Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.
Peace Chiu
Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.

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How Singapore has overturned perceptions of vocational education, showing Hong Kong the way forward

Lion City’s Institute of Technical Education offers a new look to skills-based learning, with impressive campuses, facilities and recreational amenities.

19 Oct 2019 - 11:00AM

Lion City’s Institute of Technical Education offers a new look to skills-based learning, with impressive campuses, facilities and recreational amenities.

How Singapore has overturned perceptions of vocational education, showing Hong Kong the way forward
Drug addiction experts sound alert as Hong Kong youngsters take to cannabis, believing legalisation trend makes it all right

Some abusers say cannabis led them to experiment with other drugs, ending in addiction.

19 Oct 2019 - 1:28PM

Some abusers say cannabis led them to experiment with other drugs, ending in addiction.

Drug addiction experts sound alert as Hong Kong youngsters take to cannabis, believing legalisation trend makes it all right
Hong Kong equality watchdog calls for more cultural sensitivity after Islamic expression is daubed on roads during protests

Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Ricky Chu says concerned Muslims looked him up after the phrase ‘Allah is the Greatest’ was found painted in Arabic on some roads.

12 Oct 2019 - 11:33PM

Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Ricky Chu says concerned Muslims looked him up after the phrase ‘Allah is the Greatest’ was found painted in Arabic on some roads.

Hong Kong equality watchdog calls for more cultural sensitivity after Islamic expression is daubed on roads during protests
Government scrambles to protect election candidates from doxxing in coming Hong Kong district council polls, with need for home address registration scrapped

All eyes are on November 24 event, as embattled pro-establishment bloc expected to take beating at the ballots under current political climate.

12 Oct 2019 - 11:31PM

All eyes are on November 24 event, as embattled pro-establishment bloc expected to take beating at the ballots under current political climate.

Government scrambles to protect election candidates from doxxing in coming Hong Kong district council polls, with need for home address registration scrapped
To die at home, or in hospital? Proposed changes to law aim to give Hongkongers more say on end-of-life care

Stronger legal backing for advance directives stating individuals’ treatment preferences when terminally ill.

12 Oct 2019 - 2:53PM

Stronger legal backing for advance directives stating individuals’ treatment preferences when terminally ill.

To die at home, or in hospital? Proposed changes to law aim to give Hongkongers more say on end-of-life care
Older Hongkongers taking to online apps and social media for latest updates on protests, and some may join rallies too

Survey shows ‘surprising’ proportion of over-55s turning to Telegram and LIHKG for updates on anti-government movement.

12 Oct 2019 - 2:56PM

Survey shows ‘surprising’ proportion of over-55s turning to Telegram and LIHKG for updates on anti-government movement.

Older Hongkongers taking to online apps and social media for latest updates on protests, and some may join rallies too
Hong Kong teachers in the firing line over surge in students joining anti-government protests, getting arrested

Schools criticised for failure to rein in students boycotting classes, staging sit-ins and forming human chains on campus.

14 Oct 2019 - 10:43AM

Schools criticised for failure to rein in students boycotting classes, staging sit-ins and forming human chains on campus.

Hong Kong teachers in the firing line over surge in students joining anti-government protests, getting arrested
Hong Kong protests: MTR, banks, supermarkets and shopping centres all closed as city grinds to halt after another night of violence

Rail operator took unprecedented step of closing entire network on Friday night and has said it will not reopen on Saturday, while supermarkets, shopping centres, and banks are all shut as city braces for another weekend of unrest.

5 Oct 2019 - 11:16PM

Rail operator took unprecedented step of closing entire network on Friday night and has said it will not reopen on Saturday, while supermarkets, shopping centres, and banks are all shut as city braces for another weekend of unrest.

Hong Kong protests: MTR, banks, supermarkets and shopping centres all closed as city grinds to halt after another night of violence
Annabel the Hong Kong football girl who dreams of playing for Manchester City

German Swiss International School pupil is already a member of the city’s junior team, now she has written a book to encourage other girls to play the sport she loves.

10 Oct 2019 - 3:18PM

German Swiss International School pupil is already a member of the city’s junior team, now she has written a book to encourage other girls to play the sport she loves.

Annabel the Hong Kong football girl who dreams of playing for Manchester City
Hong Kong protest crisis extends to schools with student actions at Chinese University, Mong Kok secondary school and college attended by shooting victim

At secondary school in Mong Kok, students denounce the handling of a singing battle, while Chinese University students storm the faculty building.

4 Oct 2019 - 8:00AM

At secondary school in Mong Kok, students denounce the handling of a singing battle, while Chinese University students storm the faculty building.

Hong Kong protest crisis extends to schools with student actions at Chinese University, Mong Kok secondary school and college attended by shooting victim
YouTube pulls down video spoof of protest anthem ‘Glory to Hong Kong’ over copyright infringement accusations

Video-sharing site says song was taken down because it ‘contains content from Goomusic’ – which is linked to singer and activist Denise Ho.

29 Sep 2019 - 12:36PM

Video-sharing site says song was taken down because it ‘contains content from Goomusic’ – which is linked to singer and activist Denise Ho.

YouTube pulls down video spoof of protest anthem ‘Glory to Hong Kong’ over copyright infringement accusations
Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns US bill – the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act – could damage city’s appeal to overseas investors

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act edged closer to becoming law this week after it passed committees in the House and Senate.

28 Sep 2019 - 11:55PM

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act edged closer to becoming law this week after it passed committees in the House and Senate.

Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns US bill – the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act – could damage city’s appeal to overseas investors
Hong Kong protests: senior police officer Alan Lau calls on colleagues to rise above ‘rogue cop’ framing to restore order, help defeat hatred

Force smeared in ‘biggest conspiracy in the world’ that fans flames of hate, says Alan Lau in rallying call to colleagues to restore order.

29 Sep 2019 - 2:25AM

Force smeared in ‘biggest conspiracy in the world’ that fans flames of hate, says Alan Lau in rallying call to colleagues to restore order.

Hong Kong protests: senior police officer Alan Lau calls on colleagues to rise above ‘rogue cop’ framing to restore order, help defeat hatred
How songs are empowering Hong Kong’s protesters in their fight to be heard

Music has long been a part of protests worldwide and both sides are using it to get their messages across, and while Glory to Hong Kong is de facto anthem of city’s protest movement, Do You Hear the People Sing? is also popular.

28 Sep 2019 - 11:06AM

Music has long been a part of protests worldwide and both sides are using it to get their messages across, and while Glory to Hong Kong is de facto anthem of city’s protest movement, Do You Hear the People Sing? is also popular.

How songs are empowering Hong Kong’s protesters in their fight to be heard
Adviser to Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam does not believe she has completely ruled out independent inquiry into police

Executive Council member Ronny Tong says he does not believe city’s leader has closed the door on possibility, but his comments come hours after Lam rejected multiple demands for investigation into officers’ conduct.

28 Sep 2019 - 3:33PM

Executive Council member Ronny Tong says he does not believe city’s leader has closed the door on possibility, but his comments come hours after Lam rejected multiple demands for investigation into officers’ conduct.

Adviser to Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam does not believe she has completely ruled out independent inquiry into police
Man arrested after suspected break-in attempt at luxury home of Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li

Police said they received a report at 7.26am on Saturday from the residence along Big Wave Bay Road of a person acting suspiciously.

21 Sep 2019 - 11:13PM

Police said they received a report at 7.26am on Saturday from the residence along Big Wave Bay Road of a person acting suspiciously.

Man arrested after suspected break-in attempt at luxury home of Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li
Explainer | How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?

While such action in the city only intensified in recent years, similar movements in other parts of the world date back centuries.

21 Sep 2019 - 12:18PM

While such action in the city only intensified in recent years, similar movements in other parts of the world date back centuries.

How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?
Hong Kong protests: fans singing the blues as K-pop stars and other big-name acts give city a miss

More than 50 cultural or entertainment events and exhibitions have been called off or postponed due to the unrest, leaving fans disappointed and organisers counting their losses.

21 Sep 2019 - 10:11AM

More than 50 cultural or entertainment events and exhibitions have been called off or postponed due to the unrest, leaving fans disappointed and organisers counting their losses.

Hong Kong protests: fans singing the blues as K-pop stars and other big-name acts give city a miss
Hong Kong should focus on encouraging workforce of future to learn practical skills, says VTC head

Vocational Training Council chairman wants public cash to subsidise applied degree programmes.

16 Sep 2019 - 12:22PM

Vocational Training Council chairman wants public cash to subsidise applied degree programmes.

Hong Kong should focus on encouraging workforce of future to learn practical skills, says VTC head
At least half of services at Hong Kong’s first Chinese medicine hospital will be subsidised by government, health bureau says

Government invites applications from prospective operators of Tseung Kwan O hospital, city’s first of its kind, which is expected to start operating by 2024.

13 Sep 2019 - 9:15PM

Government invites applications from prospective operators of Tseung Kwan O hospital, city’s first of its kind, which is expected to start operating by 2024.

At least half of services at Hong Kong’s first Chinese medicine hospital will be subsidised by government, health bureau says
Hit West End musical Matilda postpones Hong Kong dates amid fears for safety and well-being of cast as protests continue

The show, based on the children’s classic by Roald Dahl, was set to run for a month from September 20 at the Lyric Theatre in Wan Chai. Theatre company cannot guarantee safety and well-being of cast, boss says, while revealing civil unrest has decimated ticket sales.

13 Sep 2019 - 12:31AM

The show, based on the children’s classic by Roald Dahl, was set to run for a month from September 20 at the Lyric Theatre in Wan Chai. Theatre company cannot guarantee safety and well-being of cast, boss says, while revealing civil unrest has decimated ticket sales.

Hit West End musical Matilda postpones Hong Kong dates amid fears for safety and well-being of cast as protests continue
Veteran Hong Kong businessman Henry Fan surprise pick to take charge of city’s ailing Hospital Authority

Henry Fan’s appointment is a surprise given his lack of medical background, but Hong Kong’s leader is believed to want a fresh perspective for a sector with ‘deep-rooted problems’.

11 Sep 2019 - 10:09PM

Henry Fan’s appointment is a surprise given his lack of medical background, but Hong Kong’s leader is believed to want a fresh perspective for a sector with ‘deep-rooted problems’.

Veteran Hong Kong businessman Henry Fan surprise pick to take charge of city’s ailing Hospital Authority
Hong Kong protests: police given medical reports of woman with eye injury despite her bid to block move

Police earlier obtained a search warrant after the woman and her family ignored their efforts to get hold of her medical records.

9 Sep 2019 - 10:29PM

Police earlier obtained a search warrant after the woman and her family ignored their efforts to get hold of her medical records.

Hong Kong protests: police given medical reports of woman with eye injury despite her bid to block move
Hong Kong filmmaker Yonfan wins best screenplay award at Venice Film Festival and condemns ‘disruptive’ protesters during acceptance speech

Filmmaker Yonfan condemns anti-government protesters for turning city ‘upside down’, but thanks Hong Kong for giving him the freedom to create.

9 Sep 2019 - 10:27AM

Filmmaker Yonfan condemns anti-government protesters for turning city ‘upside down’, but thanks Hong Kong for giving him the freedom to create.

Hong Kong filmmaker Yonfan wins best screenplay award at Venice Film Festival and condemns ‘disruptive’ protesters during acceptance speech
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at Hong Kong airport, says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up

Demosisto party founder was on way to Germany and the United States when he was detained by police and will appear at Eastern Magistrates’ Court on Monday, when he expects to be released.

9 Sep 2019 - 12:41PM

Demosisto party founder was on way to Germany and the United States when he was detained by police and will appear at Eastern Magistrates’ Court on Monday, when he expects to be released.

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at Hong Kong airport, says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up
Man arrested over assault on Hong Kong university student leader during anti-government protest on campus

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting Polytechnic University student union acting president Ken Woo during a campus protest.

6 Sep 2019 - 7:59AM

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting Polytechnic University student union acting president Ken Woo during a campus protest.

Man arrested over assault on Hong Kong university student leader during anti-government protest on campus
Student who dropped out of grammar school to pursue vocational education represents Hong Kong in ‘Skills Olympics’ held in Russia

Ayza Lai took up a vocational course two years ago as he found traditional education difficult. Now, he represents Hong Kong at a contest in Russia.

27 Aug 2019 - 4:35PM

Ayza Lai took up a vocational course two years ago as he found traditional education difficult. Now, he represents Hong Kong at a contest in Russia.

Student who dropped out of grammar school to pursue vocational education represents Hong Kong in ‘Skills Olympics’ held in Russia
Why I will not leave Hong Kong: the protest-weary residents vowing to stay and help heal divided city

As emigration inquiries surge, meet the locals who cannot tear themselves away from Hong Kong in its hour of need.

24 Aug 2019 - 8:37AM

As emigration inquiries surge, meet the locals who cannot tear themselves away from Hong Kong in its hour of need.

Why I will not leave Hong Kong: the protest-weary residents vowing to stay and help heal divided city
Hong Kong education minister deplores boycott after thousands of secondary students say they will heed Demosisto’s calls to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

Kevin Yeung says boycott will disrupt operations of schools and sow discord on campuses. Survey by group and other student concern bodies of 19,473 respondents finds 89 per cent supportive of protesters’ demands.

16 Aug 2019 - 11:36PM

Kevin Yeung says boycott will disrupt operations of schools and sow discord on campuses. Survey by group and other student concern bodies of 19,473 respondents finds 89 per cent supportive of protesters’ demands.

Hong Kong education minister deplores boycott after thousands of secondary students say they will heed Demosisto’s calls to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands
Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows to do better job connecting with Hong Kong’s young people, as city leaders close ranks over anti-government protest crisis

City leader tells young people, ‘We hope that we can fight together to build a better Hong Kong’ – but another official says protesters trying to provoke Beijing.

12 Aug 2019 - 8:32AM

City leader tells young people, ‘We hope that we can fight together to build a better Hong Kong’ – but another official says protesters trying to provoke Beijing.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows to do better job connecting with Hong Kong’s young people, as city leaders close ranks over anti-government protest crisis