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 calls on US to keep Taiwan president from stopping in Hawaii

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen begins trip to diplomatic allies Palau, Nauru and Marshall Islands, as Beijing reiterates opposition to US transit accommodation that might ‘send any wrong signals’.

21 Mar 2019 - 10:44PM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen begins trip to diplomatic allies Palau, Nauru and Marshall Islands, as Beijing reiterates opposition to US transit accommodation that might ‘send any wrong signals’.

China calls on US to keep Taiwan president from stopping in Hawaii
China seeks to calm fears of Italian ‘belt and road’ deal as Xi Jinping prepares for visit to Europe

Chinese officials and analysts say Rome’s deal with Beijing is just business, while Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says relations with EU and US will not be compromised.

20 Mar 2019 - 9:41PM

Chinese officials and analysts say Rome’s deal with Beijing is just business, while Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says relations with EU and US will not be compromised.

China seeks to calm fears of Italian ‘belt and road’ deal as Xi Jinping prepares for visit to Europe
Why China is struggling to realise its dream of a Hainan hi-tech paradise

The southern tropical province is to be transformed into a digital free trade zone, but there is still much to be done as officials struggle to meet the grand plan’s ambitious targets.

14 Mar 2019 - 8:39PM

The southern tropical province is to be transformed into a digital free trade zone, but there is still much to be done as officials struggle to meet the grand plan’s ambitious targets.

Why China is struggling to realise its dream of a Hainan hi-tech paradise
Plan to allow horse racing and gambling in Hainan stalls yet again

Province’s deputy governor cites ‘complications’ in saying the sport’s planned development in the free-trade zone won’t happen this year.

12 Mar 2019 - 12:02PM

Province’s deputy governor cites ‘complications’ in saying the sport’s planned development in the free-trade zone won’t happen this year.

Plan to allow horse racing and gambling in Hainan stalls yet again
Beijing backs Huawei in legal fight against ‘groundless provocations’ from US for the first time

Foreign Minister Wang Yi calls on Chinese firms not to be victimised like ‘silent lambs’, while analyst says Beijing ‘cannot tolerate’ situation while pursuing stable ties with US.

9 Mar 2019 - 12:26AM

Foreign Minister Wang Yi calls on Chinese firms not to be victimised like ‘silent lambs’, while analyst says Beijing ‘cannot tolerate’ situation while pursuing stable ties with US.

Beijing backs Huawei in legal fight against ‘groundless provocations’ from US for the first time
‘Made in China 2025’ all talk, no action and a waste of taxpayers’ money, says former finance minister Lou Jiwei

Beijing’s tech strategy has been all talk, no action, and developing Chinese industries should have been left to the market, Lou Jiwei, finance minister from 2013 to 2016, says after ‘two sessions’ panel meeting.

8 Mar 2019 - 5:03PM

Beijing’s tech strategy has been all talk, no action, and developing Chinese industries should have been left to the market, Lou Jiwei, finance minister from 2013 to 2016, says after ‘two sessions’ panel meeting.

‘Made in China 2025’ all talk, no action and a waste of taxpayers’ money, says former finance minister Lou Jiwei
Beijing’s interests will not be served if Europe is divided over Chinese investment, says ambassador to Brussels

Zhang Ming says the EU knows its own mind and will not cave in to US pressure over any part Huawei may have in development of 5G technology.

6 Mar 2019 - 11:16PM

Zhang Ming says the EU knows its own mind and will not cave in to US pressure over any part Huawei may have in development of 5G technology.

Beijing’s interests will not be served if Europe is divided over Chinese investment, says ambassador to Brussels
China’s foreign investment law will apply to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

NPC spokesman Zhang Yesui clarifies that the new legislation will also cover investors from the three places – something not explicitly stated in draft bill.

5 Mar 2019 - 11:52AM

NPC spokesman Zhang Yesui clarifies that the new legislation will also cover investors from the three places – something not explicitly stated in draft bill.

China’s foreign investment law will apply to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
Chicken toes and rabbit heads? A sample of Sichuan’s spicy snacks
Why investors are shrugging off CNOOC’s big offshore gas find in northeast China

The discovery is the biggest by a Chinese energy giant in Bohai Bay in half a century

26 Feb 2019 - 10:48PM

The discovery is the biggest by a Chinese energy giant in Bohai Bay in half a century

Why investors are shrugging off CNOOC’s big offshore gas find in northeast China
US-China trade war negotiators continue to wrestle with how to make deal stick

How to monitor Beijing’s progress on any promises it makes has been puzzling deal makers in Washington.

26 Feb 2019 - 2:09AM

How to monitor Beijing’s progress on any promises it makes has been puzzling deal makers in Washington.

US-China trade war negotiators continue to wrestle with how to make deal stick
The future of China’s economic growth is personal, JPMorgan’s Jing Ulrich says

Consumption and services will continue to drive expansion, taking over where investment and exports left off, executive predicts.

22 Feb 2019 - 1:58PM

Consumption and services will continue to drive expansion, taking over where investment and exports left off, executive predicts.

The future of China’s economic growth is personal, JPMorgan’s Jing Ulrich says
Could businesswomen be the game changers for gender equality in China?

Author Joy Chen tells session at China Conference that women are ‘at the centre of an epic clash’ in a changing society.

21 Feb 2019 - 11:16PM

Author Joy Chen tells session at China Conference that women are ‘at the centre of an epic clash’ in a changing society.

Could businesswomen be the game changers for gender equality in China?
What the West gets wrong about China’s big economic ideas

Business leaders assess the US-China trade war and the prospects for resolution, while Fung Group chairman says dispute has changed commerce and Chinese companies must be ready.

22 Feb 2019 - 12:07PM

Business leaders assess the US-China trade war and the prospects for resolution, while Fung Group chairman says dispute has changed commerce and Chinese companies must be ready.

What the West gets wrong about China’s big economic ideas
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war

Xi Jinping delegates authority to vice-premier through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin, with possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed.

19 Feb 2019 - 11:30PM

Xi Jinping delegates authority to vice-premier through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin, with possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed.

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war
China and Saudi Arabia to deepen cooperation with crown prince visit

On the final stop of his regional tour Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a visit which seeks to deepen cooperation on ‘Belt and Road Initiative’.

19 Feb 2019 - 3:39PM

On the final stop of his regional tour Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a visit which seeks to deepen cooperation on ‘Belt and Road Initiative’.

China and Saudi Arabia to deepen cooperation with crown prince visit
Legal bump in the belt and road? A Mideast port giant, a Chinese rival and a Hong Kong lawsuit over a Djibouti deal

China Merchants Port Holdings is accused of infringing the port agreement of the United Arab Emirates’ DP World with Djibouti. The case is to be heard in Hong Kong – a belt and road first.

17 Feb 2019 - 11:27PM

China Merchants Port Holdings is accused of infringing the port agreement of the United Arab Emirates’ DP World with Djibouti. The case is to be heard in Hong Kong – a belt and road first.

Legal bump in the belt and road? A Mideast port giant, a Chinese rival and a Hong Kong lawsuit over a Djibouti deal
Turkey’s row with China over Uygurs unlikely to affect relations in long term, analysts say

Outcry from Ankara possibly driven by political pressure as elections loom in Eurasian country.

16 Feb 2019 - 10:54PM

Outcry from Ankara possibly driven by political pressure as elections loom in Eurasian country.

Turkey’s row with China over Uygurs unlikely to affect relations in long term, analysts say
China hits back at European Union’s claim it has 250 spies working in Brussels

Embassy in Belgian capital says it is ‘deeply shocked by the groundless and unfounded reports’.

10 Feb 2019 - 11:26PM

Embassy in Belgian capital says it is ‘deeply shocked by the groundless and unfounded reports’.

China hits back at European Union’s claim it has 250 spies working in Brussels
Chinese girl has close encounter with giant pandas after falling into their enclosure

Visitors watch in horror as security guards at reserve in Sichuan province struggle to pull youngster to safety.

10 Feb 2019 - 11:05PM

Visitors watch in horror as security guards at reserve in Sichuan province struggle to pull youngster to safety.

Chinese girl has close encounter with giant pandas after falling into their enclosure
From oil to infrastructure, why China has plenty to lose from political turmoil in Venezuela

Caracas needs Chinese loans and investment in various sectors, offering resources in return – but instability and a struggling economy in the South American nation have already cost Beijing dearly.

9 Feb 2019 - 3:30PM

Caracas needs Chinese loans and investment in various sectors, offering resources in return – but instability and a struggling economy in the South American nation have already cost Beijing dearly.

From oil to infrastructure, why China has plenty to lose from political turmoil in Venezuela
El Salvador’s president-elect to reassess ties with Beijing less than year after diplomatic switch from Taipei

While New Central American government will decide ‘what is best for nation, not one political party’.

8 Feb 2019 - 10:37PM

While New Central American government will decide ‘what is best for nation, not one political party’.

El Salvador’s president-elect to reassess ties with Beijing less than year after diplomatic switch from Taipei
Chinese tourists’ American dream remains strong despite Huawei row and trade war

Travel companies say both America and Canada remain popular destinations among Chinese travellers heading overseas for the peak Lunar New Year period.

6 Feb 2019 - 12:09AM

Travel companies say both America and Canada remain popular destinations among Chinese travellers heading overseas for the peak Lunar New Year period.

Chinese tourists’ American dream remains strong despite Huawei row and trade war
PLA bombers, jet fighters star in Beijing’s ‘Happy Lunar New Year’ video message to Taiwan

Propaganda film leaves little to the imagination as images of military aircraft are set against shots of Taiwanese landmarks, and soundtrack urges ‘brothers and sisters’ to ‘return [and] reunite’

5 Feb 2019 - 1:44PM

Propaganda film leaves little to the imagination as images of military aircraft are set against shots of Taiwanese landmarks, and soundtrack urges ‘brothers and sisters’ to ‘return [and] reunite’

PLA bombers, jet fighters star in Beijing’s ‘Happy Lunar New Year’ video message to Taiwan
Backchannels to Beijing close as detentions raise fears among old China hands

Former envoys say they are hesitant to visit China to try to rekindle valuable informal ties if the cost is cold confinement.

2 Feb 2019 - 11:11PM

Former envoys say they are hesitant to visit China to try to rekindle valuable informal ties if the cost is cold confinement.

Backchannels to Beijing close as detentions raise fears among old China hands
How Donald Trump could change the course of Meng Wanzhou’s ‘years-long’ battle against extradition

Canada usually complies with extradition requests but the China-US trade war – and the US president’s apparent willingness to intervene in the case – could make the difference this time.

30 Jan 2019 - 11:23PM

Canada usually complies with extradition requests but the China-US trade war – and the US president’s apparent willingness to intervene in the case – could make the difference this time.

How Donald Trump could change the course of Meng Wanzhou’s ‘years-long’ battle against extradition
China, US ‘less belligerent, more cordial’ as delegation heads to Washington before Liu He

Commerce Vice-Minister Wang Shouwen and Finance Vice-Minister Liao Min are expected to arrive in the US on Monday, Bloomberg reports.

25 Jan 2019 - 11:24PM

Commerce Vice-Minister Wang Shouwen and Finance Vice-Minister Liao Min are expected to arrive in the US on Monday, Bloomberg reports.

China, US ‘less belligerent, more cordial’ as delegation heads to Washington before Liu He
Could Americans be next after China detains Canadian and Australian citizens?

Analysts question whether Chinese government is willing to risk America’s anger by detaining its citizens, but may be using Canada as a proxy.

26 Jan 2019 - 11:26AM

Analysts question whether Chinese government is willing to risk America’s anger by detaining its citizens, but may be using Canada as a proxy.

Could Americans be next after China detains Canadian and Australian citizens?
Australian spy novelist Yang Hengjun held in China in state security investigation

Former Chinese diplomat, 53, in residential detention in Beijing, Canberra says.

24 Jan 2019 - 11:29PM

Former Chinese diplomat, 53, in residential detention in Beijing, Canberra says.

Australian spy novelist Yang Hengjun held in China in state security investigation
China’s military overhaul likely to raise neighbours’ concerns over improved offensive capabilities

Move away from primarily defensive structure – as highlighted by downgrading of land army – likely to trigger concerns about growing assertiveness in areas such as the South China Sea.

22 Jan 2019 - 11:06PM

Move away from primarily defensive structure – as highlighted by downgrading of land army – likely to trigger concerns about growing assertiveness in areas such as the South China Sea.

China’s military overhaul likely to raise neighbours’ concerns over improved offensive capabilities