Andrew McCormick

Andrew McCormick

Andrew is a writer and reporter whose work has appeared in The New York Times and other publications. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School.

Latest from Andrew McCormick

6 Sep 2018 - 8:36PM
How the 1985 Hong Kong to Beijing rally made Chinese motorsport history

The 3,400km rally that started in Tsim Sha Tsui was marred by lengthy delays and a double tragedy that overshadowed the event

The 3,400km rally that started in Tsim Sha Tsui was marred by lengthy delays and a double tragedy that overshadowed the event

31 Aug 2018 - 12:01AM
Strangers in their homeland: the Khmerican Cambodians Trump deported

For many Cambodians deported under Trump’s hardline immigration policy, the United States had been their home for decades. Now, they struggle to adjust to life in the country of their birth.

For many Cambodians deported under Trump’s hardline immigration policy, the United States had been their home for decades. Now, they struggle to adjust to life in the country of their birth.

25 Aug 2018 - 5:23AM
Fears arise that suspension of US-South Korea military exercises may have dangerous repercussions

Government officials have played down the potential impact on military readiness and effectiveness, but defence experts issue warnings.

Government officials have played down the potential impact on military readiness and effectiveness, but defence experts issue warnings.

24 Aug 2018 - 5:46AM
When an American POW chose to remain in China, refusing repatriation in 1953

African-American soldier William White was taken prisoner during the Korean war and stayed in China for 11 years, studying law in Beijing and marrying a local. He eventually moved to the US with his family via Hong Kong in 1965

African-American soldier William White was taken prisoner during the Korean war and stayed in China for 11 years, studying law in Beijing and marrying a local. He eventually moved to the US with his family via Hong Kong in 1965

16 Aug 2018 - 10:01PM
Homeless World Cup soccer tournament is beacon of hope for Hongkongers with troubled pasts

Annual soccer tournament is the chance of a lifetime for former rough sleepers, drug addicts and alcoholics. To earn a spot on the team headed for Mexico, players must show determination and growth on and off the field

Annual soccer tournament is the chance of a lifetime for former rough sleepers, drug addicts and alcoholics. To earn a spot on the team headed for Mexico, players must show determination and growth on and off the field

14 Aug 2018 - 8:19PM
How a pioneering policewoman rose through the ranks in 1960s Hong Kong, paving way for gender equality

Helen Lui was the first female Chinese officer to be sent to UK for advance training, reach the rank of senior inspector and lead a stop-and-search operation

Helen Lui was the first female Chinese officer to be sent to UK for advance training, reach the rank of senior inspector and lead a stop-and-search operation

3 Aug 2018 - 7:17AM
Homeless in Hong Kong: a cycle of despair for evicted street sleepers with few places to go but back to the streets

Nguyen Van Son and his neighbours on a footbridge in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s poorest district, have few places to go after packing up their shelters: a subdivided flat, a ‘coffin home’, or another street berth.

Nguyen Van Son and his neighbours on a footbridge in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s poorest district, have few places to go after packing up their shelters: a subdivided flat, a ‘coffin home’, or another street berth.

6 Aug 2018 - 7:25PM
Liu Xiaobo memorial a litmus test of protest fatigue in Hong Kong, where democracy movement is divided and disillusioned

A generation aroused by Tiananmen incident to fight for democracy locally and in mainland China no longer connects with young people focused on Hong Kong’s fate, and failure of Occupy Central sit-ins has dulled appetite for activism.

A generation aroused by Tiananmen incident to fight for democracy locally and in mainland China no longer connects with young people focused on Hong Kong’s fate, and failure of Occupy Central sit-ins has dulled appetite for activism.

2 Aug 2018 - 3:58PM
When 17 died after bus plunged off cliff in Hong Kong in 1973

Driver fined after speeding down hill in the wrong gear on ‘one of the most danger­ous stretches of road in Lantao’

Driver fined after speeding down hill in the wrong gear on ‘one of the most danger­ous stretches of road in Lantao’

27 Jul 2018 - 7:18AM
Hooked on Hong Kong horse racing: the men and women who live for their weekly flutter at Happy Valley

Among the high rollers and the party crowd at the city’s oldest racecourse are the regulars who live for Wednesday nights and the chance for a bit of fun. For one who bet too much, the last night of the season is the chance for a flutter.

Among the high rollers and the party crowd at the city’s oldest racecourse are the regulars who live for Wednesday nights and the chance for a bit of fun. For one who bet too much, the last night of the season is the chance for a flutter.

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