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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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’
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’.

27 Mar 2019 - 8:58AM

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