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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Hong Kong to offer more help to young people seeking to do internships, business on mainland, but city shouldn’t fear marginalisation, local No 2 says

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says working in Greater Bay Area could be a springboard for young people’s careers.

25 Oct 2020 - 11:15PM

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says working in Greater Bay Area could be a springboard for young people’s careers.

Hong Kong to offer more help to young people seeking to do internships, business on mainland, but city shouldn’t fear marginalisation, local No 2 says
One year on, Hong Kong and Taiwan’s tug of war over murder suspect who sparked extradition bill furore has no end in sight

Taipei’s insistence on ‘government-level exchange’ as a precursor to transfer, an impasse unlikely to be broken, vice-chair of Beijing think tank says.

23 Oct 2020 - 8:32AM

Taipei’s insistence on ‘government-level exchange’ as a precursor to transfer, an impasse unlikely to be broken, vice-chair of Beijing think tank says.

One year on, Hong Kong and Taiwan’s tug of war over murder suspect who sparked extradition bill furore has no end in sight
Britain announces new class of visa for Hong Kong BN(O) passport holders as first step in new track to earning citizenship

The new visas will allow applicants to live and work in Britain for up to five years, after which they will be eligible to apply to settle in the country.

23 Oct 2020 - 1:13AM

The new visas will allow applicants to live and work in Britain for up to five years, after which they will be eligible to apply to settle in the country.

Britain announces new class of visa for Hong Kong BN(O) passport holders as first step in new track to earning citizenship
Hong Kong lawyers can soon earn qualification to practise in Greater Bay Area under new pilot scheme

The pilot scheme will allow lawyers in Hong Kong and Macau who pass an exam to practise civil and commercial law in the nine cities of the bay area.

23 Oct 2020 - 10:36AM

The pilot scheme will allow lawyers in Hong Kong and Macau who pass an exam to practise civil and commercial law in the nine cities of the bay area.

Hong Kong lawyers can soon earn qualification to practise in Greater Bay Area under new pilot scheme
Junius Ho facing disciplinary hearing by British legal body over remarks suggesting Hong Kong independence advocates should be killed ‘mercilessly’

Ho, a Hong Kong legislator who is licensed to practise law in England and Wales, could be removed from the British register depending on the outcome of the hearing.

22 Oct 2020 - 1:20AM

Ho, a Hong Kong legislator who is licensed to practise law in England and Wales, could be removed from the British register depending on the outcome of the hearing.

Junius Ho facing disciplinary hearing by British legal body over remarks suggesting Hong Kong independence advocates should be killed ‘mercilessly’
Taiwan throwing up obstacles stopping murder suspect from surrendering, Hong Kong security chief says

John Lee says Chan Tong-kai can be transferred to the self-ruled island through ‘working-level cooperation’ channel between police of two jurisdictions.

21 Oct 2020 - 10:02PM

John Lee says Chan Tong-kai can be transferred to the self-ruled island through ‘working-level cooperation’ channel between police of two jurisdictions.

Taiwan throwing up obstacles stopping murder suspect from surrendering, Hong Kong security chief says
Hong Kong opposition activists to hold online rally in support of 12 fugitives held in mainland China

Event scheduled for Sunday aims to show residents have not forgotten about the dozen caught fleeing to Taiwan.

21 Oct 2020 - 12:14AM

Event scheduled for Sunday aims to show residents have not forgotten about the dozen caught fleeing to Taiwan.

Hong Kong opposition activists to hold online rally in support of 12 fugitives held in mainland China
Greater Bay Area: Hong Kong leader floats joint policies with Shenzhen to create hi-tech and innovation regional hub

Chief executive says Hong Kong has edge in R&D and upstream research, while mainland city excels at technology transfer.

19 Oct 2020 - 8:07PM

Chief executive says Hong Kong has edge in R&D and upstream research, while mainland city excels at technology transfer.

Greater Bay Area: Hong Kong leader floats joint policies with Shenzhen to create hi-tech and innovation regional hub
Hong Kong private doctors already hit with flu vaccine shortages; 15 new Covid-19 cases confirmed

Clinics will not have enough shots to meet demand, which has tripled this year, according to industry group.

20 Oct 2020 - 1:51PM

Clinics will not have enough shots to meet demand, which has tripled this year, according to industry group.

Hong Kong private doctors already hit with flu vaccine shortages; 15 new Covid-19 cases confirmed
Will Shenzhen swallow Hong Kong as booming mainland city wins more economic freedoms?

Hong Kong’s strengths – reliable courts, free-flowing information, international schools – can still lure investors eying opportunities north, experts say.

19 Oct 2020 - 9:14AM

Hong Kong’s strengths – reliable courts, free-flowing information, international schools – can still lure investors eying opportunities north, experts say.

Will Shenzhen swallow Hong Kong as booming mainland city wins more economic freedoms?
Hong Kong rural leaders seek tech help to improve villagers’ living conditions

Heung Yee Kuk proposes smart traffic lights, hill fire detection and monitoring system, and online doctor consultation in ‘smart countryside’ report.

12 Oct 2020 - 11:00AM

Heung Yee Kuk proposes smart traffic lights, hill fire detection and monitoring system, and online doctor consultation in ‘smart countryside’ report.

Hong Kong rural leaders seek tech help to improve villagers’ living conditions
Prestigious photo exhibition featuring media images of Hong Kong protests shuts down in Macau

The World Press Photo Exhibition showcasing winners of the annual contest closes more than a week early.

9 Oct 2020 - 1:00AM

The World Press Photo Exhibition showcasing winners of the annual contest closes more than a week early.

Prestigious photo exhibition featuring media images of Hong Kong protests shuts down in Macau
Explainer | What you need to know about the education row in which a Hong Kong teacher was disqualified for discussing independence

The unprecedented decision to strip the teacher of their professional qualification over a lesson plan has raised concerns of a possible chilling effect.

8 Oct 2020 - 10:22AM

The unprecedented decision to strip the teacher of their professional qualification over a lesson plan has raised concerns of a possible chilling effect.

What you need to know about the education row in which a Hong Kong teacher was disqualified for discussing independence
Raymond Roy Wong, Hong Kong’s ‘godfather of journalism’, makes HK$50 million donation to Baptist University school of communication

The gift, which will establish scholarships, a fellowship and an endowed professorship, was the largest single donation in the school’s history.

7 Oct 2020 - 11:44PM

The gift, which will establish scholarships, a fellowship and an endowed professorship, was the largest single donation in the school’s history.

Raymond Roy Wong, Hong Kong’s ‘godfather of journalism’, makes HK$50 million donation to Baptist University school of communication
Hong Kong police group tells medical watchdog lawmaker-doctor has ‘degraded profession’ with ‘hate speech’ at officers

A post on Dr Kwok Ka-ki’s Facebook page showed a picture of riot police, suggesting they sold their souls because they were not qualified for better jobs.

6 Oct 2020 - 11:32PM

A post on Dr Kwok Ka-ki’s Facebook page showed a picture of riot police, suggesting they sold their souls because they were not qualified for better jobs.

Hong Kong police group tells medical watchdog lawmaker-doctor has ‘degraded profession’ with ‘hate speech’ at officers
Hong Kong teacher stripped of registration for purportedly spreading ‘independence’ message in classroom materials, lesson plans

Education Bureau says teacher asked pupils to answer questions after showing them a TV programme featuring a pro-independence activist.

6 Oct 2020 - 8:22AM

Education Bureau says teacher asked pupils to answer questions after showing them a TV programme featuring a pro-independence activist.

Hong Kong teacher stripped of registration for purportedly spreading ‘independence’ message in classroom materials, lesson plans
Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai’s voluntary surrender in fresh doubt as Taiwan demands formal handover

Taiwan premier says Chan will not be allowed to visit the island to give himself up without negotiations through official channels.

5 Oct 2020 - 11:48PM

Taiwan premier says Chan will not be allowed to visit the island to give himself up without negotiations through official channels.

Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai’s voluntary surrender in fresh doubt as Taiwan demands formal handover
Discrimination rampant for members of Hong Kong ethnic minority groups seeking housing, survey finds

More than half of respondents said landlords simply would not rent to them, while more than 60 per cent complained of ‘unwelcoming attitudes’.

5 Oct 2020 - 11:29PM

More than half of respondents said landlords simply would not rent to them, while more than 60 per cent complained of ‘unwelcoming attitudes’.

Discrimination rampant for members of Hong Kong ethnic minority groups seeking housing, survey finds
Hong Kong to issue new iBonds with guaranteed interest rates to give residents bigger slice of financial services pie: Paul Chan

City’s government to issue up to HK$13 billion in debt, including iBonds featuring a guaranteed interest rate of 2 per cent.

4 Oct 2020 - 11:20PM

City’s government to issue up to HK$13 billion in debt, including iBonds featuring a guaranteed interest rate of 2 per cent.

Hong Kong to issue new iBonds with guaranteed interest rates to give residents bigger slice of financial services pie: Paul Chan
Hong Kong police officers, staff recognised in honours list for efforts during city’s anti-government protests

Government hands out a record 687 awards in its honours list – the most since the system was launched in 1997, breaking the high of 444 in 2009.

1 Oct 2020 - 2:21AM

Government hands out a record 687 awards in its honours list – the most since the system was launched in 1997, breaking the high of 444 in 2009.

Hong Kong police officers, staff recognised in honours list for efforts during city’s anti-government protests
Hong Kong civil service chief warns of ‘zero tolerance’ for lawbreaking staff, urges employees to shun National Day protests

Patrick Nip sounds call in staff letter, revealing also that 46 workers suspended after arrest or prosecution over illegal public events.

30 Sep 2020 - 6:10PM

Patrick Nip sounds call in staff letter, revealing also that 46 workers suspended after arrest or prosecution over illegal public events.

Hong Kong civil service chief warns of ‘zero tolerance’ for lawbreaking staff, urges employees to shun National Day protests
Hong Kong, Beijing authorities ramp up calls for patriotic education, warn against National Day protests

Director of liaison office Luo Huining stresses to civil servants and youth that loving country ‘not a choice but a duty’, noting new security law had ‘ended madness’.

1 Oct 2020 - 12:00AM

Director of liaison office Luo Huining stresses to civil servants and youth that loving country ‘not a choice but a duty’, noting new security law had ‘ended madness’.

Hong Kong, Beijing authorities ramp up calls for patriotic education, warn against National Day protests
No pay rise for Hong Kong’s domestic helpers in coming year, government says, as Covid-19 hammers economy

The minimum wage of foreign domestic workers will remain at HK$4,630 a month, the government says.

30 Sep 2020 - 8:07AM

The minimum wage of foreign domestic workers will remain at HK$4,630 a month, the government says.

No pay rise for Hong Kong’s domestic helpers in coming year, government says, as Covid-19 hammers economy
Hong Kong police arrest three over calls for violence on National Day

Trio accused of posting messages online calling for people to attack officers and take part in banned protest on Thursday.

30 Sep 2020 - 1:19AM

Trio accused of posting messages online calling for people to attack officers and take part in banned protest on Thursday.

Hong Kong police arrest three over calls for violence on National Day
Hong Kong police double National Day deployment to 6,000 officers, citing threats to force and calls for violence

Force anticipates chaos on Thursday despite banning request for march by opposition group.

29 Sep 2020 - 12:36AM

Force anticipates chaos on Thursday despite banning request for march by opposition group.

Hong Kong police double National Day deployment to 6,000 officers, citing threats to force and calls for violence
University of Hong Kong beefs up security as student union calls on peers to help repair vandalised Lennon Wall

The university will conduct ID and bag checks for those entering campus, with the student union planning to rebuild the Lennon Wall on Tuesday.

28 Sep 2020 - 8:31PM

The university will conduct ID and bag checks for those entering campus, with the student union planning to rebuild the Lennon Wall on Tuesday.

University of Hong Kong beefs up security as student union calls on peers to help repair vandalised Lennon Wall
Hong Kong supermarket giants told ‘give back’ plans might need a rethink, as consumer boss raises doubt over proposals

ParknShop and Wellcome had wanted to hold lucky draw, freeze prices as way of fulfilling conditions of government cash handout to fight coronavirus, but officials raise questions over schemes.

27 Sep 2020 - 11:11PM

ParknShop and Wellcome had wanted to hold lucky draw, freeze prices as way of fulfilling conditions of government cash handout to fight coronavirus, but officials raise questions over schemes.

Hong Kong supermarket giants told ‘give back’ plans might need a rethink, as consumer boss raises doubt over proposals
Coronavirus: Hong Kong finance chief pushes for lead role in global supply chain, technology amid pandemic, but economists suggest city ill-suited for the task

As city records six new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Paul Chan urges adaptation to a landscape plagued by closed borders and geopolitical challenges.

27 Sep 2020 - 11:17PM

As city records six new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Paul Chan urges adaptation to a landscape plagued by closed borders and geopolitical challenges.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong finance chief pushes for lead role in global supply chain, technology amid pandemic, but economists suggest city ill-suited for the task
Will there be a Hong Kong protest march on October 1? Organiser urges people to ‘use your own ways’ as police ban looms

Civil Human Rights Front is behind some of city’s biggest protest rallies in recent years, and claims authorities ‘not really listening’ to their application.

24 Sep 2020 - 11:18PM

Civil Human Rights Front is behind some of city’s biggest protest rallies in recent years, and claims authorities ‘not really listening’ to their application.

Will there be a Hong Kong protest march on October 1? Organiser urges people to ‘use your own ways’ as police ban looms
Hong Kong opposition activist Joshua Wong arrested over illegal assembly, calls it move to ‘frighten people’ ahead of march

Wong spreads news of arrest via his Twitter account, and says he has also been detained for violating ‘draconian anti-mask law’, while veteran social activist Koo Sze-yiu is also taken into custody.

25 Sep 2020 - 3:06PM

Wong spreads news of arrest via his Twitter account, and says he has also been detained for violating ‘draconian anti-mask law’, while veteran social activist Koo Sze-yiu is also taken into custody.

Hong Kong opposition activist Joshua Wong arrested over illegal assembly, calls it move to ‘frighten people’ ahead of march