Xinlu Liang

Hong Kong

Xinlu Liang

Graduate trainee

Xinlu Liang joined the Post as a Graduate Trainee in 2021. Previously, she wrote obituaries as a Covid-19 reporting intern at the Los Angeles Times. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor's degree in English from Sun Yat-sen University.

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Hong Kong’s first automated parking system to commence service on Thursday in Tsuen Wan

System installed in car park at junction of Hoi Shing Road and Hoi Kok Street in Tsuen Wan has 78 automated parking spaces

System installed in car park at junction of Hoi Shing Road and Hoi Kok Street in Tsuen Wan has 78 automated parking spaces

Hong Kong’s first automated parking system to commence service on Thursday in Tsuen Wan
24 Nov 2021 - 7:15PM
Media has duty to promote national security, combat ‘fake news’ and even help push Covid-19 vaccination drive, Hong Kong leader says

News industry daily exercises press freedoms, including by criticising government, but also should consider responsibilities to public, Carrie Lam says.

News industry daily exercises press freedoms, including by criticising government, but also should consider responsibilities to public, Carrie Lam says.

Media has duty to promote national security, combat ‘fake news’ and even help push Covid-19 vaccination drive, Hong Kong leader says
18 Nov 2021 - 10:52PM
Workers, subcontractors on Hong Kong airport’s third runway project owed HK$100 million in unpaid wages and costs, lawmaker says

Lawmaker Edward Lau urges Airport Authority to respond in the next two days to demands of workers and subcontractors involved in labour dispute.

Lawmaker Edward Lau urges Airport Authority to respond in the next two days to demands of workers and subcontractors involved in labour dispute.

Workers, subcontractors on Hong Kong airport’s third runway project owed HK$100 million in unpaid wages and costs, lawmaker says
17 Nov 2021 - 11:13PM
Hong Kong Airport Authority warns contractors over wage row in third runway project

Operator of city’s aviation hub also gives reassurance that mega development will not be delayed or overrun budget.

Operator of city’s aviation hub also gives reassurance that mega development will not be delayed or overrun budget.

Hong Kong Airport Authority warns contractors over wage row in third runway project
16 Nov 2021 - 11:02PM
Eye-opening experience: Hong Kong student volunteers build bridges in remote mainland Chinese villages, make friends for life

Central Market exhibition showcases projects in poor Chinese communities by Wu Zhi Qiao Charitable Foundation volunteers over past 15 years. 

Central Market exhibition showcases projects in poor Chinese communities by Wu Zhi Qiao Charitable Foundation volunteers over past 15 years. 

Eye-opening experience: Hong Kong student volunteers build bridges in remote mainland Chinese villages, make friends for life
13 Nov 2021 - 10:36PM
Hong Kong elections: property alliance general secretary in Legislative Council bid after Beijing rejects father-son duo

Louis Loong, secretary general of Real Estate Developers Association, admits he is still working on his election platform after only recently getting the nod to run.

Louis Loong, secretary general of Real Estate Developers Association, admits he is still working on his election platform after only recently getting the nod to run.

Hong Kong elections: property alliance general secretary in Legislative Council bid after Beijing rejects father-son duo
10 Nov 2021 - 9:09PM
Hotpot on menu for Hongkongers as weather cools but inflation turns up heat as beef, vegetable prices rise

Temperature plummets to 18.1 degrees Celsius, lowest since March and coming straight after weekend heatwave with highs of 29 degrees.

Temperature plummets to 18.1 degrees Celsius, lowest since March and coming straight after weekend heatwave with highs of 29 degrees.

Hotpot on menu for Hongkongers as weather cools but inflation turns up heat as beef, vegetable prices rise
8 Nov 2021 - 10:10PM
Coronavirus: why Hong Kong phone vendors are ringing up sales of old models with ‘Leave Home Safe’ app

Those without smartphones rush to buy now that app is needed for entry to many public venues

Those without smartphones rush to buy now that app is needed for entry to many public venues

Coronavirus: why Hong Kong phone vendors are ringing up sales of old models with ‘Leave Home Safe’ app
7 Nov 2021 - 11:02PM
Coronavirus Hong Kong: 5 arrested for using fake version of ‘Leave Home Safe’ app as mandatory rules kick in; government staff among those held

From Monday, everyone seeking entry to public buildings including libraries, government offices, wet markets must record their visits with the app.

From Monday, everyone seeking entry to public buildings including libraries, government offices, wet markets must record their visits with the app.

Coronavirus Hong Kong: 5 arrested for using fake version of ‘Leave Home Safe’ app as mandatory rules kick in; government staff among those held
1 Nov 2021 - 11:50PM
Running on empty: soaring fuel prices push Hong Kong’s bus, taxi drivers to the breaking point

Transport group appeals for help, as government pandemic subsidies for sector came to an end months ago.

Transport group appeals for help, as government pandemic subsidies for sector came to an end months ago.

Running on empty: soaring fuel prices push Hong Kong’s bus, taxi drivers to the breaking point
1 Nov 2021 - 5:51PM
Transport alliance calls on Hong Kong government to regulate petrol prices, offer more subsidies to ease burden on drivers

Hong Kong Land Transport Alliance says drivers are under pressure because of rising fuel prices and Covid-19 pandemic but cannot pass on soaring costs.

Hong Kong Land Transport Alliance says drivers are under pressure because of rising fuel prices and Covid-19 pandemic but cannot pass on soaring costs.

Transport alliance calls on Hong Kong government to regulate petrol prices, offer more subsidies to ease burden on drivers
27 Oct 2021 - 11:19PM
University of Hong Kong returns to ranks of world’s 50 most reputable tertiary institutions, Tsinghua University breaks into top 10

HKU places 48th on Times Higher Education list, while HKUST, CUHK and PolyU also make top 200.

HKU places 48th on Times Higher Education list, while HKUST, CUHK and PolyU also make top 200.

University of Hong Kong returns to ranks of world’s 50 most reputable tertiary institutions, Tsinghua University breaks into top 10
28 Oct 2021 - 9:05PM
80 per cent of Hong Kong teachers struggling with national security education, survey finds

Pro-establishment teachers’ union attributes findings to lack of familiarity with the law.

Pro-establishment teachers’ union attributes findings to lack of familiarity with the law.

80 per cent of Hong Kong teachers struggling with national security education, survey finds
26 Oct 2021 - 9:17PM
Vape shops cut down on supplies as customers stock up after Hong Kong passes bill targeting e-cigarette business

Small stores such as VapeBullHK in Wan Chai have racked up more than HK$1 million in sales a month in the past. But as lawmakers take aim at stubbing out the habit, they have cut back on orders and prepare for the worst.

Small stores such as VapeBullHK in Wan Chai have racked up more than HK$1 million in sales a month in the past. But as lawmakers take aim at stubbing out the habit, they have cut back on orders and prepare for the worst.

Vape shops cut down on supplies as customers stock up after Hong Kong passes bill targeting e-cigarette business
21 Oct 2021 - 11:38PM
Hong Kong wet markets battling health scare after outbreak of potentially dangerous bacterial infection linked to freshwater fish

Medical experts have urged the public to avoid eating raw seafood, with cases linked to grass carp, bighead carp, and snakehead fish. Vendors and shoppers take extra precautions after warning not to touch fish without gloves on.

Medical experts have urged the public to avoid eating raw seafood, with cases linked to grass carp, bighead carp, and snakehead fish. Vendors and shoppers take extra precautions after warning not to touch fish without gloves on.

Hong Kong wet markets battling health scare after outbreak of potentially dangerous bacterial infection linked to freshwater fish
21 Oct 2021 - 11:41PM
Hong Kong shoppers to pay more for fresh beef after key distributor raises wholesale price

Ng Fung Hong, city’s sole importer of mainland China’s live cattle, to raise prices on Thursday by as much as 8.1 per cent, the second such increase since the start of the year.

Ng Fung Hong, city’s sole importer of mainland China’s live cattle, to raise prices on Thursday by as much as 8.1 per cent, the second such increase since the start of the year.

Hong Kong shoppers to pay more for fresh beef after key distributor raises wholesale price
20 Oct 2021 - 8:50PM
Hong Kong to host 7 trade fairs simultaneously, with hybrid platform aimed at taking advantage of peak sourcing season

The events will take place both online and in person, and are intended to help the city’s pandemic-battered small and medium-sized enterprises.

The events will take place both online and in person, and are intended to help the city’s pandemic-battered small and medium-sized enterprises.

Hong Kong to host 7 trade fairs simultaneously, with hybrid platform aimed at taking advantage of peak sourcing season
20 Oct 2021 - 2:48AM
Tencent’s China charity drive shows poorest provinces have the smallest number of groups fundraising for them

Though Tencent’s 99 Giving Day this year was themed ‘common prosperity’, a breakdown of donations showed China’s poorest provinces were the worst represented.

Though Tencent’s 99 Giving Day this year was themed ‘common prosperity’, a breakdown of donations showed China’s poorest provinces were the worst represented.

Tencent’s China charity drive shows poorest provinces have the smallest number of groups fundraising for them
18 Oct 2021 - 4:15PM
Underprivileged Hong Kong children to share stage with musical luminaries in coming benefit concert

The event, put on by the Society for Community Organisation, is seeking to raise HK$1.2 million to fund the group’s work.

The event, put on by the Society for Community Organisation, is seeking to raise HK$1.2 million to fund the group’s work.

Underprivileged Hong Kong children to share stage with musical luminaries in coming benefit concert
17 Oct 2021 - 8:00AM
‘Race against time’ for Hong Kong boy in desperate need of heart transplant

The 13-year-old, known as ‘Fung’, needs a donor with B positive or O positive blood who weighs between 50kg and 70kg.

The 13-year-old, known as ‘Fung’, needs a donor with B positive or O positive blood who weighs between 50kg and 70kg.

‘Race against time’ for Hong Kong boy in desperate need of heart transplant
15 Oct 2021 - 11:58PM
Hong Kong protests: police to trial new anti-riot weapon for tackling violent disorder

Pistol-shaped OC launcher fires irritant pepper solution and is more accurate and less harmful than existing devices, police say.

Pistol-shaped OC launcher fires irritant pepper solution and is more accurate and less harmful than existing devices, police say.

Hong Kong protests: police to trial new anti-riot weapon for tackling violent disorder
13 Oct 2021 - 7:00AM
Stock market closed, No 8 warning signal to remain until 4pm as Typhoon Kompasu lashes Hong Kong with heavy rain

Schools and government services suspended as Kompasu, upgraded to a typhoon, comes within 360km to the south of the city on Wednesday morning.

Schools and government services suspended as Kompasu, upgraded to a typhoon, comes within 360km to the south of the city on Wednesday morning.

Stock market closed, No 8 warning signal to remain until 4pm as Typhoon Kompasu lashes Hong Kong with heavy rain
13 Oct 2021 - 12:20PM
China’s export advantage is being squeezed by soaring sea freight prices and rising raw material costs

Soaring freight prices and high raw material costs are causing importers to question the economic viability of buying from China.

Soaring freight prices and high raw material costs are causing importers to question the economic viability of buying from China.

China’s export advantage is being squeezed by soaring sea freight prices and rising raw material costs
5 Oct 2021 - 10:29PM
China shipping: container shortages leave exporters struggling to meet overseas orders ahead of Christmas shopping rush

Ahead of Christmas, Chinese traders are racing to get their goods to key export markets in the United States and Europe, but container shortages are making that hard.

Ahead of Christmas, Chinese traders are racing to get their goods to key export markets in the United States and Europe, but container shortages are making that hard.

China shipping: container shortages leave exporters struggling to meet overseas orders ahead of Christmas shopping rush
5 Oct 2021 - 9:43AM
China’s travel industry ‘paralysed’ by coronavirus sees tour guides turn to live streaming

Struggling Chinese tour guides have begun live-streaming on video platforms such as Douyin during the coronavirus pandemic to make up for lost business.

Struggling Chinese tour guides have begun live-streaming on video platforms such as Douyin during the coronavirus pandemic to make up for lost business.

China’s travel industry ‘paralysed’ by coronavirus  sees tour guides turn to live streaming
21 Sep 2021 - 4:07PM
Chinese workers at Samsung’s Ningbo shipyard rally for more coronavirus severance pay

Staff laid off by Samsung Heavy Industries in the Chinese city of Ningbo this week are still negotiating for more compensation from South Korean company.

Staff laid off by Samsung Heavy Industries in the Chinese city of Ningbo this week are still negotiating for more compensation from South Korean company.

Chinese workers at Samsung’s Ningbo shipyard rally for more coronavirus severance pay
17 Sep 2021 - 11:15AM
Alibaba’s hometown named China’s city with most economic potential, but who else tops the list?

Hangzhou tops the emerging city rankings produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) ahead of Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Shanghai, with Ningbo, Hefei and Suzhou also making the top 10.

Hangzhou tops the emerging city rankings produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) ahead of Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Shanghai, with Ningbo, Hefei and Suzhou also making the top 10.

Alibaba’s hometown named China’s city with most economic potential, but who else tops the list?
8 Sep 2021 - 10:51PM
China’s biggest cargo airport still suffering delays as jobseekers say coronavirus ‘risk is too high’ for cargo handlers

Rumours swirl of a labour shortage at a Shanghai Pudong International Airport terminal as traders say cargo space remains ‘very tight’, and air freight has not returned to normal after coronavirus infections.

Rumours swirl of a labour shortage at a Shanghai Pudong International Airport terminal as traders say cargo space remains ‘very tight’, and air freight has not returned to normal after coronavirus infections.

China’s biggest cargo airport still suffering delays as jobseekers say coronavirus ‘risk is too high’ for cargo handlers
7 Sep 2021 - 10:59PM
China air cargo disruptions advance ‘super peak’ as prices soar after Shanghai freight terminal closure

A cargo terminal at Shanghai Pudong International Airport was closed earlier this month after seven coronavirus cases were detected, heaping pressure on the cost of sending goods from China.

A cargo terminal at Shanghai Pudong International Airport was closed earlier this month after seven coronavirus cases were detected, heaping pressure on the cost of sending goods from China.

China air cargo disruptions advance ‘super peak’ as prices soar after Shanghai freight terminal closure
30 Aug 2021 - 10:26PM
China cargo freight: coronavirus cases divert flights at Shanghai airport, ‘serious backlog’ expected

Airlines are diverting flights, and warehouses are said to be overflowing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport after five workers tested positive for the coronavirus in recent days.

Airlines are diverting flights, and warehouses are said to be overflowing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport after five workers tested positive for the coronavirus in recent days.

China cargo freight: coronavirus cases divert flights at Shanghai airport, ‘serious backlog’ expected
25 Aug 2021 - 11:20AM