Martin Choi

Hong Kong

Martin Choi

Reporter

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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Hong Kong expected to ‘stay competitive’ as a top IPO destination in 2020, KPMG says

Hong Kong’s bourse could have as many as 160 listings raising about HK$300 billion next year, KPMG says.

12 Dec 2019 - 9:30AM

Hong Kong’s bourse could have as many as 160 listings raising about HK$300 billion next year, KPMG says.

Hong Kong expected to ‘stay competitive’ as a top IPO destination in 2020, KPMG says
Protests a blessing in disguise for family-run restaurants in Fanling as residents stay put to avoid chaos

Locally run restaurants in the sleepy neighbourhood of Fanling have seen revenues increase by up to 30 per cent in the past few months since the protests started as residents spend more in the community.

11 Dec 2019 - 9:08AM

Locally run restaurants in the sleepy neighbourhood of Fanling have seen revenues increase by up to 30 per cent in the past few months since the protests started as residents spend more in the community.

Protests a blessing in disguise for family-run restaurants in Fanling as residents stay put to avoid chaos
Sun Hung Kai offers 421 flats in Kennedy Town and Central for rent, offering help to ease housing shortage as vacancy tax kicks in

Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong’s largest developer, is offering 421 units for lease with terms as short as one month to cater for the younger population ahead of the impending vacancy tax to stop developers hoarding empty units.

5 Dec 2019 - 11:04PM

Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong’s largest developer, is offering 421 units for lease with terms as short as one month to cater for the younger population ahead of the impending vacancy tax to stop developers hoarding empty units.

Sun Hung Kai offers 421 flats in Kennedy Town and Central for rent, offering help to ease housing shortage as vacancy tax kicks in
New flat sales in Hong Kong at 15-year high as developers offer deep discounts amid protests, impending vacancy tax

Homebuyers splashed out HK$214 billion on 20,042 new flats in the first 11 months of the year, while average home price fell 26.8 per cent year on year to HK$10.67 million.

5 Dec 2019 - 8:23AM

Homebuyers splashed out HK$214 billion on 20,042 new flats in the first 11 months of the year, while average home price fell 26.8 per cent year on year to HK$10.67 million.

New flat sales in Hong Kong at 15-year high as developers offer deep discounts amid protests, impending vacancy tax
Global education, ripe for disruption by digital technology, is a hotbed of investment opportunities, Credit Suisse says

Shortage of education and low digital penetration rate of education has created vast investment opportunities for international funds, Credit Suisse says.

6 Dec 2019 - 3:43PM

Shortage of education and low digital penetration rate of education has created vast investment opportunities for international funds, Credit Suisse says.

Global education, ripe for disruption by digital technology, is a hotbed of investment opportunities, Credit Suisse says
Hong Kong government has ‘not been bold enough’ in nurturing fintech development, says WeLab Bank chairman, former finance secretary Chan Ka-keung

Government must ‘be bold’ in nurturing financial technology development if it wants to maintain the city’s position as a finance hub, said Chan at the Post’s Redefining Hong Kong Series

28 Nov 2019 - 2:21PM

Government must ‘be bold’ in nurturing financial technology development if it wants to maintain the city’s position as a finance hub, said Chan at the Post’s Redefining Hong Kong Series

Hong Kong government has ‘not been bold enough’ in nurturing fintech development, says WeLab Bank chairman, former finance secretary Chan Ka-keung
Son of 70-year-old killed by brick during protest calls for peace

A 70-year-old cleaner died on November 15, a day after he was hit on the head with a brick thrown during a clash between anti-government protesters and their opponents in Sheung Shui, a northern Hong Kong border town.

22 Nov 2019 - 9:51PM

A 70-year-old cleaner died on November 15, a day after he was hit on the head with a brick thrown during a clash between anti-government protesters and their opponents in Sheung Shui, a northern Hong Kong border town.

Son of 70-year-old killed by brick during protest calls for peace
Hong Kong protests: call for peace from son of Luo Changqing, killed by brick hurled during Sheung Shui clash

The 70-year-old cleaner died on November 15, a day after he was hit on the head with a brick. As friends and family gather to mourn at the site of the incident, son voices hope the death will help bring an end to months of rancour.

22 Nov 2019 - 11:33PM

The 70-year-old cleaner died on November 15, a day after he was hit on the head with a brick. As friends and family gather to mourn at the site of the incident, son voices hope the death will help bring an end to months of rancour.

Hong Kong protests: call for peace from son of Luo Changqing, killed by brick hurled during Sheung Shui clash
Hong Kong protests: police chief says no deadline for resolving Polytechnic University crisis

In first public comments on Polytechnic University stand-off, new police commissioner Chris Tang sets out exemptions for immediate arrest, calls for peaceful conclusion.

22 Nov 2019 - 11:40PM

In first public comments on Polytechnic University stand-off, new police commissioner Chris Tang sets out exemptions for immediate arrest, calls for peaceful conclusion.

Hong Kong protests: police chief says no deadline for resolving Polytechnic University crisis
Hong Kong protests: second day of calm in city as low-key peaceful protests mark four months since Yuen Long MTR attack and call for an end to PolyU siege

About 300 gather in Central at lunchtime to support those still trapped in Polytechnic University, while several hundred join sit-in at Yoho mall in evening.

22 Nov 2019 - 2:31AM

About 300 gather in Central at lunchtime to support those still trapped in Polytechnic University, while several hundred join sit-in at Yoho mall in evening.

Hong Kong protests: second day of calm in city as low-key peaceful protests mark four months since Yuen Long MTR attack and call for an end to PolyU siege
More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus

About seven exit grounds of Polytechnic University seeking medical help as five-day siege continues, while city’s transport network returns to relative normality.

21 Nov 2019 - 3:44PM

About seven exit grounds of Polytechnic University seeking medical help as five-day siege continues, while city’s transport network returns to relative normality.

More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus
Hong Kong protests: traffic at a standstill as hundreds continue lunchtime disruption across city

Three Hong Kong districts hit with protesters out in Central, Kwun Tong and Tai Koo Shing.

20 Nov 2019 - 4:46PM

Three Hong Kong districts hit with protesters out in Central, Kwun Tong and Tai Koo Shing.

Hong Kong protests: traffic at a standstill as hundreds continue lunchtime disruption across city
Hong Kong protesters respond to online calls to ‘paralyse’ city by disrupting traffic and rail services

Overcrowding measures brought in at Kowloon Tong station as protests cause delays and closures on six MTR lines.

20 Nov 2019 - 3:30PM

Overcrowding measures brought in at Kowloon Tong station as protests cause delays and closures on six MTR lines.

Hong Kong protesters respond to online calls to ‘paralyse’ city by disrupting traffic and rail services
The busy Hong Kong tourist district dealing with the destructive aftermath of pitched battles between radicals and police

Roads around the busy tourist district are blocked, pavements destroyed, and the smell of tear gas lingers as charred remains of petrol bombs are strewn everywhere.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:59PM

Roads around the busy tourist district are blocked, pavements destroyed, and the smell of tear gas lingers as charred remains of petrol bombs are strewn everywhere.

The busy Hong Kong tourist district dealing with the destructive aftermath of pitched battles between radicals and police
Hong Kong protests: repairs of University station will be similar to rebuilding the whole facility, MTR official says

The station, which has remained closed since last Tuesday, will continue to be out of bounds in the near future, MTR Corporation official says.

18 Nov 2019 - 10:33PM

The station, which has remained closed since last Tuesday, will continue to be out of bounds in the near future, MTR Corporation official says.

Hong Kong protests: repairs of University station will be similar to rebuilding the whole facility, MTR official says
Graduation ceremony halted after masked university students rally at the event in Hong Kong

About 1,000 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong wore masks and chanted slogans at their graduation ceremony on November 7, 2019. 

7 Nov 2019 - 10:18PM

About 1,000 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong wore masks and chanted slogans at their graduation ceremony on November 7, 2019. 

Graduation ceremony halted after masked university students rally at the event in Hong Kong
Graduation ceremonies at two Hong Kong universities disrupted by masked students, with one event halted and the other delayed

Disputes break out at Chinese University as man claiming to be mainland student arrested after waving knife at protesters, while at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, students dash onto stage.

7 Nov 2019 - 11:37PM

Disputes break out at Chinese University as man claiming to be mainland student arrested after waving knife at protesters, while at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, students dash onto stage.

Graduation ceremonies at two Hong Kong universities disrupted by masked students, with one event halted and the other delayed
Blood spilled over political differences in Hong Kong, with six hurt as knife-wielding man attacks family after argument

Four injured by attacker – who is in turn savaged by an angry crowd – after argument over political issues. Another man is hurt while protecting suspect.

4 Nov 2019 - 3:10PM

Four injured by attacker – who is in turn savaged by an angry crowd – after argument over political issues. Another man is hurt while protecting suspect.

Blood spilled over political differences in Hong Kong, with six hurt as knife-wielding man attacks family after argument
Hong Kong University students descend on President Zhang Xiang’s office and home, demanding he condemns police handling of protests

Angered by protest policing and mask ban, students turn ire on heads of two universities. Hard-core group of about 10 target HKU president’s home, spraying graffiti and throwing objects.

1 Nov 2019 - 10:27PM

Angered by protest policing and mask ban, students turn ire on heads of two universities. Hard-core group of about 10 target HKU president’s home, spraying graffiti and throwing objects.

Hong Kong University students descend on President Zhang Xiang’s office and home, demanding he condemns police handling of protests
Halloween protests in Hong Kong: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban

Demonstrators gathered outside Prince Edward MTR station in Mong Kok and marched from Victoria Park to Lan Kwai Fong bar district to protest anti-mask ban.

2 Nov 2019 - 1:25PM

Demonstrators gathered outside Prince Edward MTR station in Mong Kok and marched from Victoria Park to Lan Kwai Fong bar district to protest anti-mask ban.

Halloween protests in Hong Kong: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban
Hong Kong Design Institute vandalised for second straight day after school chiefs fail to show up for meeting with students

Masked youths trash computers and projectors in labs and classrooms while carpet of faculty office is set on fire in the second straight day of vandalism on campus.

30 Oct 2019 - 10:49PM

Masked youths trash computers and projectors in labs and classrooms while carpet of faculty office is set on fire in the second straight day of vandalism on campus.

Hong Kong Design Institute vandalised for second straight day after school chiefs fail to show up for meeting with students
Former police deputy commissioner brought out of retirement to deal with Hong Kong protests set to leave force under ‘improved situation’

Respected veteran with tough reputation Alan Lau came back to serve on August 9, and has decided to exit under ‘improved situation’.

29 Oct 2019 - 9:19AM

Respected veteran with tough reputation Alan Lau came back to serve on August 9, and has decided to exit under ‘improved situation’.

Former police deputy commissioner brought out of retirement to deal with Hong Kong protests set to leave force under ‘improved situation’
Hong Kong tertiary institutions shy away from calls to follow Chinese University head’s comments over condemning alleged police brutality

HKUST and PolyU say they ‘condemn violence in any form’ while Lingnan adds it will provide hotline; others decline to comment or have not responded.

29 Oct 2019 - 1:36AM

HKUST and PolyU say they ‘condemn violence in any form’ while Lingnan adds it will provide hotline; others decline to comment or have not responded.

Hong Kong tertiary institutions shy away from calls to follow Chinese University head’s comments over condemning alleged police brutality
Hongkongers turn their morning commutes into protest marches with Walk to Work event across districts

Hundreds gather at different MTR stations around the city to march to work, chanting slogans along the way.

25 Oct 2019 - 1:40PM

Hundreds gather at different MTR stations around the city to march to work, chanting slogans along the way.

Hongkongers turn their morning commutes into protest marches with Walk to Work event across districts
About 1,000 gather in Central for rally calling for humanitarian aid on rare peaceful start to weekend, as city braces for illegal march on Sunday

Residents gather in prayer meeting and flash red and white lights signalling SOS distress call.

20 Oct 2019 - 12:38AM

Residents gather in prayer meeting and flash red and white lights signalling SOS distress call.

About 1,000 gather in Central for rally calling for humanitarian aid on rare peaceful start to weekend, as city braces for illegal march on Sunday
More marches against mask ban in Hong Kong’s commercial districts after police block Sunday protest

Police block major pro-democracy group from marching on Sunday, days after its leader was attacked by hammer-wielding group.

18 Oct 2019 - 11:25PM

Police block major pro-democracy group from marching on Sunday, days after its leader was attacked by hammer-wielding group.

More marches against mask ban in Hong Kong’s commercial districts after police block Sunday protest
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers ejected during chaotic Legco session

Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday, October 17, 2019, after opposition lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam.

17 Oct 2019 - 11:08PM

Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday, October 17, 2019, after opposition lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam.

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers ejected during chaotic Legco session
Government condemns attack on Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham

All kinds of violence are unacceptable, says deputy leader, adding that police will bring culprits to justice. The Civil Human Rights Front activist was hit with hammers and spanners on Wednesday night, the second time he was attacked in two months.

17 Oct 2019 - 10:01PM

All kinds of violence are unacceptable, says deputy leader, adding that police will bring culprits to justice. The Civil Human Rights Front activist was hit with hammers and spanners on Wednesday night, the second time he was attacked in two months.

Government condemns attack on Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham
15-year-old Hong Kong girl found dead at sea had walked barefoot through campus before leaving school grounds on day she was last seen, new footage shows

School management releases another 16 clips after earlier two failed to satisfy students demanding to know details of her death.

17 Oct 2019 - 6:57AM

School management releases another 16 clips after earlier two failed to satisfy students demanding to know details of her death.

15-year-old Hong Kong girl found dead at sea had walked barefoot through campus before leaving school grounds on day she was last seen, new footage shows
Hong Kong protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act

Rally was first to have secured police go-ahead after anti-mask law took effect on October 5.

16 Oct 2019 - 12:20AM

Rally was first to have secured police go-ahead after anti-mask law took effect on October 5.

Hong Kong protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act