Martin Choi

Martin is a reporter for the Post. He joined the team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Journalism and Global Studies. Previously, he interned at Forbes in Hong Kong and Agence France-Presse in Shanghai.
Martin Choi
Martin is a reporter for the Post. He joined the team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Journalism and Global Studies. Previously, he interned at Forbes in Hong Kong and Agence France-Presse in Shanghai.

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Journalism trailblazer Maria Ressa: next generation must fight online ‘battle for truth’
University graduates face tough competition and low salaries as they enter Hong Kong’s crowded workforce

Those leaving college stand to earn about 9.6 per cent less than their counterparts a quarter of a century ago, with graduates now accounting for 34 per cent of the city’s workers.

15 May 2019 - 12:34PM

Those leaving college stand to earn about 9.6 per cent less than their counterparts a quarter of a century ago, with graduates now accounting for 34 per cent of the city’s workers.

University graduates face tough competition and low salaries as they enter Hong Kong’s crowded workforce
More than 1,200 protesters join rally outside Hong Kong’s legislature ahead of showdown meeting over controversial extradition bill

The rally was held hours before a Legco meeting at which the two rival camps will fight for control of a committee vetting the bill.

11 May 2019 - 1:54AM

The rally was held hours before a Legco meeting at which the two rival camps will fight for control of a committee vetting the bill.

More than 1,200 protesters join rally outside Hong Kong’s legislature ahead of showdown meeting over controversial extradition bill
New US customs act means Hongkongers will now have to fill out parcel forms online

Customs information must be provided on Hongkong Post website in English from June 1.

10 May 2019 - 6:41PM

Customs information must be provided on Hongkong Post website in English from June 1.

New US customs act means Hongkongers will now have to fill out parcel forms online
Patients waiting more than three years for specialist care in Hong Kong, as doctors call for new department to manage public-private sector relationship

Association of Private Medical Specialists calls on government to create new medical aid department to manage relationship between public and private sectors.

10 May 2019 - 9:47AM

Association of Private Medical Specialists calls on government to create new medical aid department to manage relationship between public and private sectors.

Patients waiting more than three years for specialist care in Hong Kong, as doctors call for new department to manage public-private sector relationship
Hong Kong man may become Cheung Chau Bun Festival champ for third year running in ‘King of Kings’ title bid

Jason Kwok will be crowned ‘King of Kings’ if he can win contest at Sunday’s Cheung Chau Bun Festival.

13 May 2019 - 12:24AM

Jason Kwok will be crowned ‘King of Kings’ if he can win contest at Sunday’s Cheung Chau Bun Festival.

Hong Kong man may become Cheung Chau Bun Festival champ for third year running in ‘King of Kings’ title bid
Hong Kong Tiananmen memorial museum reopens in Mong Kok after almost three-year hiatus

The museum, commemorating the bloody crackdown of June 4, 1989 has been homeless since July 2016.

26 Apr 2019 - 11:22PM

The museum, commemorating the bloody crackdown of June 4, 1989 has been homeless since July 2016.

Hong Kong Tiananmen memorial museum reopens in Mong Kok after almost three-year hiatus
Hong Kong gene testing companies under probe after ‘exaggerated’ claims of being able to identify children’s abilities

Politician accuses companies of misleading clients and breaching trade ordinance. The tests, ranging from HK$4,000 to HK$81,640, are said to be able to identify traits and talents in children.

23 Apr 2019 - 8:10AM

Politician accuses companies of misleading clients and breaching trade ordinance. The tests, ranging from HK$4,000 to HK$81,640, are said to be able to identify traits and talents in children.

Hong Kong gene testing companies under probe after ‘exaggerated’ claims of being able to identify children’s abilities
The Hong Kong NGO that shows employees and companies how volunteering to help the less fortunate can do wonders for one’s mental health

NGO HandsOn Hong Kong connects people who want to help with those who need it, and says everyone benefits.

20 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

NGO HandsOn Hong Kong connects people who want to help with those who need it, and says everyone benefits.

The Hong Kong NGO that shows employees and companies how volunteering to help the less fortunate can do wonders for one’s mental health
Hong Kong school to be reborn as transitional homes for low-income families in a first for the city

Lok Sin Tong Primary School in Kowloon City will be converted into 50 flats for three-to-four person households after it closes in August.

18 Apr 2019 - 7:14AM

Lok Sin Tong Primary School in Kowloon City will be converted into 50 flats for three-to-four person households after it closes in August.

Hong Kong school to be reborn as transitional homes for low-income families in a first for the city
Hong Kong environmental protection pioneer tells of 30-year campaign, and how an Antarctic expedition almost killed him and finance chief Paul Chan

Professor Ho Kin-chung will on Monday embark on his 16th trip to the Arctic, and the 62-year-old has splashed out HK$1 million from his pension fund on a polar research station.

14 Apr 2019 - 1:03PM

Professor Ho Kin-chung will on Monday embark on his 16th trip to the Arctic, and the 62-year-old has splashed out HK$1 million from his pension fund on a polar research station.

Hong Kong environmental protection pioneer tells of 30-year campaign, and how an Antarctic expedition almost killed him and finance chief Paul Chan
Hong Kong gyms under fire for forcing customers to borrow from moneylenders to pay membership fees

One customer forked out almost HK$2 million in four months while others were accompanied to ATMs and banks to withdraw cash.

8 Apr 2019 - 11:29PM

One customer forked out almost HK$2 million in four months while others were accompanied to ATMs and banks to withdraw cash.

Hong Kong gyms under fire for forcing customers to borrow from moneylenders to pay membership fees
During Ching Ming Festival, cardboard smartphones, restaurants and slot machines for Hongkongers’ departed ancestors

In line with traditional custom, people around the city headed to graves to pay their respects and burn offerings. For the Sheung Wan stores selling the paper miniatures, business was mixed.

5 Apr 2019 - 10:29PM

In line with traditional custom, people around the city headed to graves to pay their respects and burn offerings. For the Sheung Wan stores selling the paper miniatures, business was mixed.

During Ching Ming Festival, cardboard smartphones, restaurants and slot machines for Hongkongers’ departed ancestors
Highest number of landslides in a decade reported in Hong Kong last year – but don’t blame Typhoon Mangkhut says Geotechnical Engineering Office

Recorded rainfall is deciding factor for landslides, says deputy head of office in charge of upkeep of Hong Kong’s slopes.

4 Apr 2019 - 9:52PM

Recorded rainfall is deciding factor for landslides, says deputy head of office in charge of upkeep of Hong Kong’s slopes.

Highest number of landslides in a decade reported in Hong Kong last year – but don’t blame Typhoon Mangkhut says Geotechnical Engineering Office
Hong Kong toddler with rare heart condition and cancer dies

Mark Cheung died on Monday at the age of 21 months. He had suffered from narrowing of the aorta and stage-four neuroblastoma.

2 Apr 2019 - 9:12PM

Mark Cheung died on Monday at the age of 21 months. He had suffered from narrowing of the aorta and stage-four neuroblastoma.

Hong Kong toddler with rare heart condition and cancer dies
New ant discovered in Hong Kong named after Lantau Island, but another species may get you antsy

Researchers say 10 non-native ant types could have been brought in by trade and insufficient cargo-cleansing measures. Major pest from South America found in Hung Hom area.

1 Apr 2019 - 10:58PM

Researchers say 10 non-native ant types could have been brought in by trade and insufficient cargo-cleansing measures. Major pest from South America found in Hung Hom area.

New ant discovered in Hong Kong named after Lantau Island, but another species may get you antsy
Six out of 100 Hong Kong airport workers found to be in danger of catching measles as health authorities tighten controls around vaccination service

Centre for Health Protection tightens controls around vaccination service after results of blood tests come back showing it may only need 9,800 doses of vaccine.

1 Apr 2019 - 10:58AM

Centre for Health Protection tightens controls around vaccination service after results of blood tests come back showing it may only need 9,800 doses of vaccine.

Six out of 100 Hong Kong airport workers found to be in danger of catching measles as health authorities tighten controls around vaccination service
Two hurt and woman arrested after window falls from seventh floor of residential building on to busy Hong Kong wet market

A woman is arrested after incident at about 10am on Pei Ho Street, with one victim suffering head injuries.

31 Mar 2019 - 7:52PM

A woman is arrested after incident at about 10am on Pei Ho Street, with one victim suffering head injuries.

Two hurt and woman arrested after window falls from seventh floor of residential building on to busy Hong Kong wet market
Nine injured in collision between minibus and taxi at Sha Tin accident black spot in Hong Kong

Incident follows crash between two cars at same junction of Tai Chung Kiu Road and Sha Tin Wai Road two days ago. Another case last May also saw nine hurt as minibus flipped after hitting double-decker.

31 Mar 2019 - 8:27PM

Incident follows crash between two cars at same junction of Tai Chung Kiu Road and Sha Tin Wai Road two days ago. Another case last May also saw nine hurt as minibus flipped after hitting double-decker.

Nine injured in collision between minibus and taxi at Sha Tin accident black spot in Hong Kong
Hong Kong hotel industry has capacity to continue to grow despite economic uncertainty and manpower shortage

The Hong Kong Hotels Association says 2018 was a record year for the sector, largely driven by visitors from mainland China. The opening of several hotels is expected to offset the loss of the Excelsior in Causeway Bay, which closes at the end of month.

29 Mar 2019 - 10:47PM

The Hong Kong Hotels Association says 2018 was a record year for the sector, largely driven by visitors from mainland China. The opening of several hotels is expected to offset the loss of the Excelsior in Causeway Bay, which closes at the end of month.

Hong Kong hotel industry has capacity to continue to grow despite economic uncertainty and manpower shortage
In Hong Kong’s ‘Little Thailand’ of Kowloon City, redevelopment brings fears for community

The city’s redevelopment agency wants to transform part of the area, relocating 670 households and 40 shops. As well as concerns for the effect on the area, there are complaints that information on the project has only been available in English and Chinese, not in Thai.

24 Mar 2019 - 10:41PM

The city’s redevelopment agency wants to transform part of the area, relocating 670 households and 40 shops. As well as concerns for the effect on the area, there are complaints that information on the project has only been available in English and Chinese, not in Thai.

In Hong Kong’s ‘Little Thailand’ of Kowloon City, redevelopment brings fears for community
Two Hong Kong teenagers arrested over 1.8kg of marijuana mailed from the United States

Customs officials follow packages, containing about HK$500,000 worth ‘suspected cannabis buds’, and arrest 15-year-old at post office.

16 Mar 2019 - 3:44PM

Customs officials follow packages, containing about HK$500,000 worth ‘suspected cannabis buds’, and arrest 15-year-old at post office.

Two Hong Kong teenagers arrested over 1.8kg of marijuana mailed from the United States
Proposed cap on how much Hong Kong’s elderly can spend on eye tests leaves optometrists fuming

Health officials suggest HK$2,000 limit for medical vouchers scheme in bid to stop patients from spending money all in one place.

12 Mar 2019 - 10:04AM

Health officials suggest HK$2,000 limit for medical vouchers scheme in bid to stop patients from spending money all in one place.

Proposed cap on how much Hong Kong’s elderly can spend on eye tests leaves optometrists fuming
Discrepancy in law prompts city to suspend enforcement in parks and leisure sites of no-smoking laws and other legislation

A difference between Chinese and English versions of relevant laws means paperwork is not currently in order to enforce them.

11 Mar 2019 - 10:44PM

A difference between Chinese and English versions of relevant laws means paperwork is not currently in order to enforce them.

Discrepancy in law prompts city to suspend enforcement in parks and leisure sites of no-smoking laws and other legislation
China walks fine line as India calls on UN to impose anti-terrorist sanctions on Pakistani militant group leader Masood Azhar after Kashmir killings

Beijing distances itself from Security Council consensus on Delhi’s pursuit of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief after group claims attack that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir.

8 Mar 2019 - 2:33AM

Beijing distances itself from Security Council consensus on Delhi’s pursuit of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief after group claims attack that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir.

China walks fine line as India calls on UN to impose anti-terrorist sanctions on Pakistani militant group leader Masood Azhar after Kashmir killings
Will China declare Kashmir attack group leader a terrorist? Everyone else has

Four out of five permanent members of UN Security Council back India’s call for head of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad to face sanctions.

1 Mar 2019 - 5:54PM

Four out of five permanent members of UN Security Council back India’s call for head of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad to face sanctions.

Will China declare Kashmir attack group leader a terrorist? Everyone else has
Pakistan appeals to China for help easing conflict with India

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi makes late night call to Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as tensions mount in South Asia.

28 Feb 2019 - 5:35PM

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi makes late night call to Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as tensions mount in South Asia.

Pakistan appeals to China for help easing conflict with India
China calls on India and Pakistan to hold dialogue amid rising tensions

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also tells Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj that Beijing is committed to improving ties with New Delhi.

28 Feb 2019 - 2:21PM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also tells Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj that Beijing is committed to improving ties with New Delhi.

China calls on India and Pakistan to hold dialogue amid rising tensions
‘China is biggest foreign threat to America,’ says action group set up by former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley

With Beijing in her sights, former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley steps into spotlight at crucial time in US-China relations with group to promote ‘America’s economy, culture, and national security’.

27 Feb 2019 - 5:29PM

With Beijing in her sights, former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley steps into spotlight at crucial time in US-China relations with group to promote ‘America’s economy, culture, and national security’.

‘China is biggest foreign threat to America,’ says action group set up by former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley
China calls on India and Pakistan to ‘exercise restraint’ after air strike

Chinese foreign ministry says combating terrorism is ‘a global issue’ that requires cooperation.

27 Feb 2019 - 4:37AM

Chinese foreign ministry says combating terrorism is ‘a global issue’ that requires cooperation.

China calls on India and Pakistan to ‘exercise restraint’ after air strike