Yanni Chow

Yanni Chow

Yanni joined the Post in 2021. She has a bachelor’s degree in communication and majored in international journalism. Previously, she worked at Reuters covering Hong Kong political news including the enactment of the national security law.

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Explainer: Who is Japan’s Princess Mako, and why has she lost her royal status now that she is married?

The royal finally married her college sweetheart Kei Komuro after a four-year engagement, but not everyone was happy about it.

The royal finally married her college sweetheart Kei Komuro after a four-year engagement, but not everyone was happy about it.

Explainer: Who is Japan’s Princess Mako, and why has she lost her royal status now that she is married?
26 Oct 2021 - 4:22PM
Fewer Hong Kong students choosing to study journalism in university

The number of applications to media programmes at publicly-funded schools has dropped drastically – with Hong Kong Baptist University taking the biggest hit.

The number of applications to media programmes at publicly-funded schools has dropped drastically – with Hong Kong Baptist University taking the biggest hit.

Fewer Hong Kong students choosing to study journalism in university
21 Oct 2021 - 12:49PM
Art with a repurpose: artists behind Plastic Wood Studio discuss what they’re doing about Hong Kong’s waste problem

The studio recycles plastic bottle caps, makes art, and leads environmental workshops at schools, but the artists behind the project explain why individual action is still not enough.

The studio recycles plastic bottle caps, makes art, and leads environmental workshops at schools, but the artists behind the project explain why individual action is still not enough.

Art with a repurpose: artists behind Plastic Wood Studio discuss what they’re doing about Hong Kong’s waste problem
16 Oct 2021 - 2:00PM
Sup Sup Sui: Cantonese phrases all about friendship

Whether you’re talking about best friends or your worst frenemies, there are unique phrases you can use.

Whether you’re talking about best friends or your worst frenemies, there are unique phrases you can use.

Sup Sup Sui: Cantonese phrases all about friendship
12 Oct 2021 - 3:47PM
Hong Kong singer J.Arie may not have become a lawyer, but she’s still ‘Perfectly Guilty’

Rachel Lui graduated from the city’s best law school, but she decided to follow her own path and pursue a career in music instead.

Rachel Lui graduated from the city’s best law school, but she decided to follow her own path and pursue a career in music instead.

Hong Kong singer J.Arie may not have become a lawyer, but she’s still ‘Perfectly Guilty’
11 Oct 2021 - 6:47PM
Chinese University of Hong Kong’s student union disbands under pressure

Chinese University of Hong Kong’s student union disbanded on Thursday, eight months after the university cut ties with the student body and accused its members of ‘exploiting’ the campus for their political agenda.

Chinese University of Hong Kong’s student union disbanded on Thursday, eight months after the university cut ties with the student body and accused its members of ‘exploiting’ the campus for their political agenda.

Chinese University of Hong Kong’s student union disbands under pressure
7 Oct 2021 - 10:42PM
Hong Kong policy address: 5 key takeaways from Carrie Lam’s speech

The chief executive offered to give teachers a class on Hong Kong’s constitutional status and ‘one country, two systems’.

The chief executive offered to give teachers a class on Hong Kong’s constitutional status and ‘one country, two systems’.

Hong Kong policy address: 5 key takeaways from Carrie Lam’s speech
7 Oct 2021 - 12:22PM
A bright pink oasis in Hong Kong’s busiest neighbourhood

The newly-opened Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Ma Tei represents the future of micro-parks and the role of play in the community.

The newly-opened Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Ma Tei represents the future of micro-parks and the role of play in the community.

A bright pink oasis in Hong Kong’s busiest neighbourhood
2 Oct 2021 - 9:00AM
30 years and a HK$1,430 pay rise: Hong Kong’s domestic workers complain of ‘insulting’ minimum wage

The Hong Kong government announced on Thursday that the statutory monthly minimum wage will remain unchanged for a second straight year at HK$4,630 (US$595), disappointing the city’s 370,000 domestic workers.

The Hong Kong government announced on Thursday that the statutory monthly minimum wage will remain unchanged for a second straight year at HK$4,630 (US$595), disappointing the city’s 370,000 domestic workers.

30 years and a HK$1,430 pay rise: Hong Kong’s domestic workers complain of ‘insulting’ minimum wage
1 Oct 2021 - 9:21PM
Hong Kong director launches crowdfunding campaign to raise money for crime film

Ronnie Chau aims to raise HK$10 million on Kickstarter to produce a movie starring actors Anthony Wong and Zeno Koo.

Ronnie Chau aims to raise HK$10 million on Kickstarter to produce a movie starring actors Anthony Wong and Zeno Koo.

Hong Kong director launches crowdfunding campaign to raise money for crime film
1 Oct 2021 - 2:15PM
Match made in heaven: founder of eco-friendly Instagram thrift store Asian Angel on reducing Hong Kong’s waste in fashion

Bell Chan Sze-ching says her second-hand shop has given her the chance to express her style while also encouraging clients to be more confident in wearing what they want.

Bell Chan Sze-ching says her second-hand shop has given her the chance to express her style while also encouraging clients to be more confident in wearing what they want.

Match made in heaven: founder of eco-friendly Instagram thrift store Asian Angel on reducing Hong Kong’s waste in fashion
26 Sep 2021 - 2:00PM
Coronavirus: Pfizer seeks approval to administer BioNTech jab to under 12s, but Hong Kong doctors are cautious

The pharmaceutical giant is seeking FDA authorisation to offer the jabs to younger kids after successful trials with children aged five to 11.

The pharmaceutical giant is seeking FDA authorisation to offer the jabs to younger kids after successful trials with children aged five to 11.

Coronavirus: Pfizer seeks approval to administer BioNTech jab to under 12s, but Hong Kong doctors are cautious
21 Sep 2021 - 5:25PM
Sup Sup Sui: A day in the life of a Hong Kong university student

These Cantonese slang phrases will help you fit in on any uni campus.

These Cantonese slang phrases will help you fit in on any uni campus.

Sup Sup Sui: A day in the life of a Hong Kong university student
21 Sep 2021 - 7:00AM
Ocean Park will adjust ticket prices for its new Water World facility

Tickets for the water park, set to open on Tuesday, are selling well, and entry prices in the future will change based on the season and public holidays.

Tickets for the water park, set to open on Tuesday, are selling well, and entry prices in the future will change based on the season and public holidays.

Ocean Park will adjust ticket prices for its new Water World facility
24 Sep 2021 - 4:04PM
Children of asylum seekers struggle with Chinese lessons during Covid-19

Refugee children already face a disadvantage when it comes to Chinese lessons, as many don’t speak the language at home, and coronavirus has made the issue worse.

Refugee children already face a disadvantage when it comes to Chinese lessons, as many don’t speak the language at home, and coronavirus has made the issue worse.

Children of asylum seekers struggle with Chinese lessons during Covid-19
23 Sep 2021 - 4:16PM
Show off photo prompt: Covered from head to toe

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo, and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo, and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Show off photo prompt: Covered from head to toe
20 Sep 2021 - 7:00AM
Mooncakes for Mirror fans, beef Wellington lovers and pets – modern versions of a traditional Mid-Autumn Festival treat

Wah Yee Tang Cake Shop’s mooncakes are sure to please fans of Keung To or Anson Lo, while Phoebe’s Kitchen and BarkNPurr x Yoohoo Pet are completely remaking the ingredients of the classic treat

Wah Yee Tang Cake Shop’s mooncakes are sure to please fans of Keung To or Anson Lo, while Phoebe’s Kitchen and BarkNPurr x Yoohoo Pet are completely remaking the ingredients of the classic treat

Mooncakes for Mirror fans, beef Wellington lovers and pets – modern versions of a traditional Mid-Autumn Festival treat
19 Sep 2021 - 2:00PM
British teen tennis star Emma Raducanu makes history with Grand Slam title

Just months ago she was waiting for her A-level results; now she is in the news for defeating Canada’s Leylah Fernandez at the US Open.

Just months ago she was waiting for her A-level results; now she is in the news for defeating Canada’s Leylah Fernandez at the US Open.

British teen tennis star Emma Raducanu makes history with Grand Slam title
13 Sep 2021 - 5:14PM
Show off photo prompt: A budding photographer

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Show off photo prompt: A budding photographer
13 Sep 2021 - 7:00AM
Golf prodigy Arianna Lau, 13, sets sights on representing Hong Kong at 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles

The teen golfer hopes to follow in the footsteps of her idol, two-time Olympian Tiffany Chan, in representing Hong Kong in the LPGA Tour and the Olympic Games.

The teen golfer hopes to follow in the footsteps of her idol, two-time Olympian Tiffany Chan, in representing Hong Kong in the LPGA Tour and the Olympic Games.

Golf prodigy Arianna Lau, 13, sets sights on representing Hong Kong at 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
8 Sep 2021 - 2:30PM
Explainer: What is the reasoning behind China’s crackdown on ‘toxic’ fandom culture, and how are people reacting?

Following high-profile celebrity scandals, such as one involving K-pop star Kris Wu, Beijing is targeting what they have called “toxic idol worship”.

Following high-profile celebrity scandals, such as one involving K-pop star Kris Wu, Beijing is targeting what they have called “toxic idol worship”.

Explainer: What is the reasoning behind China’s crackdown on ‘toxic’ fandom culture, and how are people reacting?
8 Sep 2021 - 8:00AM
Show off photo prompt: Hey buddy, what are you doing there?

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Think you can write a funny photo caption? Each week, we present to you one photo and it’s up to you to submit a wacky description of about 15 words.

Show off photo prompt: Hey buddy, what are you doing there?
6 Sep 2021 - 11:12AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong students return to campus for half-day lessons, as parents debate needs of full-day sessions

Hong Kong students returned to campus on Wednesday as schools resumed half-day, in-person lessons, with primary school parents debating the needs of full-day sessions.

Hong Kong students returned to campus on Wednesday as schools resumed half-day, in-person lessons, with primary school parents debating the needs of full-day sessions.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong students return to campus for half-day lessons, as parents debate needs of full-day sessions
3 Sep 2021 - 3:35PM
‘I don’t want to be ordinary’: teen actor gave his all to play Hong Kong Paralympian So Wa-wai in ‘Zero to Hero’ film

Mason Fung Ho-yeung, 16, recalls how much work he put into preparing for his first film in which he plays the legendary Hong Kong Paralympian So Wa-wai.

Mason Fung Ho-yeung, 16, recalls how much work he put into preparing for his first film in which he plays the legendary Hong Kong Paralympian So Wa-wai.

‘I don’t want to be ordinary’: teen actor gave his all to play Hong Kong Paralympian So Wa-wai in ‘Zero to Hero’ film
29 Aug 2021 - 10:00AM
Hong Kong’s aspiring filmmakers determined to stay in the industry despite government crackdown

A proposed amendment to the Film Censorship Ordinance would require official censors to asses a film’s impact on national security.

A proposed amendment to the Film Censorship Ordinance would require official censors to asses a film’s impact on national security.

Hong Kong’s aspiring filmmakers determined to stay in the industry despite government crackdown
27 Aug 2021 - 1:40PM
Explainer: What are the Paralympics, and what will Hong Kong do for the Games and its athletes?

Though live spectators are banned, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are set to break all TV viewing records, with an estimated global audience of 4.25 billion.

Though live spectators are banned, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are set to break all TV viewing records, with an estimated global audience of 4.25 billion.

Explainer: What are the Paralympics, and what will Hong Kong do for the Games and its athletes?
25 Aug 2021 - 4:49PM
Nicole Kidman’s quarantine exemption from Hong Kong government sparks backlash among locals

Many residents are frustrated the Hollywood star was given an exemption because she came from Sydney, which has an outbreak of the Delta variant.

Many residents are frustrated the Hollywood star was given an exemption because she came from Sydney, which has an outbreak of the Delta variant.

Nicole Kidman’s quarantine exemption from Hong Kong government sparks backlash among locals
19 Aug 2021 - 5:24PM
‘Zero to Hero’ movie review: the moving story behind Hong Kong’s 12-time Paralympic medallist So Wa-wai

In this biopic, director Jimmy Wan depicts the disabled sprinter, who was born with cerebral palsy, as he breaks world records while struggling to support his impoverished family.

In this biopic, director Jimmy Wan depicts the disabled sprinter, who was born with cerebral palsy, as he breaks world records while struggling to support his impoverished family.

‘Zero to Hero’ movie review: the moving story behind Hong Kong’s 12-time Paralympic medallist So Wa-wai
19 Aug 2021 - 8:00AM