Kinling Lo

Kinling Lo is a China reporter covering diplomacy and society news for the Post. She joined the team in 2016 as a cadet reporter.
Kinling Lo
Kinling Lo is a China reporter covering diplomacy and society news for the Post. She joined the team in 2016 as a cadet reporter.

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China increases its presence in Russia’s former Central Asian backyard

A recent joint exercise in Tajikistan is the latest example of Beijing’s growing security and economic interests in the former Soviet republic.

25 Aug 2019 - 11:01PM

A recent joint exercise in Tajikistan is the latest example of Beijing’s growing security and economic interests in the former Soviet republic.

China increases its presence in Russia’s former Central Asian backyard
Mainland Chinese backlash over ‘political decision’ by Twitter, Facebook amid US-China tensions

Mainlanders take to social media to vent their anger over decision to close accounts for allegedly spreading disinformation about Hong Kong protests.

21 Aug 2019 - 11:48AM

Mainlanders take to social media to vent their anger over decision to close accounts for allegedly spreading disinformation about Hong Kong protests.

Mainland Chinese backlash over ‘political decision’ by Twitter, Facebook amid US-China tensions
The trouble with trying to turn Hong Kong’s young people into ‘patriotic youth’

The city’s government has poured millions of dollars into programmes to expose the younger generation to mainland China but the campaign has failed to foster national pride.

21 Aug 2019 - 2:38PM

The city’s government has poured millions of dollars into programmes to expose the younger generation to mainland China but the campaign has failed to foster national pride.

The trouble with trying to turn Hong Kong’s young people into ‘patriotic youth’
What Chinese products will avoid extra American tariffs – for now?

The US has pushed back imposition of additional duties on various goods until December to avoid a hit over the Christmas shopping season.

14 Aug 2019 - 10:30PM

The US has pushed back imposition of additional duties on various goods until December to avoid a hit over the Christmas shopping season.

What Chinese products will avoid extra American tariffs – for now?
US-China trade war takes a breather as Beijing sees ‘positive signal’ in Donald Trump’s tariff delay

Planned levies on many of the US$300 billion of Chinese products threatened to start in September have either been delayed or removed after a phone call between negotiators.

15 Aug 2019 - 12:17AM

Planned levies on many of the US$300 billion of Chinese products threatened to start in September have either been delayed or removed after a phone call between negotiators.

US-China trade war takes a breather as Beijing sees ‘positive signal’ in Donald Trump’s tariff delay
Cathay Pacific threatens staff with sack after Beijing draws line on Hong Kong protests

CEO Rupert Hogg says staff who ‘support or participate in illegal protests’ in Hong Kong would face disciplinary action that ‘may include termination of employment’, as shares fall to lowest level in 10 years.

12 Aug 2019 - 11:44PM

CEO Rupert Hogg says staff who ‘support or participate in illegal protests’ in Hong Kong would face disciplinary action that ‘may include termination of employment’, as shares fall to lowest level in 10 years.

Cathay Pacific threatens staff with sack after Beijing draws line on Hong Kong protests
Chinese state media questions whether US trade talks should continue after Donald Trump’s ‘destructive’ tariff threat

Commentary published in official outlet asks whether there is any point continuing negotiations after the US president’s recent announcement

4 Aug 2019 - 10:51AM

Commentary published in official outlet asks whether there is any point continuing negotiations after the US president’s recent announcement

Chinese state media questions whether US trade talks should continue after Donald Trump’s ‘destructive’ tariff threat
Beijing’s ban on solo travellers to Taiwan could cost self-ruled island US$900 million by January

Restriction, which takes effect on Thursday, will apply to individual travellers in 47 mainland cities and could see visitor numbers fall by 700,000 over next six months.

1 Aug 2019 - 3:19PM

Restriction, which takes effect on Thursday, will apply to individual travellers in 47 mainland cities and could see visitor numbers fall by 700,000 over next six months.

Beijing’s ban on solo travellers to Taiwan could cost self-ruled island US$900 million by January
Beijing tells Hong Kong return to normality ‘the most pressing priority’ in response to unrest and protests that followed extradition bill controversy

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office also heaps praise on city’s police force, which is under fire over its handling of anti-government protests.

30 Jul 2019 - 7:25AM

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office also heaps praise on city’s police force, which is under fire over its handling of anti-government protests.

Beijing tells Hong Kong return to normality ‘the most pressing priority’ in response to unrest and protests that followed extradition bill controversy
Plan to let Hong Kong people join Chinese army shelved in wake of extradition bill crisis

Proposal to let PLA and Great Bay Area civil service recruit city residents likely to be delayed after wave of protests.

30 Jul 2019 - 6:57PM

Proposal to let PLA and Great Bay Area civil service recruit city residents likely to be delayed after wave of protests.

Plan to let Hong Kong people join Chinese army shelved in wake of extradition bill crisis
Chinese envoy says Beijing ‘not interested in a diplomatic war’ with Britain

Ambassador Liu Xiaoming says he was ‘very much’ angry when he blasted London over its position on extradition bill protests in Hong Kong.

7 Jul 2019 - 10:15PM

Ambassador Liu Xiaoming says he was ‘very much’ angry when he blasted London over its position on extradition bill protests in Hong Kong.

Chinese envoy says Beijing ‘not interested in a diplomatic war’ with Britain
Ancient Chinese city ruins become country’s latest Unesco World Heritage Site

Five thousand-year-old ruins in Zhejiang province are the earliest known example of Chinese civilisation.

7 Jul 2019 - 11:14PM

Five thousand-year-old ruins in Zhejiang province are the earliest known example of Chinese civilisation.

Ancient Chinese city ruins become country’s latest Unesco World Heritage Site
Britain and China continue to row over Hong Kong as Jeremy Hunt warns Beijing not to ‘repress’ protests

Beijing accuses British foreign secretary and rival Boris Johnson of making ‘irresponsible’ comments and questions whether it is a coordinated attack.

8 Jul 2019 - 11:58AM

Beijing accuses British foreign secretary and rival Boris Johnson of making ‘irresponsible’ comments and questions whether it is a coordinated attack.

Britain and China continue to row over Hong Kong as Jeremy Hunt warns Beijing not to ‘repress’ protests
China protests over British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s warning on Hong Kong agreement

Chinese foreign ministry accuses Hunt of interfering in the city’s affairs and of harbouring ‘colonial illusions’.

4 Jul 2019 - 9:33AM

Chinese foreign ministry accuses Hunt of interfering in the city’s affairs and of harbouring ‘colonial illusions’.

China protests over British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s warning on Hong Kong agreement
Donald Trump ‘ready to lift US ban’ on selling equipment to Chinese tech giant Huawei

US president says sales will be able to go ahead as long as they don’t raise national security concerns.

29 Jun 2019 - 11:26PM

US president says sales will be able to go ahead as long as they don’t raise national security concerns.

Donald Trump ‘ready to lift US ban’ on selling equipment to Chinese tech giant Huawei
China and Japan seek to take relationship to ‘next level’ as Xi Jinping state visit confirmed for spring

Chinese president meets Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of G20 summit in Osaka, saying he hopes to strengthen ties further.

28 Jun 2019 - 2:03PM

Chinese president meets Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of G20 summit in Osaka, saying he hopes to strengthen ties further.

China and Japan seek to take relationship to ‘next level’ as Xi Jinping state visit confirmed for spring
First South Korea’s Songs – now Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and fiancé Li Chen are breaking up

China’s biggest film star thanks actor Li Chen, 40, for his love and support, in a statement posted online.

28 Jun 2019 - 1:58PM

China’s biggest film star thanks actor Li Chen, 40, for his love and support, in a statement posted online.

First South Korea’s Songs – now Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and fiancé Li Chen are breaking up
China mulls prisoner amnesty for 70th anniversary of People’s Republic

Proposal comes four years after about 31,000 prisoners released for World War II commemorations.

27 Jun 2019 - 11:11PM

Proposal comes four years after about 31,000 prisoners released for World War II commemorations.

China mulls prisoner amnesty for 70th anniversary of People’s Republic
‘Crazy person’: Chinese tabloid Global Times aims vitriol at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

‘Most hawkish of American hawks’, US secretary of state has become a threat to world peace, newspaper says in opinion piece picked up by state broadcaster CCTV.

26 Jun 2019 - 7:45PM

‘Most hawkish of American hawks’, US secretary of state has become a threat to world peace, newspaper says in opinion piece picked up by state broadcaster CCTV.

‘Crazy person’: Chinese tabloid Global Times aims vitriol at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
China tries to focus on sustainable projects as it seeks to dismiss fears of African debt trap

Foreign minister Wang Yi tells summit in Beijing that fears about investments in continent are ‘groundless’.

25 Jun 2019 - 11:26PM

Foreign minister Wang Yi tells summit in Beijing that fears about investments in continent are ‘groundless’.

China tries to focus on sustainable projects as it seeks to dismiss fears of African debt trap
Hong Kong protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises

Campaign of non-cooperation comes after city leader fails to address protesters’ demands, which include the legislation’s full withdrawal. Justice minister becomes third senior official to apologise for the government’s handling of the recent crisis.

21 Jun 2019 - 5:54PM

Campaign of non-cooperation comes after city leader fails to address protesters’ demands, which include the legislation’s full withdrawal. Justice minister becomes third senior official to apologise for the government’s handling of the recent crisis.

Hong Kong protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises
Did China’s trade negotiators make promises they couldn’t keep? US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer thinks so

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer thinks ‘some forces in China’ decided its officials ‘went out beyond their mandate’.

20 Jun 2019 - 5:28PM

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer thinks ‘some forces in China’ decided its officials ‘went out beyond their mandate’.

Did China’s trade negotiators make promises they couldn’t keep? US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer thinks so
Xi Jinping targets ‘fundamental China-US issues’ in Japan meeting with Donald Trump

Meeting at G20 could bring first positive development after setbacks in talks to end the two countries’ trade war – but a former US trade negotiator says expectations should be ‘kept in check’.

19 Jun 2019 - 4:40PM

Meeting at G20 could bring first positive development after setbacks in talks to end the two countries’ trade war – but a former US trade negotiator says expectations should be ‘kept in check’.

Xi Jinping targets ‘fundamental China-US issues’ in Japan meeting with Donald Trump
China summons US envoy in protest over Washington’s condemnation of Hong Kong extradition bill

Chinese vice foreign minister says Beijing will not accept meddling by foreign forces in Hong Kong’s affairs.

14 Jun 2019 - 11:43PM

Chinese vice foreign minister says Beijing will not accept meddling by foreign forces in Hong Kong’s affairs.

China summons US envoy in protest over Washington’s condemnation of Hong Kong extradition bill
Chinese ambassador to Britain rejects claims that Beijing had a hand in Hong Kong extradition bill

Liu Xiaoming, China’s top envoy in London, says amendment to the bill was initiated by the Hong Kong government.

14 Jun 2019 - 3:53AM

Liu Xiaoming, China’s top envoy in London, says amendment to the bill was initiated by the Hong Kong government.

Chinese ambassador to Britain rejects claims that Beijing had a hand in Hong Kong extradition bill
Quiet reminders of Tiananmen in China’s capital of forgetting

Beijing shows no obvious signs of the protests three decades ago but there is still some awareness of what happened.

4 Jun 2019 - 10:27PM

Beijing shows no obvious signs of the protests three decades ago but there is still some awareness of what happened.

Quiet reminders of Tiananmen in China’s capital of forgetting
China, Germany ‘agree to uphold global multilateral order’ in Berlin talks

They also ‘oppose behaviour that will damage the current order with abusive sanctions’, according to foreign ministry.

4 Jun 2019 - 1:05AM

They also ‘oppose behaviour that will damage the current order with abusive sanctions’, according to foreign ministry.

China, Germany ‘agree to uphold global multilateral order’ in Berlin talks
China draws national security red lines in its trade war with the United States

Former top officials say Beijing will not compromise on core sovereignty interests, from the internet to Taiwan.

1 Jun 2019 - 2:21AM

Former top officials say Beijing will not compromise on core sovereignty interests, from the internet to Taiwan.

China draws national security red lines in its trade war with the United States
US-China TV debate’s lack of flash panned on Chinese social media

Online reaction finds Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin clash too mild, too short, and too rude.

30 May 2019 - 2:54PM

Online reaction finds Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin clash too mild, too short, and too rude.

US-China TV debate’s lack of flash panned on Chinese social media
Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin trade blows in TV debate

Battle of the anchors ends with polite and restrained on-air discussion but a rare opportunity to present Beijing’s stance on trade war and economy.

2 Jun 2019 - 4:01PM

Battle of the anchors ends with polite and restrained on-air discussion but a rare opportunity to present Beijing’s stance on trade war and economy.

Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin trade blows in TV debate