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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legendary Hong Kong cartoonist Harry Harrison’s take on the city’s current affairs.
Cartoonist Harry Harrison turns his attention to Hong Kong Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng and those illegal structures.
Harry Harrison’s take on the young activists’ jail sentences and President Xi Jinping’s three-hour speech.
Cartoonist Harry Harrison is right on the button with his take on Taiwan’s new gay marriage legislation; terror attacks in Tehran; and Carrie Lam’s first month in office.
Harry Harrison’s take on new Hong Kong Chief Executive, Carrie Lam.
Ahead of Sunday’s election, here’s Harry Harrison’s take on proceedings.
Cartoonist Harry Harrison on the 2017 Hong Kong chief executive election.
Politics has always been a game of high stakes in the People’s Republic, ever since the era of Mao. And 35 years after reform started, the stakes had never been higher, according to Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Politics, University of Sydney and former British diplomat, at an FCC lunch on September 30.
Photographer, singer and musician Elaine Liu has been an FCC member for almost 20 years, but she might never have dropped in had we not been the Fringe Club’s neighbour.
A new book about journalists who covered World War II chronicles the conflict that shot some newly minted war correspondents to stardom, blitzed the reputation of others, scared the hell out of most, and killed scores.
Club life member, Mark Pinkstone is about to celebrate 50 years working and living in Hong Kong. As Stephen Marshall writes, a lot can happen in a lifetime when you move from Cootamundra to Hong Kong in the wake of the 1967 riots.
Prominent business leader, long-time Hong Kong resident and Chinese citizen Allan Zeman was guest speaker at a Club luncheon where he discussed his views on the political, economic and commercial future of Hong Kong.
September and October see Spanish tapas and German fare as the FCC brings you its popular monthly food and drinks promotions.
The FCC co-organised a lively panel discussion and hosted a gala dinner to help mark the return to Hong Kong of New.Now.Next Media Conference – the flagship event of the Asian-American Journalists’ Association’s Asia Chapter.
George W. Russell offers a roundup of the presentations from guests, major issues covered in the discussion panels, instructive takeaways from workshops and useful feedback from attendees.