31 December 2015

Past Events: 2015



Co-hosted Hong Kong Episode of KBS's "Wook's Food Odyssey" travel/food Television Series
Venue: Central, Admiralty, Pokfulam
Dates: 26 - 27 December
Air date: spring 2017

Guest Speaker at 2015 Hong Kong's Top Story Awards
Venue: Broadcasting House, Kowloon Tong
Date: 17 December

Featured in Taipei Times
Title: "Today's Hong Kong, tomorrow's Taiwan?"
Publication date: 2 December 

Featured Author at 2015 Singapore Writers Festival
Panel 1: "Crime and misdemeanors: a reading," moderated by Philip Holden
Panel 2: "Tweeting for change," moderated by Michelle Martin
Panel 3: "Where have all the readers gone?" moderated by Kenny Chan
Venue: Arts House (Old Parliament House), Singapore
Date: 7 & 8 November

Featured Author at Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2015
Panel 1: "10 years in Hong Kong," moderated by Nick Thorpe
Panel 2: "Ghost Cave: Elsie Sze" (Ng as moderator)
Venue: Fringe Club, Central
Date: 5 November 

Featured in Apple Daily
Publication date: 27 September

Guest Speaker/Opinion Leader at Harvey Nichols HK x MANIFESTO Fall 2015 Event
Venue: Harvey Nichols, The Landmark
Date: 25 September

Appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor at Faculty of Law of Hong Kong University, LLM Program
Course: International Securities Law
Appointment date: September 2015
First lecture: Spring 2016

Featured in Bookazine's 30th Anniversary Ad Campaign and Promotional Video
Date: August

Moderator at Book Launch of China Rich Girlfriend
Featured author: New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kwan
Venue: Kee Club, Central
Date: 7 August

Guest Speaker at Official Launch Party of Hong Kong Free Press
Venue: Foreign Correspondents' Club, Central
Date: 31 July

Panel Judge at Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship Program Co-organized by Wimler Foundation and Aeteno University
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Date: 26 July & 9 August

Featured Author at 2015 Hong Kong Book Fair
Panel: "Walking ten thousand miles," moderator by Oliver Chou
Venue: Hong Kong Convention Centre, Wanchai
Date: 18 July 

Speaking at the Hong Kong Book Fair 2015
with SCMP reporter Oliver Chou
Third Printing of No City for Slow Men
Date: 16 July

Appearance on RTHK Radio3
Show: "Morning Brew" with presenter Phil Whelan
Topic: "Reading culture in Hong Kong"
Broadcast date: 15 July

Two Interviews with Chip Tsao
Show: "Chip Tsao's Book Talk"
Part 1: "Today's Hong Kong is worse than during SARS"
Part 2: "That is no city for slow men"
Broadcast date: 13 July

Guest Speaker at Victoria Shanghai Academy
Topic: "How does living abroad influence one's writing and thinking?"
Venue: VSA, Wong Chuk Hang (via Skype)
Date: 26 June

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: "Hong Kong lawmakers reject election framework offered by Beijing" by Julie Makinen and Violet Law
Publication date: 18 June

Interview with Los Angeles Times
Article: "Hong Kong arrests 10 in suspected bomb plot" by Julie Makinen and Violet Law
Publication date: 15 June

Appearance on Malaysia's BFM Business Radio
Show: "Current Affairs" with presenter Sharaad Kuttan
Broadcast date: 4 June

Category: dim sum
Venue: Chinese Culinary Training Institute, Pokfulam
Date: 3 June

Joined Hong Kong Free Press as a Contributor
Start date: June

Featured Author at Polytechnic University's Writing Roundtable 2015
Topic:  "From blogging to getting published"
Venue: PolyU English Language Centre, Hung Hom
Date: 15 May

South China Morning Post Article "Pint-sized Heroes" Featured in DVD Box Set of Documentary Lessons in Dissent
Date: May

Interview with Associated Press
Article: "Defiant Hong Kongers resist embrace of mainland China" by Jack Chang
Publication date: 21 April

No City for Slow Men Selected by Hong Kong Literary Group Book Club/Guest Speaker at Book Club Meeting
Venue: Great Indian Kebab Factory, Central
Date: 18 April 

Featured Speaker at Raising the Bar HK
Topic: "Hong Kong food culture in the shadow of gentrification"
Venue: KEE Club, Central
Date: 31 March

Speaker at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Manangement's Global Immersion Program (visiting from Los Angeles)
Topic: "The Umbrella Movement"
Venue: CUHK MBA Town Centre, Admiralty
Date: 26 March

Featured Author at 2015 Bookworm Literary Festival
Panel 1: "Hong Kong State of Mind" moderated by Los Angeles Times journalist Julie Makinen
Panel 2: "Meet the authors" moderated by Reuters editor John Foley
Venue: Sanlitun, Beijing
Date: 21 March 

Guest Speaker/Opinion Leader at John Hardy x MANIFESTO Spring 2015 Event
Venue: John Hardy, The Landmark
Date: 5 March

Guest Speaker at Victoria Shanghai Academy
Topic: "Writing and Journalism"
Venue: VSA, Wong Chuk Hang
Date: 3 March 

Speaker at Opening Ceremony of Wimler Foundation's Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Program
Venue: Migrants Empowerment Resource Center MERC, Central
Date: 1 March

Guest Appearance on Discovery Network's TLC Channel
Broadcast date: 3 February

Lunch with Pen America to Discuss Speech Freedom in Hong Kong
Venue: Foreign Correspondents' Club, Central
Date: 16 January

Endorsed Peter Gregoire's New Novel The Devil You Know
Date: January

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If you would like Jason Y. Ng, bestselling author of Umbrellas in BloomNo City for Slow Men and HONG KONG State of Mind, to speak at your school or organization, please contact him at info@jasonyng.com.

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