Joyce Lau

Hong Kong

Education: The University of Hong Kong, Master in Journalism

Latest from Joyce Lau

Ex-husband’s relatives charged in Hong Kong model’s slaying

Police did not name the victim, but she was widely reported to be Abby Choi, 28. Police said they caught the victim’s ex-husband attempting to flee by boat.

February 26, 2023

NBA All-Star Game singer changes Canadian anthem in nod to Indigenous rights

At the NBA All-Star Game, R&B singer Jully Black made a change to the Canadian national anthem lyrics to recognize Indigenous peoples.

February 21, 2023

Hong Kong offers 500,000 free plane tickets to lure tourists back

The "Hello Hong Kong" campaign will start doling out free plane tickets on March 1, for the airlines Cathay Pacific, HK Express and Hong Kong Airlines.

February 3, 2023

$100 repair bill put Half Moon Bay suspect over the edge, prosecutor says

Zhao Chunli is accused of killing seven people in a mass shooting that has highlighted the working and living conditions of California farm workers.

January 30, 2023

Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe title

Gabriel, 28, is the first Filipina American to win Miss USA. The Miss Universe website called her “a voice for Asian-Americans.”

January 15, 2023

Photos: Loved ones reunite in China, Hong Kong as borders reopen after 3 years

Travelers no longer have to quarantine upon arrival in mainland China, as the country continues to roll back its covid restrictions.

January 8, 2023

China starts to open borders, sparking hope for ‘zero covid’ shutouts

The relaxation of China's border and quarantine rules is meant to ease travel for business, study and family reunions.

December 27, 2022

British Airways apologizes as flight delays leave travelers stuck on ground

British Airways flights from the United States were stranded because of problems with a “third-party flight planning supplier,” the carrier said.

December 20, 2022

The chance revival of a Hong Kong protest song has angered authorities

Overseas sports events are being investigated after a popular Hong Kong protest song keeps getting played instead of the Chinese national anthem.

December 10, 2022

China sentences Canadian pop star Kris Wu to prison for rape

Kris Wu, who had been at the center of one of China's major #MeToo cases, was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment on charges including rape.

November 26, 2022