It was 20 years ago today… And FCC members and guests marked the Handover anniversary in fitting style by partying the night away at the club. Here’s our rogues’ gallery.
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Each piece in the collection will offer a unique and personal commentary on the city’s past, present, and future. The book’s working title is Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections On A Borrowed Place.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Handover we’ve dug deep into our archives to reproduce stories from the June 1997 special edition of The Correspondent magazine.
In this piece reproduced from the 1997 special edition of The Correspondent, FCC member and Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, asks the world’s press not to forget the territory after the Handover.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping prepared to touch down in Hong Kong on his first visit since taking office in 2012, poets, writers and artists gathered to launch an anthology to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Handover.
The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The ceremony took place in May 2017. Click here to see the winners.