Hong Kong Coverage
With a love of people, culture and adventure, Hong Kong-based journalist Jennifer Lo can be found trotting Asia for interesting assignments, producing multimedia packages and writing everything from property markets to the business of banned books and human rights issues.
She is now a correspondent at Nikkei Asian Review and has reported from Kazakhstan, the annual sessions of NPC/ CPPCC in Beijing, APEC and ASEAN summits. She also wrote for China Daily, South China Morning Post, CNN, HK Magazine, Ming Pao, etc. She has a bachelor of journalism (majoring in English Studies) and a master of laws degree from University of Hong Kong. She speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.
If you have any feedback about this site, or just want to say hi, you can email at jenniferlo.squarefoot (at) gmail (dot) com.
Hong Kong Coverage
Corruption scandal underscores problems of family governance
An analytical piece on the future of HK Disneyland, including an exclusive interview with the lead negotiator for HK gov't with Walt Disney in 1999
The case of five missing booksellers thrown a rare spotlight on the dwindling market of banned titles in Hong Kong
A rising number of domestic helpers are learning entrepreneurship as an alternative route to employment
Unemployment or part-time work, not sponsorship millions, greet Special Olympics champions in Hong Kong.
Published after a deadly blaze at a subdivided apartment building in HK, this exclusive story captures the dilemma of a surviving father.
Halfway through 2014, we ask the same question again: Where does the property market stand? Recently, all eyes have been on the city's biggest corruption case ever.
Few would forget the brouhaha over the 2,000-square feet “underground palace” illegally built by HK's former chief secretary Henry Tang.
A feature on HK's fast-growing delivery startups such as lalamove and GoGoVan, and their venture in Asia
The tranquil towns of Provence in the south of France, depicted in Vincent Van Gogh's paintings surrounded by almond blossoms, might seem a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Asian capitals, with their digital-savvy residents.
A 3,000-word package on how energy-rich Kazakhstan, the gateway to Central Asia, is taking steps to welcome businesses and tourists.
If you want a detailed report card on the progress of the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), this report shows that it’s not easy to find.
This cover package looks into the most important staple in Asia - rice, examining the impact of self-sufficiency policy on Asia's rice trade, resolving the puzzle of China's ever-rising rice imports and providing a mid-term review of Thailand's controversial rice pledging scheme.
Oil and minerals beckon investors but weak infrastructure and policy pose hurdles.
Different trade pact proposals including TPP may come together in the China-backed FTA of the Asia-Pacific
China sets sustainable development norm with plans to turn 90 urban areas in “smart cities”
"Hai tao" is the new buzz word: Growing Chinese wallet and desire for foreign goods help online shopping agents to survive.
State curbs on Chinese property market to remain but lesser cities will offer long-term returns
A young conservationist is spearheading a fight to protect the environment on the mainland
China is running out of burial space as relatives refuse to accept other options for loved ones
Why does the world’s largest producer need to buy the staple grain from its paddy-growing neighbours?
A multimedia story on how a new generation of Asian young men are defying cultural stigma to turn their eyes to makeup and cosmetic surgeries. Shot with Canon EOS 600D.
With personalized ceremonies in vogue, the funeral industry has become a money-spinner. In this multimedia story, check out coffins with designs of Chinese dim sum and effigies of miniature ice-cream carts. Shot with Canon EOS 600D.
Thailand's booming elephant tourism industry has left many animals overworked and abused from years of performing at camps and circuses.
Including my latest photography on Hong Kong's umbrella revolution, faces of Kazakhstan, etc.
It's not unusual you see those keep off the grass signs in urban parks in Hong Kong. Contrary to popular perception, a group of young people believe Hong Kong has more to offer than pollution and traffic.
Fungi offer answer to world problems like pollution and food shortage, besides providing business opportunities
This story told a lesser known environmental fact: Hong Kong has the world's highest density of black kites that feed on our rubbish and how the creatures have survived the concrete jungle.
This package investigates how far some polluting Asian cities are stepping measures to achieve environmental sustainability in building design and town planning.
ART & CULTURE REPORTING
Craftsmen meticulously produce shoes and umbrellas by hand in Hong Kong's streets, but for how long?
A village in Thailand keeps alive a 200-year-old craft of making paper umbrellas from natural materials
Kyung-Sook Shin winning Asia's top literary award shows women writers are breaking the glass ceiling despite social handicaps
If you want the shortest introduction to game theory, World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu has the answer — in parable.
An exclusive interview with Le Luong Minh, the ASEAN secretary-general who makes plans to take the group to new heights by forging closer ties in the region and beyond.
Property developer's concept of 'mass transit living' helps Bankok urbanites maximize their time.