“What sets Ng apart is his determination to tackle diverse pursuits.” —SCMP Education Post

2013

Featured author at “Meet the Authors on a Tram” event by DETOUR Classroom
Venue: Repurposed tram departing from North Point
Date: 7 December

Roll-out of “I’m FINished with FINS” campaign
Date: 28 November

Book signing event at Bookazine
New Book: No City for Slow Men
Venue: Bookazine, 3/F, Prince’s Building
Date: 28 November

Author-panelist at Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2013
Venue: City University, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre
Date: 10 November

Spokesperson for “I’m FINished with FINS” campaign
Date: October

Guest speaker at the Hong Kong Book Fair

MANIFESTO and Jason’s column “The Urban Confessional” gone international
Hong Kong’s only unisex lifestyle magazine is being stocked in bookstores around the world, including the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Australia
Date: 1 September

Media launch for Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2013
Venue: Fringe Club
Date: 24 September

Guest speaker/tastemaker at Hogan x MANIFESTO fall 2013 event
Venue: Pacific Place/Elements
Date: 12 & 13 September

Featured in AGI China of Italian news agency Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
Date: 15 August

Guest writer at British Council’s writer’s brunch
Venue: Chez Patrick, Wanchai
Date: 21 July

Quoted in Italian literary magazine Nuovo Argomenti
Article: “Bruce Lee blues”
Date: 20 July

“Maid in Hong Kong—Part 2” featured in Philippine newspaper The Sun
Issue: 16 July

Guest speaker at Hong Kong Book Fair 2013 forum on Hong Kong culture
Topic: Three views on documenting Hong Kong in English
Venue: HK Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wanchai
Date: 18 July

Featured in Ming Pao Weekly 明報周刊
Topic: Anglophone literature and its impact on Hong Kong identity
Date: 13 July

Featured in HKTDC’s online weekly HK Trader
Article: “In focus: literary Hong Kong”
Date: 10 July

Guest speaker at Hong Kong’s first “Asia on the Edge” conference
Topic: Dialogue on vision and challenges with publishers, editors and authors
Venue: The Fringe Club Ice Vault, Lower Albert Road
Date: 6 July

Guest speaker at HKTDC “Cultural July” seminar
Topic: How to become a blogger/writer in Hong Kong?
Venue: Pacific Coffee Emporium, Causeway Bay
Date: 3 July

“Maid in Hong Kong—Part 1” featured in Philippine newspaper The Sun
Issue: 1 July

Guest speaker at HKTDC “Cultural July” seminar
Topic: How to become a blogger/writer in Hong Kong?
Venue: Kowloon Public Library, Ho Man Tin
Date: 30 June

As I See It and The Real Deal featured in the June issue of Gafencu
Article: “Online and on topic”
Issue: June

Became member of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong
Venue: The FCC, Lower Albert Road
Date: 4 June

Keynote speaker at Harvard Club Book Prize

Panel speaker at “Transforming the Parasite
Topic: Maid in Hong Kong, the social and cultural impact of the importation of domestic helpers on both the host and the migrant
Venue: Baptist University, Kowloon Tong
Date: 3 June

Featured in The Clickbook by Filipino blogger/activist RJ Barrete
Title: “How you do it?”
Date: 1 June

Keynote speaker at Harvard Club Book Award 2013
Topic: How to live a purposeful life?
Venue: Education Bureau, Kowloon Tong
Date: 10 May

Third printing of HONG KONG State of Mind
Date: 25 April

Guest speaker at the Ladies’ Recreation Club book club
Topic: HONG KONG State of Mind
Venue: The Ladies Recreation Club, Old Peak Road
Date: 18 April

HONG KONG State of Mind selected as book prize for Harvard Club Book Award 2013
Date: 15 April

Featured in The SCMP Education Post
Title: “Balancing work and outside interests”
Date: 20 March

Featured in German blog Lehrzeit
Article: “Hong Kong’s education system and intellectual lethargy”
Date: 8 February

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