community Organisation says the localists have no hard evidence migrants are responsible for overcrowding.

14 Feb 2019 - 9:01PM
Hong Kong localist groups to again protest against one-way permit scheme, blaming it for overcrowding in public hospitals

Activists say they are not inciting hatred against mainland Chinese but rather want to address a source of anti-mainlander feeling. Social welfare NGO, the Society for Community Organisation says the localists have no hard evidence migrants are responsible for overcrowding.

Fugitives should only be extradited to Taiwan, not mainland China, Hong Kong opposition lawmakers and lawyers’ group urge government

Security minister John Lee makes clear the government will proceed with a proposal to change fugitive laws to include mainland China, Macau and other parts of the world.

16 Mar 2019 - 11:47PM
Fugitives should only be extradited to  Taiwan, not mainland China, Hong Kong opposition lawmakers and lawyers’ group urge government

Security minister John Lee makes clear the government will proceed with a proposal to change fugitive laws to include mainland China, Macau and other parts of the world.

Regina Ip’s proposal to cap shop rents at Hong Kong public housing estates run by Link Reit is labelled communist

Move would undermine city’s free-market credentials and risk Hong Kong losing its crown as world’s freest economy, pro-business politicians say.

12 Feb 2019 - 7:01AM
Regina Ip’s proposal to cap shop rents at Hong Kong public housing estates run by Link Reit is labelled communist

Move would undermine city’s free-market credentials and risk Hong Kong losing its crown as world’s freest economy, pro-business politicians say.

Hong Kong lawmakers who also sit on district councils set to get HK$12,000-a-month pay rise if colonial-era deduction is axed

Politicians who are members of both Legco and a district council have their pay from the latter cut by a third under current rules, but government says that belittles their efforts.

11 Feb 2019 - 9:13PM
Hong Kong lawmakers who also sit on district councils set to get HK$12,000-a-month pay rise if colonial-era deduction is axed

Politicians who are members of both Legco and a district council have their pay from the latter cut by a third under current rules, but government says that belittles their efforts.

Spirits industry calls on Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan to slash taxes on strong alcohol – but medical professionals slam ‘backwards’ step

Asia Pacific International Wines and Spirits Alliance says tax reforms could bring economic benefits worth HK$1 billion to city.

9 Feb 2019 - 11:26PM
Spirits industry calls on Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan to slash taxes on strong alcohol – but medical professionals slam ‘backwards’ step

Asia Pacific International Wines and Spirits Alliance says tax reforms could bring economic benefits worth HK$1 billion to city.

Hung Hom station of Sha Tin-Central rail link investigated by Hong Kong police two days in a row over missing documents report

Source says officers acted on a search warrant issued by the court, and have collected piles of documents as experts examine digital footprints. Separately, lawmakers urge authorities to look into governance issues at rail giant.

10 Feb 2019 - 7:55PM
Hung Hom station of Sha Tin-Central rail link investigated by Hong Kong police two days in a row over missing documents report

Source says officers acted on a search warrant issued by the court, and have collected piles of documents as experts examine digital footprints. Separately, lawmakers urge authorities to look into governance issues at rail giant.

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