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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Shanghai university sacks professor over alleged sexual assault of student, as social media post goes viral

The post, including recordings and text messages, alleges that a female student was assaulted in academic’s car, while three companies say he has resigned as director.

10 Dec 2019 - 9:56AM

The post, including recordings and text messages, alleges that a female student was assaulted in academic’s car, while three companies say he has resigned as director.

Shanghai university sacks professor over alleged sexual assault of student, as social media post goes viral
Domestic violence in China: a ‘private matter’ exposed after make-up vlogger speaks out

He Yuhong’s ex-boyfriend has been detained and a court granted a restraining order against him after she went public with claims he abused her, but she is one of very few women who take action.

7 Dec 2019 - 11:33PM

He Yuhong’s ex-boyfriend has been detained and a court granted a restraining order against him after she went public with claims he abused her, but she is one of very few women who take action.

Domestic violence in China: a ‘private matter’ exposed after make-up vlogger speaks out
Chinese crematorium forced to reverse policy on handing ashes to relatives in bags after outcry

It announced it would no longer transfer ashes to urns unless they were bought from the funeral home, but municipal authorities stepped in.

6 Dec 2019 - 10:54PM

It announced it would no longer transfer ashes to urns unless they were bought from the funeral home, but municipal authorities stepped in.

Chinese crematorium forced to reverse policy on handing ashes to relatives in bags after outcry
Identity theft: Chinese ex-soldier finds out about the 23-year career he never had

After leaving the army in 1995 Wu Ruihua tried to get a job with his local government but was repeatedly rejected.

5 Dec 2019 - 8:10PM

After leaving the army in 1995 Wu Ruihua tried to get a job with his local government but was repeatedly rejected.

Identity theft: Chinese ex-soldier finds out about the 23-year career he never had
Nine killed after waste water tank explodes at Chinese dye factory

Senior managers detained as authorities investigate cause of blast that also left a dozen workers injured at plant in eastern province of Zhejiang

4 Dec 2019 - 5:45PM

Senior managers detained as authorities investigate cause of blast that also left a dozen workers injured at plant in eastern province of Zhejiang

Nine killed after waste water tank explodes at Chinese dye factory
Traditional Chinese medicine doctors in hot water over ‘longevity drink’ to help people live to 120

A photo circulating on social media shows village practitioners at a seminar on the herbal preparation, but organiser says it hasn’t been sold or advertised.

3 Dec 2019 - 11:03PM

A photo circulating on social media shows village practitioners at a seminar on the herbal preparation, but organiser says it hasn’t been sold or advertised.

Traditional Chinese medicine doctors in hot water over ‘longevity drink’ to help people live to 120
Big plans for Yangtze River Delta as China takes on the wealth gap and pollution

Yangtze blueprint to integrate Shanghai and the three neighbouring provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, but little word on how it will be achieved.

3 Dec 2019 - 1:33AM

Yangtze blueprint to integrate Shanghai and the three neighbouring provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, but little word on how it will be achieved.

Big plans for Yangtze River Delta as China takes on the wealth gap and pollution
Chinese TV station faces wave of criticism after death of Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao during filming

Leaked documents suggest that Gao had signed a one-sided contract that absolved the programme makers of all liability.

28 Nov 2019 - 11:21PM

Leaked documents suggest that Gao had signed a one-sided contract that absolved the programme makers of all liability.

Chinese TV station faces wave of criticism after death of Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao during filming
Popular Chinese make-up vlogger He Yuhong goes public with claims of abuse by ex-boyfriend

Police in Chongqing investigate allegations that He’s partner beat her up during their year-long relationship.

2 Dec 2019 - 9:23AM

Police in Chongqing investigate allegations that He’s partner beat her up during their year-long relationship.

Popular Chinese make-up vlogger He Yuhong goes public with claims of abuse by ex-boyfriend
Desperate Beijing motorists marrying people just so they can secure a licence plate for their car

Television report shows how drivers are willing to pay more than US$20,000 for a sham marriage with someone who has a valid registration.

25 Nov 2019 - 11:16PM

Television report shows how drivers are willing to pay more than US$20,000 for a sham marriage with someone who has a valid registration.

Desperate Beijing motorists marrying people just so they can secure a licence plate for their car
Converting rural China to the zero waste revolution, one village at a time

After teaching environmentally friendly techniques to dozens of countryside communities, Tan Yiyong is finding his home village the most challenging of all.

25 Nov 2019 - 12:59PM

After teaching environmentally friendly techniques to dozens of countryside communities, Tan Yiyong is finding his home village the most challenging of all.

Converting rural China to the zero waste revolution, one village at a time
Six men charged over rape of 11-year-old Chinese girl who was forced into prostitution at karaoke bar

Some suspects initially escaped charges until girl’s father prompted public outcry by complaining that they were using their connections to stay out of trouble.

20 Nov 2019 - 9:08PM

Some suspects initially escaped charges until girl’s father prompted public outcry by complaining that they were using their connections to stay out of trouble.

Six men charged over rape of 11-year-old Chinese girl who was forced into prostitution at karaoke bar
Homebuyers in China were promised ‘park views’ ... the property company built a plastic lake

Owners of flats in a new residential complex in Changsha were less than impressed with the development when they collected their keys on the weekend.

19 Nov 2019 - 5:35PM

Owners of flats in a new residential complex in Changsha were less than impressed with the development when they collected their keys on the weekend.

Homebuyers in China were promised ‘park views’ ... the property company built a plastic lake
Pollution alarm as tourism businesses contaminate home of China’s hairy crab

Unlicensed farm-stay operations pump waste into nearby streams, tainting a designated drinking water source, report says.

13 Nov 2019 - 11:01PM

Unlicensed farm-stay operations pump waste into nearby streams, tainting a designated drinking water source, report says.

Pollution alarm as tourism businesses contaminate home of China’s hairy crab
Chinese schoolgirl, 7, recovers after boys force scraps of paper into her eyes

Specialists consulted by girl’s family say they ‘had never dealt with such cases’, while school principal says the three boys were just ‘playing’.

12 Nov 2019 - 10:39PM

Specialists consulted by girl’s family say they ‘had never dealt with such cases’, while school principal says the three boys were just ‘playing’.

Chinese schoolgirl, 7, recovers after boys force scraps of paper into her eyes
Cambodian teen ‘bride’ back home after eight-month ordeal in China

Thirteen-year-old girl lured across border with promise of marriage and a job only to endure abuse at the hands of two ‘husbands’.

12 Nov 2019 - 5:33AM

Thirteen-year-old girl lured across border with promise of marriage and a job only to endure abuse at the hands of two ‘husbands’.

Cambodian teen ‘bride’ back home after eight-month ordeal in China
Master carpenter’s ancient Chinese skills are a YouTube sensation

‘Grandpa Amu’ makes toys for his grandson using the same techniques which built the Forbidden City.

9 Nov 2019 - 11:21PM

‘Grandpa Amu’ makes toys for his grandson using the same techniques which built the Forbidden City.

Master carpenter’s ancient Chinese skills are a YouTube sensation
Chinese boy, 5, who swallowed rat poison at kindergarten ‘unlikely to survive’

Mother of child, who has been on a life support machine for over two weeks, says doctors told her her son had suffered multiple injuries.

7 Nov 2019 - 11:06PM

Mother of child, who has been on a life support machine for over two weeks, says doctors told her her son had suffered multiple injuries.

Chinese boy, 5, who swallowed rat poison at kindergarten ‘unlikely to survive’
Chinese fish farmer complains that locals keep stealing his stocks, but police will not make the catch

Hunan businessman says that up to 200 people at a time have been raiding his stocks, filling containers with fish and shrimps from his ponds.

5 Nov 2019 - 12:22PM

Hunan businessman says that up to 200 people at a time have been raiding his stocks, filling containers with fish and shrimps from his ponds.

Chinese fish farmer complains that locals keep stealing his stocks, but police will not make the catch
Chinese professor sues wildlife park after it introduces facial recognition entry system

Academic Guo Bing says he fears the technology could ‘steal’ his identity.

3 Nov 2019 - 10:33PM

Academic Guo Bing says he fears the technology could ‘steal’ his identity.

Chinese professor sues wildlife park after it introduces facial recognition entry system
China’s proposal to leave homework unfinished a fail, say parents

Latest effort to reduce stress among schoolchildren ‘no answer’ while academic success depends on entrance exam, critics say.

2 Nov 2019 - 11:22PM

Latest effort to reduce stress among schoolchildren ‘no answer’ while academic success depends on entrance exam, critics say.

China’s proposal to leave homework unfinished a fail, say parents
How a Chinese man paid 1 million yuan for noodles by accident - then got it back

Man is surprised when told of his error following mobile payment mix-up over bill for US$12 meal.

1 Nov 2019 - 11:02AM

Man is surprised when told of his error following mobile payment mix-up over bill for US$12 meal.

How a Chinese man paid 1 million yuan for noodles by accident - then got it back
Children who kill in China to be sent home to mum and dad under law change

Review comes as Chinese public still reeling after case of 10-year-old girl killed by 13-year-old boy.

28 Oct 2019 - 10:39PM

Review comes as Chinese public still reeling after case of 10-year-old girl killed by 13-year-old boy.

Children who kill in China to be sent home to mum and dad under law change
Grandfather of Chinese baby found buried alive hands himself in to police

Chinese man hands himself in to police after seeing reports on television that his grandson had been rescued from a shallow grave.

25 Oct 2019 - 11:27PM

Chinese man hands himself in to police after seeing reports on television that his grandson had been rescued from a shallow grave.

Grandfather of Chinese baby found buried alive hands himself in to police
Rush hour smash in Shanghai kills five, injures nine

Driver runs two red lights in busy traffic, hitting vehicles and pedestrians, in city centre.

25 Oct 2019 - 11:27PM

Driver runs two red lights in busy traffic, hitting vehicles and pedestrians, in city centre.

Rush hour smash in Shanghai kills five, injures nine
Man detained after boy beaten up in Chinese queue-jumping row

Teen had objected to woman jumping queue because her phone battery was running low.

24 Oct 2019 - 4:20PM

Teen had objected to woman jumping queue because her phone battery was running low.

Man detained after boy beaten up in Chinese queue-jumping row
Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment

Two more local governments ban game widely regarded as a national pastime but which others view as encouraging gambling.

21 Oct 2019 - 11:36PM

Two more local governments ban game widely regarded as a national pastime but which others view as encouraging gambling.

Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment
Chinese police on hunt for parents of baby boy buried alive on remote hillside

Infant was found in a cardboard box hidden under a concrete slab by mushroom pickers who heard his cries.

21 Oct 2019 - 4:43PM

Infant was found in a cardboard box hidden under a concrete slab by mushroom pickers who heard his cries.

Chinese police on hunt for parents of baby boy buried alive on remote hillside
Authorities agree to keep up fight for life of brain-dead Chinese boy ‘poisoned by kindergarten teacher’

Five-year-old still in coma seven months after he and his classmates were poisoned by teacher.

20 Oct 2019 - 10:26PM

Five-year-old still in coma seven months after he and his classmates were poisoned by teacher.

Authorities agree to keep up fight for life of brain-dead Chinese boy ‘poisoned by kindergarten teacher’
Speed-reading courses in China branded ‘utter nonsense’

Training centres claiming to teach children to read more than 100,000 words in minutes have stirred controversy after a competition video went viral.

16 Oct 2019 - 8:31PM

Training centres claiming to teach children to read more than 100,000 words in minutes have stirred controversy after a competition video went viral.

Speed-reading courses in China branded ‘utter nonsense’