Mandy Zheng

Mandy is a summer intern on the Hong Kong desk. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Hong Kong.
Mandy Zheng
Mandy is a summer intern on the Hong Kong desk. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Hong Kong.

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Adventures in the frozen wilderness: a Hong Kong man’s trek across icy Lake Baikal gives him a new perspective on life

Anson Lui, 30, says he used to think of himself as a quitter but tackling ambitious expeditions overseas has made him a lot more resilient.

20 Apr 2019 - 9:30AM

Anson Lui, 30, says he used to think of himself as a quitter but tackling ambitious expeditions overseas has made him a lot more resilient.

Adventures in the frozen wilderness: a Hong Kong man’s trek across icy Lake Baikal gives him a new perspective on life
Master of a dying art: traditional dressmaker recalls golden era of cheongsam in Hong Kong

From the hustle and bustle of Causeway Bay in the 1950s to learning new skills in Japan, Fung Yau-choi has seen it all

13 Apr 2019 - 6:15PM

From the hustle and bustle of Causeway Bay in the 1950s to learning new skills in Japan, Fung Yau-choi has seen it all

Master of a dying art: traditional dressmaker recalls golden era of cheongsam in Hong Kong
Hong Kong NGO Dialogue in the Dark is changing the game to help young Chinese disabled people shine in the workplace

The Dialogue in the Dark Foundation aims to nurture role models and has helped 20 trainees since 2016.

13 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

The Dialogue in the Dark Foundation aims to nurture role models and has helped 20 trainees since 2016.

Hong Kong NGO Dialogue in the Dark is changing the game to help young Chinese disabled people shine in the workplace
‘Greater Bay Area’ opens up to Hong Kong teachers, but can they accept lower pay and political differences on mainland?

City’s declining birth rates and student enrolments mean competition for teaching spots is fierce. Yet across the border, very different notions of free speech and critical thinking may pose obstacles for educators.

9 Apr 2019 - 12:43PM

City’s declining birth rates and student enrolments mean competition for teaching spots is fierce. Yet across the border, very different notions of free speech and critical thinking may pose obstacles for educators.

‘Greater Bay Area’ opens up to Hong Kong teachers, but can they accept lower pay and political differences on mainland?
Artist helps Hong Kong’s elderly revisit their youth by recreating past buildings – one miniature model at a time

On Tai Yau-on’s Mini Movements project has led to exhibitions at elderly care homes where he hopes recreations of early scenes will bring a spark of joy and nostalgia to residents.

9 Mar 2019 - 12:11PM

On Tai Yau-on’s Mini Movements project has led to exhibitions at elderly care homes where he hopes recreations of early scenes will bring a spark of joy and nostalgia to residents.

Artist helps Hong Kong’s elderly revisit their youth by recreating past buildings – one miniature model at a time
First Royal Commonwealth Society conference in Hong Kong to bring together Singapore, Malaysia and 10 other countries to tackle youth discontent

Commonwealth is not just about tradition and history, society chairman says, but about young people and the future.

2 Mar 2019 - 10:03AM

Commonwealth is not just about tradition and history, society chairman says, but about young people and the future.

First Royal Commonwealth Society conference in Hong Kong to bring together Singapore, Malaysia and 10 other countries to tackle youth discontent
Singaporean tour guide wants visitors to ‘travel like a local’ in Hong Kong by walking everywhere

Ski Yeo Poh Lian visited city as a child, and 23 years later, returned to start her own tourism agency focused on showing people how locals get around

23 Feb 2019 - 10:46AM

Ski Yeo Poh Lian visited city as a child, and 23 years later, returned to start her own tourism agency focused on showing people how locals get around

Singaporean tour guide wants visitors to ‘travel like a local’ in Hong Kong by walking everywhere
Hong Kong start-up dishes up a smart alternative to disposable tableware for events and banquets

Lee Wing-shan’s rental company We-Use has grown since starting in 2016 as Hong Kong companies become more environmentally conscious.

16 Feb 2019 - 3:36PM

Lee Wing-shan’s rental company We-Use has grown since starting in 2016 as Hong Kong companies become more environmentally conscious.

Hong Kong start-up dishes up a smart alternative to disposable tableware for events and banquets
‘I feel like I could work to death’: Hong Kong’s weary nurses share tales amid peak flu season surge and hospital chaos

Hong Kong’s ‘angels in white’ turn to blogging as an outlet, but also recall why they signed up to serve the sick and how they are bent on soldiering on amid serious manpower shortfalls and lack of ward space in public sector.

2 Feb 2019 - 6:08PM

Hong Kong’s ‘angels in white’ turn to blogging as an outlet, but also recall why they signed up to serve the sick and how they are bent on soldiering on amid serious manpower shortfalls and lack of ward space in public sector.

‘I feel like I could work to death’: Hong Kong’s weary nurses share tales amid peak flu season surge and hospital chaos
‘Miracle boy’ with heart defect who got Hong Kong’s first ventricular assist device transplant enjoys new life

First successful surgery in city involving ventricular assist device allows 12-year-old to return to school as he waits patiently for an organ donation that might be years away.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

First successful surgery in city involving ventricular assist device allows 12-year-old to return to school as he waits patiently for an organ donation that might be years away.

‘Miracle boy’ with heart defect who got Hong Kong’s first ventricular assist device transplant enjoys new life
Why you should not take selfies and should always be kind to grasshoppers: Hong Kong’s Hungry Ghost Festival explained

Annual event, based on the seventh month of the lunar calendar, has origins tracing back 2,000 years to Buddhist and Taoist customs.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Annual event, based on the seventh month of the lunar calendar, has origins tracing back 2,000 years to Buddhist and Taoist customs.

Why you should not take selfies and should always be kind to grasshoppers: Hong Kong’s Hungry Ghost Festival explained
Poor air quality to persist in Hong Kong over the weekend as air mass with pollutants affects city

Authorities warn conditions will persist until next week when winds bring relief.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Authorities warn conditions will persist until next week when winds bring relief.

Poor air quality to persist in Hong Kong over the weekend as air mass with pollutants affects city
By giving out umbrella covers when it rains, Hong Kong government ‘taking lead’ in plastic waste, green group says

Greeners Action investigation finds most bag handout points at 83 Hong Kong government buildings lacked guidance for users.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Greeners Action investigation finds most bag handout points at 83 Hong Kong government buildings lacked guidance for users.

By giving out umbrella covers when it rains, Hong Kong government ‘taking lead’ in plastic waste, green group says
Half of Hong Kong employers do not want to hire women with children, study finds

Findings illustrate lack of awareness of discrimination against employees, researcher notes.

24 Aug 2018 - 6:35PM

Findings illustrate lack of awareness of discrimination against employees, researcher notes.

Half of Hong Kong employers do not want to hire women with children, study finds
Tree management in Hong Kong under fire after falling branch kills Indonesian domestic helper

The 48-year-old Indonesian woman was killed when a 30kg branch from an Indian rubber tree struck her on the head in Sau Mau Ping.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

The 48-year-old Indonesian woman was killed when a 30kg branch from an Indian rubber tree struck her on the head in Sau Mau Ping.

Tree management in Hong Kong under fire after falling branch kills Indonesian domestic helper
Artist stays overnight at three Hong Kong McDonald’s outlets for more than a year, learns of community and ‘being safe’

Mainland native Ma Yujiang’s experiences as a new resident of the city give rise to art exhibition of gathered receipts and nighttime photos.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Mainland native Ma Yujiang’s experiences as a new resident of the city give rise to art exhibition of gathered receipts and nighttime photos.

Artist stays overnight at three Hong Kong McDonald’s outlets for more than a year, learns of community and ‘being safe’
Life after death – in a subdivided flat: why paper replicas are big business for Hong Kong’s Hungry Ghost Festival

Paper miniatures selling fast one week ahead of festival – the Chinese version of Halloween – where believers burn offerings for ghosts roaming Earth.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Paper miniatures selling fast one week ahead of festival – the Chinese version of Halloween – where believers burn offerings for ghosts roaming Earth.

Life after death – in a subdivided flat: why paper replicas are big business for Hong Kong’s Hungry Ghost Festival
Hong Kong lawmaker willing to join opposition in call for special probe into MTR’s HK$97.1 billion link scandal if judge-led inquiry not expanded

Pro-establishment legislator Priscilla Leung wants government to include subsidence at residential blocks around To Kwa Wan station in Hung Hom station scandal probe.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Pro-establishment legislator Priscilla Leung wants government to include subsidence at residential blocks around To Kwa Wan station in Hung Hom station scandal probe.

Hong Kong lawmaker willing to join opposition in call for special probe into MTR’s HK$97.1 billion link scandal if judge-led inquiry not expanded
Nearly a thousand mourners show up for funeral service of Hong Kong singer Ellen Joyce Loo

Among those who came to say their final goodbyes to the star are fellow celebrities Khalil Fong and Eason Chan.

14 Aug 2018 - 6:58AM

Among those who came to say their final goodbyes to the star are fellow celebrities Khalil Fong and Eason Chan.

Nearly a thousand mourners show up for funeral service of Hong Kong singer Ellen Joyce Loo
Cheung Chau Island food vendors join campaign providing 4,000 reusable containers to fight Hong Kong’s growing rubbish problem

Mindful of worsening environmental situation, organisers and participants encourage visitors to borrow foldable lunchboxes along with cutlery for a refundable cash deposit of HK$20.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Mindful of worsening environmental situation, organisers and participants encourage visitors to borrow foldable lunchboxes along with cutlery for a refundable cash deposit of HK$20.

Cheung Chau Island food vendors join campaign providing 4,000 reusable containers to fight Hong Kong’s growing rubbish problem
‘Just tell me why my father died.’ Daughter of dead security guard lashes out at Hong Kong government for ignoring his family in their time of grief

Ng Shung-hei killed while on duty at Sha Tin Water Treatment Works five days ago, but daughter says she has been ignored by his employers.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Ng Shung-hei killed while on duty at Sha Tin Water Treatment Works five days ago, but daughter says she has been ignored by his employers.

‘Just tell me why my father died.’ Daughter of dead security guard lashes out at Hong Kong government for ignoring his family in their time of grief
Two Hong Kong women killed in Perth car crash

Victims, aged 54 and 59, were on holiday in Australia when their car collided with another vehicle on Brand Highway at Bookara.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Victims, aged 54 and 59, were on holiday in Australia when their car collided with another vehicle on Brand Highway at Bookara.

Two Hong Kong women killed in Perth car crash
Hong Kong’s domestic helper groups push for 25 per cent pay rise as soaring loan charges and fees bite

Helpers spend more than one-third of their wages on average to pay back loans and fees to recruitment agencies, survey finds.

7 Aug 2018 - 7:09PM

Helpers spend more than one-third of their wages on average to pay back loans and fees to recruitment agencies, survey finds.

Hong Kong’s domestic helper groups push for 25 per cent pay rise as soaring loan charges and fees bite
Peace returns to raucous Hong Kong pedestrian zone after buskers pack up, but not everyone is happy

Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok is again open for vehicles round the clock at weekends but some shopkeepers say there are now fewer passers-by and business has fallen.

5 Aug 2018 - 10:41PM

Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok is again open for vehicles round the clock at weekends but some shopkeepers say there are now fewer passers-by and business has fallen.

Peace returns to raucous Hong Kong pedestrian zone after buskers pack up, but not everyone is happy
Mooncake madness descends as cross-border trade in delicacies swells

Agents buy up mooncake coupons and resell them for profit, as hungry customers struggle to get their hands on the seasonal delicacy.

4 Aug 2018 - 2:31PM

Agents buy up mooncake coupons and resell them for profit, as hungry customers struggle to get their hands on the seasonal delicacy.

Mooncake madness descends as cross-border trade in delicacies swells
How Cantonese soups create 40 per cent of Hong Kong’s food waste, and why cooking up change starts at home

Amid a rush to reduce plastic rubbish, Hong Kong’s mountains of food waste have largely been forgotten, according to an NGO, but chefs and environmentalists now have an action plan on the table.

4 Aug 2018 - 2:00PM

Amid a rush to reduce plastic rubbish, Hong Kong’s mountains of food waste have largely been forgotten, according to an NGO, but chefs and environmentalists now have an action plan on the table.

How Cantonese soups create 40 per cent of Hong Kong’s food waste, and why cooking up change starts at home
Why are more Hongkongers going wild for exotic pets?

Experts warn against a rising trend in space-starved city where inexperienced owners take in peculiar animals only to abandon them later, and laws remain murky on species protection.

4 Aug 2018 - 8:52AM

Experts warn against a rising trend in space-starved city where inexperienced owners take in peculiar animals only to abandon them later, and laws remain murky on species protection.

Why are more Hongkongers going wild for exotic pets?
MTR commuters exposed to daily cocktail of bacteria that flourish in different areas of Hong Kong, HKU study says

But HKU researchers say there’s no need to fear – no severe pathogens were detected in their study and the antibacterial coating on handrails has helped curb any spread of germs.

3 Aug 2018 - 2:37PM

But HKU researchers say there’s no need to fear – no severe pathogens were detected in their study and the antibacterial coating on handrails has helped curb any spread of germs.

MTR commuters exposed to daily cocktail of bacteria that flourish in different areas of Hong Kong, HKU study says
Little Donald Trump all in day’s work for Hong Kong figurine company [email protected]

Joe Chan’s firm is a big deal in business of small lifelike statues of real people

28 Jul 2018 - 11:00PM

Joe Chan’s firm is a big deal in business of small lifelike statues of real people

Little Donald Trump all in day’s work for Hong Kong figurine company QMiniMe@Unusually
Health care booking agents cash in on China’s vaccine scandal amid rush to secure jabs at Hong Kong clinics

Inquiries by the Post to firms specialising in obtaining appointments for health care services in the city show demand surge from parents across the border.

29 Jul 2018 - 5:05PM

Inquiries by the Post to firms specialising in obtaining appointments for health care services in the city show demand surge from parents across the border.

Health care booking agents cash in on China’s vaccine scandal amid rush to secure jabs at Hong Kong clinics