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

A woman offers prayer with candlelight for the missing passengers of a sunken ferry at Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea,  April 17, 2014.

Video Search for Missing in S. Korea Ferry Resumes

Coast guard officials say seven people were confirmed dead by early Thursday, and that 179 others had been rescued More