Nadia Lam

Nadia Lam

Graduate trainee

Nadia Lam joined the Post as a Graduate Trainee reporter in 2020 after graduating with a degree of Journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University. Prior to this, she worked as an assistant producer at the Associated Press.

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What’s a manifesto? Hong Kong Legco candidates’ simple slogans, brief statements show ‘lack of effort’

Lack of interest in penning substantial manifestos that explain what they stand for a sign that some candidates are not really keen to contest city’s first ‘patriots’-only election, observers say.

Lack of interest in penning substantial manifestos that explain what they stand for a sign that some candidates are not really keen to contest city’s first ‘patriots’-only election, observers say.

What’s a manifesto? Hong Kong Legco candidates’ simple slogans, brief statements show ‘lack of effort’
5 Dec 2021 - 2:45PM
Government splashes election ads across front pages of Hong Kong newspapers, as survey reveals nearly half of respondents do not plan to vote

The PR blitz came as a new survey found nearly half of respondents did not plan to vote in the coming Legislative Council election.

The PR blitz came as a new survey found nearly half of respondents did not plan to vote in the coming Legislative Council election.

Government splashes election ads across front pages of Hong Kong newspapers, as survey reveals nearly half of respondents do not plan to vote
3 Dec 2021 - 11:19PM
Chinese Olympians keen to put on a show for Hong Kong fans despite Covid-19 restrictions, table tennis legend Ma Long says

Double Olympic champion Ma Long and sprinter Su Bingtian are among a group of 29 athletes and three coaches arriving in Hong Kong on Friday, four months after the Tokyo Games.

Double Olympic champion Ma Long and sprinter Su Bingtian are among a group of 29 athletes and three coaches arriving in Hong Kong on Friday, four months after the Tokyo Games.

Chinese Olympians keen to put on a show for Hong Kong fans despite Covid-19 restrictions, table tennis legend Ma Long says
3 Dec 2021 - 10:00PM
MTR service finally fully restored on Hong Kong’s Island line after 3 hours of chaos

The service suspension not only wreaked havoc for train passengers, but also caused a knock-on effect on road transport.

The service suspension not only wreaked havoc for train passengers, but also caused a knock-on effect on road transport.

MTR service finally fully restored on Hong Kong’s Island line after 3 hours of chaos
2 Dec 2021 - 11:09PM
Hong Kong police arrest 8, seize 1,500 CBD items off store shelves after detecting traces of THC inside

One product, a brand of coffee powder, was even found to openly list THC as one of its ingredients.

One product, a brand of coffee powder, was even found to openly list THC as one of its ingredients.

Hong Kong police arrest 8, seize 1,500 CBD items off store shelves after detecting traces of THC inside
1 Dec 2021 - 8:36AM
Hong Kong expecting increase in number of patients at public hospitals during winter, health authorities say

Children, the elderly and those with chronic diseases remain likely to be affected by respiratory tract infection, the Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says.

Children, the elderly and those with chronic diseases remain likely to be affected by respiratory tract infection, the Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says.

Hong Kong expecting increase in number of patients at public hospitals during winter, health authorities say
30 Nov 2021 - 7:00AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s restaurant, gym owners push for more relaxed rules in exchange for making ‘Leave Home Safe’ app compulsory

Restaurant industry figure predicts financial hit for sector, suggesting government extend operating hours or per-table seating limits for those forced to use the app; city, meanwhile, confirms one imported case on Wednesday, an eight-year-old girl from South Korea.

Restaurant industry figure predicts financial hit for sector, suggesting government extend operating hours or per-table seating limits for those forced to use the app; city, meanwhile, confirms one imported case on Wednesday, an eight-year-old girl from South Korea.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s restaurant, gym owners push for more relaxed rules in exchange for making ‘Leave Home Safe’ app compulsory
24 Nov 2021 - 8:45PM
Coronavirus: tighten airport measures, Beijing delegation urges Hong Kong in inspection visit over border reopening

Visiting health panel views air hub as key defence against imported infections, but mainland experts ‘happy with what they have seen’, source says.

Visiting health panel views air hub as key defence against imported infections, but mainland experts ‘happy with what they have seen’, source says.

Coronavirus: tighten airport measures, Beijing delegation urges Hong Kong in inspection visit over border reopening
26 Nov 2021 - 3:56PM
Hong Kong digital warning for residents, as TV channels prepare to switch frequencies

Office of the Communications Authority reminding property owners and managers to reconfigure television signal transmission systems. Six channels, including three RTHK ones, to move to new frequencies from December 1.

Office of the Communications Authority reminding property owners and managers to reconfigure television signal transmission systems. Six channels, including three RTHK ones, to move to new frequencies from December 1.

Hong Kong digital warning for residents, as TV channels prepare to switch frequencies
21 Nov 2021 - 12:33PM
Hong Kong official defends wild boar cull, despite condemnation of kills as ‘despicable, bloody’

Senior official at Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department defends operation that saw it lure seven wild boars down from the hills, capture and kill them.

Senior official at Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department defends operation that saw it lure seven wild boars down from the hills, capture and kill them.

Hong Kong official defends wild boar cull, despite condemnation of kills as ‘despicable, bloody’
18 Nov 2021 - 11:21PM
Cathay says it is ‘close’ to breaking even, apologises to quarantined staff, as FedEx reveals it will not reopen Hong Kong pilot base

Rare piece of positive financial news for Cathay comes as FedEx departure revives concerns over Hong Kong’s unrelentingly tough quarantine requirements.

Rare piece of positive financial news for Cathay comes as FedEx departure revives concerns over Hong Kong’s unrelentingly tough quarantine requirements.

Cathay says it is ‘close’ to breaking even, apologises to quarantined staff, as FedEx reveals it will not reopen Hong Kong pilot base
18 Nov 2021 - 9:20AM
FedEx shuts down Hong Kong pilot base, blames Covid-19 policies that have left ‘no clear timeline’ for return to normal

Cargo carrier becomes one of the first high-profile companies to shift strategy on the basis of Hong Kong’s tough pandemic regulations, though flights in and out of city likely to be unaffected.

Cargo carrier becomes one of the first high-profile companies to shift strategy on the basis of Hong Kong’s tough pandemic regulations, though flights in and out of city likely to be unaffected.

FedEx shuts down Hong Kong pilot base, blames Covid-19 policies that have left ‘no clear timeline’ for return to normal
17 Nov 2021 - 5:50PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong Disneyland closes for day after Sunday guest tests positive for Covid-19, compulsory screening notice issued

All staff and visitors who were at the park between 11am and 6pm on Sunday have until Thursday to get tested.

All staff and visitors who were at the park between 11am and 6pm on Sunday have until Thursday to get tested.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Disneyland closes for day after Sunday guest tests positive for Covid-19, compulsory screening notice issued
17 Nov 2021 - 10:16PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong could prioritise older children under plan to extend Sinovac jabs scheme to minors

Government considering offering the Sinovac jab to 12- to 17-year-olds before opening it up to younger age groups, source says.

Government considering offering the Sinovac jab to 12- to 17-year-olds before opening it up to younger age groups, source says.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong could prioritise older children under plan to extend Sinovac jabs scheme to minors
16 Nov 2021 - 10:23PM
Hong Kong tightens checks at quarantine hotels to ensure travellers stay in their rooms, prevent spread of Covid-19

So far, 199 people have been found breaking infection-control rules, such as by stepping out of their rooms to exercise or share food and drinks with others.

So far, 199 people have been found breaking infection-control rules, such as by stepping out of their rooms to exercise or share food and drinks with others.

Hong Kong tightens checks at quarantine hotels to ensure travellers stay in their rooms, prevent spread of Covid-19
14 Nov 2021 - 10:24AM
Hundreds turn out for Hong Kong pride event, as LGBT community and its supporters urge city to ‘stay in love’

Celebration held at indoor bazaar in Kwun Tong, with 60 booths selling handcrafted products and accessories.

Celebration held at indoor bazaar in Kwun Tong, with 60 booths selling handcrafted products and accessories.

Hundreds turn out for Hong Kong pride event, as LGBT community and its supporters urge city to ‘stay in love’
13 Nov 2021 - 10:36PM
Hong Kong customs shifting away from dangerous seaborne interceptions of smugglers

Department placing heavier focus on land-based operations following September death of officer at sea, new customs chief says.

Department placing heavier focus on land-based operations following September death of officer at sea, new customs chief says.

Hong Kong customs shifting away from dangerous seaborne interceptions of smugglers
13 Nov 2021 - 11:19PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong making it mandatory for all local aircrew to receive Covid-19 booster shots

Those who operate cargo flights will also be tested daily for Covid-19 and placed under stricter monitoring at outports.

Those who operate cargo flights will also be tested daily for Covid-19 and placed under stricter monitoring at outports.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong making it mandatory for all local aircrew to receive Covid-19 booster shots
12 Nov 2021 - 11:58PM
Screen young people with Type 1 diabetes for fatty liver, Hong Kong researchers say

Study into connection between fatty liver and Type 1 diabetes is first of its kind in Hong Kong, say researchers with Virtus Medical Group and Youth Diabetes Action.

Study into connection between fatty liver and Type 1 diabetes is first of its kind in Hong Kong, say researchers with Virtus Medical Group and Youth Diabetes Action.

Screen young people with Type 1 diabetes for fatty liver, Hong Kong researchers say
10 Nov 2021 - 11:39PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong vaccine experts do not rule out fourth jab for some residents

Professor David Hui says fourth booster shot may be needed for those who had earlier taken Sinovac jab, as antibody levels may be lower.

Professor David Hui says fourth booster shot may be needed for those who had earlier taken Sinovac jab, as antibody levels may be lower.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong vaccine experts do not rule out fourth jab for some residents
6 Nov 2021 - 10:22PM
‘Most violent day’ in Hong Kong’s history: expert team ready to dig up wreckage of US warplane shot down in WWII

Amateur historian Craig Mitchell campaigned 10 years for funds, expert help to make dig happen at Tai Tam Country Park

Amateur historian Craig Mitchell campaigned 10 years for funds, expert help to make dig happen at Tai Tam Country Park

‘Most violent day’ in Hong Kong’s history: expert team ready to dig up wreckage of US warplane shot down in WWII
6 Nov 2021 - 11:01PM
Elderly man dies in suicide fall on tracks at Mong Kok East MTR station in Hong Kong

Train services along the East Rail line were suspended for about an hour.

Train services along the East Rail line were suspended for about an hour.

Elderly man dies in suicide fall on tracks at Mong Kok East MTR station in Hong Kong
6 Nov 2021 - 11:01PM
Hong Kong prepares for ‘start of winter’ as cold front nears, temperature to dip to 17 degrees Celsius on Monday

Public advised to wear adequately warm clothing as temperature set to fall significantly from maximum of 29 degrees to a low of 17 degrees from Sunday to Monday.

Public advised to wear adequately warm clothing as temperature set to fall significantly from maximum of 29 degrees to a low of 17 degrees from Sunday to Monday.

Hong Kong prepares for ‘start of winter’ as cold front nears, temperature to dip to 17 degrees Celsius on Monday
5 Nov 2021 - 11:00PM
Hong Kong customs hunting runaway suspect after arresting six over HK$300 million cocaine bust

Six arrested over drug-trafficking, money-laundering allegations but seventh suspect gets away, triggering manhunt.

Six arrested over drug-trafficking, money-laundering allegations but seventh suspect gets away, triggering manhunt.

Hong Kong customs hunting runaway suspect after arresting six over HK$300 million cocaine bust
5 Nov 2021 - 11:00PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s visually impaired latest to criticise new government app mandate for public buildings

Advocates for visually impaired people say it is difficult for them to locate and scan the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app’s QR codes.

Advocates for visually impaired people say it is difficult for them to locate and scan the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app’s QR codes.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s visually impaired latest to criticise new government app mandate for public buildings
5 Nov 2021 - 11:01PM
Carrie Lam leads tributes at funeral of Hong Kong police inspector killed at sea during anti-smuggling operation

Body of Lam Yuen-yee, 37, was recovered two days after her marine police vessel was rammed in September by suspected sea smugglers, throwing her and colleagues overboard.

Body of Lam Yuen-yee, 37, was recovered two days after her marine police vessel was rammed in September by suspected sea smugglers, throwing her and colleagues overboard.

Carrie Lam leads tributes at funeral of Hong Kong police inspector killed at sea during anti-smuggling operation
2 Nov 2021 - 11:30PM
Coronavirus pandemic has left hundreds of Hongkongers homeless, NGO survey finds

Some 500 homeless people say border closures upended their previous lifestyle of travelling between the city and mainland China to live and work.

Some 500 homeless people say border closures upended their previous lifestyle of travelling between the city and mainland China to live and work.

Coronavirus pandemic has left hundreds of Hongkongers homeless, NGO survey finds
27 Oct 2021 - 9:42AM
Technology has made school exams unnecessary, former Hong Kong finance chief John Tsang says

Hong Kong’s education system is outdated and the government needs to change it, former financial secretary John Tsang says.

Hong Kong’s education system is outdated and the government needs to change it, former financial secretary John Tsang says.

Technology has made school exams unnecessary, former Hong Kong finance chief John Tsang says
26 Oct 2021 - 1:43AM
University researchers get remote access to vast trove of Hong Kong health care data

Access to the roughly 5 billion pieces of data, compiled over 25 years, had previously been available only at a government data laboratory.

Access to the roughly 5 billion pieces of data, compiled over 25 years, had previously been available only at a government data laboratory.

University researchers get remote access to vast trove of Hong Kong health care data
25 Oct 2021 - 1:32PM
Streamline procedures, improve in ‘areas of incompetence’ for coming Hong Kong polls, election watchdog says

Electoral Affairs Commission says prolonged counting time for Election Committee race in September was ‘far beyond expectations’, suggests 8 measures to improve efficiency.

Electoral Affairs Commission says prolonged counting time for Election Committee race in September was ‘far beyond expectations’, suggests 8 measures to improve efficiency.

Streamline procedures, improve in ‘areas of incompetence’ for coming Hong Kong polls, election watchdog says
23 Oct 2021 - 1:47AM