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

2018

Interview with TVB NewsMagazine 新聞透視
Episode: “華為事件” (Huawei Incident)
Broadcast date: 22 December

Featured in Zolima CityMag about Hong Kong Noir
Article: “Hong Kong Noir: a literary journey into Hong Kong’s heart of darkness” by Zabrina Lo
Date: 19 December

Delivered talk at BNP Paribas’ MixLunch
Topic: Gender equality and diversity
Venue: Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Date: 14 December

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “孟晚舟成功獲批保釋關鍵喺邊?詳解特朗普可如何介入司法案件” (What was behind Meng Wanzhou's bail grant? Can President Trump intervene in ajudicial proceeding?)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Audrey Eu
Broadcast date: 12 December

Guest speaker and prize presenter at 2018 Hong Kong’s Top Story Awards
Venue: Broadcasting House, Kowloon Tong
Date: 11 December

Speaker at Enrich HK’s Migrant Stars award ceremony
Venue: Remex Centre, Wong Chuk Hang
Date: 9 December

Became an “Every House” member of Soho House Hong Kong
Venue: Sheung Wan
Date: 8 December

Appearance on TVB's news report 新聞透視

Interview with RTHK News 香港電台新聞部
Article: “有美國執業律師認為孟晚舟引渡申請很大機會獲批” (U.S. legal expert says Canada likely to grant U.S. request to extradite Meng Wanzhou)
Publication date: 9 December

Interview with Commercial Radio news program 在晴朗的一天出發
Segment 1: “何志平理論上可以引渡返香港服刑,但要美國政府同意” (Patrick Ho may apply to serve sentence in Hong Kong, but only with U.S. government’s consent)
Segment 2: “其實只要你用美金結算,美國政府都可以拉你,因為你經過美國金融體系犯法” (U.S. may apply to transactions settled in U.S. dollars)
Hosts: Stephen Chan/Chan Chung/Ken Kwok
Broadcast date: 7 December

Interview with RTHK Radio news program 千禧年代
Episode: “何志平涉賄案罪成” (Patrick Ho's convicted of bribery)
Host: Jonathan Yip
Broadcast date: 7 December

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Article: “律師: 申回港服刑難獲批” (Legal expert says Patrick Ho unlike to serve sentence in Hong Kong)
Publication date: 7 December

Interview with HK01 香港01
Article: “律師: 美金結算美國可執法 料加拿大引渡疑犯” (Legal expert says U.S. dollar settlement sufficient to violate U.S. law and expects Canada to surrender Meng Wanzhou to U.S. authorities)
Publication date: 7 December

Interview with Sing Tao Daily 星島日報
Article: “料刑期至少15年 律師: 可申請返港服刑” (Legal experts says Patrick may apply to serve sentence in Hong Kong)
Publication date: 7 December

Interview with TVB 6:30 Evening News
Segment: Arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and U.S. sanctions law
Broadcast date: 6 December

Interview with Cable TV News
Episode: “美執業律師料何獲批上訴機會微
Broadcast date: 6 December

Interview with NOW TV
Segment: Patrick Ho's conviction
Broadcast date: 6 December

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “拆解華為同伊朗做生意,點解會犯美國法律” (What does doing business in Iran have anything to do with U.S. law?)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Sang Pu
Broadcast date: 6 December

Interview with D100 Radio news program 風波裏的茶杯
Episode: “國產凌凌漆何志平放棄官司?識揀梗係揀美國監獄” (Patrick Ho throws in the towel and takes one for the team?)
Hosts: Ng Chi-sum/Andrew Cheng
Broadcast date: 6 December

Interview with South China Morning Post
Article: “Former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping convicted in US court on 7 of 8 counts in bribery and money-laundering case” by Alvin Lum
Publication date: 6 December

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “何志平或判十年以上,有冇機會返香港服刑” (Patrick Ho may be sentenced to ten years or more. Will he be able to serve his sentence in Hong Kong?)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Audrey Eu
Broadcast date: 5 December

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

Talk at Independent Schools Foundation (ISF) Academy
Topic: Umbrellas in Bloom
Venue: Telegraph Bay, Pokfulam
Date: 29 November

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

At the launch of Hong Kong Noir


Launch of
Hong Kong Noir, part of Akashic Books’ international noir seriesShort 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

Speaker at PEN Hong Kong’s movie screening to mark 37th annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer
Movie: “Gamer” by jailed Ukrainian writer Oleg Sentsov
Date: 15 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

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 poised to testify against Patrick Ho)
Publication date: 18 September

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “同時被捕卻未被起訴 前塞內加爾外長獲撤控或轉任污點證人” (With charges dropped, former Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister Gadio may testify against Patrick Ho)
Publication date: 17 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 Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Title: “家人無家可歸疑屬大話 擬抵押物業疑非細佬住址” (Patrick Ho's false claims about homelessness and collateral ownership)
Publication date: 31 July

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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