Bio


Coco Liu is an award-winning journalist in Hong Kong who covers Asia news for global audiences.

Coco writes intensively about how money, tech and politics collide in the world’s second-largest economy for the Nikkei Asian Review, a sister publication of the Financial Times. 

Prior to that, she worked as Asia Correspondent at South China Morning Post and filed dispatches from some of China’s remotest cornors for ClimateWire, a Washington D.C.-based news publication dedicated to covering the business, politics and science of climate change.

Many of Coco’s stories were reprinted by the Financial Times, The New York Times and Scientific American. She won the 2017 Hong Kong News Award for Best Business News Writing and was the first runner-up in the Society of Environmental Journalist’s annual awards competition for outstanding beat reporting, large market category (2014).

Her writing on China’s business, the environment and social affairs has also appeared in Reuters, National Geographic, Christian Science Monitor, The Jerusalem Post and among many others.

Coco cut her teeth in international media as an intern at the Shanghai Bureau of The New York Times, where she conducted pre-reporting research and developed sources for several investigative projects. A native Chinese, Coco specializes in covering China-related topics. She has also reported from across 11 other countries, including India, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal, the UAE and the U.S.

This site features some of Coco’s published work. To read the latest, follow her on Twitter @cocojournalist