July 7, 2016


A portfolio of selected pieces

TelegraphCNBC | CNN | Abe Fellowship | AP | Bloomberg | TIMESupChina | Discovery


‘I didn’t think I would ever be let out’: How China tortured a UK consulate worker over Britain’s role in Hong Kong
Nov. 20, 2019

Exclusive: Aboard a US aircraft carrier combating Beijing’s growing aggression in the South China Sea
Oct. 21, 2019

China’s Uighur Muslims forced to eat and drink as Ramadan celebrations banned
June 1, 2019

‘One minute felt like one year’: A day in the life of inmates in China’s Xinjiang Muslim internment camps
March 26, 2019

How Kazakhs are lured to China and imprisoned as crackdown on Muslim minorities reaches across border
March 8, 2019

‘I was always in fear – I thought they would kill me’: Muslim women describe torture at the hands of Chinese authorities in Xinjiang
April 13, 2019

Telegraph Magazine: China Uber-rates its citizens… A harmless nudge? Or sinister surveillance society?
May 4, 2019

‘We are very scared’: Chinese Muslims in Ningxia fear they are next for internment camps
Dec. 21, 2018

How I was chased out of Ningxia by Chinese men in black for reporting on Muslim cleansing
Dec. 22, 2018

Suicides rock Hong Kong protest movement as despair grows over city’s independence
July 4, 2019

How China pushed a new generation of disenfranchised youth to the very edge in Hong Kong
July 7, 2019

China’s sweeping anti-poverty drive has pulled millions out of hardship, but can it last?
Sept. 30, 2019


No ‘American dream’ for Chinese tricked into illegal work in the U.S.
March 14, 2018

AP NewsBreak: American Samoans sue for birthright citizenship
March 28, 2018

Scientists reap data from Hawaii’s rumbling Kilauea volcano
June 7, 2018

Democrat who wins Hawaii primary likely to take House seat
June 25, 2018


China’s elite have begun their game of thrones — here are some of the potential winners
Aug. 3, 2017

China may be crippling some of its largest companies with a crackdown on investment
Aug. 24, 2017

In China, big cosmetics firms are selling products tested on animals
April 19, 2017

Chinese bike-sharing start-up Ofo says it’s now worth more than $2 billion
April 17, 2017

Owner of Inter Milan asks fans to have ‘patience and trust’ despite recent losses
May 16, 2017

French restaurants lament China’s ban on stinky, soft cheese
Sept. 14, 2017

China’s tallest skyscraper is facing rental woes, reflecting wider issues in the market
June 2, 2017

Rise of machines will ‘lead to more opportunities, rather than less: Google DeepMind CEO
May 25, 2017

Jackie Chan’s empire gets even bigger with new 3-D cartoon
April 14, 2017


U.S. steps up pressure on China over prison labor
June 6, 2016

Chinese are hiring surrogate moms in America
Aug. 23, 2015

Chinese snap up fine art for use in laundering schemes
Feb. 21, 2014

‘We refuse to give up hope’: Families ache for dozens lost in Taiwan quake
Feb. 9, 2016 

What it was like to cover the ‘Umbrella Revolution’
Oct. 7, 2014

Macau: Inside the economy that shrank 20% last year
May 23, 2016

Hong Kong white-collar boxing craze: What it feels like to punch a banker
Sept. 15, 2015

China goes gaga over pole dancing
April 21, 2015

China booming $1.5 billion pet pampering market
Oct. 23, 2014

Economists are very worried about China’s stock market 
Quarterly survey launched and conducted by CNNMoney’s Sophia Yan
July 8, 2015

Hong Kong’s maids are often treated like slaves
March 15, 2016

Nobody escapes U.S. taxes – even astronauts
Feb. 13, 2015

U.S. runs out of investor visas as Chinese overwhelm program
Aug. 28, 2014

The world is running low on single malt scotch
March 4, 2016

Beethoven: An unlikely hero in China
Nov. 29, 2015

What does $14 billion in one day mean for Alibaba?
Nov. 12, 2015

Americans turn in passports as new tax law hits
Sept. 5, 2013

Banks lock out Americans over new tax law
Sept. 15, 2013

Uncle Sam says my Swedish kid is American
March 11, 2015

Fresh ink brings new type of currency war
Nov. 10, 2013

How Grumpy Cat makes her millions
April 15, 2015

Women: Japan’s Hidden Asset (Abe Fellowship)

Japan’s single mothers face poverty trap Nov. 3, 2016

The Japanese government is trying to find your perfect match
Sept. 27, 2016

Training to be a ‘super dad’ in Japan
Oct. 21, 2016

Career women battle Japan’s ‘salaryman’ culture
Oct. 17, 2016

Japan’s female lawmakers are way behind Saudi Arabia’s
Sept. 29, 2016

Why Japan is failing its women
Oct. 16, 2016


First Pentagon Energy Chief Drives for ‘Natural Security’ Goal
July 15, 2011

GE Healthcare Plan to Patient-Monitoring Boom Impeded by Boeing
July 21, 2010


Social Norms: Anonymous Gossip Sites
Vicious? Yes. Cowardly? Ditto. Legal? Ay, there’s the rub. How colleges are dealing with the trend
Dec. 7, 2009

Facebook Legal Defense: Social Networking as Alibi
Jan. 21, 2010

Arts Groups in Tough Times Think Locally
July 24, 2009

In West Virginia, a Battle Over Mountaintop Mining
March 12, 2010

How Scott Brown’s Social-Media Juggernaut Won Massachusetts
Feb. 4, 2010


China’s Hottest Granny, at 70, Has Big Plans Ahead
Feb. 5, 2018

From Xiaolongbao to Siu Mai: A Primer on the Chinese Dumpling
March 15, 2018


Hong Kongish column: Inside the Powerhouse 
As the Hong Kong Philharmonic tours Asia, classical pianist Sophia Yan looks at Hong Kong’s bid to become a global musical force.
May 2017