Joy YT Chang

Joy YT Chang

Joy is a contributor to Inkstone and an intern at the South China Morning Post.

Location
New York
Meet Wang Newton: a drag king in a world of queens
Wang Newton is a drag king and comedian based in New York City. She is one of the very few Asian-American “kings” in the US. Wang, who moved to the US from Taiwan at the age of five, has also performed on stages across Asia, including Taipei. She talks about life as a drag king in an industry dominated by queens.
Meet Wang Newton: a drag king in a world of queens
Ex-UK consulate worker Simon Cheng ‘tortured’ in China
Simon Cheng, a former trade officer at the British consulate in Hong Kong, said that he was tortured during his 15-day detention in Shenzhen, China. According to Cheng, he was interrogated for days, shackled, blindfolded, beaten and locked up alone. He said he was pressed for information about the pro-democracy protests and whether the UK has a hand in the Hong Kong’s civil unrest.
Ex-UK consulate worker Simon Cheng ‘tortured’ in China
China’s resale sneaker business drives soaring prices
In China, the craze for buying sneakers is at a fever pitch. With the growth of digital platforms, fueled by China’s deep love for basketball, the resale sneaker business is growing and enthusiasts are driving soaring prices on online “sneaker exchange” platforms.
China’s resale sneaker business drives soaring prices
Norah Yang: introducing stand-up comedy to China
As a female comedian who performs in both English and Chinese, Norah Yang is a rarity in the world of stand-up comedy. Hailing from China, she did her first show in New York in October 2019. Yang spoke to the South China Morning Post about the emerging stand-up comedy industry in China and the funny business of bringing humor with Chinese characteristics to an international audience. 
Norah Yang: introducing stand-up comedy to China
At least 2 killed after a bridge collapsed in Taiwan
A 460-foot bridge on Taiwan’s east coast collapsed on Tuesday morning. It crashed onto at least three fishing boats. A petrol tanker that was crossing the bridge plunged into the water. Four missing workers might be trapped in boats underneath the collapsed structure. Two people were killed, and at least 12 people were injured, including six Filipino and three Indonesian fishing workers.
At least 2 killed after a bridge collapsed in Taiwan
Chinese fighter Zhang Weili ready for UFC title
Chinese fighter Zhang Weili is ready for an Ultimate Fighting Championship title. She could be China’s first UFC world champion if she beats title-holder Jessica Andrade of Brazil in their fight at the end of August. Zhang began her martial arts journey when she was six.
Chinese fighter Zhang Weili ready for UFC title