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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Top Chinese official Wang Yang tells Hong Kong business delegation to prepare for lengthy trade war with US but to join forces with mainland enterprises

Wang Yang, the country’s No 4 official, meets a delegation from Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and tells them situation may last for a long time.

23 May 2019 - 3:19AM

Wang Yang, the country’s No 4 official, meets a delegation from Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and tells them situation may last for a long time.

Top Chinese official Wang Yang tells Hong Kong business delegation to prepare for lengthy trade war with US but to join forces with mainland enterprises
Hong Kong extradition bill: city’s leader hints that only requests from China’s top court or prosecutor will be accepted

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says she hopes for ‘positive response’ to suggestion requests only come from China’s top court or prosecutor’s office, as she blasts pan-democrats for double-standards on foreign intervention.

22 May 2019 - 11:20PM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says she hopes for ‘positive response’ to suggestion requests only come from China’s top court or prosecutor’s office, as she blasts pan-democrats for double-standards on foreign intervention.

Hong Kong extradition bill: city’s leader hints that only requests from China’s top court or prosecutor will be accepted
Beijing declares full support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over controversial extradition bill

Han Zheng, China’s point man on Hong Kong and Macau affairs, says the proposed amendments will help the city to demonstrate the rule of law and justice.

22 May 2019 - 8:35AM

Han Zheng, China’s point man on Hong Kong and Macau affairs, says the proposed amendments will help the city to demonstrate the rule of law and justice.

Beijing declares full support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over controversial extradition bill
Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong lashes out at international critics of contentious extradition bill and vows to ‘take them on all the way’

Liaison office director Wang Zhimin singles out US Consul General Kurt Tong and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when accusing Western powers of ganging up on China, but vows to ‘take them on all the way’.

18 May 2019 - 5:46AM

Liaison office director Wang Zhimin singles out US Consul General Kurt Tong and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when accusing Western powers of ganging up on China, but vows to ‘take them on all the way’.

Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong lashes out at international critics of contentious extradition bill and vows to ‘take them on all the way’
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam says it is ‘almost impossible’ to drop controversial extradition bill

Beijing’s liaison office in the city urges public not to heed rumours spread by the opposition. In the legislature, two sides again fail to break deadlock after short meeting.

17 May 2019 - 3:22AM

Beijing’s liaison office in the city urges public not to heed rumours spread by the opposition. In the legislature, two sides again fail to break deadlock after short meeting.

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam says it is ‘almost impossible’ to drop controversial extradition bill
Hong Kong extradition bill: fears over mainland China’s judicial system need to be addressed, says Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top official for the city

Zhang Xiaoming, head of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, was speaking to a Hong Kong delegation on Wednesday.

15 May 2019 - 11:28PM

Zhang Xiaoming, head of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, was speaking to a Hong Kong delegation on Wednesday.

Hong Kong extradition bill: fears over mainland China’s judicial system need to be addressed, says Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top official for the city
‘Gutless’ pan-democrats and ‘insincere’ officials – missed opportunity to meet Beijing’s No 2 man in Hong Kong highlights lasting divide between both sides

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Huang Liuquan recently spent two days with a Legislative Council delegation in Hangzhou. But pan-democrats had earlier decided to boycott the trip, as they could not get an assurance they would get to meet Beijing officials.

6 May 2019 - 11:04AM

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Huang Liuquan recently spent two days with a Legislative Council delegation in Hangzhou. But pan-democrats had earlier decided to boycott the trip, as they could not get an assurance they would get to meet Beijing officials.

‘Gutless’ pan-democrats and ‘insincere’ officials – missed opportunity to meet Beijing’s No 2 man in Hong Kong highlights lasting divide between both sides
Lawmakers expect further chaos over Hong Kong extradition bill after pro-Beijing camp’s bid to unseat opposition member ruled non-binding

Pro-establishment lawmakers expected to approve motion at House Committee special meeting to issue guidelines to oust Democratic Party’s James To but Legislative Council’s advisers warn guidelines will not be binding, allowing the pan-democrats to continue filibustering the process.

4 May 2019 - 8:25AM

Pro-establishment lawmakers expected to approve motion at House Committee special meeting to issue guidelines to oust Democratic Party’s James To but Legislative Council’s advisers warn guidelines will not be binding, allowing the pan-democrats to continue filibustering the process.

Lawmakers expect further chaos over Hong Kong extradition bill after pro-Beijing camp’s bid to unseat opposition member ruled non-binding
Hong Kong government caught on the hop by Sunday’s mass protest but it has very little wriggle room to withdraw controversial extradition bill

The government is still resolved to press ahead with the controversial bill despite opposition, but the affair could make it all the harder to pass the national security legislation that has long been on its agenda.

30 Apr 2019 - 10:51AM

The government is still resolved to press ahead with the controversial bill despite opposition, but the affair could make it all the harder to pass the national security legislation that has long been on its agenda.

Hong Kong government caught on the hop by Sunday’s mass protest but it has very little wriggle room to withdraw controversial extradition bill
China pulls out all the stops for a flower show with a difference

The Chinese authorities hope that the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition will not only draw millions of visitors but also help its diplomatic efforts.

27 Apr 2019 - 11:24PM

The Chinese authorities hope that the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition will not only draw millions of visitors but also help its diplomatic efforts.

China pulls out all the stops for a flower show with a difference
California signs up for China’s Belt and Road Forum to help in fight against climate change

Lieutenant governor Eleni Kounalakis joins delegates in Beijing to discuss international cooperation in fight against global warming.

26 Apr 2019 - 2:24AM

Lieutenant governor Eleni Kounalakis joins delegates in Beijing to discuss international cooperation in fight against global warming.

California signs up for China’s Belt and Road Forum to help in fight against climate change
Hong Kong sells itself at Belt and Road Forum in Beijing as Chief Executive Carrie Lam touts benefits of city’s special status

Hong Kong’s chief executive focuses on city’s edge as global financial hub and points to benefits of one country, two systems.

26 Apr 2019 - 7:17AM

Hong Kong’s chief executive focuses on city’s edge as global financial hub and points to benefits of one country, two systems.

Hong Kong sells itself at Belt and Road Forum in Beijing as Chief Executive Carrie Lam touts benefits of city’s special status
Alibaba boss Jack Ma urges Hong Kong to digitise governance in smart city push, saying data is like ‘golden sand’

Lawmakers and officials visit tech giant’s headquarters in Hangzhou where Ma tells delegation Hong Kong should build on its network with the international community.

25 Apr 2019 - 12:43AM

Lawmakers and officials visit tech giant’s headquarters in Hangzhou where Ma tells delegation Hong Kong should build on its network with the international community.

Alibaba boss Jack Ma urges Hong Kong to digitise governance in smart city push, saying data is like ‘golden sand’
Will academic Benny Tai and Hong Kong lawmaker Shiu Ka-chun hold on to their jobs after being jailed over Occupy protests?

Uncertainty surrounds law professor Benny Tai’s tenure at the University of Hong Kong and Shiu Ka-chun’s seat in the Legislative Council after they were sentenced to 16 months and eight months’ jail respectively.

24 Apr 2019 - 11:27PM

Uncertainty surrounds law professor Benny Tai’s tenure at the University of Hong Kong and Shiu Ka-chun’s seat in the Legislative Council after they were sentenced to 16 months and eight months’ jail respectively.

Will academic Benny Tai and Hong Kong lawmaker Shiu Ka-chun hold on to their jobs after being jailed over Occupy protests?
Shanghai official urges Hong Kong lawmakers to set aside ‘narrow mindsets’ and learn from progress of Yangtze River Delta

Legco members on four-day tour of Shanghai and Hangzhou, but pro-democracy lawmakers boycotted by trip over extradition bill.

24 Apr 2019 - 12:14PM

Legco members on four-day tour of Shanghai and Hangzhou, but pro-democracy lawmakers boycotted by trip over extradition bill.

Shanghai official urges Hong Kong lawmakers to set aside ‘narrow mindsets’ and learn from progress of Yangtze River Delta
Hong Kong mainland affairs minister bemoans pro-democracy lawmakers’ boycott of Shanghai and Hangzhou trip

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip said the visit was not political in nature and in boycotting it, the pan-democrats were bringing politics into play.

21 Apr 2019 - 11:00PM

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip said the visit was not political in nature and in boycotting it, the pan-democrats were bringing politics into play.

Hong Kong mainland affairs minister bemoans pro-democracy lawmakers’ boycott of Shanghai and Hangzhou trip
Hong Kong’s ‘golden age’ may be long gone, but some Chinese still feeling the pull of Cantonese culture

Politics not getting in the way of mainlanders keen to learn the language or attracted to Hong Kong, says Justin Lao, operator of study centre in Beijing.

21 Apr 2019 - 11:00PM

Politics not getting in the way of mainlanders keen to learn the language or attracted to Hong Kong, says Justin Lao, operator of study centre in Beijing.

Hong Kong’s ‘golden age’ may be long gone, but some Chinese still feeling the pull of Cantonese culture
Beijing to lift curbs on Hong Kong actors working on television shows after plan to ease restrictions on film industry was announced earlier

Implementation details and timetable have yet to be confirmed, according to industry veteran Tenky Tin.

19 Apr 2019 - 12:05AM

Implementation details and timetable have yet to be confirmed, according to industry veteran Tenky Tin.

Beijing to lift curbs on Hong Kong actors working on television shows after plan to ease restrictions on film industry was announced earlier
Hong Kong security chief John Lee vows to push on with controversial extradition law even if murder suspect whose case prompted bill has already walked free

John Lee makes the pledge as Beijing’s top man in charge of Hong Kong affairs seeks to assuage fears the proposed law was targeting Hongkongers. Rather, Zhang Xiaoming says, the primary aim is to net fugitive mainland Chinese criminals.

16 Apr 2019 - 6:57AM

John Lee makes the pledge as Beijing’s top man in charge of Hong Kong affairs seeks to assuage fears the proposed law was targeting Hongkongers. Rather, Zhang Xiaoming says, the primary aim is to net fugitive mainland Chinese criminals.

Hong Kong security chief John Lee vows to push on with controversial extradition law even if murder suspect whose case prompted bill has already walked free
Hong Kong activists detained in Japan over protest at Yasukuni Shrine hit back at ‘stupid critics’ who see them as standing up for Chinese nationalism

Alex Kwok and Yim Man-wa have been detained since December after Yim filmed Kwok burning symbolic ancestral tablet of Japan’s wartime prime minister Hideki Tojo at notorious war memorial.

13 Apr 2019 - 11:36PM

Alex Kwok and Yim Man-wa have been detained since December after Yim filmed Kwok burning symbolic ancestral tablet of Japan’s wartime prime minister Hideki Tojo at notorious war memorial.

Hong Kong activists detained in Japan over protest at Yasukuni Shrine hit back at ‘stupid critics’ who see them as standing up for Chinese nationalism
China’s Greater Bay Area project will play ‘central role’ in boosting trade in East and Southeast Asia, says Tadashi Maeda, head of leading Japanese development bank

Tadashi Maeda, governor of the state-run Japan Bank for International Cooperation, says businesses in his country are looking forward to being part of the experiment.

11 Apr 2019 - 12:42PM

Tadashi Maeda, governor of the state-run Japan Bank for International Cooperation, says businesses in his country are looking forward to being part of the experiment.

China’s Greater Bay Area project will play ‘central role’ in boosting trade in East and Southeast Asia, says Tadashi Maeda, head of leading Japanese development bank
Japan keen on Greater Bay Area but says Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ vital to its success, at Tokyo symposium

Japanese firms view the development plan as an opportunity but raised concerns about regulation, freedom of information and intellectual property at the symposium in Tokyo on Tuesday.

10 Apr 2019 - 10:47AM

Japanese firms view the development plan as an opportunity but raised concerns about regulation, freedom of information and intellectual property at the symposium in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Japan keen on Greater Bay Area but says Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ vital to its success, at Tokyo symposium
Tiananmen anniversary prompts raised security at Zhao Ziyang’s family home

Late Communist Party leader’s friends and relatives face heightened police checks before paying their respects as part of traditional festival.

5 Apr 2019 - 10:31PM

Late Communist Party leader’s friends and relatives face heightened police checks before paying their respects as part of traditional festival.

Tiananmen anniversary prompts raised security at Zhao Ziyang’s family home
Former Hong Kong police chief Andy Tsang appointed deputy director at mainland China’s top anti-drugs body

Andy Tsang’s appointment a rare hire of a Hongkonger to a role reporting directly to the central government. But he says more could follow.

2 Apr 2019 - 11:23PM

Andy Tsang’s appointment a rare hire of a Hongkonger to a role reporting directly to the central government. But he says more could follow.

Former Hong Kong police chief Andy Tsang appointed deputy director at mainland China’s top anti-drugs body
Why Frant Gwo’s ‘The Wandering Earth’, feted in mainland China, is unloved in Hong Kong

The second-highest-grossing film in China’s history, the sci-fi hit has been praised by reviewers and state media. But its nationalistic tone is less popular south of the border.

30 Mar 2019 - 11:17PM

The second-highest-grossing film in China’s history, the sci-fi hit has been praised by reviewers and state media. But its nationalistic tone is less popular south of the border.

Why Frant Gwo’s ‘The Wandering Earth’, feted in mainland China, is unloved in Hong Kong
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises greater market access for investors from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

‘We will keep rolling out policies facilitating the flow of people between the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau,’ Li tells Boao Forum.

28 Mar 2019 - 11:28PM

‘We will keep rolling out policies facilitating the flow of people between the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau,’ Li tells Boao Forum.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises greater market access for investors from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
Greater Bay Area has potential to rival both Silicon Valley and Wall Street, says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam at Beijing forum

Chief executive’s remarks follow pledge from central government of further opening, and rather than being threat to Hong Kong economy, city’s leader believes development can be ‘win-win outcome’ for all involved.

25 Mar 2019 - 10:13PM

Chief executive’s remarks follow pledge from central government of further opening, and rather than being threat to Hong Kong economy, city’s leader believes development can be ‘win-win outcome’ for all involved.

Greater Bay Area has potential to rival both Silicon Valley and Wall Street, says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam at Beijing forum
Pollution containment stepped up at site of Yancheng chemical factory blast in China

Rescue operations expanded to nearly 2 sq km, with 28 still reported missing.

25 Mar 2019 - 4:45PM

Rescue operations expanded to nearly 2 sq km, with 28 still reported missing.

Pollution containment stepped up at site of Yancheng chemical factory blast in China
Taiwanese mayor to meet Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong. What does it mean for cross-strait relations?

Mayor Han Kuo-yu of Kaohsiung arrives with focus said to be on economy, but meeting with Beijing’s liaison chief would be unprecedented.

21 Mar 2019 - 11:01PM

Mayor Han Kuo-yu of Kaohsiung arrives with focus said to be on economy, but meeting with Beijing’s liaison chief would be unprecedented.

Taiwanese mayor to meet Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong. What does it mean for cross-strait relations?
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

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

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