Ng Kang-chung

Ng Kang-chung

Reporter, Hong Kong

Ng Kang-chung joined the Post in 2013, and is a reporter for the Hong Kong desk covering general daily news and politics.

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Explainer | Where does the Apple Daily raid fit into Hong Kong’s enforcement of national security law?

Monday’s raid on the Apple Daily offices was the largest of its kind, involving some 200 officers.

11 Aug 2020 - 3:42PM

Monday’s raid on the Apple Daily offices was the largest of its kind, involving some 200 officers.

Where does the Apple Daily raid fit into Hong Kong’s enforcement of national security law?
National security law: Hong Kong’s financial institutions gripped by anxiety over United States sanctions

Bank insiders say they are walking a tightrope between following US requirements and ensuring they comply with Hong Kong laws.

10 Aug 2020 - 10:33AM

Bank insiders say they are walking a tightrope between following US requirements and ensuring they comply with Hong Kong laws.

National security law: Hong Kong’s financial institutions gripped by anxiety over United States sanctions
Hong Kong third wave: Macau tightens entry requirements for arrivals from city as coronavirus cases surge

Casino hub’s new requirements follow similar ones by Guangdong, with both requiring Hongkongers to present negative Covid-19 tests no more than 24 hours old.

6 Aug 2020 - 10:13PM

Casino hub’s new requirements follow similar ones by Guangdong, with both requiring Hongkongers to present negative Covid-19 tests no more than 24 hours old.

Hong Kong third wave: Macau tightens entry requirements for arrivals from city as coronavirus cases surge
Coronavirus: latest Hong Kong pets to test positive for Covid-19 are Scottish shorthair cat, Yorkshire terrier dog

The two new cases bring the total number of known infections in Hong Kong animals to eight so far.

6 Aug 2020 - 6:16AM

The two new cases bring the total number of known infections in Hong Kong animals to eight so far.

Coronavirus:  latest Hong Kong pets to test positive for Covid-19 are Scottish shorthair cat, Yorkshire terrier dog
Hong Kong elections: ex-justice minister slams Bar Association’s ‘political’ criticism of poll delay, says Beijing input needed given ‘emergency’ situation

Former Basic Law Committee vice-chair Elise Leung says city does not have ability to resolve legal issues around vacuum created by end of Legco mandate.

4 Aug 2020 - 11:13PM

Former Basic Law Committee vice-chair Elise Leung says city does not have ability to resolve legal issues around vacuum created by end of Legco mandate.

Hong Kong elections: ex-justice minister slams Bar Association’s ‘political’ criticism of poll delay, says Beijing input needed given ‘emergency’ situation
National security law: Beijing suspends Hong Kong’s extradition treaty with New Zealand in tit-for-tat move

Foreign ministry in Beijing accuses Wellington government of gross interference in China’s internal affairs and politicising judicial cooperation.

3 Aug 2020 - 9:41PM

Foreign ministry in Beijing accuses Wellington government of gross interference in China’s internal affairs and politicising judicial cooperation.

National security law: Beijing suspends Hong Kong’s extradition treaty with New Zealand in tit-for-tat move
Coronavirus: 87 per cent of Hong Kong employees suffering work stress during Covid-19 pandemic, survey finds

About half of employees surveyed in the study designed by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong also reported symptoms of anxiety disorder.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:13PM

About half of employees surveyed in the study designed by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong also reported symptoms of anxiety disorder.

Coronavirus: 87 per cent of Hong Kong employees suffering work stress during Covid-19 pandemic, survey finds
Hong Kong national security law: schools to get new teaching guidelines on legislation as officials review curriculum

Education Bureau says ‘basic responsibility’ of schools to strengthen students’ sense of national identity, after security chief targets ‘bad apples’ in interview.

31 Jul 2020 - 10:21AM

Education Bureau says ‘basic responsibility’ of schools to strengthen students’ sense of national identity, after security chief targets ‘bad apples’ in interview.

Hong Kong national security law: schools to get new teaching guidelines on legislation as officials review curriculum
Who are Studentlocalism and are they a national security threat for Hong Kong?

Little-known pro-independence group is now under the spotlight after arrests of former members for alleged breach of national security law.

31 Jul 2020 - 7:55AM

Little-known pro-independence group is now under the spotlight after arrests of former members for alleged breach of national security law.

Who are Studentlocalism and are they a national security threat for Hong Kong?
Who is Benny Tai? Some say sacked University of Hong Kong academic is a separatist, others hail him as fighter for greater democracy

Since co-founding 2014 Occupy movement, legal scholar has been no stranger to controversy in city’s increasingly polarised political landscape.

29 Jul 2020 - 5:30PM

Since co-founding 2014 Occupy movement, legal scholar has been no stranger to controversy in city’s increasingly polarised political landscape.

Who is Benny Tai? Some say sacked University of Hong Kong academic is a separatist, others hail him as fighter for greater democracy
Hong Kong protests: lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai apologises for turning flags upside down in Legco chamber in 2016

The Civic Passion member is seeking re-election in the coming Legco polls. In a letter to an electoral official, he also promises to ‘make amends’.

28 Jul 2020 - 8:51PM

The Civic Passion member is seeking re-election in the coming Legco polls. In a letter to an electoral official, he also promises to ‘make amends’.

Hong Kong protests: lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai apologises for turning flags upside down in Legco chamber in 2016
More than 350,000 Hongkongers will get their HK$10,000 handout earlier than expected from Wednesday

The latest beneficiaries had registered with the relief scheme on or before July 18. But delays can be expected for some residents in Wong Tai Sin district, which has been hard hit by the latest wave of Covid-19 outbreak.

28 Jul 2020 - 11:36PM

The latest beneficiaries had registered with the relief scheme on or before July 18. But delays can be expected for some residents in Wong Tai Sin district, which has been hard hit by the latest wave of Covid-19 outbreak.

More than 350,000 Hongkongers will get their HK$10,000 handout earlier than expected from Wednesday
Hong Kong protests: Baptist University refuses to renew contract of lecturer convicted over role in demonstrations

The opposition lawmaker hits out at ‘political persecution’ and vows to appeal decision. Benny Tai will learn fate of his job at Hong Kong University when it reveals findings of similar inquiry on Tuesday.

27 Jul 2020 - 11:23PM

The opposition lawmaker hits out at ‘political persecution’ and vows to appeal decision. Benny Tai will learn fate of his job at Hong Kong University when it reveals findings of similar inquiry on Tuesday.

Hong Kong protests: Baptist University refuses to renew contract of lecturer convicted over role in demonstrations
Hong Kong elections: activist Joshua Wong pledges to stop asking US for sanctions on city in bid to save Legislative Council candidacy

Activist also accuses electoral officer of trying to cook up charges related to national security to block his candidacy in September elections.

27 Jul 2020 - 11:38PM

Activist also accuses electoral officer of trying to cook up charges related to national security to block his candidacy in September elections.

Hong Kong elections: activist Joshua Wong pledges to stop asking US for sanctions on city in bid to save Legislative Council candidacy
Hong Kong elections: prominent activist Joshua Wong grilled over political stance ahead of intended run for legislature

Founder of now-defunct Demosisto party refuses to sign document stating his allegiance to city. Four Civic Party members also seeking seats tell electoral officers they will not lobby for Western sanctions on Hong Kong.

26 Jul 2020 - 11:08PM

Founder of now-defunct Demosisto party refuses to sign document stating his allegiance to city. Four Civic Party members also seeking seats tell electoral officers they will not lobby for Western sanctions on Hong Kong.

Hong Kong elections: prominent activist Joshua Wong grilled over political stance ahead of intended run for legislature
Hong Kong third wave: city should brace for tougher social-distancing rules if situation worsens, says deputy leader

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says next two weeks will be crucial and city must do its best to prevent further spread of virus. Measures could include restrictions on movement and business hours but full lockdown ruled out.

26 Jul 2020 - 11:24PM

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says next two weeks will be crucial and city must do its best to prevent further spread of virus. Measures could include restrictions on movement and business hours but full lockdown ruled out.

Hong Kong third wave: city should brace for tougher social-distancing rules if situation worsens, says deputy leader
Hong Kong national security law: EU plans ‘comprehensive and coordinated’ response over legislation, foreign affairs chief says

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell says the challenges Hong Kong faces have significantly mounted this year.

23 Jul 2020 - 11:45AM

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell says the challenges Hong Kong faces have significantly mounted this year.

Hong Kong national security law: EU plans ‘comprehensive and coordinated’ response over legislation, foreign affairs chief says
Local scholar Alexander Wai gets top job at Hong Kong’s Baptist University after beating 200 candidates in global search

Professor Alexander Wai will leave his current role as deputy president of Polytechnic University, where he has worked since 1996.

23 Jul 2020 - 2:23AM

Professor Alexander Wai will leave his current role as deputy president of Polytechnic University, where he has worked since 1996.

Local scholar Alexander Wai gets top job at Hong Kong’s Baptist University after beating 200 candidates in global search
Hong Kong protests: activist holding banner arrested on suspicion of breaking new security law on anniversary of Yuen Long attack

Demonstrator’s placard at mall gathering read: Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times.

22 Jul 2020 - 12:45AM

Demonstrator’s placard at mall gathering read: Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times.

Hong Kong protests: activist holding banner arrested on suspicion of breaking new security law on anniversary of Yuen Long attack
Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific and subsidiaries draw HK$680 million from government’s coronavirus relief fund

Employment Support Scheme payout will sustain at least 25,881 jobs at the group, which has been struggling through the Covid-19 pandemic.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:21PM

Employment Support Scheme payout will sustain at least 25,881 jobs at the group, which has been struggling through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific and subsidiaries draw HK$680 million from government’s coronavirus relief fund
How serious is Hong Kong’s third wave of Covid-19 infections and what can be done to beat it?

Public health experts describe the latest wave as the worst Hong Kong has seen so far and more worrying than the first outbreak.

13 Jul 2020 - 1:44PM

Public health experts describe the latest wave as the worst Hong Kong has seen so far and more worrying than the first outbreak.

How serious is Hong Kong’s third wave of Covid-19 infections and what can be done to beat it?
Hong Kong third wave: finance chief warns of new coronavirus blow for businesses

Finance chief Paul Chan says Hong Kong needs to strike a balance between fighting coronavirus and keeping economy running.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:22PM

Finance chief Paul Chan says Hong Kong needs to strike a balance between fighting coronavirus and keeping economy running.

Hong Kong third wave: finance chief warns of new coronavirus blow for businesses
Two Hong Kong men arrested for allegedly filing fake claims in bid to scam coronavirus relief fund out of HK$2.5 million

Police said the duo filed more than 41 applications seeking aid for retail stores, beauty parlours and party rooms that never existed.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:22PM

Police said the duo filed more than 41 applications seeking aid for retail stores, beauty parlours and party rooms that never existed.

Two Hong Kong men arrested for allegedly filing fake claims in bid to scam coronavirus relief fund out of HK$2.5 million
Hong Kong national security law: citizenship not prerequisite for judges’ appointment to cases, minister says in clearest indication yet on issue

Teresa Cheng gives clearest indication yet on controversial issue, while also warning lawmakers that they are not immune from new legislation.

8 Jul 2020 - 4:00AM

Teresa Cheng gives clearest indication yet on controversial issue, while also warning lawmakers that they are not immune from new legislation.

Hong Kong national security law: citizenship not prerequisite for judges’ appointment to cases, minister says in clearest indication yet on issue
National security law: Hong Kong police’s sweeping new powers include warrant-free raids and ordering internet firms such as Facebook to remove content

Police can raid premises without a court warrant, order social media giants to remove content and demand information from political groups operating outside the city.

7 Jul 2020 - 12:50PM

Police can raid premises without a court warrant, order social media giants to remove content and demand information from political groups operating outside the city.

National security law: Hong Kong police’s sweeping new powers include warrant-free raids and ordering internet firms such as Facebook to remove content
Hong Kong kids clothing chain founder, vaulted into spotlight by protest statue controversy, announces plan to run for Legco seat

Herbert Chow says he plans to contest for the seat of the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency.

7 Jul 2020 - 4:23AM

Herbert Chow says he plans to contest for the seat of the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency.

Hong Kong kids clothing chain founder, vaulted into spotlight by protest statue controversy, announces plan to run for Legco seat
Team investigating Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK’s governance to be led by former key Carrie Lam aide

The body, which will begin its work on July 15, will examine everything from the RTHK’s finances to whether it is abiding by its governing charter.

7 Jul 2020 - 1:42PM

The body, which will begin its work on July 15, will examine everything from the RTHK’s finances to whether it is abiding by its governing charter.

Team investigating Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK’s governance to be led by former key Carrie Lam aide
Coronavirus: more than 6 million masks procured by Hong Kong government found to be fake

About half already distributed to 11 departments, but it is not known if they are being used.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:27PM

About half already distributed to 11 departments, but it is not known if they are being used.

Coronavirus: more than 6 million masks procured by Hong Kong government found to be fake
Hong Kong’s longest day: national security law passed in 15 minutes, but Beijing takes its time revealing details

Even before the law came into force, its effects could be seen across the city. Prominent activists resigned from their groups, while shops sympathetic to protesters took down political posters.

1 Jul 2020 - 5:04AM

Even before the law came into force, its effects could be seen across the city. Prominent activists resigned from their groups, while shops sympathetic to protesters took down political posters.

Hong Kong’s longest day: national security law passed in 15 minutes, but Beijing takes its time revealing details
Thailand and Hong Kong to open talks on setting up ‘travel bubble’

Governments aim to create a corridor to revive business and tourism links between the two destinations.

30 Jun 2020 - 3:21PM

Governments aim to create a corridor to revive business and tourism links between the two destinations.

Thailand and Hong Kong to open talks on setting up ‘travel bubble’