Kanis Leung

Kanis Leung

Reporter, Hong Kong

Kanis is a reporter for the City desk. She joined the Post in 2018.

Location
Hong Kong
Language spoken
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Areas of Expertise
Hong Kong macroeconomic policies
McDonald’s outlet runs out of food as Hong Kong protests hit hard
Residents in one Hong Kong town have been hit hard by the anti-government protests sweeping the city this week – their local McDonald’s is running out of food. With radicals bringing major roads, tunnels and the subway system to a standstill this week, people have struggled to get in or out of parts of Hong Kong. It has left some neighborhoods, like the district of Tai Po, in semi-isolation. Restaurants and supermarkets have run low on supplies as well. Residents hoping to get breakfast at their local McDonald’s on Thursday discovered the only items on the menu were pancakes or macaroni. A staff member at one McDonald’s said they ran out of some buns, including Sausage McMuffins, and hash br
Hong Kong’s hotel workers hit by anti-government protests
Hong Kong’s tourism industry is paying the price for three months of anti-government protests calling for political reforms.  With fewer tourists traveling to Hong Kong, many hotel workers have had to take paid or unpaid leave due to a drop in occupancy rates.  For example, the 492-room Mira Hong Kong, situated in the bustling tourist district of Tsim Sha Tsui, has put scores of housekeeping staff for an unwanted break, the South China Morning Post has learned.  A few streets away, the luxury waterfront InterContinental Hong Kong hotel has asked staff to take annual leave and unpaid leave to save money. Ten hotels operated by tycoon Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset Holdings have reportedly made a simi