Norman Yik

Norman Yik

Hong Kong Correspondent, Lianhe Zaobao

Norman Yik is Lianhe Zaobao's Hong Kong correspondent. He was born in Hong Kong and has been a journalist for close to 20 years.

Journalists at the daily press briefing of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, March 18, 2020. (Thomas Peter/REUTERS)

US journalists expelled: Diplomatic clash or press freedom in downward spiral?

Following the US labelling China state-owned media organisations in the US as “foreign operatives” and limiting US-based Chinese media staff, China has retaliated by expelling US journalists from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Yang Danxu and Norman Yik examine how this might affect China-US relations, the “one country, two systems” policy, and press freedom in China.
In this picture taken on 29 February 2020, people wearing face masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walk past residential buildings in Hong Kong. (Dale De La Rey/AFP)

Hong Kong and Covid-19: Resilience amid adversity

Norman Yik finds a silver lining in the Covid-19 chaos coursing through Hong Kong. A group of self-reliant individuals are showing that the fighting spirit that Hong Kong is known for is alive and well. And Tai Hing Shing charts the beginning of a busy week as Hong Kong civil servants return to office.
This is even more true for professionally-trained police officers. If they are unable to control their emotions, they should not work on the front line. (REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

Pessimism, optimism and a family feud

With the Hong Kong protests intensifying by the day, what's your attitude towards it? Hong Kong correspondent Norman Yik's godson offers a different viewpoint as a Hong Kong youth. Norman shares his thoughts, and his godson's enlightening remark in this article.