Yang Yang

Before joining the Post in 2019, Yang was a TV producer and editor for 2M Media Group in Washington, where she produced mini-documentaries and studio interviews.
Yang Yang
Before joining the Post in 2019, Yang was a TV producer and editor for 2M Media Group in Washington, where she produced mini-documentaries and studio interviews.

Latest from Yang Yang

Inside China Tech: Leaders in Tech – what's spectrum and why does it matter for 5G?

This week on Inside China Tech we look at why – for the first time – 5G has to tap into extremely high radio frequencies and why space agencies think this might mess with your weather forecast.

28 Oct 2019 - 1:34PM

This week on Inside China Tech we look at why – for the first time – 5G has to tap into extremely high radio frequencies and why space agencies think this might mess with your weather forecast.

Inside China Tech: Leaders in Tech – what's spectrum and why does it matter for 5G?
Eat Drink Asia: Banh mi-where Vietnamese tradition and French colonialism collide

The dish was born in a time when Vietnamese weren’t even allowed access to wheat flour, making it hard to imagine the sandwich would become world famous.

25 Oct 2019 - 4:38PM

The dish was born in a time when Vietnamese weren’t even allowed access to wheat flour, making it hard to imagine the sandwich would become world famous.

Eat Drink Asia: Banh mi-where Vietnamese tradition and French colonialism collide
Inside China Tech: What can China’s DNA tests really tell you?

What are China’s DNA testing companies doing differently? What do your DNA test results really mean? We speak to 23Mofang’s CEO, and a geneticist from the University of Hong Kong, to find out.

16 Oct 2019 - 6:40PM

What are China’s DNA testing companies doing differently? What do your DNA test results really mean? We speak to 23Mofang’s CEO, and a geneticist from the University of Hong Kong, to find out.

Inside China Tech: What can China’s DNA tests really tell you?
Inside China Tech: Leaders in Tech - Yamibuy's Alex Zhou on building a US$100 million business on homesickness

Alex Zhou, chief executive of US-based e-commerce site Yamibuy, has built a business out of selling hard-to-find items for Asian immigrant communities

2 Oct 2019 - 6:14PM

Alex Zhou, chief executive of US-based e-commerce site Yamibuy, has built a business out of selling hard-to-find items for Asian immigrant communities

Inside China Tech: Leaders in Tech - Yamibuy's Alex Zhou on building a US$100 million business on homesickness
Eat Drink Asia: All about that Spam

American icon became popular during the war and managed to stick around.Your junk email is named after the canned meat, by the way.

27 Sep 2019 - 12:58PM

American icon became popular during the war and managed to stick around.Your junk email is named after the canned meat, by the way.

Eat Drink Asia: All about that Spam
Inside China Tech: Leaders in Technology – self-driving cars in China

We talked to Jianxiong Xiao, the founder and CEO of AutoX, a high-tech company working on self-driving vehicles

17 Sep 2019 - 3:16PM

We talked to Jianxiong Xiao, the founder and CEO of AutoX, a high-tech company working on self-driving vehicles

Inside China Tech: Leaders in Technology – self-driving cars in China
Inside China Tech: How to create a successful podcast platform with lessons learnt from China

Castbox CEO Renee Wang looked to China for inspiration and then sold her idea around the world.

17 Sep 2019 - 3:16PM

Castbox CEO Renee Wang looked to China for inspiration and then sold her idea around the world.

Inside China Tech: How to create a successful podcast platform with lessons learnt from China
Eat Drink Asia: Mooncakes then and now

We tried KFC’s spicy chicken mooncakes so you don’t have to.From the end of the Yuan Dynasty to modern Hong Kong, mooncakes have been the bearers of political messages.

16 Sep 2019 - 2:37PM

We tried KFC’s spicy chicken mooncakes so you don’t have to.From the end of the Yuan Dynasty to modern Hong Kong, mooncakes have been the bearers of political messages.

Eat Drink Asia: Mooncakes then and now
Inside China Tech: Inside a Chinese internet addiction treatment centre

SCMP visits one of China’s treatment centres for internet addicts more than a decade after such a disorder was classified as an official disease.

20 Aug 2019 - 2:51PM

SCMP visits one of China’s treatment centres for internet addicts more than a decade after such a disorder was classified as an official disease.

Inside China Tech: Inside a Chinese internet addiction treatment centre
Inside China Tech: How AI helps count accurate crowd numbers in Hong Kong protests

AI concluded that 265,000 people joined the protest on July 1, while organisers said 550,000 people marched and the police estimated it was 190,000.

5 Aug 2019 - 5:25PM

AI concluded that 265,000 people joined the protest on July 1, while organisers said 550,000 people marched and the police estimated it was 190,000.

Inside China Tech: How AI helps count accurate crowd numbers in Hong Kong protests
Sichuan food history: from Ming to McDonald’s – and Rick and Morty

Bernice Chan and Alkira Reinfrank analyse the cultural appropriation, and fascinating history, of Sichuan cuisine. They delve into the chemistry of the Sichuan pepper and unpack the components of a traditional meal.

31 Jul 2019 - 1:48PM

Bernice Chan and Alkira Reinfrank analyse the cultural appropriation, and fascinating history, of Sichuan cuisine. They delve into the chemistry of the Sichuan pepper and unpack the components of a traditional meal.

Sichuan food history: from Ming to McDonald’s – and Rick and Morty
Inside China Tech: How Steve Zhao, CEO of Sandbox VR, bet his life savings on creating hyper-realistic VR games

How Steve Zhao staked his life savings for ten years to create a real-life holodeck.

17 Sep 2019 - 3:15PM

How Steve Zhao staked his life savings for ten years to create a real-life holodeck.

Inside China Tech: How Steve Zhao, CEO of Sandbox VR, bet his life savings on creating hyper-realistic VR games
Inside China Tech: We thought VR was just hype till we tried Sandbox VR (Trailer)

Next episode on ICT, we try Sandbox VR games and learn about how Steve Zhao, CEO of Sandbox VR, staked his life savings to create a real-life Holodeck.

15 Jul 2019 - 3:55PM

Next episode on ICT, we try Sandbox VR games and learn about how Steve Zhao, CEO of Sandbox VR, staked his life savings to create a real-life Holodeck.

Inside China Tech: We thought VR was just hype till we tried Sandbox VR (Trailer)
Inside China Tech: China still can’t compete with Silicon Valley. Can it ever catch up?

What makes Silicon Valley the global hub of innovation and will China ever catch up?

9 Jul 2019 - 9:59AM

What makes Silicon Valley the global hub of innovation and will China ever catch up?

Inside China Tech: China still can’t compete with Silicon Valley. Can it ever catch up?
Eat Drink Asia: Why people didn’t always eat the rice in sushi – and how it became what it is today

It turns out that early sushi was not about rice. And it originated from the Mekong, not Japan.

28 Jun 2019 - 2:23PM

It turns out that early sushi was not about rice. And it originated from the Mekong, not Japan.

Eat Drink Asia: Why people didn’t always eat the rice in sushi – and how it became what it is today
Inside China Tech: Does top-down, state-led innovation work? (Trailer)

Silicon Valley was seeded with funding for military research at Stanford University.

17 Sep 2019 - 3:14PM

Silicon Valley was seeded with funding for military research at Stanford University.

Inside China Tech: Does top-down, state-led innovation work? (Trailer)
Eat Drink Asia: The Sriracha story – an American-made hot sauce with Thai roots

Plot twist: The rooster sauce was created by a Vietnamese refugee, but is American-made, and Thai-inspired.

7 Jun 2019 - 1:01PM

Plot twist: The rooster sauce was created by a Vietnamese refugee, but is American-made, and Thai-inspired.

Eat Drink Asia: The Sriracha story – an American-made hot sauce with Thai roots
Eat Drink Asia: The nationalist politics behind pad Thai

The complex origin and nationalist agenda behind the iconic Thai noodle dish.

24 Jun 2019 - 11:21AM

The complex origin and nationalist agenda behind the iconic Thai noodle dish.

Eat Drink Asia: The nationalist politics behind pad Thai
Eat Drink Asia: Your ultimate guide to dim sum

A journey into the history and culture of dim sum – why it’s served on trolleys, what the path to becoming a dim sum chef is like, and the painstaking work behind a simple har gau.

7 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

A journey into the history and culture of dim sum – why it’s served on trolleys, what the path to becoming a dim sum chef is like, and the painstaking work behind a simple har gau.

Eat Drink Asia: Your ultimate guide to dim sum
Eat Drink Asia: The bubble tea success story

Where did bubble tea begin - and why has it become so popular - we deep dive into this chewy drink made for Instagram.

28 Oct 2019 - 2:53PM

Where did bubble tea begin - and why has it become so popular - we deep dive into this chewy drink made for Instagram.

Eat Drink Asia: The bubble tea success story