With Nathan Law, at the “Movies That Matter” human rights film festival awards ceremony in the Hague, The Netherlands

2018 and Upcoming Events

2018及最新動向

UPCOMING EVENTS

Launch of new website: jasonyng.com
Date: 26 November

Hosted Nepali writer Manjushree Thapa as part of PEN Hong Kong’s Literature & Human Rights Lecture Series
Venues: various
Date: 26 - 29 November

Featured in Zolima CityMag about Hong Kong Noir
Article: TBD
Date: December

Featured in City Magazine 號外about Hong Kong Noir
Article: TBD
Date: December

Launch of Hong Kong Highs and Lows (2018 anthology by Hong Kong Writers Circle)
Short story: “Points of Inflexion”
Venue: Bookazine, Exchange Square
Date: 11 December
Time: 6:00pm

Deliver legal workshop for foreign domestic workers organized by Philippine Consulate General HK and Wimler Foundation
Topic: Know your rights
Venue: Philippine Consulate General HK, Admiralty
Date: December

At the launch of Hong Kong Noir

PAST EVENTS 2018


Launch of
Hong Kong Noir, part of Akashic Books’ international noir series
Short story: “Ghost of Yulan Past”
Venue: Bleak House Books, San Po Kwong
Date: 24 November

Speaker at pledge signing ceremony with Fair Employment Agency
Venue: IFC Two, Central
Date: 16 November

Interview with Financial Times
Article: “Senior FT editor refused entry to Hong Kong” by Hudson Lockett and Nicolle Liu
Publication date: 9 November

Quoted in New York Times
Article: ”Writer‘s Invitation Is Pulled, and Some Ask if Hong Kong Is Still a Refuge” by Amy Qin
Publication date: 8 November

Interview with Time
Article: “Chinese Dissident Writer Ma Jian's Talks Canceled Amid Growing Fears for Hong Kong’s Free Expression” by Eli Meixler
Publication date: 8 November

Interview with Telegraph
Article: “Hong Kong arts centre ’cancels appearance‘ by Chinese dissident author” by Sophia Yan
Publication date: 8 November

Interview with Bloomberg
Article: “’China Dream‘ Author Barred by Hong Kong Literary Festival Venue” by David Tweed and Sheridan Prasso
Publication date: 8 November

Quoted in French newspaper Le Figaro
Article: “À Hong Kong, un centre culturel annule la venue d'un écrivain chinois dissident” (In Hong Kong, a cultural center cancels the venue for a Chinese dissident writer) by AFP
Publication date: 8 November

Quoted in South China Morning Post
Article: “Chinese dissident author Ma Jian‘s talks at Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun arts centre cancelled” by Su Xinqi
Publication date: 8 November

Quoted in Stand News 立場新聞
Article: “大館突撤馬建講座「香港筆會」斥打壓言論自由” (Tai Kwun suddenly cancels Ma Jian's talk, PEN Hong Kong calls it an attack on free expression"
Publication date: 8 November

Shooting of British documentary about Hong Kong’s political development since Umbrella Movement
Venue: Centennial Campus, University of Hong Kong
Date: 21 October
Release date: summer 2019

On the judging panel for Wimler's Foundation's entrepreneurship program

Panelist at Pink Dot Hong Kong 2018
Topic: Choice of jurisdiction for same-sex marriage
Venue: West Kowloon Cultural District
Date: 21 October

Speaker/panelist on BNP Paribas diversity & inclusion panels
Topic 1: ; What is an LGBT ally?
Venue: BNP Paribas, IFC Two
Date: 8 October

Topic 2: Male allies: a panel on gender diversity
Venue: BNP Paribas, IFC Two
Date: 12 October

Quoted in New York Times
Article: “Hong Kong plans to expel a Financial Times editor” by Austin Ramzy
Publication date: 5 October

Quoted in Financial Times
Article: “Financial Times journalist’s visa renewal denied by Hong Kong” by Ben Bland
Publication date: 5 October

Quoted in Washington Post
Article: “Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor’s visa renewal” by Associated Press
Publication date: 5 October

Inspiration speaker at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program graduation ceremony co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Yasumoto International Academic Park, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: 23 September

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “塞內加爾前外長 勢頂證何志平” (Former Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister Gadio to testify against Patrick Ho)
Publication date: 18 September

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報
Title: “何志平案「中間人」獲撤指控 塞內加爾前外長甩身 代表:續與美方合作” (Charges dismissed for Patrick Ho’s ‘middleman’—former Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister Gadio gets off the hook and will cooperate with American authorities)
Publication date: 16 September

Full-page feature in Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad

Article on free expression appeared in Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Title: “Unsafe harbor: Shrinking space of free expression in Hong Kong
Publication date: 12 September

Panel judge at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Ateneo University
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Date: 19 August

Interview with Washington Post
Article: “Hong Kong government tries to make an example of a small opposition party” by Mary Hui
Publication date: 11 August

Interview with Guardian
Article: “Haruki Murakami’s new novel declared ‘indecent’ by Hong Kong censors” by Alison Flood
Publication date: 25 July

Delivered writing workshop for asylum seekers as part of Cha Writing Workshop series for Justice Centre HK
Venue: Centennial Campus, University of Hong Kong
Date: 16 June

Speaker for Enrich HK’s “Ask the Experts” series
Topic: Understanding Hong Kong culture
Date: 11 June

Delivered legal workshop for foreign domestic workers at Pathfinders HK
Topic: Financial literacy
Venue: Pathfinders, Tai Kok Tsui
Date: 4 June

Recorded video as part of worldwide campaign to free Liu Xia
Reading: “The Lonely Vigil 獨自守夜”
Date: 16 May

Moderator at Hong Kong Baptist University’s “Backreading Hong Kong” symposium
Topic: Writing Hong Kong in English: a dual challenge
Venue: Oen Hall Building, Hong Kong Baptist University
Date: 5 May

Literature panel with Mexican writer Aurelio Asiain

Appointed to Board of Advisors of Hong Kong Baptist University’s International Writers’ Workshop (IWW)
Date: May

Bowling/ping pong for charity: campaigns to raise funds for St. James’ Settlement and Room to Read HK
Venue: Ladies’ Recreation Club/IFC Two
Date: 26 April/25 April

“Meet the press” gathering hosted by Progressive Lawyers Group
Venue: Rent-a-Kitchen, Kwun Tong
Date: 21 April

Hosted Ukrainian writer Andrei Kurkov as part of PEN Hong Kong’s Literature & Human Rights Lecture Series
Venues: various
Date: 16 - 20 April

Delivered writing workshop for asylum seekers as part of Cha Writing Workshop series for Justice Centre HK
Venue: Justice Centre HK, Kennedy Town
Date: 14 April

Featured in Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad
Article: “President Xi drukt alles de kop in” (President Xi has upended it all) by Hans van Zon
Publication date: 7 April

Interview with Luxembourg radio station Radio 100,7
Title: Seng Kandheet fir seng Gesellschaft geaffert (He who has sacrificed his youth for our cause) with presenter Charlotte Bruneau
Broadcast date: 7 April

Delivered masterclass on youth activism with Nathan Law organized by Amnesty International Amsterdam
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date: 31 March

Honored as human rights defender at Movies that Matter Film Festival 2018 awards ceremony
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Date: 29 March

Speaker at Movies that Matter Film Festival 2018
Topic: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Dates: 23 - 31 March

Delivered legal workshop for foreign domestic workers organized by Philippine Consulate General HK and Wimler Foundation
Topic: Understanding Hong Kong culture
Venue: Philippine Consulate General HK, Admiralty
Date: 18 March

Book launch of 《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
Venue: Kubrick, Yau Ma Tei
Date: 4 March

Elected core member at Progressive Lawyers Group’s third annual general meeting

Panelist at literature discussion with Mexican writer Aurelio Asiain
Topic: Crossing cultures and language
Venue: Mexican Consulate General HK, Wanchai
Date: 3 March

Moderator at screening of documentary “The Helper
Venue: BNP Paribas, IFC Two
Date: 28 February

Book launch of HK24 (2017 anthology by Hong Kong Writers Circle)
Venue: Bookazine, Prince’s Building
Date: 13 February

Article on Hong Kong food culture appeared in Spanish magazine Altaïre
Title: “Callejera y lujosa: una escena culinaria multicolor” (From Street to Chic: Hong Kong’s many-colored food scene)
Issue: February 2018

Commencement of spring semester at Faculty of Law of University of Hong Kong, LLM program
Course: International Securities Law
Venue: Centennial Campus, Pokfulam
Dates: 26 January - 27 April

Business mentor for foreign domestic workers organized by Enrich HK
Topic: Financial literacy
Venue: BNP Paribas, Exchange Square Three
Date: 18 January

Became core member of Progressive Lawyers Group
Date: 12 January

Guest speaker and prize presenter at RTHK Hong Kong’s Top Story 2017 Awards
Venue: RTHK Radio 3, Kowloon Tong
Date: 11 January

Interview with Ming Pao Daily 明報
Title: “如保釋再被拒 還押至開審 If denied bail again, [Patrick Ho] to be detained until trial
Publication date: 7 January

Became workshop leader for Cha Writing Workshop Series
Date: January

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