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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Cash for Lantau Tomorrow Vision can wait until next term, Hong Kong legislators say

Calls for livelihood issues to trump man-made islands at finance panel before Legislative Council session ends. Pan-democrats say there is already enough political controversy in the city amid extradition row, without arousing further conflict.

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Calls for livelihood issues to trump man-made islands at finance panel before Legislative Council session ends. Pan-democrats say there is already enough political controversy in the city amid extradition row, without arousing further conflict.

Cash for Lantau Tomorrow Vision can wait until next term, Hong Kong legislators say
Hong Kong’s ‘leaderless’ protest movement looks to minimise public’s wrath through peaceful and organised non-cooperation

Protest movement vows to wage ‘peaceful guerilla warfare’ – and strives to keep public on its side.

23 Jun 2019 - 12:42PM

Protest movement vows to wage ‘peaceful guerilla warfare’ – and strives to keep public on its side.

Hong Kong’s ‘leaderless’ protest movement looks to minimise public’s wrath through peaceful and organised non-cooperation
Be water, my friend: Hong Kong protesters take Bruce Lee’s wise saying to heart and go with the flow

In an apparently leaderless movement, tech-savvy demonstrators moved in unexpected waves rolling from one spot to another.

22 Jun 2019 - 3:44PM

In an apparently leaderless movement, tech-savvy demonstrators moved in unexpected waves rolling from one spot to another.

Be water, my friend: Hong Kong protesters take Bruce Lee’s wise saying to heart and go with the flow
Hong Kong protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises

Campaign of non-cooperation comes after city leader fails to address protesters’ demands, which include the legislation’s full withdrawal. Justice minister becomes third senior official to apologise for the government’s handling of the recent crisis.

21 Jun 2019 - 5:54PM

Campaign of non-cooperation comes after city leader fails to address protesters’ demands, which include the legislation’s full withdrawal. Justice minister becomes third senior official to apologise for the government’s handling of the recent crisis.

Hong Kong protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises
Questions over credibility of Hong Kong Police Force as security chief says riot squad uniforms have no room for officers’ identity numbers

Special Tactical Squad members accused of police brutality did not have their identifying numbers displayed on their uniforms, but at the same time, hundreds of frontline officers complained of bullying and a public hate campaign, including posting of personal data online.

20 Jun 2019 - 11:51PM

Special Tactical Squad members accused of police brutality did not have their identifying numbers displayed on their uniforms, but at the same time, hundreds of frontline officers complained of bullying and a public hate campaign, including posting of personal data online.

Questions over credibility of Hong Kong Police Force as security chief says riot squad uniforms have no room for officers’ identity numbers
No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: Hong Kong extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

After Chief Executive Carrie Lam does not withdraw controversial extradition bill by 5pm deadline, groups urge supporters to peacefully disrupt city’s transport links, picnic outside government buildings, or go on strike.

20 Jun 2019 - 11:39PM

After Chief Executive Carrie Lam does not withdraw controversial extradition bill by 5pm deadline, groups urge supporters to peacefully disrupt city’s transport links, picnic outside government buildings, or go on strike.

No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: Hong Kong extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered
Extradition bill fiasco exposes Carrie Lam’s disconnection with Hong Kong people, senior civil servants say

Extradition bill saga reveals her failure to relate to ordinary Hongkongers, senior officials say, but believe she has learned lessons and is now more humble.

20 Jun 2019 - 8:59AM

Extradition bill saga reveals her failure to relate to ordinary Hongkongers, senior officials say, but believe she has learned lessons and is now more humble.

Extradition bill fiasco exposes Carrie Lam’s disconnection with Hong Kong people, senior civil servants say
Carrie Lam set to offer personal apology for mishandling of Hong Kong’s extradition bill

City’s embattled leader, unlikely to accept demands to withdraw bill altogether but willing to offer more sincere apology, set to speak at 4pm.

18 Jun 2019 - 2:49PM

City’s embattled leader, unlikely to accept demands to withdraw bill altogether but willing to offer more sincere apology, set to speak at 4pm.

Carrie Lam set to offer personal apology for mishandling of Hong Kong’s extradition bill
In Hong Kong’s political heart, a semblance of normality after protests and clashes over extradition bill

As government headquarters open for first time in six days, some civil servants vent frustration at leaders. Most protesters have left the Admiralty site, also home to the legislature.

18 Jun 2019 - 12:45PM

As government headquarters open for first time in six days, some civil servants vent frustration at leaders. Most protesters have left the Admiralty site, also home to the legislature.

In Hong Kong’s political heart, a semblance of normality after protests and clashes over extradition bill
Carrie Lam in her own words on extradition bill: I feel deep sorrow and regret for controversies and dispute stirred up in society

Read extracts from the Hong Kong leader’s Q&A with local and international media during her press conference announcing suspension of fugitive bill.

16 Jun 2019 - 10:26AM

Read extracts from the Hong Kong leader’s Q&A with local and international media during her press conference announcing suspension of fugitive bill.

Carrie Lam in her own words on extradition bill: I feel deep sorrow and regret for controversies and dispute stirred up in  society
Hong Kong protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march despite government backing down on extradition bill – but Monday’s strike is off

Civil Human Rights Front continues to drum up support for Sunday march despite Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement, but Monday’s strike is called off.

16 Jun 2019 - 11:25AM

Civil Human Rights Front continues to drum up support for Sunday march despite Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement, but Monday’s strike is called off.

Hong Kong protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march despite government backing down on extradition bill – but Monday’s strike is off
Teacher from well-known Hong Kong school among four arrested in public hospitals after clashes with police at anti-extradition protests

Three of the men were injured and one was accompanying a friend; all had told staff they attended Wednesday’s protest. All four were arrested on suspicion of rioting but none have yet been charged.

14 Jun 2019 - 10:50AM

Three of the men were injured and one was accompanying a friend; all had told staff they attended Wednesday’s protest. All four were arrested on suspicion of rioting but none have yet been charged.

Teacher from well-known Hong Kong school among four arrested in public hospitals after clashes with police at anti-extradition protests
Demonstrators and police clash during Hong Kong anti-extradition protests

Hong Kong police and anti-extradition bill protesters have engaged in a heated confrontation in front of the city's legislative building.

13 Jun 2019 - 11:57AM

Hong Kong police and anti-extradition bill protesters have engaged in a heated confrontation in front of the city's legislative building.

Demonstrators and police clash during Hong Kong anti-extradition protests
Armed radicals or indecisive and leaderless – who are the protesters who clashed violently with police after Hong Kong extradition bill march?

Communicating via an encrypted chat group, the masked youth who battled police had only a vague plan of action and often contradicted themselves. But to police they were prepared and organised radicals.

11 Jun 2019 - 11:10AM

Communicating via an encrypted chat group, the masked youth who battled police had only a vague plan of action and often contradicted themselves. But to police they were prepared and organised radicals.

Armed radicals or indecisive and leaderless – who are the protesters who clashed violently with police after Hong Kong extradition bill march?
Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill turns violent

Officers and protesters suffered injuries, some needing hospital treatment, as police used batons and pepper spray to beat back a mob of masked demonstrators trying to storm the Legislative Council building.

10 Jun 2019 - 5:55PM

Officers and protesters suffered injuries, some needing hospital treatment, as police used batons and pepper spray to beat back a mob of masked demonstrators trying to storm the Legislative Council building.

Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill turns violent
Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill

Opponents of extradition law confident of huge turnout even if attacks on police intimidate some.

9 Jun 2019 - 1:36PM

Opponents of extradition law confident of huge turnout even if attacks on police intimidate some.

Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill
Hong Kong extradition bill: Law Society urges government not to be in rush to pass controversial legislation

Influential trade body for Hong Kong’s lawyers makes first submission on fugitive transfers and calls for extensive consultation process, and says more research is needed on providing safeguards for those facing extradition.

6 Jun 2019 - 9:42AM

Influential trade body for Hong Kong’s lawyers makes first submission on fugitive transfers and calls for extensive consultation process, and says more research is needed on providing safeguards for those facing extradition.

Hong Kong extradition bill: Law Society urges government not to be in rush to pass controversial legislation
Lawmakers in Hong Kong fume as security minister John Lee ‘dodges questions’ on mainland China’s human rights record

Scuffles break out at legislature after days of meetings over contentious extradition bill. The proposal will next head to the full chamber for a second reading.

6 Jun 2019 - 11:44AM

Scuffles break out at legislature after days of meetings over contentious extradition bill. The proposal will next head to the full chamber for a second reading.

Lawmakers in Hong Kong fume as security minister John Lee ‘dodges questions’ on mainland China’s human rights record
Hong Kong braces for big crowds and high emotions as June 4 vigil for Tiananmen crackdown coincides with anger over extradition proposal

Organisers expect as many as 180,000 people, as 30th anniversary of Tiananmen coincides with fury over fugitive bill.

4 Jun 2019 - 11:32AM

Organisers expect as many as 180,000 people, as 30th anniversary of Tiananmen coincides with fury over fugitive bill.

Hong Kong braces for big crowds and high emotions as June 4 vigil for Tiananmen crackdown coincides with anger over extradition proposal
Fifteen injured in early morning crash between Hong Kong city bus and coach

The accident took place in driving rain, at about 7.15am in Kowloon Bay.

3 Jun 2019 - 10:58PM

The accident took place in driving rain, at about 7.15am in Kowloon Bay.

Fifteen injured in early morning crash between Hong Kong city bus and coach
Hong Kong extradition bill: The housewife mobilising stay-at-home mothers to strike down Carrie Lam’s fugitive plan

Grass-roots campaigns sprout up across the city from both those in favour of and opposed to the draft legislation.

2 Jun 2019 - 10:26PM

Grass-roots campaigns sprout up across the city from both those in favour of and opposed to the draft legislation.

Hong Kong extradition bill: The housewife mobilising stay-at-home mothers to strike down Carrie Lam’s fugitive plan
Hong Kong school calls in police after principal’s name appears on anti-extradition bill petition without consent

The head of Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College found his name added to the petition on Tuesday; it was promptly removed.

30 May 2019 - 11:01PM

The head of Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College found his name added to the petition on Tuesday; it was promptly removed.

Hong Kong school calls in police after principal’s name appears on anti-extradition bill petition without consent
Hong Kong teacher hopes new book on Tiananmen Square crackdown can educate younger readers

Hoi Wai-hang, who was eight when the protests happened, seeks to explain events of April-June 1989.

29 May 2019 - 9:05PM

Hoi Wai-hang, who was eight when the protests happened, seeks to explain events of April-June 1989.

Hong Kong teacher hopes new book on Tiananmen Square crackdown can educate younger readers
Thousands sign petitions against extradition bill at 90 Hong Kong schools – including city leader Carrie Lam’s alma mater St Francis Canossian College

More than three-quarters of the Executive Council and most pro-government lawmakers went to schools which now have petitions against the controversial plan – including city leader Carrie Lam’s alma mater St Francis Canossian College.

28 May 2019 - 10:28PM

More than three-quarters of the Executive Council and most pro-government lawmakers went to schools which now have petitions against the controversial plan – including city leader Carrie Lam’s alma mater St Francis Canossian College.

Thousands sign petitions against extradition bill at 90 Hong Kong schools – including city leader Carrie Lam’s alma mater St Francis Canossian College
Top foreign diplomats express serious concerns about Hong Kong government’s extradition proposal at Legislative Council

More than 30 senior diplomats in Admiralty for closed-door event. Some say they will seek further direction from their governments on the matter.

27 May 2019 - 11:27PM

More than 30 senior diplomats in Admiralty for closed-door event. Some say they will seek further direction from their governments on the matter.

Top foreign diplomats express serious concerns about Hong Kong government’s extradition proposal at Legislative Council
Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown and protest against government’s fugitive bill

Attendance on 30th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown hits four-year high with many Hongkongers turning out to denounce extradition amendment.

27 May 2019 - 11:05AM

Attendance on 30th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown hits four-year high with many Hongkongers turning out to denounce extradition amendment.

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown and protest against government’s fugitive bill
Hong Kong bracing for heavy rain and flooding as forecasters issue amber storm and thunderstorm warnings

Observatory issues amber storm and thunderstorm warnings little more than an hour apart, with Lantau Island and parts of New Territories expected to be worst hit.

26 May 2019 - 8:13PM

Observatory issues amber storm and thunderstorm warnings little more than an hour apart, with Lantau Island and parts of New Territories expected to be worst hit.

Hong Kong bracing for heavy rain and flooding as forecasters issue amber storm and thunderstorm warnings
China’s propaganda chief calls for better understanding about the Greater Bay Area, and says high-quality reporting is essential to its future success

Top Communist Party official Huang Kunming makes suggestions at first media summit on region, while Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls for reporting to be ‘fair, objective and fact-based’.

19 May 2019 - 11:05PM

Top Communist Party official Huang Kunming makes suggestions at first media summit on region, while Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls for reporting to be ‘fair, objective and fact-based’.

China’s propaganda chief calls for better understanding about the Greater Bay Area, and says high-quality reporting is essential to its future success
Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong lashes out at international critics of contentious extradition bill and vows to ‘take them on all the way’

Liaison office director Wang Zhimin singles out US Consul General Kurt Tong and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when accusing Western powers of ganging up on China, but vows to ‘take them on all the way’.

18 May 2019 - 5:46AM

Liaison office director Wang Zhimin singles out US Consul General Kurt Tong and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when accusing Western powers of ganging up on China, but vows to ‘take them on all the way’.

Beijing’s top man in Hong Kong lashes out at international critics of contentious extradition bill and vows to ‘take them on all the way’
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam says it is ‘almost impossible’ to drop controversial extradition bill

Beijing’s liaison office in the city urges public not to heed rumours spread by the opposition. In the legislature, two sides again fail to break deadlock after short meeting.

17 May 2019 - 3:22AM

Beijing’s liaison office in the city urges public not to heed rumours spread by the opposition. In the legislature, two sides again fail to break deadlock after short meeting.

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam says it is ‘almost impossible’ to drop controversial extradition bill