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Inside China Tech: Apps under pressure

A wrap up of the week’s best China tech stories, including TikTok losing first mover advantage in India, Hong Kong’s love of Facebook apps, and IPO success for BlueCity

11 Jul 2020 - 7:00AM

A wrap up of the week’s best China tech stories, including TikTok losing first mover advantage in India, Hong Kong’s love of Facebook apps, and IPO success for BlueCity

Inside China Tech: Apps under pressure
Lunar newsletter: A greener future, probiotic booze, South Korea’s triathlon scandal and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

10 Jul 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: A greener future, probiotic booze, South Korea’s triathlon scandal and more
Lunar newsletter: How to age well, K-pop gets political and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

3 Jul 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: How to age well, K-pop gets political and more
National security law: thousands of protesters return to Hong Kong streets, openly defying ban on July 1 rally

At least 10 people – six men and four women – become the first to be arrested by police exercising their new powers under the contentious legislation.

3 Jul 2020 - 4:23PM

At least 10 people – six men and four women – become the first to be arrested by police exercising their new powers under the contentious legislation.

National security law: thousands of protesters return to Hong Kong streets, openly defying ban on July 1 rally
As it happened: more than 300 arrested in protests against Hong Kong national security law

Demonstrators encountered strong police presence on first full day of law coming into effect. 

3 Jul 2020 - 4:22PM

Demonstrators encountered strong police presence on first full day of law coming into effect. 

As it happened: more than 300 arrested in protests against Hong Kong national security law
National security law: tough new reality for Hong Kong as offenders face maximum sentence of life in jail

President Xi Jinping signs the law just over a month after the bill was first introduced by the central government.

1 Jul 2020 - 11:06AM

President Xi Jinping signs the law just over a month after the bill was first introduced by the central government.

National security law: tough new reality for Hong Kong as offenders face maximum sentence of life in jail
National security law: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam demands international respect for the legislation as it is added to city’s Basic Law

Lam urges the global community to accept the legislation, which was passed unanimously by Beijing’s top legislative body on Tuesday.

30 Jun 2020 - 7:57PM

Lam urges the global community to accept the legislation, which was passed unanimously by Beijing’s top legislative body on Tuesday.

National security law: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam demands international respect for the legislation as it is added to city’s Basic Law
Lunar newsletter: ‘Clean beauty’ confusion, sexist AI, a child bride’s story and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

26 Jun 2020 - 4:34PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: ‘Clean beauty’ confusion, sexist AI, a child bride’s story and more
Hong Kong national security law: suspects could be held in special detention facilities

Suspects could he held for as long as authorities see fit, source tells the Post. Centres could function similar to ‘white house’ British colonial government used to hold people suspected of political crimes, insider says.

23 Jun 2020 - 8:25AM

Suspects could he held for as long as authorities see fit, source tells the Post. Centres could function similar to ‘white house’ British colonial government used to hold people suspected of political crimes, insider says.

Hong Kong national security law: suspects could be held in special detention facilities
Inside China Tech: Online shopping alive and kicking in China

A wrap up of our leading stories from the past week, including China’s midyear online shopping festival, US joins 5G standards, and breakthrough in quantum communications

20 Jun 2020 - 6:45AM

A wrap up of our leading stories from the past week, including China’s midyear online shopping festival, US joins 5G standards, and breakthrough in quantum communications

Inside China Tech: Online shopping alive and kicking in China
Lunar newsletter: Maria Ressa, Asia Trail Girls and keto 101

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

19 Jun 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Maria Ressa, Asia Trail Girls and keto 101
US-China talks ‘constructive’, but both sides stick to guns over key disputes such as national security law for Hong Kong

Beijing again warns that Hong Kong affairs are a Chinese domestic matter, repeats stance on Taiwan and raises Xinjiang controversy.

19 Jun 2020 - 6:46AM

Beijing again warns that Hong Kong affairs are a Chinese domestic matter, repeats stance on Taiwan and raises Xinjiang controversy.

US-China talks ‘constructive’, but both sides stick to guns over key disputes such as national security law for Hong Kong
Lunar newsletter: Photo editing apps, taboo chats and Asia’s Black Lives Matter protests

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

12 Jun 2020 - 4:10PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Photo editing apps, taboo chats and Asia’s Black Lives Matter protests
Lunar newsletter: Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil, century eggs and the price of beauty in South Korea

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

5 Jun 2020 - 4:14PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil, century eggs and the price of beauty in South Korea
Tiananmen vigil in Hong Kong draws thousands despite coronavirus-related ban

Police stood back as thousands poured into Victoria Park in Causeway Bay and took up a couple of football pitches.

5 Jun 2020 - 9:01AM

Police stood back as thousands poured into Victoria Park in Causeway Bay and took up a couple of football pitches.

Tiananmen vigil in Hong Kong draws thousands despite coronavirus-related ban
Tiananmen vigil as it happened: thousands of Hongkongers defy ban to mark anniversary of June 4 crackdown

Flash of trouble on Thursday night as officers move on those trying to block a road in Mong Kok. Candles lit in citywide commemorations amid social-distancing rules, with large numbers turning out in Victoria Park.

4 Jun 2020 - 11:40PM

Flash of trouble on Thursday night as officers move on those trying to block a road in Mong Kok. Candles lit in citywide commemorations amid social-distancing rules, with large numbers turning out in Victoria Park.

Tiananmen vigil as it happened: thousands of Hongkongers defy ban to mark anniversary of June 4 crackdown
Post launches anthology of reporting on year of Hong Kong protests

‘Rebel City: Hong Kong’s Year of Water and Fire’ distils more than 5,000 news reports, analyses, commentaries and fresh interviews by the Post reporting team.

1 Jun 2020 - 6:17PM

‘Rebel City: Hong Kong’s Year of Water and Fire’ distils more than 5,000 news reports, analyses, commentaries and fresh interviews by the Post reporting team.

Post launches anthology of reporting on year of Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong police officer suffering from chronic illness dies

The 48-year-old worked at New Territories North Regional Headquarters. His father found him unconscious at home and emergency medical care was unsuccessful

31 May 2020 - 8:34PM

The 48-year-old worked at New Territories North Regional Headquarters. His father found him unconscious at home and emergency medical care was unsuccessful

Hong Kong police officer suffering from chronic illness dies
Lunar newsletter: How to add US$4.3 trillion to Asia-Pacific economies, environmental leadership, the story of butter chicken and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

29 May 2020 - 4:05PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

Lunar newsletter: How to add US$4.3 trillion to Asia-Pacific economies, environmental leadership, the story of butter chicken and more
As it happened: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on pandemic, ‘new Cold War’ and Hong Kong

National People’s Congress has concluded with resolution to proceed with controversial law for Hong Kong.

28 May 2020 - 6:24PM

National People’s Congress has concluded with resolution to proceed with controversial law for Hong Kong.

As it happened: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on pandemic, ‘new Cold War’ and Hong Kong
Hong Kong protests: more than 360 arrested as thousands take to streets to oppose new laws concerning Chinese sovereignty

Diehard protesters continued to play cat and mouse with police late into the night, while radicals threw gas canisters into a fire, causing explosions.

28 May 2020 - 9:50AM

Diehard protesters continued to play cat and mouse with police late into the night, while radicals threw gas canisters into a fire, causing explosions.

Hong Kong protests: more than 360 arrested as thousands take to streets to oppose new laws concerning Chinese sovereignty
Hong Kong protests: the latest advisories to help you plan your travel

Updates on trains, road traffic, the airport and weather.

8 Jun 2020 - 9:58PM

Updates on trains, road traffic, the airport and weather.

Hong Kong protests: the latest advisories to help you plan your travel
Lunar newsletter: Reproductive rights, women in combat and K-pop game-changers

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

22 May 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Reproductive rights, women in combat and K-pop game-changers
Two Sessions 2020: China increases defence spending by 6.6 per cent but sets no GDP target, focuses on Hong Kong national security law

China’s top leaders come together for condensed version of annual meeting after two-month delay because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

22 May 2020 - 5:50PM

China’s top leaders come together for condensed version of annual meeting after two-month delay because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Two Sessions 2020: China increases defence spending by 6.6 per cent but sets no GDP target, focuses on Hong Kong national security law
Caught between China and the United States: why Hong Kong is the latest battleground in the rivalry and Article 23 could be the tinder to the explosive relationship

Premier’s remarks expected to spark lively debate, set tone for future action on Hong Kong.

22 May 2020 - 6:01PM

Premier’s remarks expected to spark lively debate, set tone for future action on Hong Kong.

Caught between China and the United States: why Hong Kong is the latest battleground in the rivalry and Article 23 could be the tinder to the explosive relationship
Lunar newsletter: A Covid-19 survivor’s story, reality TV for over-30s and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

15 May 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: A Covid-19 survivor’s story, reality TV for over-30s and more
Explainer | China economy: latest data about world’s second largest economy

Gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, consumer price index, purchasing managers’ indices, trade and industrial production are all key indicators for the health of China’s economy.

9 Jul 2020 - 10:12AM

Gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, consumer price index, purchasing managers’ indices, trade and industrial production are all key indicators for the health of China’s economy.

China economy: latest data about world’s second largest economy
Hong Kong teachers demand apology from Carrie Lam after ‘insulting’ Liberal Studies comments

In an interview with pro-Beijing newspaper ‘Ta Kung Pao’, the city’s chief executive suggested educators are spreading biased misinformation.

14 May 2020 - 6:10PM

In an interview with pro-Beijing newspaper ‘Ta Kung Pao’, the city’s chief executive suggested educators are spreading biased misinformation.

Hong Kong teachers demand apology from Carrie Lam after ‘insulting’ Liberal Studies comments
Lunar newsletter: Friendship apps, risky travel deals and women in AI

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

8 May 2020 - 4:00PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Friendship apps, risky travel deals and women in AI
China plans to send Uygur Muslims from Xinjiang re-education camps to work in other parts of country

Inmates who have undergone compulsory re-education programme to be moved other parts of China under job placement scheme delayed by Covid-19 outbreak

3 May 2020 - 1:26PM

Inmates who have undergone compulsory re-education programme to be moved other parts of China under job placement scheme delayed by Covid-19 outbreak

China plans to send Uygur Muslims from Xinjiang re-education camps to work in other parts of country