Reporter bio

Michael Lipin

Michael covers international news for VOA on the web, radio and TV, specializing in the Middle East and East Asia Pacific. He joined VOA in its Hong Kong bureau before relocating to Washington. Michael developed his journalism career in Hong Kong, his hometown, gaining experience at CNN International, Asia Television and the Hong Kong Standard newspaper as a writer, editor, reporter, producer and occasional anchor. Follow him on Twitter @Michael_Lipin or on Google Plus
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Feature Story

People make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.

VOA Exclusive: Teen Stowaway's Father Says Allah Protected Son

Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi tells VOA's Somali service he was stunned to learn his son had made the risky trip to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Boeing jetliner More