Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.
Simone McCarthy
Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.

Latest from Simone McCarthy

Extended US-China trade war may see Hong Kong employers hold back on hiring, say recruiters

Hong Kong employment outlook remains positive, but companies are cautious as threat of long-term trade war looms

20 May 2019 - 10:25PM

Hong Kong employment outlook remains positive, but companies are cautious as threat of long-term trade war looms

Extended US-China trade war may see Hong Kong employers hold back on hiring, say recruiters
HSBC first to offer dementia-friendly banking service in Hong Kong

The new account addresses the need for such services as between 20 to 30 per cent of the city’s residents over the age of 80 suffer from dementia disorders like Alzheimer’s.

16 May 2019 - 8:20PM

The new account addresses the need for such services as between 20 to 30 per cent of the city’s residents over the age of 80 suffer from dementia disorders like Alzheimer’s.

HSBC first to offer dementia-friendly banking service in Hong Kong
Miniature cardboard city rises in Manila art show
First “white” elephant of new Thai king’s reign prepares to join royal stable after the coronation
Xi sets tone for future Belt and Road development at Beijing forum
Malaysian town inundated with imported plastic waste after China's ban
84-year-old basketball superfan meets her idol
In South Korea, babies born on December 31 are ‘two years old’ the next day
‘Mars base camp’ in China’s Gobi Desert simulates life on the red planet
President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan’s ‘plates came back empty’: chef on cooking for China’s power couple

Chef Charlie Collins, who has cooked for five Panamanian presidents and their foreign guests, is on a mission to introduce his country’s cuisine to the world.

18 Apr 2019 - 4:01PM

Chef Charlie Collins, who has cooked for five Panamanian presidents and their foreign guests, is on a mission to introduce his country’s cuisine to the world.

President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan’s ‘plates came back empty’: chef on cooking for China’s power couple
Myanmese teen plays through disability to become football champ
Rare primate, a slow loris, rescued from roadside in southwest China
Hanoi cafe’s egg beer draws curious tourists
Chinese breakdancers become Olympic hopefuls as sport is considered for Paris 2024 Games
Jiu-jitsu world champion fights Philippines’ sex abuse problem
Trump stresses his good rapport with Xi, Kim at Republican dinner
Tokyo restaurant creates US$900 burger to honour new imperial era
Singapore’s first urban insect farm upcycles food waste
Japan names new imperial ‘Reiwa’ era
Car narrowly avoids head-on collision as truck veers out of control
British surfer hauls plastic trash out of ocean
Twelve giant, deadly snakes caught inside Thai home
Woman who sheltered Edward Snowden granted asylum in Canada
Tourist busted trying to smuggle orangutan out of Bali
New Zealand bans assault rifles in sweeping overhaul of gun control laws
Russians fight Chinese-funded bottling plant at Siberia’s Lake Baikal
Thailand’s first transgender candidate for prime minister prepares for next week’s elections
Spicy Girl restaurant in Hong Kong wows with authentic Sichuan noodles to suit all spice levels

Authentic, affordable and full of options, Spicy Girl, in the backstreets of Mong Kok, is a winner whether you can handle the heat, or shy away from it. Dishes are inspired by China’s spicy heartland: Sichuan and Chongqing.

21 Mar 2019 - 8:33PM

Authentic, affordable and full of options, Spicy Girl, in the backstreets of Mong Kok, is a winner whether you can handle the heat, or shy away from it. Dishes are inspired by China’s spicy heartland: Sichuan and Chongqing.

Spicy Girl restaurant in Hong Kong wows with authentic Sichuan noodles to suit all spice levels
When a China Airlines plane was almost hijacked by a Taiwanese flight engineer

As the Boeing 737 was making its descent into Hong Kong, Shih Ming-cheng struck the pilot, ordering him to redirect the plane to the mainland

14 Mar 2019 - 9:00PM

As the Boeing 737 was making its descent into Hong Kong, Shih Ming-cheng struck the pilot, ordering him to redirect the plane to the mainland

When a China Airlines plane was almost hijacked by a Taiwanese flight engineer
Classic Mexican dishes in Sai Ying Pun for under US$12 at El Macho

El Macho’s nachos and burritos stand out among the popular quesadillas, tacos and fajitas; there’s also French fries, chicken wings and ceviche

12 Mar 2019 - 6:00PM

El Macho’s nachos and burritos stand out among the popular quesadillas, tacos and fajitas; there’s also French fries, chicken wings and ceviche

Classic Mexican dishes in Sai Ying Pun for under US$12 at El Macho