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FCC Continues Its Anti-Virus Restrictions

       Dear FCC Members: The Hong Kong government is continuing its anti-virus restrictions through Jan. 6. As a result, all the recent club measures(https://www.fcchk.org/fcc-further-tightens-anti-virus-restrictions-2/) will remain unchanged. This includes a 6 p.m. closing time in all outlets, a two-to-a-table limit and a limit of one guest per member. Banquets can continue, though with no more than 20 guests seated two to a table. In keeping with government requirements and best practices, all members, …

2021 HUMAN RIGHTS PRESS AWARDS – Open for Entries on January 1, 2021

  2021 HUMAN RIGHTS PRESS AWARDS Open for Entries on January 1, 2021 (Scroll down for Chinese version) As the world marks Human Rights Day, Asia’s most prestigious awards honouring outstanding human rights reporting is announcing that it will be open for entries from January 1, 2021 to February 1, 2021. The Human Rights Press Awards, now in their 25th year, are organised by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, Amnesty International Hong Kong and …

Weijian Shan
Dealmaker Weijian Shan on Private Equity in Asia and His Historic Bank Takeover

Private equity may play a crucial role in shaping Asian economies now, but that wasn’t always the case said PAG CEO and chairman Weijian Shan during an event at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong.

Mark Thompson Zoom
RTHK One of Many Public Broadcasters Globally Under Pressure: Ex-BBC Head Mark Thompson

With RTHK coming under increasing criticism from the government in recent months, former BBC Director-General and New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson spoke about the challenges facing public broadcasters in Hong Kong and around the world in a Zoom interview with The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Mara Hvistendahl
Investigative Reporter Mara Hvistendahl on Industrial Espionage and U.S.-China Relations

Appearing in a Zoom interview to discuss her second book, author Mara Hvistendahl described a reporting process that took her from China to the Midwestern United States and back as she followed an intriguing legal case that reflected the rise of tensions between the world’s two largest economies.