Natalie Koh

Natalie Koh is a news editor on the China desk at the South China Morning Post. She was previously a social media specialist and journalist at The Business Times, Singapore.

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Chinese locked down in coronavirus epicentre Wuhan fight despair and boredom with humour

Residents in Wuhan – the coronavirus outbreak’s epicentre – have turned to humour to keep spirits high during a government-imposed quarantine of the city.

Residents in Wuhan – the coronavirus outbreak’s epicentre – have turned to humour to keep spirits high during a government-imposed quarantine of the city.

15 Feb 2020 - 12:52AM
Chinese man held after two children die and two are injured in knife attack at primary school

Youngsters in hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police say suspect is 31-year-old from Baijiaping in Hunan province.

Youngsters in hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police say suspect is 31-year-old from Baijiaping in Hunan province.

3 Apr 2019 - 3:14PM
Police shoot gunman after he kills five in northern China

Man shoots people dead in three locations in Inner Mongolia region, with reports quoting witnesses as saying he seemed to know the victims.

Man shoots people dead in three locations in Inner Mongolia region, with reports quoting witnesses as saying he seemed to know the victims.

26 Mar 2019 - 12:25PM
Chinese police detain suspect after children attacked at primary school in Hebei

Video from scene shows man on ground, imploring police to ‘beat me to death’. Pupils treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Video from scene shows man on ground, imploring police to ‘beat me to death’. Pupils treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

14 Mar 2019 - 10:45PM
China’s science-fiction blockbuster The Wandering Earth seeks out new audiences with Netflix deal

Streaming service with reach into 190 countries picks up box office smash, an adaptation of the Liu Cixin novel that has become a hit with Chinese film buffs, critics and culture authorities.

Streaming service with reach into 190 countries picks up box office smash, an adaptation of the Liu Cixin novel that has become a hit with Chinese film buffs, critics and culture authorities.

28 Feb 2019 - 4:28PM
Child,10, in Chongqing lies to the police about abduction... to get out of homework

Youngster says he was dragged into a van by a man and woman on his way to school but later ‘confesses’ after a police re-enactment of his imaginary ordeal.

Youngster says he was dragged into a van by a man and woman on his way to school but later ‘confesses’ after a police re-enactment of his imaginary ordeal.

31 Jan 2019 - 11:11AM
Artificial intelligence system used to catch unhygienic chefs in action in China

Cutting-edge technology recognises poor habits caught on camera and sends an alert to administrators via a mobile app.

Cutting-edge technology recognises poor habits caught on camera and sends an alert to administrators via a mobile app.

25 Jan 2019 - 11:01PM
Too many protests prevent India from becoming like China or Singapore, says minister. Social media erupts

Small business minister Giriraj Singh hit by wave of public criticism after suggesting that world’s largest democracy was being held back because it allowed public protests.

Small business minister Giriraj Singh hit by wave of public criticism after suggesting that world’s largest democracy was being held back because it allowed public protests.

23 Jan 2019 - 2:30AM
3 billion trips in 40 days: China begins Lunar New Year mass migration

Hundreds of millions of people will travel across the country for family reunions.

Hundreds of millions of people will travel across the country for family reunions.

21 Jan 2019 - 10:34PM
12 Jun 2018 - 4:06PM