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Charles McDermid

Veteran American journalist in Hong Kong, working as Asia Correspondent for the South China Morning Post. 

Expert on China and Southeast Asia, with deep experience in the region. Areas of expertise: conflict and natural disaster reporting, South China Sea disputes, religious issues, environment and ASEAN/regional diplomacy.

Covered Asia for The New York Times from 2014 to 2018. Held leadership positions at major news agencies, including Al Jazeera English, and reported in Asia and the Middle East for with TIME, Newsweek, LA Times and many other outlets. Available for sharp, insightful commentary on short notice.


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