Salina Li

Hong Kong

Salina Li

Graduate Trainee

Salina Li joined the Post as a graduate trainee in 2022. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and sociology from the University of Hong Kong. She previously interned at NBC News, covering news in Asia.

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Beijing bus drivers have been told to wear wristbands to monitor their emotions

Public transport company says the move is aimed at protecting safety, but legal experts have raised privacy concerns.

Public transport company says the move is aimed at protecting safety, but legal experts have raised privacy concerns.

25 Sep 2022 - 4:00PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong stores dependent on cross-border ferry passengers struggle to survive

Businesses at shopping centres housing ferry terminals say no end in sight to customer drought unless borders fully reopen with Macau, mainland China.

Businesses at shopping centres housing ferry terminals say no end in sight to customer drought unless borders fully reopen with Macau, mainland China.

25 Sep 2022 - 1:06PM
Tangshan attack: China jails man for 24 years after assault of 4 women

The sentencing of Chen Jizhi and fellow gang members comes more than three months after the vicious public beatings that sparked a public outcry.

The sentencing of Chen Jizhi and fellow gang members comes more than three months after the vicious public beatings that sparked a public outcry.

23 Sep 2022 - 6:01PM
Sichuan earthquake: power plant worker rescued after being left stranded on mountainside for 2 weeks

Gan Yu was found by a villager who learned that rescuers were trying to find him after he was left on a mountainside by a colleague who went to look for help.

Gan Yu was found by a villager who learned that rescuers were trying to find him after he was left on a mountainside by a colleague who went to look for help.

21 Sep 2022 - 9:30PM
Tree crashes onto school bus and cars in Hong Kong, driver and passenger narrowly escape serious injury

Online video shows massive tree crashing on bus, smashing its windscreen and crushing the front of the vehicle; no pupils were on board.

Online video shows massive tree crashing on bus, smashing its windscreen and crushing the front of the vehicle; no pupils were on board.

16 Sep 2022 - 10:24PM
More than half of outdoor sanitation workers suffer from heat-related illnesses, survey finds as Hong Kong’s temperature climbs above 35 degrees Celsius

Symptoms included dizziness, difficulty breathing, exhaustion and headache.

Symptoms included dizziness, difficulty breathing, exhaustion and headache.

14 Sep 2022 - 11:16PM
Dozens of residents evacuated as fire at takeaway food shop sends smoke billowing into downtown Hong Kong street

Fire is suspected to have started at stove inside shop at 365 Hennessy Road in Wan Chai.

Fire is suspected to have started at stove inside shop at 365 Hennessy Road in Wan Chai.

10 Sep 2022 - 7:57PM
Hong Kong suicide rate for children under 15 hit historical high last year with 11 victims

Suicide rate of youth aged 15 or below in 2021 rose to 1.7 deaths per every 100,000 people, compared with 1.2 deaths in 2020 and 0.9 in 2019.

Suicide rate of youth aged 15 or below in 2021 rose to 1.7 deaths per every 100,000 people, compared with 1.2 deaths in 2020 and 0.9 in 2019.

10 Sep 2022 - 11:17PM
Hong Kong police destroy underwater mine filled with more than 220kg of high explosives

Divers from force’s elite squad, known as Flying Tigers, and bomb-disposal officers were deployed to area around noon.

Divers from force’s elite squad, known as Flying Tigers, and bomb-disposal officers were deployed to area around noon.

9 Sep 2022 - 6:50PM
Just 6 of 112 Hong Kong online stores surveyed make clear data collected is used for artificial intelligence models training

An excessive amount of consumer data is collected by traders, including information on marital status, city’s Consumer Council says

An excessive amount of consumer data is collected by traders, including information on marital status, city’s Consumer Council says

8 Sep 2022 - 11:55PM
Collapsed tower crane that killed 3 workers in Hong Kong suspected to have had ‘obvious faults’ at its base

The 65-tonne tower crane collapsed onto a container, killing three and injuring six.

The 65-tonne tower crane collapsed onto a container, killing three and injuring six.

8 Sep 2022 - 2:32AM
Study finds uphill struggle for ethnic minority youngsters with special education needs in Hong Kong

Survey finds ethnic minority youngsters who need special education struggle with Chinese language teaching; call for more classes in English.

Survey finds ethnic minority youngsters who need special education struggle with Chinese language teaching; call for more classes in English.

7 Sep 2022 - 1:19AM
End of the honeymoon? Hong Kong leader John Lee’s Weibo account drew 1.5 million followers, now some are raising a stink over dump site

After Phoenix TV quoted Weibo comments, a whole crowd turned up complaining to city leader about landfill stench.

After Phoenix TV quoted Weibo comments, a whole crowd turned up complaining to city leader about landfill stench.

5 Sep 2022 - 8:00AM
Ministers pledge to strengthen Hong Kong’s resilience to future crises after fifth wave of Covid-19 cases laid bare weaknesses

Hong Kong’s development chief says pandemic has shown the need for spare sites which can be converted into medical facilities at any time.

Hong Kong’s development chief says pandemic has shown the need for spare sites which can be converted into medical facilities at any time.

3 Sep 2022 - 7:00PM
Hong Kong police step up crackdown on youth crime after commissioner says rise in social media use during Covid pandemic helped fuel problem

Police youth anti-crime drive to highlight online job scams, illegal debt collection, serious drugs offences, online dating traps and nude chat blackmail

Police youth anti-crime drive to highlight online job scams, illegal debt collection, serious drugs offences, online dating traps and nude chat blackmail

1 Sep 2022 - 7:00AM
More than 100 Hongkongers queue for hours to ride revamped Peak Tram despite hefty fare rise

Railway enthusiast Choi Kai-yeung first person in line to ride new sixth-generation trams, after arriving at terminus at 7.30am on Saturday.

Railway enthusiast Choi Kai-yeung first person in line to ride new sixth-generation trams, after arriving at terminus at 7.30am on Saturday.

27 Aug 2022 - 8:27PM
Oh, rats! Hong Kong’s dumped motorcycles worsen rodent scourge in cluttered back alleys

Government mulls tightening the law, as vehicle owners abandon old motorbikes without a care.

Government mulls tightening the law, as vehicle owners abandon old motorbikes without a care.

27 Aug 2022 - 2:46PM
Hong Kong hospital offers video consultations to patients with end-stage kidney failure, but scheme only available to 20 for now

But not every kidney failure patient is eligible for the programme, according to nurse.

But not every kidney failure patient is eligible for the programme, according to nurse.

27 Aug 2022 - 12:05PM
Hong Kong chief executive’s first official visits to mainland China signalled as he praises patriotic education in visit to PolyU

Chief executive speaks at opening of new PolyU entrance and emphasises cultivation of generation that loves “country and Hong Kong’.

Chief executive speaks at opening of new PolyU entrance and emphasises cultivation of generation that loves “country and Hong Kong’.

24 Aug 2022 - 7:21PM
Hong Kong issues No 1 typhoon warning signal as storm Ma-on edges closer to city

Many districts experience maximum temperatures above 34 degrees, while air pollution at 15 monitoring stations classed as ‘high risk’ for health.

Many districts experience maximum temperatures above 34 degrees, while air pollution at 15 monitoring stations classed as ‘high risk’ for health.

23 Aug 2022 - 10:45PM
Hong Kong Food Expo: visitors queue for days in bid to be first in line for big prizes and bargains

Two elderly women, who waited at the venue since Monday, win 300 cans of abalone in a game.

Two elderly women, who waited at the venue since Monday, win 300 cans of abalone in a game.

11 Aug 2022 - 7:29PM
Old-time Hong Kong restaurant Lin Heung Tea House closes its doors, with landlord saying it is owed millions of dollars in rent

Lin Heung Catering Group announces closure of two of its restaurants, Lin Heung Tea House on Wellington Street in Central and Lin Heung Tsan in Tsuen Wan.

Lin Heung Catering Group announces closure of two of its restaurants, Lin Heung Tea House on Wellington Street in Central and Lin Heung Tsan in Tsuen Wan.

11 Aug 2022 - 2:57AM
Hong Kong-led trials show patients with rare liver cancer can live longer by undergoing combined treatments

Six-year study led by Chinese University found that chemotherapy plus targeted radiotherapy could extend patients’ lives by 22 months.

Six-year study led by Chinese University found that chemotherapy plus targeted radiotherapy could extend patients’ lives by 22 months.

8 Aug 2022 - 9:30AM
Hong Kong customs urges returning overseas students to ‘not risk smuggling cannabis’ into city after three-fold rise in cases at airport

Cannabis-related cases between June and July at the Hong Kong International Airport surged to 35 from 11 reported in same period last year.

Cannabis-related cases between June and July at the Hong Kong International Airport surged to 35 from 11 reported in same period last year.

5 Aug 2022 - 6:28PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong logs 5,020 cases, most in more than 4 months, while minister ‘encouraged’ by number of parents booking Sinovac shots for children

Secretary for the Civil Service Ingrid Yeung says there were 150 bookings within the first 30 minutes of the launch of the government’s online appointment system.

Secretary for the Civil Service Ingrid Yeung says there were 150 bookings within the first 30 minutes of the launch of the government’s online appointment system.

5 Aug 2022 - 1:06AM
Hong Kong Food Expo: new craft beers, old signatures but still no tasting allowed

Covid-19 restriction measures, including vaccine pass, in place to protect visitors, say organisers.

Covid-19 restriction measures, including vaccine pass, in place to protect visitors, say organisers.

2 Aug 2022 - 9:23PM
Hong Kong residents may only need utility bill to appeal rejection of application for HK$5,000 voucher scheme as government weighs simpler process

About 240,000 people disqualified from HK$5,000 consumption voucher scheme after officials rule there is no evidence they are Hong Kong residents.

About 240,000 people disqualified from HK$5,000 consumption voucher scheme after officials rule there is no evidence they are Hong Kong residents.

15 Jul 2022 - 10:34PM
China-backed AIIB picks Abu Dhabi for first overseas office, more could follow

The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to establish its first overseas office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to ‘gain experience’ before establishing its ‘long-term global presence’.

The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to establish its first overseas office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to ‘gain experience’ before establishing its ‘long-term global presence’.

8 Jul 2022 - 6:00PM