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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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?

28 Jan 2021 - 1:50PM

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

Talking points: Should male prisoners have to have a haircut when women do not?
Is social media right to ban former US President Donald Trump?

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

21 Jan 2021 - 2:03PM

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

Is social media right to ban former US President Donald Trump?
What are sea shanties? And how can singing them help you get through Covid?

Why old sailing songs are exploding on social media?

19 Jan 2021 - 6:31PM

Why old sailing songs are exploding on social media?

What are sea shanties? And how can singing them help you get through Covid?
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

15 Jan 2021 - 6:59PM

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

The Nintendo Switch, PS5 and XBox games we're looking forward to in 2021
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

21 Jan 2021 - 1:47PM

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

Talking Points: Should it be your right to have a good-looking photo on your HKID?
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

13 Jan 2021 - 6:53PM

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

Hong Kong judge asks court attendees to remove yellow face masks
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

12 Jan 2021 - 6:52PM

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

Hong Kong probably won’t be freezing for Chinese New Year
5 reasons why you should try yoga

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

11 Jan 2021 - 10:52AM

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

5 reasons why you should try yoga
Glossary for the December 31 Reading Challenge
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

29 Dec 2020 - 6:43PM

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

Protests, coronavirus and closures: Hong Kong in 2020
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’.

28 Dec 2020 - 10:30AM

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

Eight classic movies every young man should watch, from Clint Eastwood Westerns and Pixar classics, to the quest for Olympic glory
What you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine coming to Hong Kong
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

9 Dec 2020 - 4:39PM

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

SOTY 2019/20 award winners announced
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

8 Dec 2020 - 6:52PM

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

Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes new Covid-19 restrictions as fourth wave hits
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

4 Dec 2020 - 2:13PM

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

The 8 books every teen boy should read before they leave school
Hong Kong police seek suspects in early morning arson attack

Petrol bombs were thrown at the Police Sports and Recreation Club in Sham Shui Po by three unknown, black-clad people.

1 Dec 2020 - 6:18PM

Petrol bombs were thrown at the Police Sports and Recreation Club in Sham Shui Po by three unknown, black-clad people.

Hong Kong police seek suspects in early morning arson attack
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s longest-ever policy address acknowledges Covid-19 and the national security law

The Chief Executive also discussed career opportunities for the city’s youth.

26 Nov 2020 - 9:10AM

The Chief Executive also discussed career opportunities for the city’s youth.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s longest-ever policy address acknowledges Covid-19 and the national security law
Explainer: What is an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, or URTI?

Hong Kong junior Primary schools will close for two weeks due to a common cold outbreak

20 Nov 2020 - 5:07PM

Hong Kong junior Primary schools will close for two weeks due to a common cold outbreak

Explainer: What is an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, or URTI?
How to stop texting and get over your fear of phone calls

Talking on the telephone may seem retro, but it is still an essential skill.

18 Nov 2020 - 11:42AM

Talking on the telephone may seem retro, but it is still an essential skill.

How to stop texting and get over your fear of phone calls
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - November 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • A vaccine is nigh
  • Crowds protest social distancing measure
5 Jan 2021 - 7:37PM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • A vaccine is nigh
  • Crowds protest social distancing measure
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - November 2020
The story behind vampires, zombies and other monsters that haunt Halloween
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - June 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Citizen journalists, activists disappear in China
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt returns to sea
5 Jan 2021 - 7:13PM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Citizen journalists, activists disappear in China
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt returns to sea
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - June 2020
18 weather words you might not know, from drizzle to smog

Here's a guide to some weather words you might not have seen before, like precipitation or mist.

12 Oct 2020 - 1:11PM

Here's a guide to some weather words you might not have seen before, like precipitation or mist.

18 weather words you might not know, from drizzle to smog
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - May 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Seoul shuts nightclubs
  • Chinese children return to class
5 Jan 2021 - 7:15PM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Seoul shuts nightclubs
  • Chinese children return to class
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - May 2020
15 facts to know about the Nobel Peace Prize, the world's highest honour

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the prize, along with the people of Hong Kong for the pro-democracy protests.

8 Oct 2020 - 1:28PM

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the prize, along with the people of Hong Kong for the pro-democracy protests.

15 facts to know about the Nobel Peace Prize, the world's highest honour
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - February 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, which neighbours Hong Kong, bans consumption of cats and dogs.
  • The Diamond Princess outbreak
  • Whistleblower doctor, Li Wenliang, dies
5 Jan 2021 - 7:34PM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, which neighbours Hong Kong, bans consumption of cats and dogs.
  • The Diamond Princess outbreak
  • Whistleblower doctor, Li Wenliang, dies
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - February 2020
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - March 2020
  • Infections on a US battleship
  • Britain's Prince Charles tests positive
  • Olympics Postponed
5 Jan 2021 - 7:12PM
  • Infections on a US battleship
  • Britain's Prince Charles tests positive
  • Olympics Postponed
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - March 2020
Coronavirus: Students in Japan design anime face masks that shows users' expressions

The masks have photoreceptors, like in a phone camera, that copy the wearer's facial movements.

5 Oct 2020 - 3:43PM

The masks have photoreceptors, like in a phone camera, that copy the wearer's facial movements.

Coronavirus: Students in Japan design anime face masks that shows users' expressions
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - April 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Captain Tom turns 100
  • Crew of French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle test positive
5 Jan 2021 - 7:23PM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Captain Tom turns 100
  • Crew of French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle test positive
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - April 2020
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - August 2020

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic

  • First case of double infection in US
  • China offers to test everyone in HK
5 Jan 2021 - 11:09AM

The latest news and statistics about the Covid-19 pandemic

  • First case of double infection in US
  • China offers to test everyone in HK
Coronavirus: A timeline of the outbreak related to the deadly Sars - August 2020