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

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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