Hong Kong media

The proposed exemption so that television and radio broadcasts need not remain “impartial” when they involve national security, national education and national identity deserves thorough discussion.

  • News editor Josephine Ma started at the South China Morning Post in 1994 and started as Beijing correspondent in 2003
  • She has seen the newspaper’s China coverage expand from observations on Communist Party politics to reporting on Beijing’s role in world affairs

The Post’s front pages have recorded key moments in history including Japan’s surrender during World War II, death of Mao Zedong and Beijing Games in 2008.

While covering tragedies such as the Thailand tsunami in 2004 and Sichuan earthquake in 2008, Robert Ng confronted tragedy but reminded himself he has a job to do.


The South China Morning Post has evolved with Hong Kong and mainland China since the publishing of its first edition in 1903. We look back at the newspaper’s history and the events that have defined it.

Multiple award-winning infographic ‘Life in Hong Kong’s shoebox housing’ awarded another two golds, while weekly Lunar newsletter on women and gender issues in Asia also scoops top prize.


Journalists’ group has instructed lawyers to write to Department of Justice to obtain more information about application for court injunction against playing protest song.

Post wins 42 awards from the Society of News Design, including ‘Best in Show’ for a large organisation category for ‘Life in Hong Kong’s Shoebox Housing’.

Ming Pao expresses gratitude to cartoonist Zunzi for contributions over past 40 years, but offers no explanation behind decision to pull two series from May 14.

Mr Justice Ribeiro tells Court of Final Appeal that people accused of deceit should get benefit of doubt if their statements were capable of more than one interpretation.

The three winning entries were among the 13 won by the Post out of 76 prizes across 17 categories offered by the Newspaper Society, the media industry’s guild in the city.

Readers discuss how cutting children’s programming hours will affect families, and why non-Chinese-speaking school leavers should be offered an alternative pathway to further education.