Biography of the Author Wei Du

Wei Du

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Hong Kong residents on a day tour to Zhuhai snap selfies

    Taking a bus across the world's longest sea bridge: A correspondent's view

    Channel NewsAsia's Wei Du was one of the first people to travel along the world's longest sea bridge. She found that while the structure is ...
  2. Spaghetti topped with avocado slices being served at Kiss Avocado, a restaurant in Shanghai.

    Avocados hit sweet spot in China, while sucking Chile dry

    Chinese consumers have embraced the craze for the fruit only in recent years, but that is making life ever more difficult in one of its source ...
  3. China’s growing middle class has developed a taste for exotic fruits like durian.

    How China’s love of durian is reshaping the Thai countryside

    The king of fruits in this region is a new favourite in China, largely sourced from Thailand. But whether that is a blessing or a curse for the ...
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    China is hungry for food. The Amazon is left counting the cost

    The face of Brazilian rainforest is changing, and China is responsible for that in no small way, with its newfound love of beef and demand for ...
  5. China bamboo rats main

    Bamboo rats – eco-friendly answer to growing appetites for meat?

    Two vloggers may have found the perfect solution to China’s rising meat consumption – a critter some consider pests, the programme China’s Growing ...
  6. Hong Kong’s old tenements pose safety threat
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    Hong Kong’s old tenements pose safety threat

    Hong Kong has one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, giving rise to poorly-maintained tenement buildings.
  7. Marriageless in Japan I Video
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    Marriageless in Japan I Video

    The institution of marriage has suffered a decline across the world but it is in the ageing societies of Asia where it's got governments and ...
  8. Universities from mainland China shopping for students in Hong Kong | Video
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    Universities from mainland China shopping for students in Hong Kong | Video

    Since 2012, Hong Kong students have been able to use results of their DSE, the local college entrance exam, to apply to mainland Chinese universities.
  9. Mixed reactions in Seoul following historic inter-Korean summit
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    Mixed reactions in Seoul following historic inter-Korean summit

    A day after the two Koreas made history by pledging to end their 65-year-old war, residents in Seoul are still coming to grips with the sheer ...