Mandy Zuo

Shanghai

Mandy Zuo

Reporter, China

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.

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‘Healthy, positive, correct’: China’s censorship machine tightens its grip on online literature

Tougher regulation ordered for content already screened for politically sensitive or pornographic words, and writers must register their real identities.

17 Jun 2020 - 1:11AM

Tougher regulation ordered for content already screened for politically sensitive or pornographic words, and writers must register their real identities.

‘Healthy, positive, correct’: China’s censorship machine tightens its grip on online literature
Coronavirus: outbreak at Beijing food market fuels fears of second wave

Capital has confirmed 51 local cases since Thursday, including 44 on Saturday and early Sunday.

15 Jun 2020 - 12:25PM

Capital has confirmed 51 local cases since Thursday, including 44 on Saturday and early Sunday.

Coronavirus: outbreak at Beijing food market fuels fears of second wave
As Covid-19 changes chopstick habits, diners ponder how to keep family love and intimacy alive

Adding chopsticks to the table for the sole purpose of serving is seen by many as interrupting Chinese family values.

14 Jun 2020 - 11:01AM

Adding chopsticks to the table for the sole purpose of serving is seen by many as interrupting Chinese family values.

As Covid-19 changes chopstick habits, diners ponder how to keep family love and intimacy alive
Major Chinese cities cool on plan to revive ‘street vendor economy’

Premier Li Keqiang’s push to promote hawkers seen as better suited to small centres rather than the country’s major urban areas.

10 Jun 2020 - 3:36PM

Premier Li Keqiang’s push to promote hawkers seen as better suited to small centres rather than the country’s major urban areas.

Major Chinese cities cool on plan to revive ‘street vendor economy’
China’s elderly caught in clash between culture and care

Families must shoulder the bulk of care for older members, a burden that is only expected to increase as the country ages.

7 Jun 2020 - 1:43PM

Families must shoulder the bulk of care for older members, a burden that is only expected to increase as the country ages.

China’s elderly caught in clash between culture and care
Coronavirus: billions raised in global vaccine drive for world’s poorest children, including US$20 million from China

Donors pledge US$8.8 billion to immunise 300 million over the next five years

6 Jun 2020 - 1:05AM

Donors pledge US$8.8 billion to immunise 300 million over the next five years

Coronavirus: billions raised in global vaccine drive for world’s poorest children, including US$20 million from China
New York coronavirus came via Europe, not directly from China, scientists say

Analysis of gene samples from 84 Covid-19 patients in city suggests most had a European origin, according to researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

5 Jun 2020 - 11:53AM

Analysis of gene samples from 84 Covid-19 patients in city suggests most had a European origin, according to researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

New York coronavirus came via Europe, not directly from China, scientists say
Coronavirus: another Chinese city starts mass Covid-19 tests

Mudanjiang in China’s northeast has given itself six days to screen all of its residents for the pathogen after coming under pressure from an influx of cases in April.

3 Jun 2020 - 11:29PM

Mudanjiang in China’s northeast has given itself six days to screen all of its residents for the pathogen after coming under pressure from an influx of cases in April.

Coronavirus: another Chinese city starts mass Covid-19 tests
Wuhan wraps up coronavirus tests on 10 million people

Provincial authorities say 300 asymptomatic cases were identified in the mass screening programme.

3 Jun 2020 - 2:13PM

Provincial authorities say 300 asymptomatic cases were identified in the mass screening programme.

Wuhan wraps up coronavirus tests on 10 million people
‘More details needed’ on Wuhan’s mass coronavirus tests

Mandatory screening of millions of people a shot in the arm for city but authorities need to give more information about how the programme was conducted, scientists say.

2 Jun 2020 - 5:50PM

Mandatory screening of millions of people a shot in the arm for city but authorities need to give more information about how the programme was conducted, scientists say.

‘More details needed’ on Wuhan’s mass coronavirus tests
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises greater job security for migrant workers

Pledge will be good news for Jizhi Gari and his parents who have spent the past six months travelling the country in search of odd jobs.

23 May 2020 - 7:22AM

Pledge will be good news for Jizhi Gari and his parents who have spent the past six months travelling the country in search of odd jobs.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises greater job security for migrant workers
Chinese universities seek top students for maths and science classes to meet ‘strategic demands’

Thirty-six colleges are taking part in initiative to nurture talent and focus more on basic research.

14 May 2020 - 8:29AM

Thirty-six colleges are taking part in initiative to nurture talent and focus more on basic research.

Chinese universities seek top students for maths and science classes to meet ‘strategic demands’
China bans teachers from pushing young children to learn ahead of curriculum

Ministry of Education issues detailed instructions on age-appropriate learning in subjects including maths, languages and science.

13 May 2020 - 1:17PM

Ministry of Education issues detailed instructions on age-appropriate learning in subjects including maths, languages and science.

China bans teachers from pushing young children to learn ahead of curriculum
Coronavirus: face masks become China’s key back-to-school accessory

Pupils around the country returned to the classroom last week, with most schools insisting on face coverings

4 May 2020 - 11:25PM

Pupils around the country returned to the classroom last week, with most schools insisting on face coverings

Coronavirus: face masks become China’s key back-to-school accessory
Food delivery jobs put bread on the table for Chinese confronted with pandemic crisis and unemployment

The food delivery sector in China has 7 million drivers and has become a temporary solution for many hit by coronavirus economic shock waves.

3 May 2020 - 10:38PM

The food delivery sector in China has 7 million drivers and has become a temporary solution for many hit by coronavirus economic shock waves.

Food delivery jobs put bread on the table for Chinese confronted with pandemic crisis and unemployment
Sackings, criminal investigation after boys die on Chinese building site

The four children were supposed to be playing in their village but entered an illegal building site through broken fencing.

22 Apr 2020 - 7:30PM

The four children were supposed to be playing in their village but entered an illegal building site through broken fencing.

Sackings, criminal investigation after boys die on Chinese building site
Coronavirus: how being forced together is tearing couples apart

From mahjong to face masks, small things can balloon into big arguments in the pandemic pressure cooker, Chinese psychologist says.

22 Apr 2020 - 6:36AM

From mahjong to face masks, small things can balloon into big arguments in the pandemic pressure cooker, Chinese psychologist says.

Coronavirus: how being forced together is tearing couples apart
Coronavirus: China launches study into asymptomatic cases and shared immunity

Residents of nine regions, including Wuhan, Beijing and Shanghai, to be sampled using both nucleic acid and antibody tests, state media reports.

15 Apr 2020 - 11:18PM

Residents of nine regions, including Wuhan, Beijing and Shanghai, to be sampled using both nucleic acid and antibody tests, state media reports.

Coronavirus: China launches study into asymptomatic cases and shared immunity
China orders university students to stay on campus to halt coronavirus spread

Directive part of a raft of new rules in store for colleges as classes gradually resume.

14 Apr 2020 - 11:15PM

Directive part of a raft of new rules in store for colleges as classes gradually resume.

China orders university students to stay on campus to halt coronavirus spread
Unmasked: the quality dangers in China’s new coronavirus-induced boom industry

Surging international demand for personal protective equipment has lured new players into the lucrative industry but not all are up to standard.

13 Apr 2020 - 11:10PM

Surging international demand for personal protective equipment has lured new players into the lucrative industry but not all are up to standard.

Unmasked: the quality dangers in China’s new coronavirus-induced boom industry
China investigates sexual abuse claims against oil executive

Top police and prosecutors sent to help look into allegations in the eastern Chinese city of Yantai, state broadcaster reports.

13 Apr 2020 - 10:14PM

Top police and prosecutors sent to help look into allegations in the eastern Chinese city of Yantai, state broadcaster reports.

China investigates sexual abuse claims against oil executive
Coronavirus: China expands export checks on medical products to tighten quality control

Customs authority announces move after complaints from buyers about substandard products.

11 Apr 2020 - 6:58AM

Customs authority announces move after complaints from buyers about substandard products.

Coronavirus: China expands export checks on medical products to tighten quality control
Wuhan coronavirus survivors may have their health but normal life will take a little longer

‘It was like waiting for death,’ infected man says of suffering at home while hospitals were full.

21 May 2020 - 11:37AM

‘It was like waiting for death,’ infected man says of suffering at home while hospitals were full.

Wuhan coronavirus survivors may have their health but normal life will take a little longer
Coronavirus: Beijing doctor points to signs of hope in Wuhan following pandemic fear and chaos

A Beijing doctor tells of fear, chaos and ‘cruel disease’ during pandemic.

20 May 2020 - 3:22PM

A Beijing doctor tells of fear, chaos and ‘cruel disease’ during pandemic.

Coronavirus: Beijing doctor points to signs of hope in Wuhan following pandemic fear and chaos
Vitamin C deployed in big doses to help treat coronavirus patients

Hospitals in the United States and China administer the supplement as part of a therapy for people with Covid-19.

28 Mar 2020 - 11:42PM

Hospitals in the United States and China administer the supplement as part of a therapy for people with Covid-19.

Vitamin C deployed in big doses to help treat coronavirus patients
Coronavirus patients may be most infectious in first week of symptoms, study finds

Researchers find viral load highest in first seven days after patients start showing signs of the disease.

25 Mar 2020 - 11:35PM

Researchers find viral load highest in first seven days after patients start showing signs of the disease.

Coronavirus patients may be most infectious in first week of symptoms, study finds
China’s US$4.6 billion overseas study tour market halted by coronavirus

Education tourism is hugely popular among wealthier families, but health concerns, travel restrictions and uncertainty about school holidays mean that this year most youngsters will be staying at home.

22 Mar 2020 - 10:33PM

Education tourism is hugely popular among wealthier families, but health concerns, travel restrictions and uncertainty about school holidays mean that this year most youngsters will be staying at home.

China’s US$4.6 billion overseas study tour market halted by coronavirus
Coronavirus: intensive care techniques prove vital to saving lives

Chinese doctors use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to rescue critically ill patient from verge of death.

21 Mar 2020 - 7:18AM

Chinese doctors use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to rescue critically ill patient from verge of death.

Coronavirus: intensive care techniques prove vital to saving lives
Coronavirus: Hubei government deletes report claiming Covid-19 could damage male fertility

Men who have contracted the disease and recovered should seek medical advice regarding ‘theoretical’ risk to their reproductive health, Wuhan hospital says.

12 Mar 2020 - 11:04PM

Men who have contracted the disease and recovered should seek medical advice regarding ‘theoretical’ risk to their reproductive health, Wuhan hospital says.

Coronavirus: Hubei government deletes report claiming Covid-19 could damage male fertility
Wuhan sacks officials after pork deliveries are tipped into street from back of rubbish truck

Two Wuhan officials fired, one under investigation, and local government workers go door-to-door to apologise after residents rage at sloppy food handling.

12 Mar 2020 - 4:45PM

Two Wuhan officials fired, one under investigation, and local government workers go door-to-door to apologise after residents rage at sloppy food handling.

Wuhan sacks officials after pork deliveries are tipped into street from back of rubbish truck