Jason and his latest book Hong Kong Noir were featured in the January 2019 issue of City Magazine《號外》

2019 and Upcoming Events

2019及最新動向

Upcoming

Creative writing workshop at True Light Girls' College
Date: 18 October
Time: TBD

2019

Interview with Macau’s Plataforma
Article: “Não são os meios, são os fins” (It's not the means, it's the ends) by Catarina Soares
Issue: September 2019

Interview with Belgium's L’Echo
Article: “Jason Y. Ng: ‘La Chine ne mobilisera pas l'armée à Hong Kong’” (Jason Y. Ng says ‘China will not mobilize the army in Hong Kong’) by Silvia Benedetti
Issue: 24 September

Television interview with CNN
Title: “How a Hong Kong protest song became an unofficial ‘anthem’
Presenter: Kristie Lu Stout
Broadcast date: 14 September

Appearance on CNN to discuss Hong Kong's protest anthem

Quoted in Independent
Article: “‘21 hours in handcuffs’: China clampdown leaves Hong Kongers terrified to travel” by Erin Hale
Publication date: 1 September

Quoted in Canada’s Globe and Mail
Article: “Hong Kong police arrest young leaders, activists warn ‘will ignite further anger’” by Nathan Vanderklippe
Publication date: 30 August

Quoted in Italy’s Il Foglio
Article: “Perché le manifestazioni sono prova dell’eccezionalismo di Hong Kong” (Protests are proof of Hong Kong’s uniqueness) by Francesco Palmieri
Publication date: 27 August

Quoted in Wall Street Journal
Article: “Hong Kong leader Lam faces pressure to start talks after peaceful march” by John Lyons and Natasha Khan
Publication date: 19 August

Live Skype interview with France24 News
Segment: “Hong Kong: ‘There is so much anger on the streets’
Broadcast date: 16 August

Interview with Italy’s Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
Article: “Il calcolo che sta facendo Pechino su un intervento militare a Hong Kong” (Beijing’s calculation over military intervention in Hong Kong) by Francesco Palmieri
Publication date: 14 August

Quoted in Denmark’s Informatíon
Article: “Hongkongs demonstranter står for alt det, Kina frygter” (Hong Kong protesters are what Beijing fears) by Lasse Karner
Publication date: 14 August

Quoted in Brazil’s O Globo
Article: “Hong Kong perde peso econômico e vira desafio político para a China” (Hong Kong loses economic importance and becomes China’s political headache) by Marcelo Ninio
Publication date: 12 August

Quoted in Switzerland’s Le Temps
Article: “Le chaos s'empare des rues de Hongkong” (Chaos paralyzes streets in Hong Kong) by Julie Zaugg
Publication date: 5 August

Interview with SCMP Young Post
Article: “HK Protests: Jason Y. Ng, of the Progressive Lawyers Group, says if report is true, charges against Hong Kong protesters may have been driven by politics” by Joanne Ma
Publication date: 2 August

Moderator at PEN Hong Kong/Cha panel
Topic: “Cantonese: The Language of Protest”
Venue: Kafnu, Hung Hom
Date: 24 July
Time 7:30 - 9:00pm

PEN Hong Kong X Cha panel on Cantonese

Quoted in France’s Libération
Article: “A Hongkong, les triades bousculent le jeu politique” (In Hong Kong, triads enter political game) by Laurence Defranoux and Valentin Cebron
Publication date: 22 July

Live Skype interview with Canada's CBC News
Segment: “Hong Kong political crisis deepens”
Broadcast date: 10 July

Interview with Finland’s Kauppalehti
Article: “Asiantuntija: Hongkongin lakiesityksen kuolema vain sanahelinää – Kunnes Lam tekee aitoja ja merkittäviä myönnytyksiä, protestoijat palaavat kaduille joka sunnuntai” (Expert: ‘Until Lam makes genuine and significant concessions, protesters will return to the streets every Sunday’) by Hannamiina Tanninen
Publication date: 9 July

Quoted and tweet featured in Finland’s Kauppalehti
Article: “Mielenosoittajat murtautuivat merkittävään hallintorakennukseen Hongkongissa” (Protesters broke into legislature in Hong Kong) by Hannamiina Tanninen
Publication date: 2 July

Live Skype interview with France24 News
Segment: “Protesters storm legislature on handover anniversary”
Broadcast date: 1 July

Quoted in Yahoo! News via Agence France-Presse
Article: “Hong Kong police: Anger swells against ‘Asia's Finest’” by Jerome Taylor and Yan Zhao
Publication date: 30 June

Read at PEN Hong Kong reading in support of writers in prison
Venue: Art and Culture Outreach, Wanchai
Date: 27 June

Quoted in Finland’s Kauppalehti
Article: “Hongkongilainen aktivisti: Luvassa on vielä isompia mielenilmauksia” (Hong Kong activists: even bigger protests on the horizon) by Hannamiina Tanninen
Publication date: 24 June

Quoted in Macau’s Plataforma
Article: “Lei da extradiçāo: Por um fio” (Extradition bill: By a thread)
Issue: June 2019

Wedding featured in South China Morning Post fashion page
Title: “A wedding guide designed to keep both parties in spotlight” by Divia Harilela
Publication date: 18 June

Quoted in Irish Times
Article: “China’s U-turn on Hong Kong extradition Bill expected to have a price” by Peter Goff
Publication date: 18 June

Named one of 100 Hong Kong Twitter users to watch by Taiwan Gazette
Article: “Meet the 100 Twitter Users Capturing the Hong Kong protests” by Aaron Wytze Wilson
Publication date: 16 June

Quoted in Wall Street Journal
Article: “Hong Kong marchers flood streets over extradition bill” by Natasha Khan
Publication date: 16 June

“Meet the foreign press” gathering hosted by Progressive Lawyers Group
Venue: Hughes Room, Foreign Correspondents' Club
Date: 15 June

Quoted in Telegraph
Article: “Hong Kong protesters call for more mass demonstrations despite Carrie Lam suspending extradition bill” by Nicola Smith and Wendy Tang
Publication date: 15 June

Quoted in Sunday Times
Article: “Hong Kong protests force leader’s hand” by Philip Sherwell
Publication date: 15 June

Quoted in France’s Le Monde
Article: “Hongkong : l’exécutif annonce la « suspension » du projet de loi controversé” (Hong Kong: Chief executive announces ‘suspension’ of controversial bill) by Florence de Changy
Publication date: 15 June

Quoted in France’s Le Croix via Agence France-Presse
Article: “Hong Kong suspend le projet de loi sur l'extradition, manifestation dimanche” (Hong Kong suspends extradition bill, Sunday protests go on)
Publication date: 15 June

Appearance in a video calling for support from international community to oppose extradition bill

Appeared in video by Sago 西米 calling for international attention on extradition bill
Title: “Help us help Hong Kong
Broadcast date: 15 June

Quoted in Yahoo! News via Agence France-Presse
Article: “Hong Kong leader halts extradition bill but opponents vow fresh rally” by Jerome Taylor and Yan Zhao
Publication date: 15 June

Quoted in Quartz
Article: “Hong Kong has pulled off an amazing win against a dire threat to its freedoms” by Tripti Lahiri and Mary Hui
Publication date: 15 June

Quoted in Denmark’s Weekendavisen
Article: “Hongkong på kogepunktet” (Hong Kong at boiling point) by Peter Harmsen
Publication date: 14 June

Live Skype interview with Canada’s CBC News
Segment: “Hong Kong protesters opposing extradition bill clashes with police”
Broadcast date: 13 June

Article “Brave New City” translated into Spanish, Swedish and Catalan and reproduced in several European publications
Publication date: 13 June

Participated in 24-hour hunger strike with PEN Hong Kong to oppose extradition bill
Date: 12 June

Television interview with CBS News
Segment: “Hong Kong protesters face tear gas, rubber bullets
Presenter: Ramy Inocencio
Broadcast/publication date: 12 June

Live television interview with Bloomberg News
Segment: “Why Progressive Lawyers Group’s Ng Is Against Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill
Presenter: Rishaad Salamat
Broadcast/publication date: 12 June

Live Skype interview with France24 News
Segment: “Hong Kong protests: "These protesters see China as a bulldozer
Broadcast date: 12 June

Interview with KPFA 94.1 Radio news program Upfront
Segment: “Hong Kong: Protests over extradition law
Broadcast date: 11 June

Quoted in Los Angeles Times
Article: “Many fear that Hong Kong’s ‘last battle’ is already lost” by Robyn Dixon
Publication date: 11 June

Quoted in Asian Legal Business
Article: “Progressive Lawyers Group Offers a Rule-Of-Law Report Card for Hong Kong” by Elizabeth Beattie
Publication date: 11 June

Quoted in Canada’s Globe and Mail
Article: “Hong Kong legislators postpone debate on China extradition bill as protesters flood streets” by Nathan Vanderklippe
Publication date: 11 June

Quoted in France’s Libération
Article: “Hongkong : «Pékin a les opposants dans le viseur»” by Rosa Brostra
Publication date: 11 June

Quoted in Irish Times
Article: “Chinese media blames ‘foreign forces’ for huge Hong Kong protests” by Peter Goff
Publication date: 10 June

Quoted in World Tribune
Article: “One million Chinese take to the streets in ‘last fight’ for Hong Kong
Publication date: 10 June

Quoted in Wall Street Journal
Article: “Massive crowds take to streets in ‘last fight’ for Hong Kong” by Natasha Khan
Publication date: 9 June

Delivered legal workshop for foreign domestic workers organized by Philippine Consulate General HK and Wimler Foundation
Topic: “Understanding Hong Kong culture”
Venue: Euro Trade Centre, Central
Date: 12 May

“Meet the local press” gathering hosted by Progressive Lawyers Group
Venue: Rent-a-Kitchen, Kwun Tong
Date: 11 May

Interview with SCMP Young Post
Article: “Press Freedom Day 2019: Hong Kong’s freedom is in decline, and students are worried” by Joanne Ma
Publication date: 3 May

Moderator at University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law panel
Topic: “Progressive Lawyers Group: Rule of Law Report 2018”
Venue: Centennial Campus, HKU
Date: 30 April

Television interview with HKIBC news program “Talk the Walk”
Episode: “Progressive Lawyers Group 法政匯思 2018 Hong Kong Rule of Law Report paints a bleak picture for the city
Presenter: Harminder Singh
Broadcast date: 18 April

Featured as new Convener of Progressive Lawyers Group in Apple Daily 蘋果日報 and Stand News 立場新聞
Article: “法政匯思新班底「幾時可摺埋?」” (PLG's new conveners: when can we call it quits?)  
Publication date: 16 April

Appearance on CBS News to discuss anti-extradition bill protests

Quoted in South China Morning Post
Article: “Protecting rule of law in Hong Kong will be ‘uphill battle’ says lawyers group, as they predict situation will get worse in city” by Sum Lok-kei
Publication date: 12 April

Quoted in Hong Kong Free Press
Article: “Progressive Lawyers Group urges reform for Hong Kong’s anti-graft law, Societies Ordinance and police practices” by Holmes Chan
Publication date: 12 April

Hosted press conference to launch inaugural “rule of law” report published by Progressive Lawyers Group
Venue: Regal Hotel, Causeway Bay
Date: 11 April

Interview with Commercial Radio news program 在晴朗的一天出發
Segment: “美法官輕判何志平,何囚友所寫求情信對佢減刑幫助最大” (U.S. judge hands Patrick Ho a light sentence, thanks to mitigation letters submitted by Ho's fellow inmates)
Hosts: Stephen Chan/Chan Chung/Ken Kwok
Broadcast date: 28 March

Quoted in South China Morning Post
Article: “Former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho appeals against US conviction in multimillion-dollar bribery case” by Holmes Chan
Publication date: 28 March

Quoted in Oriental Daily 東方日報
Article: “徒弟林順潮:相信何會重新站起來” (Former protégé believes Patrick Ho will rebound)
Publication date: 27 March

Interview with RTHK news program 千禧年代
Episode: “有美國執業律師稱即使何志平上訴亦很難證明量刑有問題” (U.S. lawyer says Patrick Ho's appeal unlikely to reduce sentence)
Hosts: Yip Koon Lam
Broadcast date: 26 March

Interview with D100 Radio news program 風波裡的茶杯
Episode: “何志平啜泣感謝美國法官,判囚3年坐多10個月可出獄” (Weeping Patrick Ho thanks judge for three-year sentence and expects to be released in ten months)
Hosts: Ng Chi-sum/Carol Ng
Broadcast date: 26 March

Panel speaker at “One City One Book” panel hosted by Cha: An Online Literary Journal
Topic: “Upon arrival: otherness, belonging, and hospitality
Venue: Kubrick, Yau Ma Tei
Date: 25 March

Featured as new Convener of Progressive Lawyers Group in Hong Kong Free Press
Article: “Decline and fall? Progressive Lawyers Group plans new barometer to measure Hong Kong’s rule of law” by Holmes Chan
Publication date: 24 March

Delivered workshop at Progressive Lawyers Group monthly general meeting
Topic: article writing
Venue: Star Street, Wanchai
Date: 20 March

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “控方建議何志平坐監5年唔係60年,律師話你知點解” (Lawyer explains why prosecution seeks five-year prison term for Patrick Ho instead of 60)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Audrey Eu
Broadcast date: 20 March

Panel speaker at Baptist University’s International Writers' Workshop literary panel
Topic: “Fact & Fiction: Sci-Fi as Social Critique
Venue: Baptist University
Date: 14 March

Quoted in Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Article: “何志平九旬母求情:見一面死也瞑目” (Patrick Ho's mother asks court for leniency: let me see him before I die)
Publication date: 14 March

Featured as trail runner in South China Morning Post sports page
Title: “Road runner switches to trails after finding community that transcends race, gender and socioeconomic status” by Mark Agnew
Publication date: 7 March

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “華為為孟晚舟控告美國政府,拖延引渡特朗普會如何應付” (Huawei sues U.S. government to delay extradition of Meng Wanzhou—how would Trump react?)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Tommy Cheung
Broadcast date: 7 March

Television interview with TVB Jade news program 時事多面睇
Episode: “華為反擊” (Huawei hits back)
Broadcast date: 7 March

Television interview with TVB Jade news program 六點半新聞報道
Topic: Huawei's legal challenge of U.S. government's product ban
Broadcast date: 7 March

Television interview with TVB Pearl news program News at 7:30
Topic: Huawei's legal challenge of U.S. government's product ban
Broadcast date: 7 March

Appearance on TVB Jade evening news

Interview with RTHK Radio 3 news program Backchat
Episode: “Extradition laws / University students penalized after protesting at Democracy Wall
Hosts: Hugh Chiverton/Ada Wong
Broadcast date: 5 March

Judge for 2019 Human Rights Press Awards
Date: February - March

Interview with Commercial Radio news program 在晴朗的一天出發
Segment: “法政匯思:中央發公函話香港特區依法取締民族黨呢個說法有啲刺眼 ” (Progressive Lawyers Group says Beijing's state letter backing SAR government's National Party ban is hard to stomach)
Hosts: Stephen Chan/Chan Chung/Ken Kwok
Broadcast date: 27 February

Quoted in RTHK News
Article: “Loyalist defends Beijing's demand for HKNP report
Publication date: 27 February

Judge for 2019 WYNG Philomathia Student Essay Contest
Date: 17 February

Elected Convener of the Progressive Lawyers Group
Date: 16 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: 25 January - 26 April

Interview with D100 Radio news program 左右大局
Episode: “孟晚舟華為太子女加拿大有Plan B” (Huawei's Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has a Plan B)
Hosts: Li Wei-ling/Audrey Eu
Broadcast date: 23 January

Speaker at Bookazine’s “Meet the Authors” Event
Topic: Hong Kong Noir
Venue: Bookazine, Prince’s Building
Date: 23 January

Moderator at Hong Kong Baptist University’s “Backreading Hong Kong 2019” symposium
Topic: “Hong Kong Dystopia”
Venue: Oen Hall Building, Hong Kong Baptist University
Date: 19 January

Interview with Apple Daily 蘋果日報
Article: “馬雲入黨不報 阿里恐有手尾跟” (Jack Ma's non-disclosure of CCP membership may have consequences for Alibaba)
Publication date: 10 January

Quoted in Wall Street Journal
Article: “Hong Kong Moves to Criminalize Disrespect of China’s National Anthem” by Natasha Khan
Publication date: 9 January

Featured in City Magazine 號外
Article: “黑色香港不再黑” (Hong Kong noir isn’t always dark) by Lam Sam-wai
Issue: 508 (January 2019)

Appearance on Commercial Radio with fellow PLG co-conveners Billy Li (center) and Chris Ng

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