Sofia Mitra-Thakur

Hong Kong

Sofia Mitra-Thakur

Production Editor, Digital

Sofia Mitra-Thakur worked at the Post as a digital production editor from 2017 until 2019. She was previously at the paper in 2013 before a stint reporting and editing in Thailand. She has spent a decade working in journalism, including at the Independent in her native UK and at Agencia EFE.

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2 Mar 2018 - 5:06PM
27 Mar 2014 - 2:22PM
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11 Mar 2014 - 1:37PM
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15 Jan 2014 - 3:07PM
Air pollution in Hong Kong reaches 'very dangerous' levels

Air pollution in Sham Shui Po reached levels considered "very dangerous" by the World Health Organisation, although a later brief and extraordinary spike in readings was dismissed as the result of a technical glitch.

Air pollution in Sham Shui Po reached levels considered "very dangerous" by the World Health Organisation, although a later brief and extraordinary spike in readings was dismissed as the result of a technical glitch.

27 Apr 2015 - 3:29PM
3 Nov 2013 - 2:15PM
The futuristic vertical farms that could solve Hong Kong's space shortage

As populations in China and Hong Kong grow and space for farming rapidly runs out, governments are looking for the answer to the question of how they will feed swelling ranks of people.

As populations in China and Hong Kong grow and space for farming rapidly runs out, governments are looking for the answer to the question of how they will feed swelling ranks of people.

4 Aug 2013 - 12:22AM
Menthol has firm grip on smokers - but will Hong Kong ban them?

Smokers of menthol cigarettes in Hong Kong are likely to find it harder to quit than if they smoked regular cigarettes, according to a new study. But they may be forced to ditch the minty tobacco if Hong Kong follows Europe's lead by banning them altogether.

Smokers of menthol cigarettes in Hong Kong are likely to find it harder to quit than if they smoked regular cigarettes, according to a new study. But they may be forced to ditch the minty tobacco if Hong Kong follows Europe's lead by banning them altogether.

25 Jul 2013 - 12:38PM
Adultery website attacked as threat to Hong Kong family life

The founder of a dating agency promoting extra-marital affairs has rejected criticism that it could lead to “broken families” in Hong Kong.

The founder of a dating agency promoting extra-marital affairs has rejected criticism that it could lead to “broken families” in Hong Kong.

28 Aug 2013 - 11:22PM
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