Teddy Ng

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Teddy Ng

Deputy Editor, China

Teddy Ng joined the Post’s China desk in 2011, focusing on the nation’s foreign affairs. He is now deputy editor of the section.

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British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait

Survey ship HMS Enterprise sails past self-ruled island as UK steps up presence in region.

7 Dec 2019 - 10:09PM

Survey ship HMS Enterprise sails past self-ruled island as UK steps up presence in region.

British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait
China to exempt US soybeans and pork from tariffs

Announcement comes just over a week before Washington is due to impose 15 per cent tariffs on US$160 billion of Chinese goods.

6 Dec 2019 - 11:32PM

Announcement comes just over a week before Washington is due to impose 15 per cent tariffs on US$160 billion of Chinese goods.

China to exempt US soybeans and pork from tariffs
China tightens diplomatic protocol in latest tit-for-tat since passage of US acts

US diplomats already needed permission to meet local Chinese officials, but those in six cities must now notify the foreign ministry five days earlier.

6 Dec 2019 - 2:14AM

US diplomats already needed permission to meet local Chinese officials, but those in six cities must now notify the foreign ministry five days earlier.

China tightens diplomatic protocol in latest tit-for-tat since passage of US acts
China threatens visa curbs on US officials over Hong Kong and Xinjiang

Beijing considers further retaliation against Washington’s ‘interference’ in its internal affairs.

3 Dec 2019 - 11:03PM

Beijing considers further retaliation against Washington’s ‘interference’ in its internal affairs.

China threatens visa curbs on US officials over Hong Kong and Xinjiang
China hits back at democracy act by suspending US military port calls in Hong Kong

Beijing says it is also sanctioning US-based NGOs for supporting violence in the special administrative region.

2 Dec 2019 - 11:53PM

Beijing says it is also sanctioning US-based NGOs for supporting violence in the special administrative region.

China hits back at democracy act by suspending US military port calls in Hong Kong
Pope Francis avoids offence in greetings to Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei

No mention of Hong Kong unrest or other issues in diplomatic good wishes from above for Carrie Lam, Xi Jinping and Tsai Ing-wen.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:22PM

No mention of Hong Kong unrest or other issues in diplomatic good wishes from above for Carrie Lam, Xi Jinping and Tsai Ing-wen.

Pope Francis avoids offence in greetings to Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei
China warns US not to provoke a ‘mishap’ in South China Sea after latest freedom of navigation operation

Use of littoral combat ship boosts US Navy’s capacity to continue freedom of navigation operations, and may offer a greater attack capability, but US says it is upholding lawful uses of the sea by all nations.

22 Nov 2019 - 10:46PM

Use of littoral combat ship boosts US Navy’s capacity to continue freedom of navigation operations, and may offer a greater attack capability, but US says it is upholding lawful uses of the sea by all nations.

China warns US not to provoke a ‘mishap’ in South China Sea after latest freedom of navigation operation
US’ Hong Kong democracy act slanders China to a level close to madness, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says

Legislation aimed at China has ‘seriously poisoned the atmosphere’ between the countries, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, while China also summons US’ top Hong Kong envoy to warn of unspecified countermeasures, a day after calling in top US official in Beijing.

22 Nov 2019 - 9:56AM

Legislation aimed at China has ‘seriously poisoned the atmosphere’ between the countries, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, while China also summons US’ top Hong Kong envoy to warn of unspecified countermeasures, a day after calling in top US official in Beijing.

US’ Hong Kong democracy act slanders China to a level close to madness, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says
China summons US diplomat, vows to retaliate if Donald Trump signs Hong Kong democracy act into law

Beijing calls on Washington to ‘stop the act becoming law’ after it is passed by Senate, where support for it surges amid a siege at a Hong Kong university campus – but the US president retains the right to sign or veto it.

21 Nov 2019 - 12:05AM

Beijing calls on Washington to ‘stop the act becoming law’ after it is passed by Senate, where support for it surges amid a siege at a Hong Kong university campus – but the US president retains the right to sign or veto it.

China summons US diplomat, vows to retaliate if Donald Trump signs Hong Kong democracy act into law
PLA ‘committed to protecting’ Hong Kong as stand-off intensifies

Stopping violence and restoring order ‘most urgent task’ for the city, China’s defence ministry says while clashes continue between police and radicals.

18 Nov 2019 - 11:53PM

Stopping violence and restoring order ‘most urgent task’ for the city, China’s defence ministry says while clashes continue between police and radicals.

PLA ‘committed to protecting’ Hong Kong as stand-off intensifies
China demands British authorities investigate after Hong Kong minister falls in confrontation with London protesters

Teresa Cheng was surrounded by group of protesters during visit intended to promote city as centre for dispute resolution.

15 Nov 2019 - 6:44PM

Teresa Cheng was surrounded by group of protesters during visit intended to promote city as centre for dispute resolution.

China demands British authorities investigate after Hong Kong minister falls in confrontation with London protesters
Need for national security law in Hong Kong becoming urgent, Beijing official says

Steps must also be taken to prevent ‘foreign forces’ from interfering in city’s affairs, director of Chinese central government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office says.

10 Nov 2019 - 11:04AM

Steps must also be taken to prevent ‘foreign forces’ from interfering in city’s affairs, director of Chinese central government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office says.

Need for national security law in Hong Kong becoming urgent, Beijing official says
China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs

Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says.

12 Nov 2019 - 8:33PM

Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says.

China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs
Trade war: deal signing still uncertain with US missing from Xi Jinping’s itinerary

The Chinese president will visit Greece and Brazil next week but there is no sign of a stop to meet US counterpart Donald Trump to ink a ‘phase one’ agreement.

7 Nov 2019 - 10:45PM

The Chinese president will visit Greece and Brazil next week but there is no sign of a stop to meet US counterpart Donald Trump to ink a ‘phase one’ agreement.

Trade war: deal signing still uncertain with US missing from Xi Jinping’s itinerary
French President Emmanuel Macron tells Chinese leader Xi Jinping talks are needed to calm Hong Kong situation

French leader calls for restraint and says he raised the topic ‘on several occasions’ during his visit.

6 Nov 2019 - 11:40PM

French leader calls for restraint and says he raised the topic ‘on several occasions’ during his visit.

French President Emmanuel Macron tells Chinese leader Xi Jinping talks are needed to calm Hong Kong situation
China ready to open up to foreign investment, but at its own pace, expert says

State-led development may be adjusted, but not to suit US demands, Chinese observer says.

2 Nov 2019 - 3:48AM

State-led development may be adjusted, but not to suit US demands, Chinese observer says.

China ready to open up to foreign investment, but at its own pace, expert says
China’s Communist Party promotes man who shaped the fighting future of PLA Navy’s aircraft carriers

Rear Admiral Ma Weiming is seen as pioneer of electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and experts say his full membership of Central Committee shows how important sea power is to China’s strategic planning.

1 Nov 2019 - 10:00PM

Rear Admiral Ma Weiming is seen as pioneer of electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and experts say his full membership of Central Committee shows how important sea power is to China’s strategic planning.

China’s Communist Party promotes man who shaped the fighting future of PLA Navy’s aircraft carriers
Trade war: China and US to hold phone talks on Friday after Apec setback

Chile cancels the summit of Apec leaders because of its anti-government protests – but that could give China and the US time to strike a better deal, which may not require Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump to meet.

31 Oct 2019 - 11:53PM

Chile cancels the summit of Apec leaders because of its anti-government protests – but that could give China and the US time to strike a better deal, which may not require Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump to meet.

Trade war: China and US to hold phone talks on Friday after Apec setback
China, US made ‘concrete progress’ towards trade war deal in Washington, Vice-Premier Liu He says

Two sides built a strong foundation for signing of a phased agreement, Beijing’s top negotiator says in first public comments.

19 Oct 2019 - 11:28PM

Two sides built a strong foundation for signing of a phased agreement, Beijing’s top negotiator says in first public comments.

China, US made ‘concrete progress’ towards trade war deal in Washington, Vice-Premier Liu He says
US House okays Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act as Beijing strongly condemns move

Officials accuse US lawmakers of ‘political plot’ to hold China back, Hong Kong administration expresses regret over passage of act.

16 Oct 2019 - 11:10PM

Officials accuse US lawmakers of ‘political plot’ to hold China back, Hong Kong administration expresses regret over passage of act.

US House okays Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act as Beijing strongly condemns move
Blizzard says its ties with China aren’t a factor in ban of pro-Hong Kong protests Hearthstone contestant

Company chief says tournament competitor’s views in official interview were divisive and took attention away from the game.

13 Oct 2019 - 2:11AM

Company chief says tournament competitor’s views in official interview were divisive and took attention away from the game.

Blizzard says its ties with China aren’t a factor in ban of pro-Hong Kong protests Hearthstone contestant
US-China ‘partial’ trade deal sees tariff rise halted, progress on technology transfers

Donald Trump advises US farmers to ‘get bigger tractors’ as Beijing promises to buy more American agricultural products.

12 Oct 2019 - 4:56PM

Donald Trump advises US farmers to ‘get bigger tractors’ as Beijing promises to buy more American agricultural products.

US-China ‘partial’ trade deal sees tariff rise halted, progress on technology transfers
Beijing protests over US visa sanction on Chinese officials over Xinjiang

Foreign ministry calls on Washington to immediately ‘correct its wrongdoing’, while Chinese embassy in US claims measures in Xinjiang are ‘supported by all 25 million people of various ethnic groups’ in the region.

9 Oct 2019 - 11:46PM

Foreign ministry calls on Washington to immediately ‘correct its wrongdoing’, while Chinese embassy in US claims measures in Xinjiang are ‘supported by all 25 million people of various ethnic groups’ in the region.

Beijing protests over US visa sanction on Chinese officials over Xinjiang
China rejects Donald Trump’s call to investigate Democrat rival Joe Biden and son

Former vice-president is in embattled Trump’s sights over Hunter Biden’s business ties in China and Ukraine, but Beijing will stick to ‘principle of non-interference in internal affairs of other countries’.

24 Oct 2019 - 3:51AM

Former vice-president is in embattled Trump’s sights over Hunter Biden’s business ties in China and Ukraine, but Beijing will stick to ‘principle of non-interference in internal affairs of other countries’.

China rejects Donald Trump’s call to investigate Democrat rival Joe Biden and son
Beijing confident Carrie Lam can restore order to Hong Kong, Chinese ambassador to Britain says

Unrest in city has ‘escalated to a dangerous level’, but leader has central government’s ‘full trust’, ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming says.

5 Oct 2019 - 7:00PM

Unrest in city has ‘escalated to a dangerous level’, but leader has central government’s ‘full trust’, ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming says.

Beijing confident Carrie Lam can restore order to Hong Kong, Chinese ambassador to Britain says
US Senator Rick Scott accuses Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam of being Beijing’s puppet

Leader is ‘just another pawn in communist dictator Xi [Jinping]’s game of global domination’, says Republican Rick Scott from Florida.

4 Oct 2019 - 3:49PM

Leader is ‘just another pawn in communist dictator Xi [Jinping]’s game of global domination’, says Republican Rick Scott from Florida.

US Senator Rick Scott accuses Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam of being Beijing’s puppet
Hong Kong shotgun police officer mulls move to Shenzhen for children’s safety

Lau Chak-kei says he is considering family relocation after personal details revealed online.

28 Sep 2019 - 10:09PM

Lau Chak-kei says he is considering family relocation after personal details revealed online.

Hong Kong shotgun police officer mulls move to Shenzhen for children’s safety
Chinese coastguard ships ‘deliberately visible in South China Sea to assert sovereignty’

Vessels voluntarily broadcast signals from three shoals also claimed by China’s neighbours to show them its ships are present, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative finds, saying it could be ‘blueprint for extending Chinese control’.

27 Sep 2019 - 8:52PM

Vessels voluntarily broadcast signals from three shoals also claimed by China’s neighbours to show them its ships are present, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative finds, saying it could be ‘blueprint for extending Chinese control’.

Chinese coastguard ships ‘deliberately visible in South China Sea to assert sovereignty’
Beijing confirms it has detained Taiwanese business leader missing for 14 months

Tsai Jin-shu, who disappeared after travelling to Xiamen for a food fair, is being investigated over ‘activities endangering national security’.

25 Sep 2019 - 4:50PM

Tsai Jin-shu, who disappeared after travelling to Xiamen for a food fair, is being investigated over ‘activities endangering national security’.

Beijing confirms it has detained Taiwanese business leader missing for 14 months
China trade talks will happen in two weeks, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says

Scheduled round of talks still on, after uncertainty added by cancelled farm visit by Chinese delegation – news of which appears to surprise Donald Trump.

24 Sep 2019 - 11:33PM

Scheduled round of talks still on, after uncertainty added by cancelled farm visit by Chinese delegation – news of which appears to surprise Donald Trump.

China trade talks will happen in two weeks, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says