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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Joshua Wong spurs Chinese embassies in Thailand and Singapore into PR action

Newspaper article and Twitter post prompt condemnation from overseas envoys.

11 Oct 2019 - 8:07PM

Newspaper article and Twitter post prompt condemnation from overseas envoys.

Joshua Wong spurs Chinese embassies in Thailand and Singapore into PR action
The trade war talks takeaway: Chinese and US officials agree on lunch but are no closer to deal

Donald Trump says he will meet Liu He at the White House on Friday.

11 Oct 2019 - 9:58PM

Donald Trump says he will meet Liu He at the White House on Friday.

The trade war talks takeaway: Chinese and US officials agree on lunch but are no closer to deal
Steer clear of India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir, New Delhi warns Beijing

Matter is an internal affair, Indian foreign ministry says a day after Xi Jinping and Imran Khan meet.

11 Oct 2019 - 6:15AM

Matter is an internal affair, Indian foreign ministry says a day after Xi Jinping and Imran Khan meet.

Steer clear of India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir, New Delhi warns Beijing
China extends hand to Pakistan while reaching out to India

Chinese president offers strong backing to Islamabad in meeting with Imran Khan while Beijing confirms Xi-Modi informal summit in Indian coastal town from Friday.

10 Oct 2019 - 9:13AM

Chinese president offers strong backing to Islamabad in meeting with Imran Khan while Beijing confirms Xi-Modi informal summit in Indian coastal town from Friday.

China extends hand to Pakistan while reaching out to India
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan seeks Chinese support over Kashmir as he starts Beijing visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says Beijing will support Pakistan in ‘safeguarding its territorial integrity’ but does not mention ally’s dispute with India

9 Oct 2019 - 8:50AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says Beijing will support Pakistan in ‘safeguarding its territorial integrity’ but does not mention ally’s dispute with India

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan seeks Chinese support over Kashmir as he starts Beijing visit
Hong Kong police officers get red-carpet treatment on National Day visit to Beijing

State media focuses on sergeant who pointed his shotgun at anti-government protesters, in latest endorsement of force’s handling of the unrest.

30 Sep 2019 - 7:30PM

State media focuses on sergeant who pointed his shotgun at anti-government protesters, in latest endorsement of force’s handling of the unrest.

Hong Kong police officers get red-carpet treatment on National Day visit to Beijing
China doesn’t want to supplant the US, but it will keep growing, Beijing says

Nation’s development and diplomatic model designed to offer a ‘new option’ for countries in a world undermined by unilateralism, protectionism, hegemony and power politics, white paper says.

28 Sep 2019 - 12:41AM

Nation’s development and diplomatic model designed to offer a ‘new option’ for countries in a world undermined by unilateralism, protectionism, hegemony and power politics, white paper says.

China doesn’t want to supplant the US, but it will keep growing, Beijing says
Global Times rewards journalist beaten by Hong Kong protesters

Reporter Fu Guohao receives cash award for ‘outstanding performance’ in coverage of protests.

24 Sep 2019 - 2:49PM

Reporter Fu Guohao receives cash award for ‘outstanding performance’ in coverage of protests.

Global Times rewards journalist beaten by Hong Kong protesters
Chinese state media warns violent protests threaten Hong Kong lifestyle after race meeting called off

Communist Party mouthpiece claims the unprecedented cancellation is evidence that ‘violent extremists’ are causing the breakdown of society.

21 Sep 2019 - 4:28AM

Communist Party mouthpiece claims the unprecedented cancellation is evidence that ‘violent extremists’ are causing the breakdown of society.

Chinese state media warns violent protests threaten Hong Kong lifestyle after race meeting called off
China ramps up security from Beijing to Guangdong ahead of National Day

Public security minister has stressed the need for tough measures ‘to prevent violent and terrorist-related incidents’, making special mention of Xinjiang.

19 Sep 2019 - 7:39AM

Public security minister has stressed the need for tough measures ‘to prevent violent and terrorist-related incidents’, making special mention of Xinjiang.

China ramps up security from Beijing to Guangdong ahead of National Day
Beijing campaign sends 650 boxes of Maxim’s mooncakes to Hong Kong police in show of support over protests

Law enforcement body rallies mainland support for officers amid anti-government protests, sending mooncakes from ‘a company that loves the country and loves Hong Kong’.

13 Sep 2019 - 5:00PM

Law enforcement body rallies mainland support for officers amid anti-government protests, sending mooncakes from ‘a company that loves the country and loves Hong Kong’.

Beijing campaign sends 650 boxes of Maxim’s mooncakes to Hong Kong police in show of support over protests
China, Malaysia seek to resolve South China Sea disputes with new dialogue mechanism

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says arrangement will provide a ‘new platform for cooperation’, adding that tensions in disputed waterway ‘have dropped recently.

13 Sep 2019 - 9:23AM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says arrangement will provide a ‘new platform for cooperation’, adding that tensions in disputed waterway ‘have dropped recently.

China, Malaysia seek to resolve South China Sea disputes with new dialogue mechanism
China and India try to set differences over Kashmir aside to focus on economic cooperation

Both countries use latest strategic economic dialogue in New Delhi to focus on areas such as drug development and technology.

11 Sep 2019 - 8:30AM

Both countries use latest strategic economic dialogue in New Delhi to focus on areas such as drug development and technology.

China and India try to set differences over Kashmir aside to focus on economic cooperation
US bill on Hong Kong won’t help city out of political crisis, former diplomat says

If city loses special status as a result of the proposed legislation it ‘would be the death knell for Hong Kong’, according to Stephen Orlins, head of the National Committee on US-China Relations.

9 Sep 2019 - 6:25AM

If city loses special status as a result of the proposed legislation it ‘would be the death knell for Hong Kong’, according to Stephen Orlins, head of the National Committee on US-China Relations.

US bill on Hong Kong won’t help city out of political crisis, former diplomat says
Beijing calls on all Hong Kong institutions to fight ‘violent criminals’ and end protests

Top policy office urges government branches including judiciary and all sectors of society to take ending the violence as ‘most pressing task’.

4 Sep 2019 - 3:18AM

Top policy office urges government branches including judiciary and all sectors of society to take ending the violence as ‘most pressing task’.

Beijing calls on all Hong Kong institutions to fight ‘violent criminals’ and end protests
Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa nominated for China’s highest title of honour ahead of 70th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic

The first chief executive after the end of British rule, Tung Chee-hwa recognised for his contribution to city’s smooth transition to Chinese sovereignty and is only Hongkonger on the list of 36 nominees.

26 Sep 2019 - 12:38PM

The first chief executive after the end of British rule, Tung Chee-hwa recognised for his contribution to city’s smooth transition to Chinese sovereignty and is only Hongkonger on the list of 36 nominees.

Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa nominated for China’s highest title of honour ahead of 70th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic
India dismisses Beijing’s concerns over Kashmir because ‘it won’t have any impact on China’

New Delhi’s ambassador says decision to strip state of its autonomous status is purely an ‘internal matter’.

28 Aug 2019 - 9:00AM

New Delhi’s ambassador says decision to strip state of its autonomous status is purely an ‘internal matter’.

India dismisses Beijing’s concerns over Kashmir because ‘it won’t have any impact on China’
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 - 12:18AM

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