Work Samples

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Editorial work

Uppsala Reports: Editor
Uppsala Reports is a quarterly magazine produced by Uppsala Monitoring Centre, focused on issues related to global medicines safety. Alex leads the magazine’s day-to-day operations, commissions, and news editing process. View the archive here.

Bulletinen: Editor-in-Chief
Bulletinen is a voluntary-run Swedish magazine in Hong Kong, financed by the Swedish General Consulate and Swedish Chamber of Commerce, among others. Alex was the magazine’s editor-in-chief during 2013-2014, and brought the magazine to a new level of editorial standard, look, and focus. She also launched and maintained a website for Bulletinen, where you can view issues from 2013 and 2014.

 

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Putting Ebola under the microscope
Uppsala Reports — May, 2016
Whether in the field in Liberia during a raging Ebola outbreak or back in the lab in Montana, virologist Andrea Marzi thinks the reward is worth the risk when it comes to finding viable vaccines. Read more.

Expat Filipinos in Hong Kong rally for typhoon victims, slam slow response
Reuters News — November 17, 2013
As the Philippines faces a mounting humanitarian crisis after typhoon Haiyan, Hong Kong’s large expatriate Filipino community on Sunday mounted a major fund-raising and relief drive, while criticizing the slow distribution of aid to victims. Thousands of the city’s estimated 160,000 Filipinos… Read more.

84% of Chinese netizens don’t support aid to the Philippines
Shanghaiist November 16, 2013
In the wake of the international criticism China received for its meagre donations to the disaster-struck Philippines, QQ’s news site published a poll on Thursday morning, asking the simple question “Do you think China should aid the Philippines?” Within roughly 24 hours, an overwhelming 84% of… Read more.

Birmingham City owner wraps up testimony in HK money-laundering trial
Reuters News November 12, 2013
Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung wrapped up his testimony in a $93 million money-laundering trial that has cast a spotlight on how the barber-turned-businessman made his fortune. Yeung, a former hair stylist to Hong Kong’s rich and famous and head of Hong Kong-listed Birm… Read more.

Land-hungry Hong Kong looks underground, as developers eye parks
Reuters News October 10, 2013
In Hong Kong, where more than 7 million people are packed into just 30 percent of the territory, the green belts that take up the rest of the land provide ample space for animals such as wild boar and water buffalo to roam. That could be about to change. As officials scour the territory for new places to build… Read more.

From dollar bills to butterflies, Warhol sale to set Hong Kong aflutter
Reuters News September 11, 2013
More than 40 works by pop artist Andy Warhol will be displayed at an exhibition hosted by the auction house Sotheby’s in Hong Kong, with the most expensive piece valued at about $1 million. The collection, “From Warhol, With Love,” focuses primarily on Warhol’s early ink-on-paper work from the 1950’s… Read more.

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se Utvalda artiklar

Sverige och Kina, en 65-årig vänskap
Bulletinen — 01 juni, 2015
För 65 år sedan blev Sverige det första landet i väst att etablera diplomatiska kontakter med den nybildade Folkrepubliken Kina, och än idag verkar förbindelserna frodas. Hur viktig är egentligen den svensk-kinesiska relationen?… Läs mer.

Mellan Mao och marknadsekonomi
Frivärld Magasin — 21 januari, 2014
När den 120:e årsdagen av Mao Zedongs födelse firades den 26 december hyllade Kinas nuvarande president Xi Jinping honom som en stor patriot och nationell hjälte. Den statliga nyhetsbyrån Xinhua firade genom att lägga upp en hel webbsida dedikerad endast till årsdagen, och runt om i landet … Läs mer.

Kina spänner musklerna med ny flygzon
Frivärld Magasin — 16 december, 2013
Den 23 november deklarerade Kina en kraftig utvidgning av landets luftövervakningszon över Östkinesiska havet. Den nya zonen överlappar grannarna Japans och Sydkoreas hävdade territorium och har skapat förnyade spänningar i regionen. Bland annat omfattar den nya zonen den obebodda… Läs mer.

Med mord i sinnet på Hongkongs litteraturscen
Bulletinen — November 2013
Den första helgen i november invaderades Hongkongs litteraturfestival — av skandinaver med mord i sinnet. Men till skillnad från våra vikingaförfäder är pennan det enda vapen som 2000-talets skandinav svingar när den nordiska deckaren erövrar hjärtan världen över. Hong Kong International Literary… Läs mer.

Inga raka svar om Snowdens asylansökan
Frivärld Magasin — 18 juni, 2013
Efter det att Edward Snowden tagit kopior av de sista topphemliga dokumenten han ämnade läcka sjukskrev han sig från sitt arbete och satte sig den 20:e maj på ett plan från USA till Hongkong. Dokumenten, sekretessbelagda av USA:s National Security Agency, hade 29-åriga Snowden tillgång till via… Läs mer.

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