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Selected Clips

Anti-Asian Racism: ‘Voices to be heard’: UA researchers document harassment against Asian students during pandemic (March 13, 2021- The Arizona Republic & USA Today)

Military Aid: With $110M contract, Bremerton boat manufacturer assists preparing military aid to Ukraine (Feb. 21, 2022 – Kitsap Sun)

Democracy: International Front: Hong Kong after 2019 (May 4, 2021- Master’s Project)

Tribal Justice: ‘Just not enough housing:’ Efforts to house tribal members hampered by loss of land Suquamish Tribe endured (June 4, 2022 – Kitsap Sun)

Business: ‘It just saved my life’: Clubhouse app connects Phoenix startup community during pandemic (Feb. 20, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)


Main Works

The following are my previous works in various English media platforms in the US, Taiwan, and Jordan. My works in Mandarin Chinese and Arabic can be found at 中文作品 & عربي.

War & International Crises

Ukraine: ‘It’s always on your mind:’ For some in Kitsap, war in Ukraine hits close to home (March 4, 2022, Kitsap Sun).

Afghanistan: ‘I will never forget:’ Gold Star mom whose son died in Afghanistan thankful troops finally get to leave (Aug. 27, 2021- Kitsap Sun)

Haiti: U.S. based workers with Silverdale humanitarian group aid Haiti from afar during strife (Oct. 23, 2021 – Kitsap Sun)

Jordan: In response to refugee crisis, Taiwan NGO to open branch in Jordan (Sep. 23, 2017 – Jordan Times)

Diaspora & Migration

Hong Kong: Political science honed Ph.D. student’s identity as Hong Konger (Nov 27, 2019 – Arizona Daily Star)

Southeast Asia: Never too late to learn: organization educates migrant workers (Jul. 3, 2018 – Taipei Times)

Latin America: Kitsap roots drew former money manager, Peace Corps volunteer to KCR’s top post (April 27, 2022 – Kitsap Sun)

Human Rights & Press Freedom

(I originally reported in Chinese for Radio Free Asia Mandarin Service)

Alibaba Cloud Services Offered Racial Profiling of Uyghurs to Commercial Clients: Report (Dec 22, 2020 – Radio Free Asia – Reported by me; Translated and edited by Luisetta Mudie.)

China Jails Two Journalists Over Tweets, Comments to US Official (Jan. 14, 2021- Radio Free Asia – Reported by Yitong Wu, Chingman, and me; Translated and edited by Luisetta Mudie.)

China Has More Than 100 Journalists Behind Bars Amid ‘Total Control’ of Media (Dec 16, 2020 – Radio Free Asia – Reported by Chan Chun-ho and me; Translated and edited by Luisetta Mudie.)

Crime & Law

Data: When parents worked from home, fewer children died while left in hot cars in 2020 (May 1, 2021- The Arizona Republic)

Trend: Man suspected of stealing over 100 catalytic converters in Tempe, the Valley (Mar. 20, 2021- The Arizona Republic)

Forensics: Evidence from a cigarette butt used to identify suspect in 27-year-old cold case, detectives say (March 9, 2022 – USA Today & Kitsap Sun)

Pandemic & Public Health

Nursing: Newly minted Olympic College nurses enter the profession at pandemic’s height ( Jan. 22, 2022 -Kitsap Sun)

Vaccination: UA in Tucson launches 3rd state-run COVID-19 vaccine site, 1st for people without a car (Feb. 19, 2021 – the Arizona Republic)

Religion: Church maintains community link amid Covid-19 (May 11, 2020 – El Inde & Patagonia Regional Times)


Other Works

UFO: Pilot reports unknown missile-like object flew over plane during flight to Phoenix (Feb. 26, 2021 – The Arizona Republic & USA Today)

Cryptocurrency: Developer will soon accept cryptocurrency as payment for real estate purchases in Kitsap (Jan. 10, 2022 – Kitsap Sun)

Transitional Justice: ‘Just be quiet:’ Film shares untold history of Indipino community in Bainbridge Island (Aug. 2, 2021 – Kitsap Sun)

Arab Culture: The stigma of belly dance (video) ( Jan. 17, 2020- Arizona Sonora News)

Tribal: U.S. Treasury official visits Suquamish to learn about pandemic’s effects on tribes (April 4, 2022 – Kitsap Sun)

NCAA: UA gears up for women’s basketball to play first NCAA Final Four with new game merch (Apr 1, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Taekwondo: Jordan wins bronze in taekwondo in 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade (Aug. 28, 2017 – Jordan Times)

Education: Former Goodyear charter School CEO sentenced to 4 years in enrollment-inflation scheme (Mar. 17, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Health: VA offers COVID-19 vaccine to Arizona veterans regardless of age (Mar. 18, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

More on my Kitsap Sun page.


Other Breaking News

Obituary: Claudette White, esteemed Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Tribe leader, dies after COVID-19 fight (Feb. 11, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Weather: Phoenix area sees wind over 40 mph, dust warning, first day over 85 degrees (Mar. 3, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Police Shooting: Mom seeks $15 million after 5 Mesa police officers fatally shot son in car last year (Mar. 24, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Justice: Grueling hours caused Phoenix 911 operator’s death, husband says in $35M notice of claim against city (Mar. 11, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

More on my azcentral page.

Phoenix teacher arrested on suspicion of having sexual relationship with minor student (May 12, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting another man in apartment in downtown Tucson (April 30, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man arrested after Oregon woman found dead near Flagstaff (April 28, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Thunderstorms bring winds over 40 mph, blowing dust, light rain in Phoenix area (April 28, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Boy, 9, died from house fire in Tempe (April 28, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Scottsdale man arrested after crash that killed 3, including Queen Creek athlete, his mom (April 21, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

45-year-old inmate Jason Rothlisberger dies at Florence prison (April 16, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Driver in fatal head-on collision in Gilbert arrested on suspicion of manslaughter (April 9, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man found passed out in truck with 5-year-old boy in passenger seat in Peoria (April 9, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man dies after shooting near McDowell Road and 36th Street in Phoenix (April 9, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Swarming bees sting 3 people at motel; 1 taken to hospital in critical condition (April 7, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

73-year-old woman dies after hit-and-run collision in Tucson, police say (April 7, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Ex-treasurer suspected of defrauding Cottonwood business group in 2018 found in Michigan (April 7, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

In Tucson, fans celebrate UA women’s basketball win in first NCAA Final Four (April 2, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Cyprus man extradited, sentenced for computer fraud, including hacking Arizona-based website (Mar. 26, 2021- The Arizona Republic)

Mom seeks $15 million after 5 Mesa police officers fatally shot son in car last year (Mar. 24, 2021- The Arizona Republic)

Care provider arrested on suspicion of abusing autistic boy, 4, in Mesa (Mar. 17, 2021- The Arizona Republic)

Phoenix man opens fire on his family, killing 3 and injuring 1 before being fatally shot (Mar. 17, 2021 – The. Arizona Republic)

Man dies after being shot by another driver while driving near Tucson (Mar. 3, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man dies after driving into oncoming traffic and hitting vehicle head-on in Phoenix (Mar. 3, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man dies in fatal collision near 36th Street and Baseline Road, officials say (Feb. 24, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Report: Gilbert resident arrested on suspicion of attacking, robbing female Lyft driver (Feb. 26, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Missing man found dead in Saguaro National Park, officials say (Feb. 24, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Phoenix adult care facility owner suspected of killing man found dead in facility last year (Feb. 24, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man killed in shooting near 45th Avenue, Encanto Boulevard (Feb. 19, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Eastbound I-10 restricted next week for bridge work south of Chandler (Feb. 19, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

4 charged with attempted murder of officer after shots fired at troopers in Phoenix (Feb. 17, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man accused of shooting father in front of kids during road rage incident in Mesa (Feb. 10, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man identified as suspect in triple stabbing at Mesa shelter for victims of abuse (Feb. 10, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man wanted in armed robbery detained after standoff with police on Phoenix rooftop (Feb. 3, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Man dies in Tucson prison; 3rd Arizona inmate suicide in the past month (Feb. 3, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

‘They are all legal in Europe’: Man arrested on suspicion of having 500 child porn files (Jan. 29, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Report: Fred Aguilar, Phoenix resident, arrested on suspicion of having child porn videos (Jan. 29, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Phoenix police officer hit by wrong-way driver on New Year’s Day will go home from hospital soon (Jan. 27, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

2 lost hikers rescued from Picketpost Mountain near Superior during winter storm (Jan. 27, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Navajo Nation extends stay-at-home order, implements nightly curfew due to pandemic (Jan. 22, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

After nearly 2 years, Phoenix police arrest 2nd suspect in fatal shooting (Jan. 20, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)

Pinal County sheriff’s son was intoxicated in crash last year, will face felony charges, officials say (Jan. 20, 2021 – The Arizona Republic)