South China Morning Post reporter Leung departs for the Associated Press

Kanis Leung has joined The Associated Press to cover Hong Kong, Macau and China. Recently, Leung was a reporter at The South China Morning Post, where she covered macroeconomic policies and the impacts of U.S.-China trade tensions on Hong Kong. She worked in Hong Kong as an assistant producer at Reuters and as a political […]

Washington Post appoints Raj multiplatform editor for Seoul hub

The Washington Post has hired Hari Raj as a multiplatform editor in its Seoul hub. Raj joins from the South China Morning Post, where he has been for 4 years, most recently serving as deputy chief production editor for Asia. Raj has been a journalist for more than 2 decades, with stints as an editor […]

Zhou joins Nikkei Asia as senior biz correspondent

Cissy Zhou has joined Nikkei Asia as a senior business correspondent covering China’s tech coverage, based in Hong Kong. Recently, she was a political economy reporter at the South China Morning Post. Before that, she has worked as a producer at BBC News and was an investigative reporter at both Caixin Global in Beijing and […]

Chan joins FT as Hong Kong correspondent

Thomas Chan Ho-him has joined the Financial Times as a Hong Kong correspondent. Ho-him comes from the South China Morning Post, where he was a news reporter. He was also an investigative reporter at Ming Pao Newspaper in Hong Kong and was a broadcast journalist, Now TV at PCCW Media Limited, Hong Kong. Ho-him has […]

South China Morning Post taps Bermingham as Europe correspondent

Finbarr Bermingham is now Europe correspondent at The South China Morning Post. Previously, Bermingham held the post of production editor, political economy at the publication. He has also worked as a freelance journalist for more than 14 years, with his work appearing in The Times, The Asia Times, Irish News, Al Jazeera, Q Magazine, International […]

Alibaba revenues up 42 per cent

The Chinese online-retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. posted better-than-expected revenue in the latest quarter as annual active customers grew 17 per cent to 674 million, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company reported revenue for the June quarter of 114.9 billion yuan ($16.3 billion), up 42 per cent from the previous year. (https://www.wsj.com/articles/alibaba-beats-revenue-expectations-11565868947?mod=hp_lista_pos2) The growth […]