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Club News

Club News originated as a section of The Correspondent magazine. Its goal was, and still is, to keep all members across what’s happening in the social life of the FCC. Here, you will find updates on members’ milestones, Club outings or coverage of the latest FCC party. If you have any contributions: please send your ideas to gro.k1506314390hccf@1506314390rotid1506314390e1506314390.

FCC to Join May 2 March Over Dismissal of Ming Pao Editor

Dear FCC Members, The FCC has expressed its concern about the dismissal of Ming Pao’s Executive Chief Editor, Keung Kwok-yuen, with the explanation that his departure was part of a cost-cutting exercise. Mr Keung is a veteran journalist who has spearheaded the coverage of many controversial topics in Hong Kong, and there is public concern about his removal. We believe the public deserves a full explanation of the reasons for the decision. As such, the …

Joint Statement on Dismissal of Ming Pao Editor in Hong Kong

We are deeply shocked and disturbed by the sudden dismissal of Ming Pao’s Executive Chief Editor Keung Kwok-yuen. In the name of “cost cutting”, the Chinese daily dismissed Mr Keung at midnight Wednesday with immediate effect.  No reshuffle has been announced to fill his work. The handling of Mr Keung’s dismissal is full of anomalies making it difficult for anyone to accept it as a pure cost-cutting move.  The management owes its readers and the …

FCC Food & Beverage Committee

FCC Food & Beverage Committee The FCC Food & Beverage Committee (F&B Committee) is made up of two Convenors, who are members of the FCC board, members and the FCC staff. The Committee meets once a month and is tasked with reviewing and approving the food and beverage selection on our menus, special food and wine promotions and events. Current F&B Committee Convenors: Juliana Liu (Correspondent Member Governor) Current F&B Committee Committee Members: Anthony Beaurain …

FCC House Committee

The FCC House Committee (House Committee) is made up of three Co-Conveners, who are members of the FCC board, members and the FCC staff. The Committee meets once a month and is tasked mostly with ‘back-of-house’ issues like service quality, staffing, building maintenance and some ‘front-of-house’ like entertainment (musical performances, the quiz, club celebrations) and members facilities (health club, workroom, pool table). Current House Committee Convenor: Simon PRITCHARD (Associate Member Governor) Elaine PICKERING (Associate Member Governor) …

FCC Professional Committee

FCC Professional Committee The Professional Committee invites newsworthy speakers to the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, as part of the club’s core role of providing a neutral venue for discussions of local and international events and trends. The talks take place in the FCC’s main dining room, usually over lunch and occasionally over dinner. The speaker typically gives initial remarks for 20 minutes and then takes questions for 20 minutes. The events are on the record, and videos …

Invitation for Tender- Music Consultant (Tender closed)

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong (FCC) is looking for a suitable individual or company to carry out the following project: Music Consultant Contract period: 1 October 2016 – 30 September 2017 (12 months) Deadline for tender: Friday 12 August 2016 at 6pm   MISSION Bringing live jazz music by arranging weekly and monthly Jazz performances or other music events to the Club.   BACKGROUND The late Bert Okuley was a distinguished jazz pianist foreign correspondent and …

FCC AGM 2016

TO ALL MEMBERS,   NOTICE IS hereby GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong will be held at the First Floor, North Block, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong on Thursday, 26 May 2016 at 6:00 p.m. for the following purposes: Approval of the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 21 May 2015; Approval of the President’s report; Approval of the Treasurer’s report; Approval of the …

HRPA Right

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.

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