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October 7, 2021
By Philip Bowring Ian Verchere, who died on 17 July in England aged 83, was one of the most agreeable and versatile journalists I have known. A restless enthusiasm and a wide variety of intellectual interests took him to many places, but he started out in Hong Kong doing his national service i...
September 23, 2021
By Stephen Vines Jonathan Mirsky was never a conventional journalist, nor conventional anything else. He died in London in September at the age of 88.  For many years he was among the best known China watchers in the hacking business and won the British Press Awards International Repor...
March 15, 2019
Paul Murray pays tribute to his friend, Dr Feng Chi-shun. Chi passed peacefully early afternoon on Friday, March 8 after a particularly debilitating illness which robbed him of his considerable communicative powers. Originally from Wuhan, he came to Hong Kong, as so many did, as a result of the M...
July 15, 2018
By Brodie Paul and William Mellor One of Asia Pacific’s most distinguished foreign correspondents, two-time FCC President and life member Anthony Paul, passed away in Brisbane on July 14, aged 81. Partially obscured, Tony Paul in the shadow of Ambassador Graham Martin as the press crowd around...
June 21, 2018
Kevin Egan, the FCC’s 2nd Vice President, died on Sunday night following a battle with cancer. He was 70, writes Jane Moir. Kevin Egan, a life member of the FCC and a long-standing board member. Photo: ©2018 Robin Moyer Fellow members, friends and colleagues paid tribute to Egan as a tenacious...
April 7, 2017
Ian Stewart, father, grandfather, foreign correspondent, FCC president, author, China watcher, adventurer and authority on Southeast Asian politics and culture, passed away peacefully in Sydney recently. Ian spent a total of 36 years working as a Foreign Correspondent and author in Southeast Asi...
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