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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Pro-Beijing politicians form concern group to stop school bullying from escalating amid Hong Kong’s protest tensions

Organisers of School Bullying Concern Group worry political crisis could make children of police and mainland migrants vulnerable in the classroom.

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Organisers of School Bullying Concern Group worry political crisis could make children of police and mainland migrants vulnerable in the classroom.

Pro-Beijing politicians form concern group to stop school bullying from escalating amid Hong Kong’s protest tensions
Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday night passes with no tear gas fired as anti-government protesters cause only minor disruption and avoid clashing with police

Protesters and police appeared at times to be on the brink of a clash in Mong Kok, but in the end, nothing came of their confrontation.

18 Aug 2019 - 9:26AM

Protesters and police appeared at times to be on the brink of a clash in Mong Kok, but in the end, nothing came of their confrontation.

Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday night passes with no tear gas fired as anti-government protesters cause only minor disruption and avoid clashing with police
Hongkonger and mainland man charged after arrest on suspicion of possessing seven petrol bombs

A 35-year-old mainland man and a 61-year-old Hongkonger charged with possession of instruments fit for an unlawful purpose.

18 Aug 2019 - 12:07AM

A 35-year-old mainland man and a 61-year-old Hongkonger charged with possession of instruments fit for an unlawful purpose.

Hongkonger and mainland man charged after arrest on suspicion of possessing seven petrol bombs
Amber rain signal and thunderstorm warning issued by Hong Kong Observatory

Announcements come amid another weekend of protests in city, with teachers’ march in Central under way.

17 Aug 2019 - 1:31PM

Announcements come amid another weekend of protests in city, with teachers’ march in Central under way.

Amber rain signal and thunderstorm warning issued by Hong Kong Observatory
It’s not the economy, stupid: Hong Kong lawmakers and laymen say goodies won’t cool political heat or desire to protest

Most agree the current crisis rocking the city is a political issue, with young people – who form the bulk of protesters – mostly left out of sweeteners.

16 Aug 2019 - 8:10AM

Most agree the current crisis rocking the city is a political issue, with young people – who form the bulk of protesters – mostly left out of sweeteners.

It’s not the economy, stupid: Hong Kong lawmakers and laymen say goodies won’t cool political heat or desire to protest
Police ban marches as Hong Kong readies for 11th weekend of mass anti-government protests

Authorities cite 18 demonstrations since June that ended in violence and injuries – but rallies on Friday and Sunday get the green light.

16 Aug 2019 - 5:59PM

Authorities cite 18 demonstrations since June that ended in violence and injuries – but rallies on Friday and Sunday get the green light.

Police ban marches as Hong Kong readies for 11th weekend of mass anti-government protests
Hong Kong airport struggles to pick up pieces after 1,000 flights grounded as security tightened after court order secured to clear protesters

Unprecedented violence at airport sparks widespread condemnation including from Beijing and local officials, residents and tourists, as well as business groups.

15 Aug 2019 - 3:11PM

Unprecedented violence at airport sparks widespread condemnation including from Beijing and local officials, residents and tourists, as well as business groups.

Hong Kong airport struggles to pick up pieces after 1,000 flights grounded as security tightened after court order secured to clear protesters
Hong Kong protesters apologise for disruption at airport, plan to suspend demonstrations

The statement says they are ‘heartbroken and helpless’ over the overreaction of some demonstrators, without mentioning specific incidents.

15 Aug 2019 - 3:46AM

The statement says they are ‘heartbroken and helpless’ over the overreaction of some demonstrators, without mentioning specific incidents.

Hong Kong protesters apologise for disruption at airport, plan to suspend demonstrations
More than 1,000 health care staff stage sit-in to condemn ‘excessive use of force’ by Hong Kong police on anti-government protesters

Health care staff from 13 public hospitals stage sit-ins during lunch hour wearing black masks and holding placards to protest against alleged police brutality.

13 Aug 2019 - 11:06PM

Health care staff from 13 public hospitals stage sit-ins during lunch hour wearing black masks and holding placards to protest against alleged police brutality.

More than 1,000 health care staff stage sit-in to condemn ‘excessive use of force’ by Hong Kong police on anti-government protesters
More chaos looms for weekend in Hong Kong despite police bans on four protests and Carrie Lam’s call for end to unrest

Police refuse letter of no objection for marches in Wong Tai Sin, Tai Po, Sham Shui Po and the east of Hong Kong Island over fears of violence. Chief executive warns that damage to economy caused by protests will be greater than during 2003 Sars outbreak.

10 Aug 2019 - 4:23AM

Police refuse letter of no objection for marches in Wong Tai Sin, Tai Po, Sham Shui Po and the east of Hong Kong Island over fears of violence. Chief executive warns that damage to economy caused by protests will be greater than during 2003 Sars outbreak.

More chaos looms for weekend in Hong Kong despite police bans on four protests and Carrie Lam’s call for end to unrest
Hong Kong anti-government protesters reject Beijing’s claim that an inquiry into unrest could only start if they stop taking to the streets

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office leaves open possibility of commission to investigate recent unrest, but says demonstrations must ends first. Protesters tell reporters they have ‘no trust in the government’.

9 Aug 2019 - 6:34AM

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office leaves open possibility of commission to investigate recent unrest, but says demonstrations must ends first. Protesters tell reporters they have ‘no trust in the government’.

Hong Kong anti-government protesters reject Beijing’s claim that an inquiry into unrest could only start if they stop taking to the streets
Hong Kong protests have ‘obvious characteristics of colour revolution’, top Beijing official warns amid ‘worst crisis since 1997 handover’

HKMAO chief Zhang Xiaoming says ending Hong Kong unrest is top priority, but rejects protesters’ demands and warns Beijing won’t sit idly by if situation worsens.

8 Aug 2019 - 5:04PM

HKMAO chief Zhang Xiaoming says ending Hong Kong unrest is top priority, but rejects protesters’ demands and warns Beijing won’t sit idly by if situation worsens.

Hong Kong protests have ‘obvious characteristics of colour revolution’, top Beijing official warns amid ‘worst crisis since 1997 handover’
Business elite and pro-Beijing politicians meet officials from mainland’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Shenzhen to rally support for SAR’s prosperity and stability

About 500 figures from Hong Kong attended meeting with mainland’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, which called for pro-establishment camp to organise rallies to demonstrate city’s ‘positive energy’.

8 Aug 2019 - 4:03AM

About 500 figures from Hong Kong attended meeting with mainland’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, which called for pro-establishment camp to organise rallies to demonstrate city’s ‘positive energy’.

Business elite and pro-Beijing politicians meet officials from mainland’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Shenzhen to rally support for SAR’s prosperity and stability
Hong Kong facing ‘most serious situation’ since handover amid intensifying protests, says top Beijing official Zhang Xiaoming

Gravity of protest crisis laid out to hundreds of political and business leaders in candid address by head of China’s top government agency overseeing Hong Kong affairs.

7 Aug 2019 - 1:42PM

Gravity of protest crisis laid out to hundreds of political and business leaders in candid address by head of China’s top government agency overseeing Hong Kong affairs.

Hong Kong facing ‘most serious situation’ since handover amid intensifying protests, says top Beijing official Zhang Xiaoming
Beijing expected to order Hong Kong’s pro-establishment politicians to toe line and throw their weight behind Carrie Lam and under-fire police force

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office to meet 200 local delegates in Shenzhen on Wednesday, and expectation is Zhang Xiaoming will lay down law in bid to silence dissent during ongoing political crisis.

7 Aug 2019 - 1:29PM

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office to meet 200 local delegates in Shenzhen on Wednesday, and expectation is Zhang Xiaoming will lay down law in bid to silence dissent during ongoing political crisis.

Beijing expected to order Hong Kong’s pro-establishment politicians to toe line and throw their weight behind Carrie Lam and under-fire police force
Defend your home against radical protesters, Beijing urges Hongkongers amid ongoing extradition bill unrest

China’s top agency overseeing city affairs warns against angry youth going too far, but also appeals for peace.

7 Aug 2019 - 1:28AM

China’s top agency overseeing city affairs warns against angry youth going too far, but also appeals for peace.

Defend your home against radical protesters, Beijing urges Hongkongers amid ongoing extradition bill unrest
Hong Kong braces for largest citywide strike in decades as 14,000 people from 20 sectors vow to join industrial action to protest against government

Hong Kong may see one of its largest industrial actions in decades that could affect retail and other sectors, but spare large-scale commercial transactions that form city’s economic backbone, economist says.

5 Aug 2019 - 2:26PM

Hong Kong may see one of its largest industrial actions in decades that could affect retail and other sectors, but spare large-scale commercial transactions that form city’s economic backbone, economist says.

Hong Kong braces for largest citywide strike in decades as 14,000 people from 20 sectors vow to join industrial action to protest against government
Hong Kong civil servants embarrass government with protest against extradition bill and determination to ‘stand together with citizens’

Government workers call on their employer to meet protesters’ demands, one saying: ‘If we chose to stay silent, we will be betraying our duty’.

3 Aug 2019 - 4:24AM

Government workers call on their employer to meet protesters’ demands, one saying: ‘If we chose to stay silent, we will be betraying our duty’.

Hong Kong civil servants embarrass government with protest against extradition bill and determination to ‘stand together with citizens’
President Rocky Tuan of Chinese University says students facing protest-related criminal charges to get help paying legal fees – but still gets his car covered with slogans

President Rocky Tuan’s remarks fail to impress – students walk out of forum and some cover his car with protest slogans.

3 Aug 2019 - 4:06PM

President Rocky Tuan’s remarks fail to impress – students walk out of forum and some cover his car with protest slogans.

President Rocky Tuan of Chinese University says students facing protest-related criminal charges to get help paying legal fees – but still gets his car covered with slogans
Hong Kong protests: heavy jail sentences for rioting will not solve city’s political crisis, former Civil Human Rights Front convenor says

Johnson Yeung, from the Civil Human Rights Front, was among 49 people arrested on Sunday night and held for 48 hours at Kwai Chung Police Station, describes scenes of distress in jail and says many defendants remained undeterred.

1 Aug 2019 - 2:04PM

Johnson Yeung, from the Civil Human Rights Front, was among 49 people arrested on Sunday night and held for 48 hours at Kwai Chung Police Station, describes scenes of distress in jail and says many defendants remained undeterred.

Hong Kong protests: heavy jail sentences for rioting will not solve city’s political crisis, former Civil Human Rights Front convenor says
Tropical Storm Wipha: Hong Kong remains on alert as storm continues to pass city

No 3 typhoon signal and amber rainstorm warning remain in place on Thursday, following downgrade from No 8.

1 Aug 2019 - 5:35PM

No 3 typhoon signal and amber rainstorm warning remain in place on Thursday, following downgrade from No 8.

Tropical Storm Wipha: Hong Kong remains on alert as storm continues to pass city
Hong Kong political parties urge Financial Secretary Paul Chan to give HK$2,000 to every school pupil

Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong cites struggles of families at the start of academic year in support of handout.

31 Jul 2019 - 2:46AM

Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong cites struggles of families at the start of academic year in support of handout.

Hong Kong political parties urge Financial Secretary Paul Chan to give HK$2,000 to every school pupil
Hong Kong civil servants to take to the streets in extradition bill protest, piling pressure on embattled government

Unprecedented rally scheduled for Friday in Central is expected to draw 2,000 people.

30 Jul 2019 - 9:16AM

Unprecedented rally scheduled for Friday in Central is expected to draw 2,000 people.

Hong Kong civil servants to take to the streets in extradition bill protest, piling pressure on embattled government
Extradition bill crisis, US-China trade war on agenda when Hong Kong lawmakers meet US Congress members

They were invited to attend four-day conference on city’s issues in Montana nine months ago – long before political crisis began.

29 Jul 2019 - 8:58AM

They were invited to attend four-day conference on city’s issues in Montana nine months ago – long before political crisis began.

Extradition bill crisis, US-China trade war on agenda when Hong Kong lawmakers meet US Congress members
Hong Kong protesters use ‘guerilla tactics’, clashing with police and unleashing more chaos – all the way from Sai Wan to Causeway Bay

Protesters change strategy to deplete police resources – and appear to change targets from the extradition bill to the Hong Kong government.

29 Jul 2019 - 4:13PM

Protesters change strategy to deplete police resources – and appear to change targets from the extradition bill to the Hong Kong government.

Hong Kong protesters use ‘guerilla tactics’, clashing with police and unleashing more chaos – all the way from Sai Wan to Causeway Bay
Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong hits out at accusations it was behind Yuen Long attacks, calling them ‘malicious rumours’

Office says it firmly opposes all violent acts related to Hong Kong protests. It also singles out US senator Marco Rubio, saying he engaged in ‘hysterical smears and attacks on China’.

26 Jul 2019 - 8:34PM

Office says it firmly opposes all violent acts related to Hong Kong protests. It also singles out US senator Marco Rubio, saying he engaged in ‘hysterical smears and attacks on China’.

Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong hits out at accusations it was behind Yuen Long attacks, calling them ‘malicious rumours’
Ex-Hong Kong election chief Wong See-man was told of lost voter register a year before denial, Electoral Affairs Commission finds

Former Registration and Electoral Office chief transferred from department after critical watchdog report, as minister expresses regret over debacle.

25 Jul 2019 - 10:42AM

Former Registration and Electoral Office chief transferred from department after critical watchdog report, as minister expresses regret over debacle.

Ex-Hong Kong election chief Wong See-man was told of lost voter register a year before denial, Electoral Affairs Commission finds
Rumours and fake news shared online risk further polarising Hong Kong as protests continue, scholars warn

Misleading information has been shared online in recent days, sowing fear among public.

24 Jul 2019 - 1:53AM

Misleading information has been shared online in recent days, sowing fear among public.

Rumours and fake news shared online risk further polarising Hong Kong as protests continue, scholars warn
Two of three men arrested over Hong Kong’s biggest bomb plot, discovered on eve of major anti-government protest, are members of pro-independence groups

Among the arrested are members of Hong Kong National Front and Hong Kong Independence Union, which deny any knowledge of plot following police discovery of powerful explosives.

23 Jul 2019 - 3:04PM

Among the arrested are members of Hong Kong National Front and Hong Kong Independence Union, which deny any knowledge of plot following police discovery of powerful explosives.

Two of three men arrested over Hong Kong’s biggest bomb plot, discovered on eve of major anti-government protest, are members of pro-independence groups
Hong Kong pro-police rally attracts hundreds of thousands calling for force to be respected

Organisers put attendance at 316,000 while police say there were 103,000 at rally, the theme of which was ‘Safeguard Hong Kong’. Attendees call for rifts in society to be healed but many point finger at extradition bill protesters.

24 Jul 2019 - 4:02PM

Organisers put attendance at 316,000 while police say there were 103,000 at rally, the theme of which was ‘Safeguard Hong Kong’. Attendees call for rifts in society to be healed but many point finger at extradition bill protesters.

Hong Kong pro-police rally attracts hundreds of thousands calling for force to be respected