Yuen-ying Chan

Yuen-ying Chan

The University of Hong Kong

Yuen-ying Chan is an award-winning journalist, media consultant and honorary professor at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She served as professor and founding director (1998-2016) of HKU’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Earlier in her career, she spent 23 years in New York City covering immigration, campaign finance and US-China relations for the New York Daily News, NBC News and Chinese-language dailies. She is co-founder of the Environmental Reporting Collective, a global network of journalists in Asia and Africa.

Articles by Yuen-ying Chan


Challenging Days Ahead for Taiwan’s Re-elected Leader

Thursday, January 16, 2020

In her second term, Tsai Ing-wen will need to navigate a tricky path between hardliners in her pro-independence party and Beijing.

Media, Science & the Arts

And the Winner is…: Asian Filmmakers and Stars Take the Spotlight

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Against the backdrop of the rise of anti-Asian racism, the accolades suggest that Asians in Hollywood are a formidable cultural force to be reckoned with.