“If there is one Hongkonger who ought to be called a champion of foreign domestic workers it has to be Ng.” —The Sun

2014

Guest speaker at 2014 Hong Kong’s Top Story Awards
Venue: Hong Kong Central Public Library, Causeway Bay
Date: 20 December

Appearance on D100 Radio
Show: “Running the race” with presenter Edward Chin
Topic: What’s Next for the Umbrella Movement
Date: 7 December

Book launch party for Queen of Statue Square, a new anthology of short stories
Venue: Orange Peel, Lan Kwai Fong
Date: 6 December
Author-Panelist at Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2014

Panel: “Hong Kong stories”
Venue: Room 202, Duke of Windsor Building, Wanchai
Date: 9 November

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “Hong Kong’s game of monopoly
Date: 9 November

Guest lecturer at Department of Politics, New York University
Title: “The Umbrella Revolution,” moderated by Professor Shinasi Rama
Venue: NYU Library Building
Date: 6 November

Guest lecturer at School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University
Title: “The Umbrella Revolution,” moderated by Professor Stéphanie Balme
Venue: Room 918, International Affairs Building
Date: 6 November

Guest lecture at Columbia University on the occupy protests

Featured in City Magazine
Title: “Connecting people, sharing lives”
Issue: November

Guest lecturer at Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Title: “The Umbrella Revolution”
Venue: Room 3, Falconer Hall
Date: 29 October

Guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Title: “The Umbrella Revolution”
Venue: Room 1001, Ignat Kaneff Building
Date: 31 October

Featured in the Netherland’s De Volkrant
Title: “I will not miss the champagne in Hong Kong”
Issue: 15 October

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “Lawyer dissatified with government sticks with students
Date: 11 October

Featured author and guest speaker at Chinese University Morningside College writers’ series
Venue: Morningside College, CUHK, Shatin
Date: 10 October

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “Lawyer offers free lunch boxes and tutoring
Date: 8 October

No City for Slow Men selected by German-Swiss Int’l School book club/guest speaker at book club meeting
Venue: Highcliff, Stubbs Road
Date: 7 October

Featured in media research company Cision
Title: “Communicating and reporting on protests in Hong Kong
Date: 7 October

Featured in Voice of America
Title: “China declares cyber-war on Hong Kong protesters
Date: 6 October

Appearance on Voice of America
Show: “Daily download” with presenter Doug Bernard
Topic: Update on the Umbrella Revolution
Date: 6 October

Article “My Six Hours in Admiralty” appeared in the Netherlands’ De Volkrant
Date: 4 October

Appearance on RTHK Radio3
Show: “1 2 3 Show” with presenter Noreen Mir
Topic: “Tutoring students at Admiralty protest site”
Date: 3 October

Featured in the Netherlands’ De Volkrant
Title: “With trembling hands I wiped my tears away”
Issue: 3 October

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “One citizen one photo
Date: 30 September

Article “My Six Hours in Admiralty” quoted by BBC World News
Date: 29 September

Appearance on Malaysia’s BFM Business Radio
Show: “Current Affairs” with presenter Sharaad Kuttan
Topic: “Hong Kong Cross Roads
Date: 29 September

Panel judge at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Dates: 24 August & 21 September

Release of Queen of Statue Square, a new anthology of short stories
Contribution: “Neville’s Painting”
Date: 13 September

Appointment as Adjunct Lecturer at Faculty of Law of Hong Kong University, LLM Program
Course: International Securities Law
Appointment date: September 2014
First lecture: Spring 2015

Endorsed Starr Lam’s new book The Starr College Guide
Date: 15 September

Panel judge at 2014 Best of the Best Culinary Awards
Category: vegetarian dishes
Venue: Chinese Culinary Training Institute, Pokfulam
Date: 14 August

Featured in China Daily
Title: “Writing the city
Date: 1 August

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “Repatriate designs Midlevels apartment
Date: 10 July

Appearance on RTHK Radio3
Show: “HK heritage” with presenter Annemarie Evans
Date: 5 July

Appearance on Malaysia’s BFM Business Radio
Show: “Current affairs” with presenter Sharaad Kuttan
Date: 1 July

Author panelist at 2014 Cooler Lumpur Festival hosted by the British Council
Venue: Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
Date: 20 - 22 June

Panel speaker at the Cooler Lumpur Literary Festival

Second printing of No City for Slow Men
Date: 1 June

Featured in Apple Daily
Title: “Educated abroad, rooted in Hong Kong
Date: 29 May

Speaker at inaugural “Thought Leadership Luncheon” hosted by Latham & Watkins
Topic: No City for Slow Men
Venue: 18/F, One Exchange Square
Date: 22 May

Became music critic for TimeOut magazine
Inaugural review: Gounod’s Faust by Opera Hong Kong
Date: 12 May

Appearance on RTHK Radio3
Show: “Something for the Weekend” with presenter Tim Littlechild
Date: 11 May

Moderator at 2014 Intellectual Property Conference at Hong Kong University Faculty of Law
Topic: “Charting the new frontiers of intellectual property: protection of fashion brands”
Venue: HKU, Pokfulam
Date: 10 May

Guest presenter and book signing at Harvard Club Book Award 2014
Venue: Diocesan Boys’ School Auditorium
Date: 9 May

No City for Slow Men selected as book prize for Harvard Club Book Award 2014
Date: 28 April

Guest speaker at Li Po Chun United World College
Venue: LPCUWC, Shatin
Date: 15 April

Official Book Launch of No City for Slow Men
Venue: Bookazine, Lynhurst Terrace
Date: 12 April

Guest speaker at author event at Yew Chung Community College
Venue: YCCC, Kowloon Bay
Date: 10 April

No City for Slow Men featured in Shenzhen Daily
Title: “Hong Kong - no city for slow men”
Date: 25 March

Local personality to promote Hong Kong at HK Tourism Board Public Relations Summit 2014
Venue: Soho
Date: 4 March

Featured in Philippine newspaper The Sun
Title: “Defender of migrant workers’ rights”
Issue: 1 March

Guest speaker at Hong Kong University Faculty of Arts
Title: “From blog to book”
Venue: HKU, Pokfulam
Date: 18 February

Second appearance on RTHK Radio3
Topic: No City for Slow Men
Show: “Asian Threads” with presenter Reenita Malhotra Hora
Date: 1 February

Appearance on RTHK Radio3
Topic: No City for Slow Men
Show: “Around Town” with presenter Andrew Dembina
Date: 28 January

Short stories “Going North” and “Going South” featured in Beijing-based literary site The Anthill
Date: 24-25 January

Featured in TimeOut magazine
Title: “Pick up the pace”
Issue: 22 January

Essay “Maid in Hong Kong—Part 3” featured in Philippine newspaper The Sun
Issue: 16 January

Featured in cover story in South China Morning Post Young Post
Title: “Mr. Do-it-all”
Date: 16 January

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