Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.
Su Xinqi
Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.

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China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

22 Aug 2019 - 5:59AM

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days
British consulate worker in Hong Kong held in mainland China for 10 days, girlfriend says

Simon Cheng disappeared more than a week ago while returning from Shenzhen at the West Kowloon terminus of the cross-border railway, according to partner.

21 Aug 2019 - 6:29AM

Simon Cheng disappeared more than a week ago while returning from Shenzhen at the West Kowloon terminus of the cross-border railway, according to partner.

British consulate worker in Hong Kong held in mainland China for 10 days, girlfriend says
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology nets HK$45 million in mainland Chinese funding under Greater Bay Area

Two scholars at University of Science and Technology win grants, from Guangdong provincial authorities and a Guangzhou-based lab. Cash will back an oceans lab, and research into smart chips needed for 5G mobile data infrastructure.

20 Aug 2019 - 9:31PM

Two scholars at University of Science and Technology win grants, from Guangdong provincial authorities and a Guangzhou-based lab. Cash will back an oceans lab, and research into smart chips needed for 5G mobile data infrastructure.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology nets HK$45 million in mainland Chinese funding under Greater Bay Area
Showing a softer side? Hong Kong police release video of officer explaining laws to protesters and the trouble they could land in

Force posts on Facebook video clip trying to dissuade anti-government protesters from breaking the law outside Ma On Shan Police Station.

19 Aug 2019 - 12:23AM

Force posts on Facebook video clip trying to dissuade anti-government protesters from breaking the law outside Ma On Shan Police Station.

Showing a softer side? Hong Kong police release video of officer explaining laws to protesters and the trouble they could land in
Hong Kong police arrest one in connection with armed attack outside pub in Wan Chai

Police arrest one person for armed attack in Wan Chai which wounded five people on Sunday afternoon.

18 Aug 2019 - 7:42PM

Police arrest one person for armed attack in Wan Chai which wounded five people on Sunday afternoon.

Hong Kong police arrest one in connection with armed attack outside pub in Wan Chai
No reason for Beijing to send troops to Hong Kong to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

Time has not yet arrived to warrant troops to maintain order in city, Leung says, but even if they were deployed, it wouldn’t damage one country, two systems.

18 Aug 2019 - 11:20PM

Time has not yet arrived to warrant troops to maintain order in city, Leung says, but even if they were deployed, it wouldn’t damage one country, two systems.

No reason for Beijing to send troops to Hong Kong to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung
Police ban marches as Hong Kong readies for 11th weekend of mass anti-government protests

Authorities cite 18 demonstrations since June that ended in violence and injuries – but rallies on Friday and Sunday get the green light.

16 Aug 2019 - 5:59PM

Authorities cite 18 demonstrations since June that ended in violence and injuries – but rallies on Friday and Sunday get the green light.

Police ban marches as Hong Kong readies for 11th weekend of mass anti-government protests
Some Hongkongers have phones checked for protest photos at mainland China border amid anti-government unrest

Residents say they have been asked to unlock their mobile phones when trying to cross the border, and officers have checked their private messages.

16 Aug 2019 - 1:06AM

Residents say they have been asked to unlock their mobile phones when trying to cross the border, and officers have checked their private messages.

Some Hongkongers have phones checked for protest photos at mainland China border amid anti-government unrest
Anti-government protesters severely disrupt Hong Kong International Airport for second day running

Demonstrators descend on departures area on Tuesday afternoon as airport tries to recover from crippling impact of Monday’s mass sit-in. Angry confrontations ensue between travellers and protesters blocking their path.

13 Aug 2019 - 10:04PM

Demonstrators descend on departures area on Tuesday afternoon as airport tries to recover from crippling impact of Monday’s mass sit-in. Angry confrontations ensue between travellers and protesters blocking their path.

Anti-government protesters severely disrupt Hong Kong International Airport for second day running
Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

11 Aug 2019 - 1:49AM

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong
Hong Kong anti-government protesters reject Beijing’s claim that an inquiry into unrest could only start if they stop taking to the streets

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office leaves open possibility of commission to investigate recent unrest, but says demonstrations must ends first. Protesters tell reporters they have ‘no trust in the government’.

9 Aug 2019 - 6:34AM

Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office leaves open possibility of commission to investigate recent unrest, but says demonstrations must ends first. Protesters tell reporters they have ‘no trust in the government’.

Hong Kong anti-government protesters reject Beijing’s claim that an inquiry into unrest could only start if they stop taking to the streets
Hong Kong’s justice department denies prosecution of protesters is politically motivated, as 3,000 of city’s legal profession take part in second silent march

Accusation made by lawmaker Dennis Kwok as 3,000 members of city’s legal profession take part in second silent march to demonstrate discontent at prosecutions of those arrested in anti-government clashes with police.

7 Aug 2019 - 10:57PM

Accusation made by lawmaker Dennis Kwok as 3,000 members of city’s legal profession take part in second silent march to demonstrate discontent at prosecutions of those arrested in anti-government clashes with police.

Hong Kong’s justice department denies prosecution of protesters is politically motivated, as 3,000 of city’s legal profession take part in second silent march
Hong Kong’s Tsuen Wan turns into bloody chaos after unprecedented citywide nighttime violence

A citywide strike in Hong Kong against the now-shelved extradition bill led to an unprecedented citywide rampage with violence in multiple districts on August 5, 2019. 

6 Aug 2019 - 12:07PM

A citywide strike in Hong Kong against the now-shelved extradition bill led to an unprecedented citywide rampage with violence in multiple districts on August 5, 2019. 

Hong Kong’s Tsuen Wan turns into bloody chaos after unprecedented citywide nighttime violence
Hong Kong civil servants embarrass government with protest against extradition bill and determination to ‘stand together with citizens’

Government workers call on their employer to meet protesters’ demands, one saying: ‘If we chose to stay silent, we will be betraying our duty’.

3 Aug 2019 - 4:24AM

Government workers call on their employer to meet protesters’ demands, one saying: ‘If we chose to stay silent, we will be betraying our duty’.

Hong Kong civil servants embarrass government with protest against extradition bill and determination to ‘stand together with citizens’
Hong Kong extradition bill protesters win rare support from mainland China as supportive social media posts go viral

Solidarity comes as Chinese state media criticises violent acts by protesters and endorses police, while in Taipei, space for a Lennon Wall has been reserved.

2 Aug 2019 - 10:06AM

Solidarity comes as Chinese state media criticises violent acts by protesters and endorses police, while in Taipei, space for a Lennon Wall has been reserved.

Hong Kong extradition bill protesters win rare support from mainland China as supportive social media posts go viral
Chinese army’s Hong Kong chief says troops are ready to protect nation’s sovereignty

Hong Kong garrison releases three-minute propaganda video that includes anti-riot drills and refers to Hong Kong as its commander comments on the city for the first time since protests against the extradition bill began in June.

2 Aug 2019 - 6:26PM

Hong Kong garrison releases three-minute propaganda video that includes anti-riot drills and refers to Hong Kong as its commander comments on the city for the first time since protests against the extradition bill began in June.

Chinese army’s Hong Kong chief says troops are ready to protect nation’s sovereignty
First wave of alleged Hong Kong rioters – including teacher, 16-year-old and Cathay Pacific pilot – released on bail with most handed curfew

Dozens of defendants granted bail and most subject to curfew from midnight to 6am. Nurse also among 44 charged with rioting following Sunday night’s city centre clashes.

1 Aug 2019 - 12:01AM

Dozens of defendants granted bail and most subject to curfew from midnight to 6am. Nurse also among 44 charged with rioting following Sunday night’s city centre clashes.

First wave of alleged Hong Kong rioters – including teacher, 16-year-old and Cathay Pacific pilot – released on bail with most handed curfew
Civil servants threaten strike in frustration over police handling of Hong Kong unrest as Lennon Wall appears in Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office

Government employees have anonymously aired frustrations against administration and police handling of recent unrest through two petitions.

26 Jul 2019 - 8:31AM

Government employees have anonymously aired frustrations against administration and police handling of recent unrest through two petitions.

Civil servants threaten strike in frustration over police handling of Hong Kong unrest as Lennon Wall appears in Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office
Hong Kong protest hate figure Junius Ho’s parents’ graves vandalised amid extradition bill anger

The rural leader has come in for criticism over alleged links with masked men who attacked subway passengers on Sunday. Earlier in the day Ho stormed out of a TV interview after a heated row with a pro-democracy legislator.

24 Jul 2019 - 9:38AM

The rural leader has come in for criticism over alleged links with masked men who attacked subway passengers on Sunday. Earlier in the day Ho stormed out of a TV interview after a heated row with a pro-democracy legislator.

Hong Kong protest hate figure Junius Ho’s parents’ graves vandalised amid extradition bill anger
Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho defends white-clad mob that attacked civilians in Hong Kong MTR station, says they can be ‘pardoned for defending their home’

Attack by white-clad men in Yuen Long is a normal reaction to protesters who brought violence to peaceful community: rural leader and lawmaker Junius Ho.

24 Jul 2019 - 3:17PM

Attack by white-clad men in Yuen Long is a normal reaction to protesters who brought violence to peaceful community: rural leader and lawmaker Junius Ho.

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho defends white-clad mob that attacked civilians in Hong Kong MTR station, says they can be ‘pardoned for defending their home’
Political crisis pervades opening of Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 although concerns over potential disruptions prove unfounded

Queues form hours before 10am opening of seven-day event at convention centre in Wan Chai.

17 Jul 2019 - 11:30PM

Queues form hours before 10am opening of seven-day event at convention centre in Wan Chai.

Political crisis pervades opening of Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 although concerns over potential disruptions prove unfounded
Security arrangements to be enhanced at Hong Kong’s book fair as extradition bill protesters vow to target booths of state-owned publisher

Anti-extradition bill protesters plan to stage demonstrations at booths run by outlets under Sino United Publishing.

17 Jul 2019 - 5:14AM

Anti-extradition bill protesters plan to stage demonstrations at booths run by outlets under Sino United Publishing.

Security arrangements to be enhanced at Hong Kong’s book fair as extradition bill protesters vow to target booths of state-owned publisher
Hong Kong protesters to target annual book fair and Beijing-owned Sino United Publishing

Demonstrations expected against Sino United Publishing, which dominates as much as 90 per cent of the city’s retail book business.

16 Jul 2019 - 5:29PM

Demonstrations expected against Sino United Publishing, which dominates as much as 90 per cent of the city’s retail book business.

Hong Kong protesters to target annual book fair and Beijing-owned Sino United Publishing
Clashes break out in Sha Tin during Hong Kong's latest protest demanding full withdrawal of the extradition bill and an investigation into alleged police brutality

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in Sha Tin in the northern part of Hong Kong after a tense standoff. It followed the latest protest march, which organisers said drew 115,000 people. The demonstrators called for a full withdrawal of the extradition bill as well as an investigation into allegations of police brutality during previous protests.

15 Jul 2019 - 4:59AM

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in Sha Tin in the northern part of Hong Kong after a tense standoff. It followed the latest protest march, which organisers said drew 115,000 people. The demonstrators called for a full withdrawal of the extradition bill as well as an investigation into allegations of police brutality during previous protests.

Clashes break out in Sha Tin during Hong Kong's latest protest demanding full withdrawal of the extradition bill and an investigation into alleged police brutality
Pharmacies and cosmetics shops targeted as parallel trading protest takes ugly turn in Hong Kong border town

Dozens of shops and restaurants either closed early or shut for the day fearing trouble.

14 Jul 2019 - 2:28AM

Dozens of shops and restaurants either closed early or shut for the day fearing trouble.

Pharmacies and cosmetics shops targeted as parallel trading protest takes ugly turn in Hong Kong border town
Hong Kong border town of Sheung Shui rocked by protest violence and chaos before police finally clear streets at night

Police and protesters clash shortly after march against parallel traders ends in Sheung Shui. Police describe the mostly young protesters as ‘highly organised’ and well prepared to attack them with iron poles and other weapons.

14 Jul 2019 - 12:39AM

Police and protesters clash shortly after march against parallel traders ends in Sheung Shui. Police describe the mostly young protesters as ‘highly organised’ and well prepared to attack them with iron poles and other weapons.

Hong Kong border town of Sheung Shui rocked by protest violence and chaos before police finally clear streets at night
University of Hong Kong will protect its students from summary arrest, says vice chancellor in impromptu dialogue with extradition bill protesters

Zhang Xiang speaks to students outside his residence and says police without proper arrest warrants will be refused entry to campus.

13 Jul 2019 - 11:26PM

Zhang Xiang speaks to students outside his residence and says police without proper arrest warrants will be refused entry to campus.

University of Hong Kong will protect its students from summary arrest, says vice chancellor in impromptu dialogue with extradition bill protesters
Yoshinoya Hong Kong steams at local advertising agency as disputes over extradition bill roil local workplaces

Union members protest against alleged sacking by Hong Kong affiliate of Japanese restaurant chain.

13 Jul 2019 - 10:22AM

Union members protest against alleged sacking by Hong Kong affiliate of Japanese restaurant chain.

Yoshinoya Hong Kong steams at local advertising agency as disputes over extradition bill roil local workplaces
Protest planned for Hong Kong’s Sheung Shui against mainland Chinese parallel traders puts pharmacies on alert

Merchants’ body alerts shopkeepers of chaos as local group members plan to stage march to protest against tax evasion by mainland Chinese traders

12 Jul 2019 - 8:59AM

Merchants’ body alerts shopkeepers of chaos as local group members plan to stage march to protest against tax evasion by mainland Chinese traders

Protest planned for Hong Kong’s Sheung Shui against mainland Chinese parallel traders puts pharmacies on alert
University of Hong Kong president vows to condemn all violence at extradition bill protests after students accuse him of ‘singling out’ demonstrators who stormed Legislative Council

Facing threat of campus protests, Professor Zhang Xiang meets with students angered by his ‘anti-demonstrator’ remarks.

11 Jul 2019 - 9:11PM

Facing threat of campus protests, Professor Zhang Xiang meets with students angered by his ‘anti-demonstrator’ remarks.

University of Hong Kong president vows to condemn all violence at extradition bill protests after students accuse him of ‘singling out’ demonstrators who stormed Legislative Council