Stephanie Ho has reported on China for radio and video for more than 20 years, both from inside and outside the country. Most recently, she was Beijing Bureau Chief for Voice of America, where she covered the 2008 Olympics, the Sichuan earthquake, ethnic tensions, and a seemingly endless series of important Chinese anniversaries. One highlight was a three-week reporting road trip through the Chinese hinterlands along the historic route of the Communist Army’s Long March. She lives in Beijing.

Last Updated: September 8, 2014



How Bad Does the Air Pollution Have to Be Before You’d Wear a Face Mask?

Stephanie Ho
“Mommy, why don’t I wear a face mask?” asked my nine-year-old daughter Maggie nearly every day during the first few weeks of school. Two of her expat classmates had been in Beijing less than a year, but it seemed as if they wore theirs all the time...