Snow Xia

Snow Xia

Graduate trainee on editorial team

Snow Xia joined the South China Morning Post in 2019. Prior to this, she produced documentary videos for Boston Channel 5 (Hearst Television) in the United States. She graduated with a Master’s in jou

rnalism from Boston University and a Bachelor's in finance from Kean University.

Location
Hong Kong
Language spoken
English, Mandarin
Kidnapped toddler reunited with family after 32 years
A man who was kidnapped as a child has been reunited with his parents after 32 years, bringing an end to one of China’s most notorious abduction cases. Mao Yin was two in 1988 when he disappeared in Xian, the capital of the northern province of Shaanxi, and was sold to another family who raised him as their own son. Mao, who was renamed Gu Ningning by his adoptive parents, was reunited with his mother and father – Li Jingzhi and Mao Zhenjing – on Monday at a press conference organized by the police and shown live on the state broadcaster CCTV. Mao, who now runs a home decoration business, was tracked down in early May by Xian police. They used facial recognition technology to analyze old ch
Disabled Chinese man makes artificial limbs for himself and others
When he lost his forearms in an accident in China at age 27, Sun Jifa was told that the prosthetics he needed for daily life would cost more than he could afford. So he went ahead and found a way to make artificial limbs himself. He went on to develop his skills, and today the 66-year-old continues to manufacture cheap prosthetic limbs to disabled people around the country from his hometown of Yongji in the northeastern province of Jilin.