Winnie Chung

Winnie Chung

Winnie is the Editorial Director of Specialist Publications at South China Morning Post. She is a veteran media professional with a 360-degree view of media-related industries, including magazine and newspaper publishing, PR and corporate communications, as well as stakeholder management.

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Review | Apple Airpods Max review: great battery life and the best active noise cancellation we’ve ever tried – but are they worth US$549?

How does Apple’s new over-ear offering perform for sound, battery life and noise cancelling abilities – and what’s with the odd-shaped case?

5 Jan 2021 - 6:08PM

How does Apple’s new over-ear offering perform for sound, battery life and noise cancelling abilities – and what’s with the odd-shaped case?

Apple Airpods Max review: great battery life and the best active noise cancellation we’ve ever tried – but are they worth US$549?
Why Yong Fu probably has the best crab dishes you’ve ever tasted

No meal at Yong Fu is complete without the 18-cut raw crabs, while other stand-out items include giant cuttlefish and squid ink rice

18 Dec 2020 - 4:16PM

No meal at Yong Fu is complete without the 18-cut raw crabs, while other stand-out items include giant cuttlefish and squid ink rice

Why Yong Fu probably has the best crab dishes you’ve ever tasted
At Bibi and Baba in Wan Chai, a modest menu is packed with delicious Malaysian favourites and more

The usual suspects feature on the list of dishes on offer at this restaurant in Wan Chai, including the refreshingly authentic otah and ayam goreng istimewa

13 Dec 2020 - 10:00AM

The usual suspects feature on the list of dishes on offer at this restaurant in Wan Chai, including the refreshingly authentic otah and ayam goreng istimewa

At Bibi and Baba in Wan Chai, a modest menu is packed with delicious Malaysian favourites and more
Why Sichuan Lab in Wan Chai ticks all the boxes for spice fiends and true lovers of hotpot

Excellently prepared Sichuan cuisine shines in this modern, hip restaurant in Wan Chai – perfect for those who want a little spice in their lives

11 Dec 2020 - 11:47AM

Excellently prepared Sichuan cuisine shines in this modern, hip restaurant in Wan Chai – perfect for those who want a little spice in their lives

Why Sichuan Lab in Wan Chai ticks all the boxes for spice fiends and true lovers of hotpot
Review | What do Louis Vuitton Horizon 2.0 earbuds have over Apple’s AirPods Pro? The luxury take on the Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus just got a sleek new makeover

Fendi, Alexander Wang and Dolce & Gabbana have all rocked earbud collaborations in their runway shows, but LV’s new offering is what luxury truly sounds like

11 Dec 2020 - 6:00AM

Fendi, Alexander Wang and Dolce & Gabbana have all rocked earbud collaborations in their runway shows, but LV’s new offering is what luxury truly sounds like

What do Louis Vuitton Horizon 2.0 earbuds have over Apple’s AirPods Pro? The luxury take on the Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus just got a sleek new makeover
Review | Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G the phone we’ve all been waiting for? Here’s how it stacks up to Huawei, Motorola and Apple, and if it’s worth the US$2,190 price tag

Is Samsung’s new folding phone a mini laptop? Can its cameras take the ultimate selfie? And how does it hold up against Huawei and Motorola?

10 Oct 2020 - 4:00PM

Is Samsung’s new folding phone a mini laptop? Can its cameras take the ultimate selfie? And how does it hold up against Huawei and Motorola?

Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G the phone we’ve all been waiting for? Here’s how it stacks up to Huawei, Motorola and Apple, and if it’s worth the US$2,190 price tag
Review | The Entertainment Suite at Hong Kong’s Landmark Mandarin Oriental let us live like movie stars for the day – and we loved it

You, your family and even your dog can live it large during this staycation package at The Landmark, which turns lazing around into an art form

21 Sep 2020 - 11:55AM

You, your family and even your dog can live it large during this staycation package at The Landmark, which turns lazing around into an art form

The Entertainment Suite at Hong Kong’s Landmark Mandarin Oriental let us live like movie stars for the day – and we loved it
What do Land Rover and superstar DJ Carl Cox have in common? Both have Zenith watches made in their honour

Julien Tornare sees positives in the global lockdown – forcing change on the industry and keeping his company innovating – while allowing him to spend more time with family

7 Aug 2020 - 3:00AM

Julien Tornare sees positives in the global lockdown – forcing change on the industry and keeping his company innovating – while allowing him to spend more time with family

What do Land Rover and superstar DJ Carl Cox have in common? Both have Zenith watches made in their honour
How coronavirus has changed luxury watchmaking at Vacheron Constantin – fewer partners, but stronger partnerships, says CEO Louis Ferla

Ferla is confident that with just one watch fair this year – Watches & Wonders – instead of two, greater competition will spur his brand on to innovate and connect customers with new digital tools

21 Jun 2020 - 6:00AM

Ferla is confident that with just one watch fair this year – Watches & Wonders – instead of two, greater competition will spur his brand on to innovate and connect customers with new digital tools

How coronavirus has changed luxury watchmaking at Vacheron Constantin – fewer partners, but stronger partnerships, says CEO Louis Ferla
How Cartier brought this year’s novelties to clients during lockdown – through its Cartier Watchmaking Encounters digital platform

The coronavirus pandemic inspired Cartier Watchmaking Encounters, a digital platform linking clients with this year’s releases and offering a preview of the latest Pasha novelties

18 Jun 2020 - 10:04AM

The coronavirus pandemic inspired Cartier Watchmaking Encounters, a digital platform linking clients with this year’s releases and offering a preview of the latest Pasha novelties

How Cartier brought this year’s novelties to clients during lockdown – through its Cartier Watchmaking Encounters digital platform
Review | The Montblanc MB01 Smart Headphones look sexy and sound full in the mid- and low-ranges – but are they worth US$630?

Their pens are iconic but, as the brand moves into more lifestyle products, has its latest offering caught your eye and ear?

20 Apr 2020 - 2:00PM

Their pens are iconic but, as the brand moves into more lifestyle products, has its latest offering caught your eye and ear?

The Montblanc MB01 Smart Headphones look sexy and sound full in the mid- and low-ranges – but are they worth US$630?
How Mame Kurogouchi got together with Tod’s to create a collection based craftsmanship

A shared passion for traditional craftsmanship brought together the upcoming Japanese designer with the century-old Italian leather goods brand

20 Apr 2020 - 12:42PM

A shared passion for traditional craftsmanship brought together the upcoming Japanese designer with the century-old Italian leather goods brand

How Mame Kurogouchi got together with Tod’s to create a collection based craftsmanship
Glass, steel, stones: How architect Frank Gehry bends it like Beckham – from the Louis Vuitton Seoul Maison to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Glass is not the only material Gehry has managed to bend; the prize-winning 90-year-old has continuously surprised and delighted with buildings that defy the imagination

27 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

Glass is not the only material Gehry has managed to bend; the prize-winning 90-year-old has continuously surprised and delighted with buildings that defy the imagination

Glass, steel, stones: How architect Frank Gehry bends it like Beckham – from the Louis Vuitton Seoul Maison to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Tod’s No_Code X shoe collection looks like a sports car – and designer Yong Bae-seok knows why

No_Code is an experimental workshop set up by Tod’s in 2018 to reinterpret changes and trends. It has given rise to the shoeker – a mix between dress shoes and sneakers

23 Jan 2020 - 5:00PM

No_Code is an experimental workshop set up by Tod’s in 2018 to reinterpret changes and trends. It has given rise to the shoeker – a mix between dress shoes and sneakers

Tod’s No_Code X shoe collection looks like a sports car – and designer Yong Bae-seok knows why
How Van Cleef & Arpels’ ‘Time, Nature, Love’ exhibition in Milan shines a light on the craft of making gorgeous jewellery

Rarely-seen pieces, owned by the rich and famous, such as Elizabeth Taylor and the Aga Khan’s former wife, are now on show in Milan’s Palazzo Reale

27 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM

Rarely-seen pieces, owned by the rich and famous, such as Elizabeth Taylor and the Aga Khan’s former wife, are now on show in Milan’s Palazzo Reale

How Van Cleef & Arpels’ ‘Time, Nature, Love’ exhibition in Milan shines a light on the craft of making gorgeous jewellery
Review | We review Rosewood Hong Kong’s Asaya Lodges: what’s it like to stay in your own private spa – and how about a butler, too?

There aren’t many other places in Hong Kong where you can disconnect from other human beings and disappear into the zen bubble of a wellness centre staycation

23 Dec 2019 - 9:22PM

There aren’t many other places in Hong Kong where you can disconnect from other human beings and disappear into the zen bubble of a wellness centre staycation

We review Rosewood Hong Kong’s Asaya Lodges: what’s it like to stay in your own private spa – and how about a butler, too?
Li Na, Asia’s first Grand Slam winner, talks motherhood, a forthcoming movie biopic, and her plans to nurture China’s tennis champions of tomorrow

Li Na made history as the first Asian-born tennis player to win not just one but two Grand Slam titles – but since retiring five years ago, what has the Chinese champion been plotting next?

17 Dec 2019 - 10:46AM

Li Na made history as the first Asian-born tennis player to win not just one but two Grand Slam titles – but since retiring five years ago, what has the Chinese champion been plotting next?

Li Na, Asia’s first Grand Slam winner, talks motherhood, a forthcoming movie biopic, and her plans to nurture China’s tennis champions of tomorrow
Review | We review the Rock Jaw Audio’s T5 Ultra Connect – at less than US$100, can these Bluetooth headphones really beat the Apple AirPods Pro?

At less than US$100, are these British Bluetooth headphones really better than the Apple AirPods Pro?

4 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM

At less than US$100, are these British Bluetooth headphones really better than the Apple AirPods Pro?

We review the Rock Jaw Audio’s T5 Ultra Connect – at less than US$100, can these Bluetooth headphones really beat the Apple AirPods Pro?
How Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried tackles her demons – through Buddhism, meditation, and with a white donkey named Gus

She starred with Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Cher in Mamma Mia! but Amanda Seyfried says she prefers a simple lifestyle; her Jaeger-LeCoultre watch says otherwise

3 Dec 2019 - 3:58PM

She starred with Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Cher in Mamma Mia! but Amanda Seyfried says she prefers a simple lifestyle; her Jaeger-LeCoultre watch says otherwise

How Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried tackles her demons – through Buddhism, meditation, and with a white donkey named Gus
Review | Apple Airpods Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3 – which are the best wireless earbuds?

From battery life and ear comfort to connectivity and all-important sound quality, the top two wireless earbuds go head-to-head

14 Nov 2019 - 9:58AM

From battery life and ear comfort to connectivity and all-important sound quality, the top two wireless earbuds go head-to-head

Apple Airpods Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3 – which are the best wireless earbuds?
Which Rolex does tennis pro Li Na wear on and off the Shanghai Masters court?

She coveted a Rolex, was bestowed one as a gift, and this year, Li Na helps commemorate the brand’s 10th year as official timekeeper and title sponsor of the Shanghai Masters.

2 Nov 2019 - 7:09AM

She coveted a Rolex, was bestowed one as a gift, and this year, Li Na helps commemorate the brand’s 10th year as official timekeeper and title sponsor of the Shanghai Masters.

Which Rolex does tennis pro Li Na wear on and off the Shanghai Masters court?
Guillaume Néry, the record-breaking free diver on a mission to save the world’s coral reefs: ‘there is a big chance they will die’

We flew to French Polynesia for an underwater lesson from the record-breaking French free diver

5 Nov 2019 - 6:03PM

We flew to French Polynesia for an underwater lesson from the record-breaking French free diver

Guillaume Néry, the record-breaking free diver on a mission to save the world’s coral reefs: ‘there is a big chance they will die’
Van Cleef & Arpels gets kissy-kissy with the new Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch collection

The luxury maison has unveiled six new designs of its beloved Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch, which features a pair of lovers who kiss only at noon and midnight

31 Oct 2019 - 5:45PM

The luxury maison has unveiled six new designs of its beloved Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch, which features a pair of lovers who kiss only at noon and midnight

Van Cleef & Arpels gets kissy-kissy with the new Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch collection
How Cartier’s ‘Crystallization of Time’ puts the spotlight on the French jewellery house’s contemporary designs

A history of Cartier jewellery spanning several decades, the Tokyo exhibition highlights jewellery and watches that have been influenced by Egypt, China, India and the Middle East

27 Oct 2019 - 1:00PM

A history of Cartier jewellery spanning several decades, the Tokyo exhibition highlights jewellery and watches that have been influenced by Egypt, China, India and the Middle East

How Cartier’s ‘Crystallization of Time’ puts the spotlight on the French jewellery house’s contemporary designs
A. Lange & Söhne gets its first ever stainless steel collection, finally

Joining the five other timepiece mainstays, the Odysseus is the first stainless steel watch collection from the Saxon watchmaker

24 Oct 2019 - 8:10PM

Joining the five other timepiece mainstays, the Odysseus is the first stainless steel watch collection from the Saxon watchmaker

A. Lange & Söhne gets its first ever stainless steel collection, finally
F1 champion Kimi Räikkönen talks about the Singapore Grand Prix 2019, partying in his twenties – and how Richard Mille persuaded him to start wearing a watch

The Finnish ‘Iceman’ talks candidly about joining Alfa Romeo from Scuderia Ferrari, racing against Michael Schumacher and raising a family

20 Sep 2019 - 4:13PM

The Finnish ‘Iceman’ talks candidly about joining Alfa Romeo from Scuderia Ferrari, racing against Michael Schumacher and raising a family

F1 champion Kimi Räikkönen talks about the Singapore Grand Prix 2019, partying in his twenties – and how Richard Mille persuaded him to start wearing a watch
Review | We review the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds: does it make the perfect travel companion?

Superior noise cancelling levels set Sony’s latest earbuds apart from the competition

4 Oct 2019 - 3:04PM

Superior noise cancelling levels set Sony’s latest earbuds apart from the competition

We review the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds: does it make the perfect travel companion?
5 of Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong’s most memorable film roles

The versatile star, who celebrates his 58th birthday on Monday, caught the eye playing a cold-hearted murderer in 1993 and has gone on to give many award-winning ‘killer’ performances

4 Sep 2019 - 5:06PM

The versatile star, who celebrates his 58th birthday on Monday, caught the eye playing a cold-hearted murderer in 1993 and has gone on to give many award-winning ‘killer’ performances

5 of Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong’s most memorable film roles
‘It’s almost like being naked with clothes’ – former Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz on embracing Instagram

Elbaz’s shock ousting from Lanvin left him out in the cold. New projects with Frédéric Malle, Converse, LeSportsac and Tod’s Factory offer fresh perspectives

3 Sep 2019 - 4:23PM

Elbaz’s shock ousting from Lanvin left him out in the cold. New projects with Frédéric Malle, Converse, LeSportsac and Tod’s Factory offer fresh perspectives

‘It’s almost like being naked with clothes’ – former Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz on embracing Instagram
Review | Michelin dim sum and hairdryer drama: We review the Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing

Boutique facility on pedestrianised Wangfujing Street offers glimpses of old Beijing life to tourists wanting more than chain stores and bars

19 Aug 2019 - 4:03PM

Boutique facility on pedestrianised Wangfujing Street offers glimpses of old Beijing life to tourists wanting more than chain stores and bars

Michelin dim sum and hairdryer drama: We review the Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing