Mike is a New York Times reporter based in Hong Kong and focusing on China. In mid-November 2013 he left Bloomberg News after more than 13 years. Most recently at Bloomberg he focused on documenting the nexus between wealth and politics in China. Michael moved to Hong Kong from Beijing in August 2013 after four years there as a senior reporter on the government team. While there, Bloomberg won the Polk Award for documenting the wealth of relatives of Xi Jinping. He was the lead writer for that story. He was recently featured in an NPR story about Michael Bloomberg's presidential bid that recovered the widespread use of nondisclosure agreements.