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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Is the trade war winter coming for American shows and actors in China?

US-themed productions are disappearing from Chinese TV schedules and industry insiders say projects are falling through as the two countries tussle over tariffs.

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US-themed productions are disappearing from Chinese TV schedules and industry insiders say projects are falling through as the two countries tussle over tariffs.

Is the trade war winter coming for American shows and actors in China?
Chinese President Xi Jinping sounds Long March rallying call as US trade war tensions rise

Trip to Ganzhou includes stop at major producer of rare earths, minerals essential to some low-carbon technology and left off US tariffs list.

21 May 2019 - 9:48AM

Trip to Ganzhou includes stop at major producer of rare earths, minerals essential to some low-carbon technology and left off US tariffs list.

Chinese President Xi Jinping sounds Long March rallying call as US trade war tensions rise
Former Donald Trump official hopes for US-China trade deal, but says Beijing can afford to wait

Susan Thornton says Washington must return to the path of diplomacy and rescue deal with Beijing and suggests time is not on Donald Trump’s side.

21 May 2019 - 2:56AM

Susan Thornton says Washington must return to the path of diplomacy and rescue deal with Beijing and suggests time is not on Donald Trump’s side.

Former Donald Trump official hopes for US-China trade deal, but says Beijing can afford to wait
What killed US-China trade talks: A tale of two texts

A difference of opinion over detail behind sudden shift from optimism to renewed hostilities, as Washington prefers to reveal what Beijing would conceal.

17 May 2019 - 6:52AM

A difference of opinion over detail behind sudden shift from optimism to renewed hostilities, as Washington prefers to reveal what Beijing would conceal.

What killed US-China trade talks: A tale of two texts
Where did the US-China trade war talks take a turn for the worse?

Just two weeks ago, Beijing and Washington were on track for an agreement to end their tariff dispute. Then everything changed.

12 May 2019 - 12:09AM

Just two weeks ago, Beijing and Washington were on track for an agreement to end their tariff dispute. Then everything changed.

Where did the US-China trade war talks take a turn for the worse?
Huawei case puts two-way strain on Canada-China business confidence

Survey finds Canadian companies hardest hit but Chinese firms operating in Canada also report negative impact since arrest of Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou.

9 May 2019 - 10:51PM

Survey finds Canadian companies hardest hit but Chinese firms operating in Canada also report negative impact since arrest of Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou.

Huawei case puts two-way strain on Canada-China business confidence
Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat raises fears that US-China trade talks will unravel as Beijing vows not to cave in

With both sides apparently unwilling to back down, observers are worried things will spiral out of control ‘leaving the fish dead and the nets broken’.

8 May 2019 - 10:42PM

With both sides apparently unwilling to back down, observers are worried things will spiral out of control ‘leaving the fish dead and the nets broken’.

Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat raises fears that US-China trade talks will unravel as Beijing vows not to cave in
‘No more concessions’. Why is China playing hardball in trade war talks with the United States?

Chinese state media and sources say China will give no more ground in the face of Trump’s tariff threats.

7 May 2019 - 7:32PM

Chinese state media and sources say China will give no more ground in the face of Trump’s tariff threats.

‘No more concessions’. Why is China playing hardball in trade war talks with the United States?
‘Do not even think about it’: Beijing refuses to give in to Trump’s latest threat on trade tariffs

Defiant China says effect of increased tariffs would be ‘manageable and foreseeable’.

7 May 2019 - 11:26PM

Defiant China says effect of increased tariffs would be ‘manageable and foreseeable’.

‘Do not even think about it’: Beijing refuses to give in to Trump’s latest threat on trade tariffs
‘Is it fake news?’: China censors Trump’s US$200 billion tariff tweets

Mainstream and social media silent on US president’s unexpected reaction to trade talks between China and US moving ‘too slowly’.

6 May 2019 - 6:06PM

Mainstream and social media silent on US president’s unexpected reaction to trade talks between China and US moving ‘too slowly’.

‘Is it fake news?’: China censors Trump’s US$200 billion tariff tweets
China seeks to prove critics wrong with star belt and road projects

Report highlights ports and railways that Beijing hopes will yield fast, positive results for local communities and investors.

1 May 2019 - 10:59AM

Report highlights ports and railways that Beijing hopes will yield fast, positive results for local communities and investors.

China seeks to prove critics wrong with star belt and road projects
Malaysia’s Mahathir backs China’s belt and road but insists on open trade routes

The leader has turned from vocal critic to firm supporter of Beijing’s grand plan after a rejigged rail link deal.

26 Apr 2019 - 10:58PM

The leader has turned from vocal critic to firm supporter of Beijing’s grand plan after a rejigged rail link deal.

Malaysia’s Mahathir backs China’s belt and road but insists on open trade routes
Delegates lost and confused at China's high-profile Belt and Road Forum

There were few takeaways for many businesspeople and reporters as they struggled to make sense of the first day of the big event.

26 Apr 2019 - 6:26PM

There were few takeaways for many businesspeople and reporters as they struggled to make sense of the first day of the big event.

Delegates lost and confused at China's high-profile Belt and Road Forum
From new faces to new funds, what has changed in the Belt and Road Forum?

It has been two years since Beijing hosted a forum for the participants and supporters of its global trade plan, and there have been some developments in the state of play.

25 Apr 2019 - 11:49AM

It has been two years since Beijing hosted a forum for the participants and supporters of its global trade plan, and there have been some developments in the state of play.

From new faces to new funds, what has changed in the Belt and Road Forum?
Belt and Road Forum: China tipped to counter critics with showcase projects

Beijing might highlight successful schemes in response to claims that the grand plan is ill-defined, observers say.

24 Apr 2019 - 11:59PM

Beijing might highlight successful schemes in response to claims that the grand plan is ill-defined, observers say.

Belt and Road Forum: China tipped to counter critics with showcase projects
Chinese state tabloid says Zhang Yujing, woman accused of trying to lie her way into Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, was just ‘naive’

Global Times describes Zhang Yujing, accused of lying to federal officers and gaining access to a restricted area, as ‘victim of a cross-border scam’ by an influence peddler known as ‘Charles’ who duped her out of US$20,000.

17 Apr 2019 - 4:15AM

Global Times describes Zhang Yujing, accused of lying to federal officers and gaining access to a restricted area, as ‘victim of a cross-border scam’ by an influence peddler known as ‘Charles’ who duped her out of US$20,000.

Chinese state tabloid says Zhang Yujing, woman accused of trying to lie her way into Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, was just ‘naive’
China and US reach milestone agreement on road to trade peace

Major hurdle overcome as both sides agree to monitoring and enforcement of trade pledges.

11 Apr 2019 - 11:31PM

Major hurdle overcome as both sides agree to monitoring and enforcement of trade pledges.

China and US reach milestone agreement on road to trade peace
900 Chinese firefighters sent back to Sichuan mountain as deadly blaze reignites

Fire rekindled under rocky outcrop just a day after officials said it posed no further risk.

7 Apr 2019 - 7:43PM

Fire rekindled under rocky outcrop just a day after officials said it posed no further risk.

900 Chinese firefighters sent back to Sichuan mountain as deadly blaze reignites
G7 stays silent over China’s Belt and Road Initiative after failing to reach consensus

World’s leading economies unable to agree joint approach to infrastructure project after Italy became first member to join.

7 Apr 2019 - 9:50PM

World’s leading economies unable to agree joint approach to infrastructure project after Italy became first member to join.

G7 stays silent over China’s Belt and Road Initiative after failing to reach consensus
Donald Trump takes centre stage with Chairman Mao – as star of new Cantonese opera

A new work by Hong Kong feng shui master Edward Li Kui-ming uses traditional art form for satirical drama about US-China relations.

15 Apr 2019 - 10:22AM

A new work by Hong Kong feng shui master Edward Li Kui-ming uses traditional art form for satirical drama about US-China relations.

Donald Trump takes centre stage with Chairman Mao – as star of new Cantonese opera
Donald Trump reveals he called Xi Jinping ‘king’ – and says Xi liked it

US president recalls remark on eve of resumption of talks seeking a deal to end the US-China trade war, but China is unlikely to take Trump’s rhetoric ‘too seriously’ says expert.

3 Apr 2019 - 11:27PM

US president recalls remark on eve of resumption of talks seeking a deal to end the US-China trade war, but China is unlikely to take Trump’s rhetoric ‘too seriously’ says expert.

Donald Trump reveals he called Xi Jinping ‘king’ – and says Xi liked it
China responds to US demand for tighter fentanyl curbs with new rules to ban future variants of deadly opioid

All derivatives to be added to list of controlled substances in what China says is an ‘innovative’ contribution to the global war on drugs.

6 Apr 2019 - 2:26AM

All derivatives to be added to list of controlled substances in what China says is an ‘innovative’ contribution to the global war on drugs.

China responds to US demand for tighter fentanyl curbs with new rules to ban future variants of deadly opioid
US and China wrap up ‘constructive’ trade talks with pledge to meet again next week

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he looks forward to continuing discussions in Washington next Thursday.

30 Mar 2019 - 1:26AM

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he looks forward to continuing discussions in Washington next Thursday.

US and China wrap up ‘constructive’ trade talks with pledge to meet again next week
Unity, reality and reciprocity: Europe brings down the barriers for Xi Jinping in Paris

European leaders strike united stand but also try to find common ground with Chinese president as the trading partners grapple with slowing growth.

29 Mar 2019 - 5:17AM

European leaders strike united stand but also try to find common ground with Chinese president as the trading partners grapple with slowing growth.

Unity, reality and reciprocity: Europe brings down the barriers for Xi Jinping in Paris
US and China trade negotiators hit the ground running with dinner diplomacy in Beijing

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing on Thursday ahead of a full day of talks on Friday.

29 Mar 2019 - 12:35PM

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing on Thursday ahead of a full day of talks on Friday.

US and China trade negotiators hit the ground running with dinner diplomacy in Beijing
‘709’ human rights lawyer Wang Yu taken away by Chinese police while trying to enter US embassy in Beijing

Wang Yu was the first lawyer to be swept up in Beijing’s nationwide clampdown on lawyers and activists in 2015.

28 Mar 2019 - 4:24PM

Wang Yu was the first lawyer to be swept up in Beijing’s nationwide clampdown on lawyers and activists in 2015.

‘709’ human rights lawyer Wang Yu taken away by Chinese police while trying to enter US embassy in Beijing
EU leaders hold out olive branch to Chinese ‘rival’ by saying they want active role in ‘Belt and Road Initiative’

Angela Merkel says Europe is still keen to participate in infrastructure scheme the US dubbed ‘vanity project’.

8 Apr 2019 - 9:24AM

Angela Merkel says Europe is still keen to participate in infrastructure scheme the US dubbed ‘vanity project’.

EU leaders hold out olive branch to Chinese ‘rival’ by saying they want active role in ‘Belt and Road Initiative’
EU rejects China’s offer of Xinjiang tour, but says it’s open to one later

EU says China’s foreign ministry made the invitation on Thursday for a trip starting this Wednesday, the first by a large group of Western diplomats to the area since Beijing’s security clampdown.

25 Mar 2019 - 11:20PM

EU says China’s foreign ministry made the invitation on Thursday for a trip starting this Wednesday, the first by a large group of Western diplomats to the area since Beijing’s security clampdown.

EU rejects China’s offer of Xinjiang tour, but says it’s open to one later
Italy becomes first Western European nation to sign up for China’s belt and road plan

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness signing of memorandum of understanding in Rome.

24 Mar 2019 - 1:55PM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness signing of memorandum of understanding in Rome.

Italy becomes first Western European nation to sign up for China’s belt and road plan
Chinese ambassador issues veiled warning to Britain against engaging in ‘gunboat diplomacy’

Article by Liu Xiaoming in The Daily Telegraph says nations should not use freedom of navigation as excuse to flex their military muscle.

23 Mar 2019 - 4:53AM

Article by Liu Xiaoming in The Daily Telegraph says nations should not use freedom of navigation as excuse to flex their military muscle.

Chinese ambassador issues veiled warning to Britain against engaging in ‘gunboat diplomacy’