Sofia Mitra-Thakur

Sofia Mitra-Thakur joined the Post as a digital production editor in 2017. 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.
Sofia Mitra-Thakur
Sofia Mitra-Thakur joined the Post as a digital production editor in 2017. 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.

Latest from Sofia Mitra-Thakur

Six shocking deaths that shook the world of Asian pop
Bikini Body or Bust: Week 4
Bikini Body or Bust: Week 3
Bikini Body or Bust: Week 2
Bikini Body or Bust: Week 1
Something stinks in Lamma 'mystery' as hundreds of rotting dead fish wash up on beach
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.

27 Apr 2015 - 3:29PM

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 Hong Kong reaches 'very dangerous' levels
Hong Kong's Hindu community celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights
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.

4 Aug 2013 - 12:22AM

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.

The futuristic vertical farms that could solve Hong Kong's space shortage
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.

25 Jul 2013 - 12:38PM

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.

Menthol has firm grip on smokers - but will Hong Kong ban them?
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.

28 Aug 2013 - 11:22PM

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

Adultery website attacked as threat to Hong Kong family life
Adultery website signs up 12,000 Hongkongers in just one week
Skeleton of dead whale washed up in Plover Cove to be preserved