“Ng’s book reminds all of us that the story of the Hong Kong hasn’t yet reached its final chapter.” —Stand News


Book launch of Hong Kong Future Perfect, 2016 anthology by Hong Kong Writers Circle
Stories: “Future, Arriving” and “Future, Departing”
Venue: Art and Culture Outbreak Bookshop, Wanchai
Date: 15 December

Guest Speaker at 2016 graduation ceremony of St. James’ Settlement’s “Read, Write, Fun” Program to help dyslexic children
Venue: St. James Settlement Jockey Club Social Services Building, Wanchai
Date: 10 December

Interview with Bloomberg News
Article: “Hong Kong Gets Chance to Heal Division as Leader Steps Aside” by David Tweed and Ting Shi
Publication date: 9 December

Umbrellas in Bloom featured in Los Angles Review of Books
Article: “Some China-related Holiday Gift Book Ideas” by Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Issue: 7 December

Featured in Rights Review of University of Toronto International Human Rights Program
Article: “Occupy: A popular uprising predicated on the ‘naive’ belief that anything is possible” by Karlson Leung
Publication date: 30 November

Interview with BBC
Topic: “Reflections on Hong Kong”
Presenter: Tina Daheley
Broadcast date: 27 November

Hosted BNP Paribas' annual ball with actress Kelly Cheung

Umbrellas in Bloom certified No.1 new release on Amazon.com (“Hong Kong History” category)
Date: 22 November

HONG KONG State of Mind Certified No.1 bestseller on Amazon.com (“Hong Kong History” category)
Date: 22 November

Book talk presented by University of Hong Kong Libraries Reading Club
Moderator: David Bandurski
Venue: Main Library, University of Hong Kong
Date: 17 November

Guest lecture at Centre for English and Additional Languages at Lingnan University
Topic: “Developing a writing career in Hong Kong”
Moderator: Marshall Moore
Venue: B.Y. Lam Building, Lingnan University
Date: 16 November

Interview with Italian news agency Agenzia Giornalistica Italia (AGI)
Article: “Hong Kong: Jason Y. Ng, neovescovo Yeung sconfitta per democrazia” by Francesco Palmieri (New bishop Yeung a setback for democracy)
Publication date: 14 November

Interview with Hong Kong Free Press
Article: “Relaunch of writers group PEN to defend freedom of expression in Hong Kong” by Chantal Yuen
Publication date: 14 November

Book talk with Kellett School Book Club
Venue: Eaton House, Central
Date: 14 November

Interview with South China Morning Post
Article: “Hong Kong writers relaunch literary group in face of unprecedented threat to free speech” by Peace Chiu
Publication date: 13 NovembeR

Moderator at official launch of PEN Hong Kong in collaboration with Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Venue: Foreign Correspondents Club Hong Kong, Central
Date: 13 November

Moderator at book launch of Sarong Party Girl at Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Featured author: Singapore novelist Cheryl Tan
Venue: KEE Club, Central
Date: 12 November

Guest lecture at Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Title: “Occupy Movement - Two Years On”
Venue: Flavell Hall
Date: 27 October

Guest lecture at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Title: “Occupy Movement - Two Years On”
Venue: Ignat Kaneff Building
Date: 24 October

Moderator at inaugural “Neighborhood Series” sponsored by Grosvenor HK
Venue: Liang Yi Museum
Date: 17 October

Moderator at corporate screening of documentary She Objects in collaboration with Women’s Foundation (TWF)
Venue: IFC II
Date: 3 October

Talk at Chi Sun College, University of Hong Kong, part of its “Stay Young, Dream Big” series
Topic: “From blog to bestsellers”
Venue: Jockey Club Student Village III, University of Hong Kong
Date: 26 September

Book talk with Hong Kong Literary Group Book Club
Venue: Mahalo Tiki Lounge, Central
Date: 24 September

Interview with China Daily
Article: “Maids of Honor” by Basu Chitralekha
Publication date: 22 September

Panel discussion at Young China Watchers
Topic: “LegCo Election 2016: A New Era for Hong Kong Politics?”
Venue: Bar Six, Wyndham Street
Date: 21 September

Appointed President of PEN Hong Kong, local chapter of PEN International
Date: 20 September

Talk at Faculty of Communications Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Topic: “Hong Kongs politics: post-election and the Occupy Movement”
Moderator: Professor Pirongrong Ramasoota
Venue: Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok
Date: 16 September

Talk at Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University
Topic: “Hong Kongs social movement explained”
Moderator: Professor Janjira Sombutpoonsiri
Venue: Thammasat University, Prachan, Bangkok
Date: 16 September

Panel discussion at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand
Topic: “China: an ever-growing footprint”
Moderator: Jerome Taylor
Venue: Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, Lumpini, Bangkok
Date: 15 September

Talk at Singapore's Raffles Institution
Topic: “Students and politics”
Venue: Fairmount House
Date: 12 September

Spoke at the FCC as President of PEN Hong Kong

Interview with France’s Libération
Article: “A Hongkong, la révolution des parapluies entre au Parlement” by Rosa Brostra (In Hong Kong, the movement enters the legislature)
Publication date: 5 September

Article Published in Guardian
Title: “Hong Kong’s political class shaken up by new kids on the block”
Publication date: 5 September

Interview with Guardian
Article: “Hong Kong elections: activists gain foothold in power” by Tom Phillips and Eric Cheung
Publication date: 5 September

Interview with South China Morning Post
Article: “Indonesian domestic helpers in Hong Kong fall prey to alleged pyramid scam” by Raquel Cavalho
Publication date: 4 September

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: “Hong Kong prepares to vote on its future” by Jonathan Kaiman
Publication date: 2 September

Option pricing article published at Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School
Title: “Sure Win: New Study on Option Pricing Suggests Arbitrage Opportunities”
Publication date: 1 September

Featured author in A Hundred Readers《百人閱讀》by Muji 無印良品 X City Magazine 號外
Release date: 17 August

Panel judge at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Date: 14 August

Speaker at Department of Journalism, Chulalongkorn University
Topic: “Role of new media”
Venue: Tamar Government Headquarters
Date: 4 August

Featured in Beijing-based literary site Five Books
Article: “Jason Ng recommends the best books on Hong Kong” by Alec Ash
Publication date: 7 July

KEE Club book talk presented by Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Moderator: Nick Thorpe
Venue: KEE Club, Central
Date: 7 June

Singapore book launch of Umbrellas in Bloom presented by Select Centre
Moderator: Professor Ian Chong
Venue: TheatreWorks, Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore
Date: 2 June

Featured in Stand News《立場新聞》and Books4You《讀書好》
Article: “為時未晚” by Carmen Kwong (It isn‘t too late)
Publication date: 30 May

Lunch talk hosted by Latham & Watkins
Topic: “Reflections on the Occupy Movement”
Venue: One Exchange Square, Central
Date: 10 May

Talk at Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong
Topic: “Tips on feature writing”
Moderator: David Bandurski
Venue: Eliot Hall, Pokfulam
Date: 24 April

Second printing of Umbrellas in Bloom
Date: 24 April

Book Talk with Serious Book Club
Venue: Blue Place Cafe, Wanchai
Date: 20 April

Featured in South China Morning Post
Article: “Climate of fear: Hong Kong publisher claims printers rejected book on Occupy protests” by Oliver Chou
Publication date: 16 April

Interview with Guardian
Article: “Hong Kongs occupy movement spawns new political party” by Tom Phillips
Publication date: 10 April

Commencement of spring term at Faculty of Law of University of Hong Kong, LLM Program
Course: International Securities Law
Venue: Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, Pokfulam
Dates: 8 - 29 April

Hong Kong book launch of Umbrellas in Bloom
Venue: Bookazine, Lyndhurst Terrace
Date: 6 April

Interview with D100 Radio
Show: “對沖人生路” with presenter Edward Chin (Running the race)
Broadcast date: 5 April

Interview with RTHK Radio 3
Show: “123 Show” with presenter Noreen Mir
Broadcast date: 5 April

Featured in New York Times
Article: “Jason Y. Ng on Aftermath of Hong Kongs Umbrella Revolution” by Didi Kirsten Tatlow
Publication date: 24 March

Featured in Hong Kong Free Press
Article: “Author Jason Ng reflects on the Occupy Movement and Hong Kongs recent local elections” by Vivienne Zhang
Publication date: 13 March

Featured author at 2016 Bookworm Literary Festival in Beijing
Panel 1: “Future of Hong Kong” moderated by Guardian reporter Tom Phillips
Panel 2: Umbrellas in Bloom moderated by Los Angeles Times Beijing Bureau chief Julie Makinen
Venue: Sanlitun, Beijing
Date: 12 - 13 March

Guest speaker at Rotary Club
Topic: “Writing about Hong Kong—A Decade On”
Venue: Hong Kong Bankers Club, Landmark
Date: 1 March

Interview with TimeOut HK
Article: “Running riot: Is civil unrest the new normal for Hong Kong?” by Jamie Law
Publication date: 24 February

Joined EJInsight as Contributor
Date: 22 February

Featured in TimeOut Beijing
Article: “8 must-see talks at the Bookworm Literary Festival” by Helen Roxburgh
Publication date: 12 February

Volunteer lawyer for Helpers for Domestic Helpers
Start date: 3 February

Master of ceremony at BNP Paribas' 1,500-guest corporate annual ball
Co-host: Actress Kelly Cheung
Venue: Hong Kong Convention Centre, Wanchai
Date: 23 January

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