[Community] Hong Kong after Twenty Years: A Conversation with Ching Cheong [in Cantonese]

[Updated 12 November 2017: Thank you very much for coming out to support our event. For friends who might have missed this conversation with Ching Cheong, here are the event webcast and photos.]

Please join veteran journalist and political commentator Ching Cheong 程翔 for a conversation about the past, present, and future of Hong Kong.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2–4 pm
Performance Hall, Richmond Library and Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
Program in Cantonese

Born in Guangdong, China, in 1949, Ching Cheong graduated from St. Paul’s College, Hong Kong, and, in 1973, from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Economics. Ching then joined the local pro-Beijing newspaper Wen Wei Po 文滙報 and became, in time, its associate editor-in-chief. Following the massacre in Tian’anmen Square in 1989, Ching, along with a number of colleagues, resigned from Wen Wei Po in protest and founded the current-affairs magazine Commentary 當代. A senior correspondent for the Singapore-based The Strait Times from 1996 to 2009, Ching was accused of spying by the government of the People’s Republic of China and was imprisoned in China from 2005 to 2008.

This event is jointly sponsored by the Vancouver Hong Kong Forum Society, the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative, and the Richmond Public Library.

RSVP 報名:  eventbrite.ca or rpl.yourlibrary.ca (604-231-6413 [English] / 604-231-6462 [Chinese])