Teddy Ng

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.
Teddy Ng
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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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’.

8 Oct 2019 - 11:08PM

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
China warns against efforts to ‘disrupt Hong Kong with foreign support’ after activists testify before US Congress

Joshua Wong and Denise Ho address the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, with Wong saying he hoped Congress would be celebrated ‘for having stood on the side of Hongkongers’.

18 Sep 2019 - 11:39PM

Joshua Wong and Denise Ho address the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, with Wong saying he hoped Congress would be celebrated ‘for having stood on the side of Hongkongers’.

China warns against efforts to ‘disrupt Hong Kong with foreign support’ after activists testify before US Congress
Hong Kong ‘not a trade issue’ says Mnuchin ahead of US-China talks

Next month’s trade talks between the US and China will not include discussion of Hong Kong disturbances.

13 Sep 2019 - 3:02PM

Next month’s trade talks between the US and China will not include discussion of Hong Kong disturbances.

Hong Kong ‘not a trade issue’ says Mnuchin ahead of US-China talks
China grants tariff exemptions to 16 types of US goods ahead of trade war talks

Waiver will take effect next week and remain in place for one year, Customs Tariff Commission says.

11 Sep 2019 - 11:21PM

Waiver will take effect next week and remain in place for one year, Customs Tariff Commission says.

China grants tariff exemptions to 16 types of US goods ahead of trade war talks
Taiwanese man missing after visiting Hong Kong ‘being investigated by mainland’

Chinese authorities say they are investigating Lee Meng-chu – who is believed to have distributed images of mainland troops massing equipment near southern city – for ‘activities that endanger state security’.

12 Sep 2019 - 4:38AM

Chinese authorities say they are investigating Lee Meng-chu – who is believed to have distributed images of mainland troops massing equipment near southern city – for ‘activities that endanger state security’.

Taiwanese man missing after visiting Hong Kong ‘being investigated by mainland’
Hong Kong protesters warned not to try Beijing’s patience as Chinese state media denounces rally at US consulate

Latest commentaries follow Sunday’s demonstration urging US Congress to pass Hong Kong human rights bill.

10 Sep 2019 - 9:21AM

Latest commentaries follow Sunday’s demonstration urging US Congress to pass Hong Kong human rights bill.

Hong Kong protesters warned not to try Beijing’s patience as Chinese state media denounces rally at US consulate
Hong Kong is a matter for China, Premier Li Keqiang tells Angela Merkel

Most senior Beijing official yet speaks out on troubled city’s future as German Chancellor calls for peaceful solution.

7 Sep 2019 - 3:47PM

Most senior Beijing official yet speaks out on troubled city’s future as German Chancellor calls for peaceful solution.

Hong Kong is a matter for China, Premier Li Keqiang tells Angela Merkel
China, US must both take action to end trade war, make progress, Chinese state media says

Dispute has already affected global economy and ‘must not be allowed to escalate’, Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily says in commentary.

6 Sep 2019 - 1:19PM

Dispute has already affected global economy and ‘must not be allowed to escalate’, Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily says in commentary.

China, US must both take action to end trade war, make progress, Chinese state media says
China-US trade war talks to resume in early October as global growth outlook dims

The two sides agree to meet in Washington next month as private sector growth forecasts cut because of escalating trade war impact

6 Sep 2019 - 3:50AM

The two sides agree to meet in Washington next month as private sector growth forecasts cut because of escalating trade war impact

China-US trade war talks to resume in early October as global growth outlook dims
China concessions to US would be ‘grave error’ in any trade deal

Beijing urged to continue the struggle until victory achieved.

3 Sep 2019 - 12:15AM

Beijing urged to continue the struggle until victory achieved.

China concessions to US would be ‘grave error’ in any trade deal
Two Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for protest-related offences released on bail after being held by police overnight

Status not known of third pro-democracy politician held following wave of arrests targeting several lawmakers and high-profile activists.

1 Sep 2019 - 12:15AM

Status not known of third pro-democracy politician held following wave of arrests targeting several lawmakers and high-profile activists.

Two Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for protest-related offences released on bail after being held by police overnight
New US military bases in Asia-Pacific ‘likely to be temporary’ for troop flexibility

Former adviser to US Indo-Pacific Command chief says Pentagon wants locations that aren’t permanent to allow forces to be rotated as needed.

30 Aug 2019 - 11:54PM

Former adviser to US Indo-Pacific Command chief says Pentagon wants locations that aren’t permanent to allow forces to be rotated as needed.

New US military bases in Asia-Pacific ‘likely to be temporary’ for troop flexibility
China’s paramilitary stages anti-riot drill near Hong Kong border

Exercises in Shenzhen feature armed officers subduing ‘protesters’, on the same day as the Chinese military’s rotation of its troops in Hong Kong.

30 Aug 2019 - 11:09PM

Exercises in Shenzhen feature armed officers subduing ‘protesters’, on the same day as the Chinese military’s rotation of its troops in Hong Kong.

China’s paramilitary stages anti-riot drill near Hong Kong border
Political heavyweights say Beijing has right to intervene to resolve crisis in Hong Kong

Government adviser also tells seminar in Shenzhen that mobilising PLA troops in the city would not bring an end to ‘one country, two systems’.

25 Aug 2019 - 3:01AM

Government adviser also tells seminar in Shenzhen that mobilising PLA troops in the city would not bring an end to ‘one country, two systems’.

Political heavyweights say Beijing has right to intervene to resolve crisis in Hong Kong
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to head to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea

China should take steps to ease domestic demands on Duterte after sinking of Filipino fishing boat in contested waters, analyst says.

23 Aug 2019 - 10:09PM

China should take steps to ease domestic demands on Duterte after sinking of Filipino fishing boat in contested waters, analyst says.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to head to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea
Donald Trump says Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in Hong Kong would harm trade talks

President’s comments came as Washington and Beijing look to revive talks aimed at ending their trade war.

20 Aug 2019 - 6:14PM

President’s comments came as Washington and Beijing look to revive talks aimed at ending their trade war.

Donald Trump says Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in Hong Kong would harm trade talks
Donald Trump plans phone call to Xi Jinping ‘very soon’ – and says China will get tough over fentanyl

China wants to follow through quickly on stemming flow of opioid to US, he says, adding that the unexpected meeting of top diplomats Yang Jiechi and Mike Pompeo was ‘a very good conversation’.

16 Aug 2019 - 4:30PM

China wants to follow through quickly on stemming flow of opioid to US, he says, adding that the unexpected meeting of top diplomats Yang Jiechi and Mike Pompeo was ‘a very good conversation’.

Donald Trump plans phone call to Xi Jinping ‘very soon’ – and says China will get tough over fentanyl
US-China cooperation not a priority for either side, says Beijing academic

Any chance of an end to trade war is gone and chances to work together have turned into disputes, Shi Yinhong of Renmin University says.

13 Aug 2019 - 3:01AM

Any chance of an end to trade war is gone and chances to work together have turned into disputes, Shi Yinhong of Renmin University says.

US-China cooperation not a priority for either side, says Beijing academic
China says US is using ‘gangster logic’ after Washington calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’

Foreign ministry commissioner’s office in Hong Kong also calls comments by a US State Department spokeswoman ‘blatant slander against China’.

9 Aug 2019 - 10:05PM

Foreign ministry commissioner’s office in Hong Kong also calls comments by a US State Department spokeswoman ‘blatant slander against China’.

China says US is using ‘gangster logic’ after Washington calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’
South China Sea: Chinese ship leaves Vietnamese zone, but is it only refuelling?

Tracking data suggests Haiyang Dizhi 8 has left Vanguard Bank, where tensions flared over apparent harassment of Vietnam’s gas and oil exploration, but it sailed only as far as a disputed reef controlled by China.

8 Aug 2019 - 11:55PM

Tracking data suggests Haiyang Dizhi 8 has left Vanguard Bank, where tensions flared over apparent harassment of Vietnam’s gas and oil exploration, but it sailed only as far as a disputed reef controlled by China.

South China Sea: Chinese ship leaves Vietnamese zone, but is it only refuelling?
Mainland China to boycott Golden Horse awards in latest attempt to squeeze Taiwan

The annual ‘Chinese-language Oscars’ will not feature mainland films after Beijing bans them from it – the week after barring solo mainland travellers from visiting Taiwan, set to cost the self-ruled island billions.

20 Aug 2019 - 2:19PM

The annual ‘Chinese-language Oscars’ will not feature mainland films after Beijing bans them from it – the week after barring solo mainland travellers from visiting Taiwan, set to cost the self-ruled island billions.

Mainland China to boycott Golden Horse awards in latest attempt to squeeze Taiwan