“Ng is a man with many hats who makes his creative ambitions soar.” —Alpha Men Asia

2017

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “下月8日提訊 料親身上庭 [Patrick Ho] to be arraigned on 8 January, expected to appear in person
Publication date: 22 December

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報

Title: “依法限提訊後70日開審 律師指變數仍多 [Patrick Ho to be tried within 70 days of indictment, but timing is subject to change
Publication date: 21 December

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報
Title: “何志平案1月8日提訊 或3月中開審 料獄中過農曆年 Patrick Ho to be arraigned on 8 January pending trial in March, expected to spend Chinese New Year in prison
Publication date: 21 December

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “起訴書:何志平倘罪成須充公財產 Indictment says Patrick Ho’s assets to be seized upon conviction
Publication date: 20 December

Radio Interview with BBC Radio
Title: “Censorship and freedom of expression in China and Hong Kong
Show: The Cultural Frontline
Presenter: Tina Daheley
Broadcast date: 11 December

Moderator at Enrich HK panel discussion
Topic: Impact of financial literacy education
Venue: BNP Paribas, Two IFC
Date: 11 December

Appearance on CBS News

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “何志平案取消初審 起訴或由陪審團決定 Patrick Ho’s preliminary hearing cancelled, indictment to be decided by grand jury
Publication date: 8 December

Interview with Action News Now, a CBS affiliate
Title: “Joshua Wong faces prison again as ‘slow drip’ of prosecutions takes its toll
Publication date: 7 December

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報
Title: “美法院憂何志平潛逃拒保釋 律師明言上訴 分析﹕失敗最少羈留大半年 U.S. court considers Patrick Ho a flight risk, expected to be detained for at least six months
Publication date: 2 December

Talk at Independent Schools Foundation (ISF) Academy
Topic: No City for Slow Men
Venue: Telegraph Bay, Pokfulam
Date: 30 November

Interview with NOW TV News
Topic: Ho’s corruption case and U.S. federal court procedures
Interview date: 24 November

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “Ho’s corruption hearing set for December 20th 何志平涉賄下月20日聆訊
Publication df

Interview with Hong Kong Free Press
Title: “All parties deny involvement after US arrests ex-Hong Kong top official Patrick Ho on multi-million dollar bribery charges” by Kris Cheng
Publication date: 23 November

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報
Title: “Sources say Ho may apply for bail 消息稱何志平擬申保釋
Publication date: 23 November

Interview with D100 Radio
Title: “Ho’s corruption case, a power play between U.S. and China? 分析何志平案係咪同中美角力有關
Show: 左右大局
Presenters: Lee Wai-ling, Audrey Eu
Publication date: 22 November

Financial literacy workshop for foreign domestic workers at University of Hong Kong’s Domestic Workers Empowerment Project (DWEP)
Venue: Meng Wah Complex, University of Hong Kong
Date: 18 November

Guest lecture at Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
Course: International and regional protection of human rights
Topic: Universal suffrage and freedom of expression
Venue: Centennial Campus, Pokfulam
Date:16 November

Keynote speaker at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program graduation ceremony co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: 22 October

Interview with Al Jazeera
Title: “Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest” by Divya Gopalan
Publication date: 1 October

Interview with Vietnam’s Luật Khoa
Title: “Hong Kong: The umbrella is raised, after all” by Vy Vy
Publication date: 28 September

Q&A at HKU screening of “JOSHUA: Teenager vs. Superpower
Venue: Chong Yuet Ming Cultural Centre, University of Hong Kong
Date: 28 September

Television interview with Viu TV
Program: “Weekly Re-Viu” withe Reuters’ Patrick Fok
Broadcast date: 24 September

Appearance on Viu TV

Talk at Raffles Institution (visiting from Singapore)
Topic: Hong Kong political development since the Umbrella Movement
Venue: Fairmont House, Admiralty
Date: 22 September

Became member of Hong Kong Journalists Association
Date: 18 September

Interview with Financial Times
Title: “Jail time tests mettle of Hong Kong democrats” by Ben Bland
Publication date: 11 September

Reader at the PEN Hong Kong bilingual reading on human rights as part of the Worldwide Reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Venue: Art and Culture Outreach 艺鵠
Date: 6 September

Television Interview with Australia’s SBS News
News report: Imprisonment of Hong Kong political activists
Presenter: Katrina Yu
Publication date: 22 August

Panel judge at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program Co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Date: 20 August

Co-editor of and contributor to 《香港二十: 反思回歸廿載》, Chinese translation of PEN Hong Kong anthology “Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a Borrowed Place
Appointment date: 19 August
Release date: January 2018

Co-hosted KBS’s “Food Odyssey” TV show

Interview with La Repubblica
Title: “Hong Kong contro leader della rivolta degli ombrelli: carcere e niente candidature per 5 anni” by Angela Aquaro
Publication date: 17 August

Interview with Guardian
Article: “Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests” by Tom Phillips
Publication date: 17 August

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: “Hong Kong student leaders jailed over pro-democracy protest tied to Umbrella Movement” by Jessica Meyers
Publication date: 17 August

Interview with Switzerland’s Le Temps
Article: “Agents de Pékin accusés de torture à Hongkong” by Julie Zaugg
Publication date: 15 August

Broadcast of Hong Kong episode of KBS’s “Wook’s Food Odyssey” travel/food television series on TVB Jade
Air date: 13 August

Appointed Advising Editor for Los Angeles Review of Books China Channel
Appointment date: 23 July

Interview with La Repubblica
Title: “Liu Xiaobo, parla Jason Y. Ng: ‘La sua vicenda emblema di ciò che Hong Kong odiava del regime comunista’” by Angela Aquaro
Publication date: 20 July

Op-ed Published in Guardian
Title: “China’s growing intolerance for dissent will come at a high price
Publication date: 17 July

Legal workshop for foreign domestic workers at Enrich HK
Topic: “Rights Upon Arrest”
Venue: UNO Co-working Space, Central
Date: 16 July

Interview with USA Today
Title: “Four pro-democracy lawmakers disqualified from Hong Kong parliament” by Thomas Maresca
Publication date: 14 July

Interview with New York Times
Article: “Asia Society Blames Staff for Barring Hong Kong Activist’s Speech” by Austin Ramzy
Publication date: 7 July

Interview with Guardian
Article: “US-based Asia Society accused of kowtowing to China over Hong Kong activist” by Benjamin Haas
Publication date: 6 July

Radio interview on China and the World 中國與世界
Title: “Expanding the creative space in Hong Kong and beyond 擴大香港與國際創作空間
Presenter: Johnny Lau Yui-siu
Venue: Radio Free Asia, Admiralty
Broadcast date: 6 July

Interview with Hong Kong Free Press
Article: “Asia Society faces backlash as Joshua Wong demands explanation over ‘blocked’ book launch” by Elson Tong
Publication date: 5 July

Interview with South China Morning Post
Article: “Handover book launch relocated after Asia Society says Occupy leader Joshua Wong can come but can’t speak” by Enid Tsui
Publication date: 5 July

Interview with Ming Pao Daily
Article: “Joshua Wong censored, book launch forced to relocate 黃之鋒疑遭禁言 新書發布會改地點
Publication date: 5 July

Television interview with CBS News
Segment 1: 20th anniversary of Hong Kong handover
Segment 2: Hong Kong protests against 20th anniversary handover as freedoms slip
Segment 3: Xi Jinping warns of red line as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years of Chinese rule
Article: “Hong Kong residents protest for democracy as China tightens grip
Presenter: Ben Tracy
Broadcast/publication date: 1 July

Television interview with Netherlands’ NOS TV
Title: Hong Kong’s 20th handover anniversary coverage
Presenter: Marieke de Vries
Broadcast date: 1 July

Television interview with TVB Pearl Evening News
Title: July 1st March
Broadcast date: 1 July

Featured in Reading Lists
Article: “Jason Y. Ng: Books That Teach, Entertain And Heal” by Phil Treagus
Publication date: 1 July

Radio interview with Swedish Radio
Presenter: Palmira Mbenga
Broadcast date: 1 July

Radio Interview with BBC Radio
Title: “Hong Kong handover 20 years on - Today
Presenter: Carrie Gracie
Publication date: 30 June

Interview with Canada’s Globe and Mail
Article: “Hong Kong’s ‘handover kids’ feel growing unease over China’s influence” by Nathan Vanderklippe
Publication date: 30 June

Television Interview with Australia’s SBS News
Title: “Hong Kong divided ahead of its handover 20th anniversary
Presenter: Katrina Yu
Publication date: 30 June

Interview with Korea’s Kukmin Daily
Article: Hong Kong’s 20th handover anniversary coverage by Junhyup Kwon
Publication date: 30 June

Interview with BBC News
Article: “Beijing’s struggle to win Hong Kong’s young hearts” by Carrie Gracie
Publication date: 29 June

Interview with USA Today
Title: “20 years on, freewheeling Hong Kong is more like the rest of repressed China” by Thomas Maresca
Publication date: 29 June

Interview with Forbes
Article: “20 Years On: Divided Hong Kong Marks Handover To China” by Pamela Ambler
Publication date: 29 June

Interview with Guardian
Article: “Chinese president touches down as Hong Kong braces for mass protests” by Tom Phillips and Benjamin Haas
Publication date: 29 June

Interview with Italy’s La Repubblica
Article: “Hong Kong’s 20th handover anniversary coverage” by Angelo Aquaro
Publication date: 29 June

Featured in Alpha Men Asia
Article: “A Renaissance Man” by Michele Koh Morollo
Publication date: 28 June

Interview with Wall Street Journal
Article: “Goodbye, Beijing: Chinese Immigrants Embrace Hong Kong Way of Life” by John Lyons
Publication date: 28 June

Ng joined 39 other personalities worldwide to express support for Catalonia

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: “On eve of Hong Kong’s 20th anniversary under Chinese rule, many residents wonder what’s to celebrate” by Jessica Meyers
Publication date: 28 June

Book Launch of Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a Borrowed Place, a PEN Hong Kong anthology
Venue: Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong
Moderator: Adam White
Date: 28 June

Radio interview with RHTK Radio 3
Topic: PEN Hong Kong 20th handover anniversary anthology
Presenter: Annemarie Evans
Broadcast date: 27 June

Television interview with Thailand’s Voice TV News
Presenter: Prapapoom Eiamaom
Venue: University of Hong Kong
Broadcast date: 25 June

Interview with Italy’s Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
Article: “La città che cambia e non dorme mai” by Francesco Palmieri
Publication date: 25 June

Interview with Telegraph
Article: “Hong Kong’s ‘umbrella movement’ casts shade on 20 years handover celebration” by Tom Rowley
Publication date: 24 June

Featured in France’s ARTE
Article: “Hong Kong, vingt ans après le grand tournant—Voix de Hong Kong” by Laure Siegel
Publication date: 20 June

Guest speaker at “Handover Anniversary Event” presented by Bookazine and Blacksmith Books
Venue: Bookazine, Prince’s Building
Date: 14 June

Television interview with Reuters
Presenter: Brittyn Clennett
Interview date: 13 June
Broadcast date: 1 July

Co-editor of and contributor to Hong Kong Noir, an Akashic Books publication
Appointment date: 6 June
Release date: summer 2018

Essay “Butcher’s Atonement” featured as cover story by SCMP Young Post
Article: “Tiananmen Square fairy tale: the murderous father’s atonement
Publication date: 4 June

Global release of Netflix documentary “JOSHUA: Teenager vs. Superpower
Date: 27 May

Interview with Help for Domestic Workers
Article: “How well do you treat your domestic worker?
Publication date: 26 May

One of 40 international personalities, including five Nobel laureates, to express support for Catalonia’s referendum
As reported in: Catalonia’s La Vanguardia “Cuarenta personalidades internacionales piden que se “deje votar los catalanes
Date: 17 May

Legal workshop for foreign domestic workers at Philippine Consulate General
Topic: “Understanding Hong Kong Culture”
Venue: Philippine Consulate General, Admiralty
Date: 14 May

Keynote speaker and featured author at Polytechnic University’s Writing Roundtable 2017
Topic: “Engaging the Aliterate”
Venue: PolyU English Language Centre, Hung Hom
Date: 19 May

Interview with Help for Domestic Workers
Article: “HELP talks to Jason Y. Ng to find out why he is an advocate for the rights of foreign domestic workers
Publication date: 8 May

Hosted a corporate event with actress Scarlet Wong


Became a member of Progressive Lawyers Group
Start date: 23 April

Guest lecture at Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), University of Hong Kong
Topic: Feature writing
Moderator: David Bandurski
Venue: Eliot Hall, Pokfulam
Date: 20 April

Interview with Spain’s PEN Català
Article: “Raffaella Salierno entrevista Jason Y. Ng” by PEN Català President Raffaella Salierno
Publication date: 19 April

Legal workshop for foreign domestic workers at Wimler Foundation
Topic: “Know Your Rights”
Venue: Euro Trade Centre, Central
Date: 16 April

Talk at Germany’s Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (visiting from Germany)
Topic: Hong Kong Pro-democracy movement
Moderator: Professor Tim Nicholas Rühlig
Venue: Queen Victoria Street, Central
Date: 4 April

Featured in Spain’s Yuanfang Magazine
Interviewer: John Prskalo
Publication date: 4 April

Talk in Barcelona presented by PEN Català and VilaWeb
Topic: “Hong Kong Sota el Paraigües: Sitació Actual
Venue: VilaWeb Studio, Barcelona
Date: 31 March

Interview with Barcelona’s VilaWeb
Title: “A Hong Kong la majoria dels independentistes són estudiants
Presenter: Andreu Barnils
Broadcast date: 28 March

Interview with Sweden’s Svenska Dagbladet
Article: “Hongkongs nya ledare – ”Unikt illa lämpad
Publication date: 27 March

Interview with Italy’s La Repubblica
Article: “Occupy HK, nuova sfida dopo gli arresti: ‘Per la democrazia accettiamo la galera’” by Angelo Aquaro
Publication date: 28 March

Interview with Irish Times
Article: “Hong Kong protesters face courts despite new leader’s pledge” by Clifford Coonan
Publication date: 27 March

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: “One day after pro-Beijing chief executive is elected, Hong Kong arrests 9 protest leaders” by Jonathan Kaiman
Publication date: 27 March

Interview with Bloomberg News
Article: “Hong Kong Elite Elect China-Backed Candidate as City Leader” by David Tweeds
Publication date: 26 March

Interview with Italy’s La Repubblica
Article: “Hong Kong alle urne ma il Dragone divora i sogni e i primati della metropoli” by Angelo Aquaro
Publication date: 26 March

Interview with Irish Times
Article: “Beijing-backed civil servant picked as Hong Kong leader” by Clifford Coonan
Publication date: 26 March

Interview with CNN
Article: “Joshua Wong: Hong Kong’s democracy fighter gets Netflix treatment” by James Griffiths
Publication date: 24 March

Screenings of Netflix documentary “JOSHUA: Teenager vs. Superpower” at Human Rights Watch Festival London
Venue: Picturehouse Central/Barbican Centre, London
Date: 11-12 March

Legal workshop for foreign domestic workers at Pathfinders HK
Topic: “Rights Upon Arrest”
Venue: Pathfinders, Tai Kok Tsui
Date: 7 March

Korean broadcast of Hong Kong episode of KBS’s “Wook’s Food Odyssey” travel/food television series
Air date: 5 March

Panelist at Carnival, an art project advocating freedom of expression by Amnesty International HK
Topic: “Out Run” screening and discussion
Venue: KONG Art Space, 3 Staunton Street
Date: 26 February

Commencement of spring semester at Faculty of Law of University of Hong Kong, LLM program
Course: International Securities Law
Venue: Centennial Campus, Pokfulam
Dates: 10 Feb - 3 March

Book launch of Hong Kong Future Perfect (2016 anthology by Hong Kong Writers Circle)
Venue: Bookazine, Prince’s Building
Date: 9 February

HONG KONG State of Mind and Umbrellas in Bloom named “Best Non-fiction Books About Hong Kong” by Culture Trip, a global travel and culture site
Date: 3 February

Interview with Sunday Times
Article: “Umbrella leader film rains on Beijing’s Hong Kong parade” by Philip Sherwell
Publication date: 29 January

Master of ceremony at a 1,500-guest corporate annual ball
Co-host: Scarlet Wong
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Grand Hall, Wanchai
Date: 21 January

“Read for Love” flash-mob by PEN Hong Kong
Venues: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Central Ferry Piers, Central
Date: 20 January

Umbrellas in Bloom selected by German-Swiss Int’l School Book Club/guest speaker at book club discussion
Venue: Liberty Exchange Restaurant & Bar
Date: 17 January

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