Viola Zhou

Viola is a multimedia producer at Inkstone. Prior to that, she wrote about Chinese politics for the South China Morning Post. She has also interned at Reuters and covered Hong Kong's democracy protests.
Viola Zhou
Viola is a multimedia producer at Inkstone. Prior to that, she wrote about Chinese politics for the South China Morning Post. She has also interned at Reuters and covered Hong Kong's democracy protests.

Latest from Viola Zhou

Planes, trains and an extra night in Chinatown as four reporters find their way back to Hong Kong amid flight disruptions at airport
WeChat shuts down calls to support Chinese woman’s US rape case against JD.com tycoon Richard Liu

Jingyao Liu acted after US prosecutors declined to bring criminal charges against Richard Liu, whose lawyers say the encounter at her home was consensual.

2 May 2019 - 4:44PM

Jingyao Liu acted after US prosecutors declined to bring criminal charges against Richard Liu, whose lawyers say the encounter at her home was consensual.

WeChat shuts down calls to support Chinese woman’s US rape case against JD.com tycoon Richard Liu
Young people in China are reviving old clothing, and maybe nationalism too

Across China, some young people are switching from jeans and T-shirts to long dresses, silky robes and black hats.

15 Apr 2019 - 11:16AM

Across China, some young people are switching from jeans and T-shirts to long dresses, silky robes and black hats.

Young people in China are reviving old clothing, and maybe nationalism too
Why some of Tencent’s WeChat users are feeling locked out of an online life

Although Chinese internet users live closely alongside censorship some have found it hard to cope as the state’s internet clampdown gets more intrusive and personal.

27 Jul 2018 - 9:50AM

Although Chinese internet users live closely alongside censorship some have found it hard to cope as the state’s internet clampdown gets more intrusive and personal.

Why some of Tencent’s WeChat users are feeling locked out of an online life
Durian McFlurry returns to McDonald's in Hong Kong

Hongkongers lined up at McDonald's restaurants across the city to get their hands on the popular D24 durian McFlurry. Demand was so high after the initial launch in early July that supplies ran out in two days. Now restocked, McDonald's is offering customers three different ice creams based on the pungent fruit that polarises opinion.

24 Jul 2018 - 2:41PM

Hongkongers lined up at McDonald's restaurants across the city to get their hands on the popular D24 durian McFlurry. Demand was so high after the initial launch in early July that supplies ran out in two days. Now restocked, McDonald's is offering customers three different ice creams based on the pungent fruit that polarises opinion.

Durian McFlurry returns to McDonald's in Hong Kong
Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese proverb’ tweet leaves China totally baffled
How a nanny from rural China became a millionaire
Chinese students use #MeToo to take fight against sexual harassment to elite universities
Why Xi Jinping is once again letting China’s military have a direct link to local authorities
China puts a stop to commercial land reclamation after damning environment reports
Patriotic action movie Wolf Warrior 2 tops China’s box office for 2017 but foreign films gain ground
Dawn of a new era with changing of the guard for Beijing’s sunrise flag-raising service
Xi Jinping bids farewell to 2017 with New Year’s Eve pledge to defend international rules
Why China’s armed police will now only take orders from Xi and his generals
Beijing criticises province for ignoring eco crackdown on tycoon’s golf courses
Chinese rights lawyer escapes jail term after admitting subversion
Chinese rights activist ‘Super Vulgar Butcher’ jailed for eight years
Why China’s winter fuel crisis is a cold, hard lesson in the law of unintended consequences
Are China’s new green taxes tough enough to fight pollution?
China struggles to cut coal use as world loses battle on climate change
Drones put on spectacular light show in southern China
Wild elephant attacks bus in southwestern China
Pagoda, prayer hall at Buddhist temple in China’s Sichuan province destroyed by fire
Migrant workers take to streets of Beijing to protest against forced evictions
Chinese cabby saves suicidal man by getting him drunk
Chinese official sacked after wife accused of kicking pregnant nurse in the stomach
Chinese official suspended for forcing man to apologise after he told anti-poverty inspectors he was not getting his benefits
Chinese SUV driver gets that sinking feeling after trying to cross frozen river
China denies making impossible demands for collapsed US$14 billion infrastructure deal with Pakistan
China U-turns on coal ban amid growing outcry over numbers left freezing in winter cold