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Club Lunch- China’s War on the Internet: How the West Lost the Web

China’s War on the Internet:
How the West Lost the Web


James Griffiths
Author/Senior Producer, CNN International


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
12:30pm for 12:45pm – Lunch
1:00pm* – Address
(* please note new start time)
1:45pm – End
1st Floor
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Once little more than a glorified porn filter, China’s “Great Firewall” has evolved into the most sophisticated system of online censorship in the world. Even as the Chinese internet grows and online businesses thrive, speech is controlled, dissent is quashed, and any attempts to organise outside the official Communist Party are quickly stamped out. But the effects of the Great Firewall are not confined to China itself. More and more, China is threatening global internet freedoms as it seeks to shore up its censorship regime.


James Griffiths has reported from Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, South Korea, and Australia. He is the author of “The Great Firewall of China: How to Build and Control an Alternative Version of the Internet.” Griffiths is currently a senior producer at CNN International. Before that he was an editor at the South China Morning Post, and a China-based contributor to The Atlantic, Global Post, That’s Shanghai and the Daily Beast.


$180 (MEMBERS)     $250 (GUESTS)
This event is only for club members, their guest and the media
  • Confirmation will be sent to you once your booking is accepted. If you do not receive a confirmation within two working days, please contact our concierge.
  • Please indicate your preference of dishes (fish, pork or vegetable) when placing the booking.
  • Guests who arrive after 12:50pm will be served lunch only after the event ends
  • No cancellations will be accepted after noon on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Please reserve with the FCC concierge at (tel) 2521 1511, (fax) 2868 4092


The total bill we charged to the member’s account.


Club Lunch
Speaker: James Griffiths
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Dining Room and Verandah
Caesar Salad with Garlic Toast
Cream of Cauliflower
Pan-fried Pork Loin with Pineapple Gravy
Served with Mashed Sweet Potato, Broccoli and Baked Tomato Wedges
Pan-fried Snapper Fillet with Citrus Butter Sauce
Served with Mashed Sweet Potato, Broccoli and Baked Tomato Wedges
Chocolate Brownies
Coffee or Tea
Petit Fours
Vegetarian Menu
Green Salad with Avocado & Balsamic
Cream of Cauliflower
Impossible Meat Tikka Kebab on Salad
Served with Red Onion Ring, Lemon Wedges, Coriander Leave,
Pulao Rice & Mint Sauce
Chocolate Brownies
Coffee or Tea
*Please inform us if you have any food allergies or intolerances


Speaker: James Griffiths,Author/Senior Producer, CNN International