Su Xinqi

Hong Kong

Su Xinqi

Reporter, Hong Kong

Su Xinqi covered Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk until 2019. 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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Weekend smog set to hit Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department warns

Air Quality Health Index to record ‘serious’ pollution in parts of the city later on Thursday, with levels to ‘remain higher than normal until the advent of stronger wind next week’.

Air Quality Health Index to record ‘serious’ pollution in parts of the city later on Thursday, with levels to ‘remain higher than normal until the advent of stronger wind next week’.

19 Sep 2019 - 2:42PM
Public housing group calls on Hong Kong government to subsidise young people in buying their first homes

Proposal is one of 13 initiatives suggested by pro-establishment Federation of Public Housing Estates to boost housing supply for young people. Federation says that though housing is source of anti-government grievances, proposal has nothing to do with current political unrest.

Proposal is one of 13 initiatives suggested by pro-establishment Federation of Public Housing Estates to boost housing supply for young people. Federation says that though housing is source of anti-government grievances, proposal has nothing to do with current political unrest.

18 Sep 2019 - 11:07PM
Deep-fried vegetable chips could contain twice the amount of carcinogen in potato chips, Hong Kong consumer watchdog warns

Consumer Council cites studies done in Europe, noting that while they may not be directly applicable to local products, findings are helpful.

Consumer Council cites studies done in Europe, noting that while they may not be directly applicable to local products, findings are helpful.

16 Sep 2019 - 10:51PM
That supermarket deal might not be the bargain you thought it was, says Hong Kong Consumer Council as it suggests city’s retailers mislead shoppers

Hong Kong Consumer Council reveals price comparison tricks businesses use to get people to buy promotional goods, and urges Customs and Excise Department to take action after first raising issue five years ago.

Hong Kong Consumer Council reveals price comparison tricks businesses use to get people to buy promotional goods, and urges Customs and Excise Department to take action after first raising issue five years ago.

16 Sep 2019 - 6:10PM
Hong Kong’s ‘cardboard grannies’ get trolley upgrade after team from Polytechnic University does redesign – and new ones come with a burglar alarm

Team from Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation at Polytechnic University spent 10 months on redesign project, but say there is more work to do.

Team from Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation at Polytechnic University spent 10 months on redesign project, but say there is more work to do.

16 Sep 2019 - 11:12AM
Cutting-edge glasses for short-sighted children under project from Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Project provides screening and patented, award-winning lens technology for poor children. It is a boost for city’s poorer families, who could struggle with the high cost of specialised specs.

Project provides screening and patented, award-winning lens technology for poor children. It is a boost for city’s poorer families, who could struggle with the high cost of specialised specs.

14 Sep 2019 - 11:00AM
New Hospital Authority chief Henry Fan must learn about frontline operations, Hong Kong medical experts say

Former executive councillor will be third chairman with no health care experience – some say he soon learn about ‘operational loopholes’.

Former executive councillor will be third chairman with no health care experience – some say he soon learn about ‘operational loopholes’.

12 Sep 2019 - 11:24PM
Hong Kong pressure group calls on Chief Executive Carrie Lam to take back all of Fanling golf course and reconsider Lantau island plan amid protest turmoil

Housing group expresses doubt city leader’s plan to create artificial islands could be achieved amid ongoing protest crisis

Housing group expresses doubt city leader’s plan to create artificial islands could be achieved amid ongoing protest crisis

13 Sep 2019 - 5:22PM
Subsidised body checks, cancer screening and flu jabs for all Hongkongers under think tank Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre’s HK$7.8 billion proposal

The development of district-based primary health care in Hong Kong is ‘way too slow’ while the public sector is constantly stretched, a think tank says.

The development of district-based primary health care in Hong Kong is ‘way too slow’ while the public sector is constantly stretched, a think tank says.

11 Sep 2019 - 10:29AM
After 50 years, Hong Kong shopkeeper closes Quarry Bay bookstore’s final chapter, faced with crippling rent rise

Hui Kin-man, of King Luen book shop, cannot stomach HK$30,000 monthly rent, after initially paying HK$750 in 1969.

Hui Kin-man, of King Luen book shop, cannot stomach HK$30,000 monthly rent, after initially paying HK$750 in 1969.

7 Sep 2019 - 11:08AM
Woman jumps from Hong Kong residential building, landing on another woman, killing them both

Police source says younger woman, 55, jumped from building in Kwai Chung, falling on older woman, 74, who was on a platform on third floor.

Police source says younger woman, 55, jumped from building in Kwai Chung, falling on older woman, 74, who was on a platform on third floor.

6 Sep 2019 - 10:20PM
Hong Kong Observatory issues typhoon standby signal as Tropical Storm Podul draws closer

Storm centred about 800km from city and Hong Kong skies record higher than normal levels of ozone and suspended particulate matters.

Storm centred about 800km from city and Hong Kong skies record higher than normal levels of ozone and suspended particulate matters.

28 Aug 2019 - 11:15PM
Hong Kong biologist warns about dangers of reclamation after discovering new species of fireworm on city islet

Team from Baptist University finds double spot fireworm Chloeia bimaculata, and Professor Qiu Jianwen says it should lead to more prudence when authorities make planning decisions.

Team from Baptist University finds double spot fireworm Chloeia bimaculata, and Professor Qiu Jianwen says it should lead to more prudence when authorities make planning decisions.

27 Aug 2019 - 5:20PM
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.

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

22 Aug 2019 - 5:59AM
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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

18 Aug 2019 - 7:42PM
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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’.

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
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.

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
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. 

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
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’.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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 - 8:32AM