Susan Ramsay

Hong Kong

Susan Ramsay

Editor, Young Post

Susan Ramsay first arrived in Hong Kong in 2000 and joined Young Post as editor in 2008 after more than two decades as a sub editor and writer in her native South Africa, and Asia.

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In honour of World Parrot Day, meet our feathery friend the kea

These tourist-loving birds live in the mountains of New Zealand and just might steal your passport.

These tourist-loving birds live in the mountains of New Zealand and just might steal your passport.

31 May 2021 - 4:32PM
‘I’m so boring’ and other common English mistakes we hear all the time

Grammar can be tricky - here’s a guide to errors we consistently see in letters and stories, or hear in conversation.

Grammar can be tricky - here’s a guide to errors we consistently see in letters and stories, or hear in conversation.

15 May 2021 - 7:00AM
Coronavirus news round up: Hong Kong students will head back to school and WHO approves Sinopharm vaccine

Carrie Lam announced that all schools can have half-day in-person lessons beginning May 24

Carrie Lam announced that all schools can have half-day in-person lessons beginning May 24

11 May 2021 - 5:59PM
HKDSE, IB, Covid-19 - how to make sense of the stress and sadness you’re feeling

What’s happening in your life now is only a small part of a much bigger picture.

What’s happening in your life now is only a small part of a much bigger picture.

4 May 2021 - 6:56PM
Celebrating the first human in space on Yuri’s Night

60 years ago, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to travel to space, a ground-breaking feat that would change the world.

60 years ago, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to travel to space, a ground-breaking feat that would change the world.

12 Apr 2021 - 4:12PM
How to make quarantine slightly less miserable: Load up your Netflix queue and brings lots of snacks

If you’ve been in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19, you may be sent to a quarantine centre to make sure you don’t infect anyone else

If you’ve been in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19, you may be sent to a quarantine centre to make sure you don’t infect anyone else

29 Mar 2021 - 1:55PM
On World Water Day, we show gratitude for this essential resource

Millions of people around the world don’t have access to clean drinking water, yet it’s important for all life

Millions of people around the world don’t have access to clean drinking water, yet it’s important for all life

22 Mar 2021 - 3:28PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong needs 70 per cent of its population to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity

Fake news and concerns about the Covid-19 jabs means not enough people are registering for the vaccine

Fake news and concerns about the Covid-19 jabs means not enough people are registering for the vaccine

19 Mar 2021 - 7:28PM
Coronavirus: 10 Hong Kong schools close following positive Covid-19 cases

The government said all schools may have to close again if the situation does not improve

The government said all schools may have to close again if the situation does not improve

12 Mar 2021 - 7:05PM
Covid-19 pandemic timeline - February 2021

More people are taking the vaccine.

More people are taking the vaccine.

16 Jun 2021 - 2:47PM
Talking points: Should people who earn, or whose parents earn, more than a certain amount be forced to give away a percentage of their lai see this year?

Hate it when you can’t talk back? Well, you can with Young Post. Have your say and share with students around Hong Kong

Hate it when you can’t talk back? Well, you can with Young Post. Have your say and share with students around Hong Kong

25 Feb 2021 - 1:21PM
12 ox-cellent facts to kick off the Year of the Ox

This Chinese New Year, celebrate these humble ‘beasts of burden’ who have helped humans for more than 6,000 years

This Chinese New Year, celebrate these humble ‘beasts of burden’ who have helped humans for more than 6,000 years

22 Feb 2021 - 11:47AM
14 incredi-bull English vocabulary words for the Year of the Ox

Add something new to your writing this Chinese New Year with these words all about bulls

Add something new to your writing this Chinese New Year with these words all about bulls

15 Feb 2021 - 2:10PM
Do you think Hong Kong’s first-ever lockdown was “worth it”?

The two-day blockade in Yau Tsim Mong was the first of its kind, and many wonder whether it was effective

The two-day blockade in Yau Tsim Mong was the first of its kind, and many wonder whether it was effective

4 Feb 2021 - 11:06AM
How to write for ‘Young Post’

These tips will help you stand out from the crowd and let you see your name in print

These tips will help you stand out from the crowd and let you see your name in print

1 Feb 2021 - 4:59PM
Talking points: Should male prisoners have to have a haircut when women do not?

Men must cut their hair when they go to jail in Hong Kong, but women do not. Is this discrimination?

Men must cut their hair when they go to jail in Hong Kong, but women do not. Is this discrimination?

28 Jan 2021 - 1:50PM
Is social media right to ban former US President Donald Trump?

The ban has led to debates about freedom of speech and social responsibility.

The ban has led to debates about freedom of speech and social responsibility.

21 Jan 2021 - 2:03PM
What are sea shanties? And how can singing them help you get through Covid?

Why old sailing songs are exploding on social media?

Why old sailing songs are exploding on social media?

19 Jan 2021 - 6:31PM
The Nintendo Switch, PS5 and XBox games we're looking forward to in 2021

From Hogwarts Legacy to Monster Hunter Rise, these are the games we're most excited about

From Hogwarts Legacy to Monster Hunter Rise, these are the games we're most excited about

15 Jan 2021 - 6:59PM
Talking Points: Should it be your right to have a good-looking photo on your HKID?

Students share their opinion on whether everyone should be guaranteed a nice picture on their identification cards

Students share their opinion on whether everyone should be guaranteed a nice picture on their identification cards

21 Jan 2021 - 1:47PM
Hong Kong judge asks court attendees to remove yellow face masks

A judge reportedly asked three people to change their masks because they were yellow, the colour associated with the 2019 anti-government protests

A judge reportedly asked three people to change their masks because they were yellow, the colour associated with the 2019 anti-government protests

13 Jan 2021 - 6:53PM
Hong Kong probably won’t be freezing for Chinese New Year

Misinformation on social media says the temperature will drop to -2 degrees Celsius at the end of January, and very cold for Lunar New Year

Misinformation on social media says the temperature will drop to -2 degrees Celsius at the end of January, and very cold for Lunar New Year

12 Jan 2021 - 6:52PM
5 reasons why you should try yoga

This combination of meditation and exercise is good for your body and mind

This combination of meditation and exercise is good for your body and mind

11 Jan 2021 - 10:52AM
31 Dec 2020 - 8:00AM
Protests, coronavirus and closures: Hong Kong in 2020

From the city’s first Covid-19 case in January, to the passage of the National Security Law in June, here’s a timeline of big events of the last year

From the city’s first Covid-19 case in January, to the passage of the National Security Law in June, here’s a timeline of big events of the last year

29 Dec 2020 - 6:43PM
Eight classic movies every young man should watch, from Clint Eastwood Westerns and Pixar classics, to the quest for Olympic glory

Learn about Mister Roger’s kindness and empathy with Tom Hanks, and more about your emotions with ‘Inside Out’.

Learn about Mister Roger’s kindness and empathy with Tom Hanks, and more about your emotions with ‘Inside Out’.

28 Dec 2020 - 10:30AM
22 Jan 2021 - 6:34PM
SOTY 2019/20 award winners announced

This year’s selection process was greatly affected by Covid-19, as students had to interview with judges online and submit recorded performances

This year’s selection process was greatly affected by Covid-19, as students had to interview with judges online and submit recorded performances

9 Dec 2020 - 4:39PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes new Covid-19 restrictions as fourth wave hits

Restaurants will be closed after 6pm and all fitness centres and beauty salons will have to shut from midnight on Thursday

Restaurants will be closed after 6pm and all fitness centres and beauty salons will have to shut from midnight on Thursday

8 Dec 2020 - 6:52PM
The 8 books every teen boy should read before they leave school

From second-world-war fact and fiction to The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, one of the most banned books in the US, these are some of the best books for teenagers and young adults

From second-world-war fact and fiction to The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, one of the most banned books in the US, these are some of the best books for teenagers and young adults

4 Dec 2020 - 2:13PM