Kate Whitehead

Hong Kong-based journalist
  • Aug 2017
  • A lesson in laid-back

    Ever more Spanish people are being drawn to the city as interest in the country’s food, culture and ...

  • North Korea

    Harvard’s Dr John Park tells Hong Kong audience intelligence shows sanctions against North Korea hav ...

  • FinTech in Hong Kong

    The application of technology in financial services has risen dramatically in a matter of a few year ...

  • Mind of a serial killer

    The crimes of Hong Kong’s first serial killer were so shocking that a female forensic scientist was ...

  • "I was a bit feral"

    Emma Lock, who can be seen in horror film The Human Centipede II, walked SPCA rescue dogs, her eyes ...

  • Jul 2017
  • Just can't get enough

    One rehab clinic operating in Hong Kong has recorded a 30 per cent increase in the number of people ...

  • Her place in the world

    Korean-American author Han explores the interrelation of different cultures in her new book of short ...

  • Hotels with history

    If walls could talk The very nature of hotels lends them to mystery and intrigue. These tempo ...

  • Jun 2017
  • Rob Wagemans

    Founder Rob Wagemans’ designs are changing perceptions of how hotels, shops and now a Hong Kong resi ...

  • Luxury on the waterfront

    Hongkongers will be familiar with The Upper House, the hotel in Pacific Place that opened in 2009 an ...

  • Andy Neilson's 40 years in Hong Kong

    From a short stint as a policeman to opening a pub and a nightclub, to making toy soldiers, it’s bee ...

  • Global Brands Group Aims for $5B

    The company expects its growth to come organically and from new licenses. HONG KONG — Global ...

  • May 2017
  • Chris Patten’s Hong Kong aide Kerry McGlynn

    Australian former journalist Kerry McGlynn, the man behind Hong Kong’s branding as Asia’s World City ...

  • Chinese officials postpone events to mark 1967 riots

    Journalist Ching Cheong reveals ex-rioters eager to mark 50 years since deadly protests in city bowe ...

  • Transcendental Meditation

    At a recent lunchtime gathering in Central, TM instructor James Meade was asked what sets his HK$6,8 ...

  • History in the faking

    British history professor and author Robert Bickers laments China’s redacting of historical document ...

  • Apr 2017
  • Witnesses to anarchy

    It was the bloodiest violence the city had seen: the riots would leave 51 people dead and hundreds m ...

  • Moonlight producer on his HK thriller

    Andrew Hevia was a Fulbright scholar in Hong Kong when he bonded with fellow Star Wars fan Joshua Wo ...

  • Hong Kong rents seen nearing bottom

    Realtors predict the city's rents will bottom out in the second half HONG KONG -- Retail rent ...

  • Mar 2017
  • Flight review: Kenya Airways

    Flight review: Kenya Airways B787-8 Premier World BACKGROUND Kenya Airways took delivery o ...

  • Dial M for moreish

    Her beloved M at the Fringe closed in 2009, but the restaurateur behind successful Shanghai and Beij ...

  • Room On Board

    Annual Community Business report marking International Women’s Day highlights slow progress in recti ...

  • The Ringmaster

    Born in northern Germany, the horse lover who spent his early life travelling around the world befor ...

  • Thunder and thrills

    A trip to Victoria Falls provides excitement and inspirational views in abundance, writes Kate White ...

  • Feb 2017
  • The last post

    Intelligence Squared’s cultural debate will look at the pros and cons of social media and its place ...

  • US immigration debate

    Shanthi Sekaran – herself the child of immigrants to the US – dramatises a hot-button issue with her ...

  • Jan 2017
  • Mixed Fortunes

    In her book Eurasians, MIT professor contrasts attitudes towards interracial marriage in three juris ...

  • Violinist Leo Phillips

    The musician, who led the orchestra on the soundtrack to the film Philadelphia, has performed as lea ...

  • Nov 2012
  • Tony Wheeler's top 5 edgy destinations

    You have to be "a bit crazy" to want to go to the weird and wonderful places that excite the Lonely ...

  • Quick pitch

    Networking cuts to the chase with PechaKucha Nights, a quick and fun way to create social connection ...