Kinling Lo

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Kinling Lo

Reporter, China

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-India border: why the devil is still in the detail for troop withdrawal agreement

Senior officials from the two sides discussed the deal to disengage from their stand-off in the Himalayas, but military sources said the current arrangement was temporary.

7 Jul 2020 - 10:58PM

Senior officials from the two sides discussed the deal to disengage from their stand-off in the Himalayas, but military sources said the current arrangement was temporary.

China-India border: why the devil is still in the detail for troop withdrawal agreement
Chinese army releases footage of Hong Kong garrison’s drills

Clips posted online after introduction of new security law show troops undertaking target practice and throwing grenades.

6 Jul 2020 - 9:13PM

Clips posted online after introduction of new security law show troops undertaking target practice and throwing grenades.

Chinese army releases footage of Hong Kong garrison’s drills
Britain may offer citizenship to BN(O) Hongkongers but what happens if China refuses to recognise it?

If China does not accept dual citizenship or nationality, Hongkongers returning home may still be classed as Chinese citizens, says observer.

4 Jul 2020 - 12:00AM

If China does not accept dual citizenship or nationality, Hongkongers returning home may still be classed as Chinese citizens, says observer.

Britain may offer citizenship to BN(O) Hongkongers but what happens if China refuses to recognise it?
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi deletes Weibo after China app ban

The decision comes after India banned 59 Chinese-made apps amid heightened tensions over a border conflict.

2 Jul 2020 - 9:52PM

The decision comes after India banned 59 Chinese-made apps amid heightened tensions over a border conflict.

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi deletes Weibo after China app ban
China names undersea canyons and knolls in East China Sea amid rising tension with Japan over islands

China’s Ministry of Natural Resources announced new names for 50 underwater features in contested archipelago.

24 Jun 2020 - 11:09PM

China’s Ministry of Natural Resources announced new names for 50 underwater features in contested archipelago.

China names undersea canyons and knolls in East China Sea amid rising tension with Japan over islands
China-India border clash pushes relations to new low, observers say

Beijing and New Delhi have blamed each other for the fighting on Monday along the disputed Himalayan border that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.

19 Jun 2020 - 11:16PM

Beijing and New Delhi have blamed each other for the fighting on Monday along the disputed Himalayan border that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.

China-India border clash pushes relations to new low, observers say
Beijing’s ‘Tiger’ diplomat takes decades of China-US negotiation into crucial meeting with Mike Pompeo

Yang Jiechi has a long and storied career negotiating with Americans but this low point in China-US relations brings new trade, military and pandemic challenges.

18 Jun 2020 - 4:11AM

Yang Jiechi has a long and storied career negotiating with Americans but this low point in China-US relations brings new trade, military and pandemic challenges.

Beijing’s ‘Tiger’ diplomat takes decades of China-US negotiation into crucial meeting with Mike Pompeo
Coronavirus: Dexamethasone can help save lives of very ill patients, British trial into low-cost drug finds

In the trial, dexamethasone reduced deaths by one-third for patients on ventilators and one-fifth among patients who were on supplemental oxygen.

17 Jun 2020 - 3:18AM

In the trial, dexamethasone reduced deaths by one-third for patients on ventilators and one-fifth among patients who were on supplemental oxygen.

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone can help save lives of very ill patients, British trial into low-cost drug finds
China’s anti-graft watchdog investigates police chief of scandal-ridden Chongqing

Deng Huilin, who also served as mega city’s deputy mayor, suspected of “serious violations” of the code of conduct.

14 Jun 2020 - 10:36PM

Deng Huilin, who also served as mega city’s deputy mayor, suspected of “serious violations” of the code of conduct.

China’s anti-graft watchdog investigates police chief of scandal-ridden Chongqing
China orders investigation of deadly highway fuel tanker blast

Death toll from explosion rises to 20, with 172 injured, including a 94-year-old.

15 Jun 2020 - 2:59PM

Death toll from explosion rises to 20, with 172 injured, including a 94-year-old.

China orders investigation of deadly highway fuel tanker blast
China and Philippines pledge mutual support after Rodrigo Duterte’s U-turn on scrapping US alliance

Xi Jinping and his Philippine counterpart said they would work together to combat Covid-19 and on infrastructure projects

12 Jun 2020 - 10:37PM

Xi Jinping and his Philippine counterpart said they would work together to combat Covid-19 and on infrastructure projects

China and Philippines pledge mutual support after Rodrigo Duterte’s U-turn on scrapping US alliance
Covid-19 vaccine tests, the ethics of human trials, vaccine nationalism & Big Pharma
US, Iran are again trading barbs on Chinese social media – this time over protests, economic crisis

Embassies in Beijing engage in heated exchange in Mandarin on popular Twitter-like platform Weibo, where many users offer support for Iranian posts and criticise American ones.

9 Jun 2020 - 11:16PM

Embassies in Beijing engage in heated exchange in Mandarin on popular Twitter-like platform Weibo, where many users offer support for Iranian posts and criticise American ones.

US, Iran are again trading barbs on Chinese social media – this time over protests, economic crisis
China mobilises thousands of troops, armoured vehicles near border with India

Soldiers and equipment transported from central province of Hubei to an unspecified location in northwest, according to state media.

8 Jun 2020 - 11:04PM

Soldiers and equipment transported from central province of Hubei to an unspecified location in northwest, according to state media.

China mobilises thousands of troops, armoured vehicles near border with India
China battles to control nationalist narrative on social media

Embassy in France removes ‘false image’ on Twitter in latest online controversy amid accusations of spreading disinformation.

30 May 2020 - 11:27PM

Embassy in France removes ‘false image’ on Twitter in latest online controversy amid accusations of spreading disinformation.

China battles to control nationalist narrative on social media
China tries to keep steady hand on wheel of economy amid coronavirus pandemic, but fires salvo at Hong Kong

Premier Li Keqiang’s annual work report stresses need for stability, but plans for Hong Kong national security law rattle markets and prompt threat of US retaliation.

23 May 2020 - 12:38AM

Premier Li Keqiang’s annual work report stresses need for stability, but plans for Hong Kong national security law rattle markets and prompt threat of US retaliation.

China tries to keep steady hand on wheel of economy amid coronavirus pandemic, but fires salvo at Hong Kong
Coronavirus: can India stay focused as China, US set to clash at World Health Assembly?

As the new chair of the WHO’s executive board, New Delhi must keep politics out of the debate as nations gather to discuss ways to fight Covid-19, academics say.

17 May 2020 - 11:05PM

As the new chair of the WHO’s executive board, New Delhi must keep politics out of the debate as nations gather to discuss ways to fight Covid-19, academics say.

Coronavirus: can India stay focused as China, US set to clash at World Health Assembly?
Battle looms at WHO meeting as pressure mounts on China over coronavirus inquiry

Countries including US expected to pursue investigation into Beijing’s handling of pandemic when decision-making body meets, but experts say dispute is unlikely to end up at the International Court of Justice.

17 May 2020 - 11:03PM

Countries including US expected to pursue investigation into Beijing’s handling of pandemic when decision-making body meets, but experts say dispute is unlikely to end up at the International Court of Justice.

Battle looms at WHO meeting as pressure mounts on China over coronavirus inquiry
Party chief removed after Chinese city hit by new coronavirus cluster

Shulan in Jilin province is now the only place in the country classed as being high-risk for Covid-19.

16 May 2020 - 11:27PM

Shulan in Jilin province is now the only place in the country classed as being high-risk for Covid-19.

Party chief removed after Chinese city hit by new coronavirus cluster
Key figure in China luxury villa corruption scandal goes on trial, accused of taking tens of millions of US dollars in bribes

Former Shaanxi boss accused of taking bribes valued at tens of millions of US dollars.

11 May 2020 - 10:37PM

Former Shaanxi boss accused of taking bribes valued at tens of millions of US dollars.

Key figure in China luxury villa corruption scandal goes on trial, accused of taking tens of millions of US dollars in bribes
Missing Chinese labour activists freed after being held for more than a year

The five were held in January last year as part of a national crackdown triggered by a factory dispute in the southern city of Shenzhen.

10 May 2020 - 6:36PM

The five were held in January last year as part of a national crackdown triggered by a factory dispute in the southern city of Shenzhen.

Missing Chinese labour activists freed after being held for more than a year
Compound in licorice extract has potential to treat coronavirus, Chinese study finds

Liquiritin found to significantly inhibit rapid replication of the new coronavirus in monkey cells, according to researchers.

6 May 2020 - 5:51AM

Liquiritin found to significantly inhibit rapid replication of the new coronavirus in monkey cells, according to researchers.

Compound in licorice extract has potential to treat coronavirus, Chinese study finds
Quarantine centres better than self-isolation for halting coronavirus, experts say

Isolating at home too reliant on personal compliance, whereas ‘fangcang’ shelters built in Wuhan, China’s initial epicentre, were more effective, study finds.

5 May 2020 - 9:41AM

Isolating at home too reliant on personal compliance, whereas ‘fangcang’ shelters built in Wuhan, China’s initial epicentre, were more effective, study finds.

Quarantine centres better than self-isolation for halting coronavirus, experts say
Don’t relax social distancing in United States before summer, researchers warn

United States risks a resurgence in the coronavirus if it eases restrictions sooner, according to new computer modelling.

30 Apr 2020 - 3:04AM

United States risks a resurgence in the coronavirus if it eases restrictions sooner, according to new computer modelling.

Don’t relax social distancing in United States before summer, researchers warn
Who is winning the China-US race to run the world amid the Covid-19 pandemic?

Coronavirus crisis has brought potential to redraw the map of global power and influence, but there is ‘deep-seated mistrust’ of Beijing.

20 May 2020 - 3:07PM

Coronavirus crisis has brought potential to redraw the map of global power and influence, but there is ‘deep-seated mistrust’ of Beijing.

Who is winning the China-US race to run the world amid the Covid-19 pandemic?
Coronavirus: China donates another US$30 million to WHO after US funding halt

The World Health Organisation has been criticised for its response to the outbreak in China, which the United States – its top donor – is investigating.

24 Apr 2020 - 5:23AM

The World Health Organisation has been criticised for its response to the outbreak in China, which the United States – its top donor – is investigating.

Coronavirus: China donates another US$30 million to WHO after US funding halt
Belgian judges overturn ban on Chinese Confucius Institute professor accused of spying

Eight-year bar from entering Europe’s visa-free area ‘not valid’ but no ruling made on validity of espionage claims.

21 Apr 2020 - 10:33AM

Eight-year bar from entering Europe’s visa-free area ‘not valid’ but no ruling made on validity of espionage claims.

Belgian judges overturn ban on Chinese Confucius Institute professor accused of spying
Beijing moves to strengthen grip over disputed South China Sea

New administrative units for Paracel and Spratly Islands are seen as helping to tighten control and help allocate resources and manpower.

20 Apr 2020 - 5:12PM

New administrative units for Paracel and Spratly Islands are seen as helping to tighten control and help allocate resources and manpower.

Beijing moves to strengthen grip over disputed South China Sea
Taiwan’s coronavirus response wins rare praise from World Health Organisation

China has blocked the island from joining international organisations but on Friday officials from the UN agency gave credit to Taipei’s success in containing Covid-19.

18 Apr 2020 - 7:51PM

China has blocked the island from joining international organisations but on Friday officials from the UN agency gave credit to Taipei’s success in containing Covid-19.

Taiwan’s coronavirus response wins rare praise from World Health Organisation
India coronavirus fight hampered by China medical exports delays

Speedy shipments of protective equipment and other supplies would be an ‘immediate boost’ to relations between the two countries, Indian ambassador says.

14 Apr 2020 - 11:15PM

Speedy shipments of protective equipment and other supplies would be an ‘immediate boost’ to relations between the two countries, Indian ambassador says.

India coronavirus fight hampered by China medical exports delays