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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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’.

19 Sep 2019 - 2:42PM

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’.

Weekend smog set to hit Hong Kong, Environmental Protection Department warns
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.

18 Sep 2019 - 11:07PM

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.

Public housing group calls on Hong Kong government to subsidise young people in buying their first homes
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.

16 Sep 2019 - 10:51PM

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

Deep-fried vegetable chips could contain twice the amount of carcinogen in potato chips, Hong Kong consumer watchdog warns
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.

16 Sep 2019 - 6:10PM

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.

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’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.

16 Sep 2019 - 11:12AM

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.

Hong Kong’s ‘cardboard grannies’ get trolley upgrade after team from Polytechnic University does redesign – and new ones come with a burglar alarm
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.

14 Sep 2019 - 11:00AM

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.

Cutting-edge glasses for short-sighted children under project from Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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’.

12 Sep 2019 - 11:24PM

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

New Hospital Authority chief Henry Fan must learn about frontline operations, Hong Kong medical experts say
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

13 Sep 2019 - 5:22PM

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

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
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.

11 Sep 2019 - 10:29AM

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.

Subsidised body checks, cancer screening and flu jabs for all Hongkongers under think tank Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre’s HK$7.8 billion proposal
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.

7 Sep 2019 - 11:08AM

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

After 50 years, Hong Kong shopkeeper closes Quarry Bay bookstore’s final chapter, faced with crippling rent rise
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.

6 Sep 2019 - 10:20PM

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.

Woman jumps from Hong Kong residential building, landing on another woman, killing them both
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.

28 Aug 2019 - 11:15PM

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

Hong Kong Observatory issues typhoon standby signal as Tropical Storm Podul draws closer
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.

27 Aug 2019 - 5:20PM

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.

Hong Kong biologist warns about dangers of reclamation after discovering new species of fireworm on city islet
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 - 8:32AM

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