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 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
Chinese teenager dies after stage collapses during dance audition

Fourteen other children injured, three seriously, at Golden Daffodil Theatre in Fujian province

27 May 2019 - 9:43PM

Fourteen other children injured, three seriously, at Golden Daffodil Theatre in Fujian province

Chinese teenager dies after stage collapses during dance audition
Ten killed by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship

Ship’s third officer detained over accident that took place during repair work and also left 19 people in hospital

26 May 2019 - 9:52PM

Ship’s third officer detained over accident that took place during repair work and also left 19 people in hospital

Ten killed by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship
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.

25 May 2019 - 12:33AM

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