Kin-ming Liu, a Hong Kong-based journalist, is a ChinaFile Fellow at the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and edits ChinaFile's My First Trip section. Liu is currently deputy chief editor of Multi-Media Content at, a forthcoming Chinese-language website of the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Prior to his arrival at the SCMP, Liu spent 5 years at the Hong Kong Economic Journal, where he played a number of different roles. He was also a blogger at PostGlobal, a global debate blog on international affairs and foreign policy run in partnership by The Washington Post and Newsweek.

Previously, Liu was a columnist based in Washington, D.C. He wrote for The New York Sun, The Hong Kong Standard, and other publications. From 1999 to 2005, he worked for the Apple Daily, where he served as Opinion Page editor, director of public affairs, and general manager. Liu was Opinion Page editor at the Hong Kong Economic Times from 1997 to 1999. Since entering the field of journalism in 1992, he has also worked for Yazhou Zhoukan and the Sing Tao Daily.

Liu served as chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association from 1998 to 1999 and as a board member of the Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong from 1997 to 2001. In 1998 he was the winner of a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for English-language commentary.

Liu is the editor of a collection of pieces from the Hong Kong Economic Journal's “My First Trip to China” series was published by Muse in 2012.

Last Updated: April 3, 2014