Mandy Zuo

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.
Mandy Zuo
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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The apps helping Shanghai tackle its chronic car park shortage

Smart technology is matching drivers with free spaces in some of the city’s most congested areas.

21 May 2019 - 10:45PM

Smart technology is matching drivers with free spaces in some of the city’s most congested areas.

The apps helping Shanghai tackle its chronic car park shortage
Lonely Chinese teen fakes kidnapping to force parents to return home

Boy found tied up in an abandoned van but police discover no clue to an abductor.

19 May 2019 - 1:12PM

Boy found tied up in an abandoned van but police discover no clue to an abductor.

Lonely Chinese teen fakes kidnapping to force parents to return home
Chinese passenger tries to smash high-speed train window to ‘get some air’

Man hits glass with emergency hammer because ‘he had been drinking and felt ill’.

18 May 2019 - 11:28PM

Man hits glass with emergency hammer because ‘he had been drinking and felt ill’.

Chinese passenger tries to smash high-speed train window to ‘get some air’
10 killed after building collapses in Shanghai

A further 15 people were being treated in hospital after they were pulled out by rescuers.

17 May 2019 - 11:12AM

A further 15 people were being treated in hospital after they were pulled out by rescuers.

10 killed after building collapses in Shanghai
Shanghai hotels told to stop providing free toothbrushes, combs as city looks to reduce waste

Authorities say they will issue fines of up to US$725 if firms dole out any of six disposable items unless requested by a guest.

16 May 2019 - 10:45AM

Authorities say they will issue fines of up to US$725 if firms dole out any of six disposable items unless requested by a guest.

Shanghai hotels told to stop providing free toothbrushes, combs as city looks to reduce waste
The killer, the kebab shop and the Chinese police officer who sniffed out a fugitive wanted for murder

Man who fled scene of Beijing crimes in 2000 is caught after encounter in Wenzhou – the fugitive who created new life for himself confessed to 19-year-old crimes.

14 May 2019 - 3:05PM

Man who fled scene of Beijing crimes in 2000 is caught after encounter in Wenzhou – the fugitive who created new life for himself confessed to 19-year-old crimes.

The killer, the kebab shop and the Chinese police officer who sniffed out a fugitive wanted for murder
Elderly Chinese pilgrims killed as overloaded truck tumbles off mountain road

Driver ‘meant well’ in offering lift to pilgrims, says relative of one victim, but traffic inspectors are investigating what they say was an ‘illegal ride’.

13 May 2019 - 11:04PM

Driver ‘meant well’ in offering lift to pilgrims, says relative of one victim, but traffic inspectors are investigating what they say was an ‘illegal ride’.

Elderly Chinese pilgrims killed as overloaded truck tumbles off mountain road
Chinese woman who slapped bus driver jailed for four years

Passenger in Hainan province lost her temper after argument over fare.

10 May 2019 - 10:19PM

Passenger in Hainan province lost her temper after argument over fare.

Chinese woman who slapped bus driver jailed for four years
Tsinghua University sues Chinese kindergartens for using its name

Legal action by one of country’s best known university is attempt to fight common trend of adopting names of globally renowned education establishments such as Harvard and Cambridge

10 May 2019 - 10:58AM

Legal action by one of country’s best known university is attempt to fight common trend of adopting names of globally renowned education establishments such as Harvard and Cambridge

Tsinghua University sues Chinese kindergartens for using its name
Chinese man drowned girlfriend and tried to make it look like an accident ... five years after doing the same to his wife

Man in Liaoning reportedly confesses to murdering both women after police became suspicious about second death.

8 May 2019 - 6:18PM

Man in Liaoning reportedly confesses to murdering both women after police became suspicious about second death.

Chinese man drowned girlfriend and tried to make it look like an accident ... five years after doing the same to his wife
Chinese adventurer forced to survive on grass and roots after being stranded on Tibetan Plateau

Feng Hao ran out of food and was forced to dodge a pack of wolves after setting off to cross a remote nature reserve by bike.

7 May 2019 - 7:18PM

Feng Hao ran out of food and was forced to dodge a pack of wolves after setting off to cross a remote nature reserve by bike.

Chinese adventurer forced to survive on grass and roots after being stranded on Tibetan Plateau
Chinese engineer made Nigerian tribal chief for role in development

Emir of Jiwa confers honour on construction company employee to thank him for helping to improve infrastructure in the capital Abuja.

7 May 2019 - 5:21PM

Emir of Jiwa confers honour on construction company employee to thank him for helping to improve infrastructure in the capital Abuja.

Chinese engineer made Nigerian tribal chief for role in development
Chinese county vows to put an end to violent and vulgar ritual of wedding day hazing

Ancient tradition is no longer relevant, authorities in Shen county, Shandong province say.

6 May 2019 - 10:17PM

Ancient tradition is no longer relevant, authorities in Shen county, Shandong province say.

Chinese county vows to put an end to violent and vulgar ritual of wedding day hazing
The remarkable Chinese retiree giving her disabled granddaughter the gift of happiness

Liu Xuannuo was diagnosed with the degenerative disease ALS as an infant but her grandmother was determined the child would have a full life.

5 May 2019 - 5:07PM

Liu Xuannuo was diagnosed with the degenerative disease ALS as an infant but her grandmother was determined the child would have a full life.

The remarkable Chinese retiree giving her disabled granddaughter the gift of happiness
Indonesian jet ski instructor to stand trial for sexual assault on Chinese tourist in Bali

Man accused of taking woman to remote island and forcing her to perform oral sex.

4 May 2019 - 10:30PM

Man accused of taking woman to remote island and forcing her to perform oral sex.

Indonesian jet ski instructor to stand trial for sexual assault on Chinese tourist in Bali
Chinese tourist seriously injured by elephant after getting out of car in middle of nature reserve

Woman was charged by wild animal in Yunnan after family stopped to let their daughter take a comfort break.

4 May 2019 - 10:43PM

Woman was charged by wild animal in Yunnan after family stopped to let their daughter take a comfort break.

Chinese tourist seriously injured by elephant after getting out of car in middle of nature reserve
Chinese parents who fear they have lost their children to the internet want more help in winning them back

Parents complain they cannot halt their son’s exposure to porn and violent games, while academics urge government and industry to tighten regulations.

3 May 2019 - 10:20PM

Parents complain they cannot halt their son’s exposure to porn and violent games, while academics urge government and industry to tighten regulations.

Chinese parents who fear they have lost their children to the internet want more help in winning them back
Chinese schoolboy dies after being beaten up by classmates over a ‘trivial thing’

Five pupils at school in Gansu detained as classmate suffers fatal brain injuries after being attacked in alley during lunch break.

30 Apr 2019 - 11:10PM

Five pupils at school in Gansu detained as classmate suffers fatal brain injuries after being attacked in alley during lunch break.

Chinese schoolboy dies after being beaten up by classmates over a ‘trivial thing’
Chinese police get top credit for Avengers: Endgame cinema stake-out

Officers applauded for patient pursuit of duplicitous Romeo watching blockbuster action movie.

30 Apr 2019 - 3:00PM

Officers applauded for patient pursuit of duplicitous Romeo watching blockbuster action movie.

Chinese police get top credit for  Avengers: Endgame cinema stake-out
Now it’s personal: 32 jailed in China for stealing 39 million pieces of private data

Criminal gang was started by an employee of a painting and decorating firm who abused his clients’ trust to steal and sell information about them.

29 Apr 2019 - 11:14PM

Criminal gang was started by an employee of a painting and decorating firm who abused his clients’ trust to steal and sell information about them.

Now it’s personal: 32 jailed in China for stealing 39 million pieces of private data
Tourist dies during night reef dive on Chinese holiday island

Rough water conditions force rescuers to clamber over slippery rocks in the dark to reach isolated site.

29 Apr 2019 - 4:15PM

Rough water conditions force rescuers to clamber over slippery rocks in the dark to reach isolated site.

Tourist dies during night reef dive on Chinese holiday island
Tesla Model S explodes in Chinese car park, prompting investigation as shocking video shows fireball engulfing vehicle

Vehicle suddenly bursts into flames in an underground car park in Shanghai, damaging cars on either side.

25 Apr 2019 - 4:54PM

Vehicle suddenly bursts into flames in an underground car park in Shanghai, damaging cars on either side.

Tesla Model S explodes in Chinese car park, prompting investigation  as shocking video shows fireball engulfing vehicle
Hordes of K-pop fans cause chaos at Shanghai Hongqiao airport as they try to catch a glimpse of their idols

Hundreds of young female fans cause ‘panic’ and smash glass barrier as they try to catch a glimpse of Idol Producer star Deng Chaoyuan

22 Apr 2019 - 5:00PM

Hundreds of young female fans cause ‘panic’ and smash glass barrier as they try to catch a glimpse of Idol Producer star Deng Chaoyuan

Hordes of K-pop fans cause chaos at Shanghai Hongqiao airport as they try to catch a glimpse of their idols
Cancer centre’s move to oust Chinese scientists ‘will backfire on US’

State tabloid says China could retaliate ‘in a necessary way’ after decision taken over suspicions of Chinese efforts to steal American technology.

22 Apr 2019 - 12:00AM

State tabloid says China could retaliate ‘in a necessary way’ after decision taken over suspicions of Chinese efforts to steal American technology.

Cancer centre’s move to oust Chinese scientists ‘will backfire on US’
Chinese tech tycoon Zhou Hongyi joins ‘996’ debate, says happy work-life balance impossible

But Qihoo 360 boss says companies can help people feel better about working long hours by making them shareholders.

22 Apr 2019 - 6:55AM

But Qihoo 360 boss says companies can help people feel better about working long hours by making them shareholders.

Chinese tech tycoon Zhou Hongyi joins ‘996’ debate, says happy work-life balance impossible
Jail for father who dumped infant son by roadside in China

Changsha man ordered to serve more than two years behind bars for abandoning second child – who remains missing.

18 Apr 2019 - 10:01PM

Changsha man ordered to serve more than two years behind bars for abandoning second child – who remains missing.

Jail for father who dumped infant son by roadside in China
Chinese zoo asks tourists not to feed cash to its animals after visitor throws US$1,500 to giraffes

Wildlife park in southwest of country issues warning after visitor throws 10,000 yuan worth of banknotes into enclosure.

17 Apr 2019 - 10:23PM

Wildlife park in southwest of country issues warning after visitor throws 10,000 yuan worth of banknotes into enclosure.

Chinese zoo asks tourists not to feed cash to its animals after visitor throws US$1,500 to giraffes
McDonald’s apologises to Chinese woman served chlorine-contaminated bubble tea

Doctors say drink contained anti-bacteria compound used by catering industry - at airport restaurant, the woman took ‘one sip and found it tasted bad’.

17 May 2019 - 10:31AM

Doctors say drink contained anti-bacteria compound used by catering industry - at airport restaurant, the woman took ‘one sip and found it tasted bad’.

McDonald’s apologises to Chinese woman served chlorine-contaminated bubble tea
Mercedes-Benz China apologises to customer who staged showroom protest over oil leak from new car

Motorist whose complaint went viral says she could not get straight answer from company that sold her US$98,400 coupe, but dealership in Shaanxi province says its settlement offer was refused.

15 Apr 2019 - 7:42PM

Motorist whose complaint went viral says she could not get straight answer from company that sold her US$98,400 coupe, but dealership in Shaanxi province says its settlement offer was refused.

Mercedes-Benz China apologises to customer who staged showroom protest over oil leak from new car
Video games and ‘cutie emperors’: Palace Museum director retires and not everyone is sad to see him go

Shan Jixiang, who admits he is no expert on art, brought commercial success to World Heritage Site that fired the public’s interest in history but drew scorn from his colleagues.

14 Apr 2019 - 10:41PM

Shan Jixiang, who admits he is no expert on art, brought commercial success to World Heritage Site that fired the public’s interest in history but drew scorn from his colleagues.

Video games and ‘cutie emperors’: Palace Museum director retires and not everyone is sad to see him go