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  1. Ease limits on foreign press, club says

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney in Beijing Journalists' group wants Beijing to honour promise of free coverage at Olympics The Foreign Correspondents Club of China has called on Beijing to honour its ... to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Bocog) yesterday, the club said a survey had shown authorities 'frequently detain foreign reporters, ...

  2. Out and about

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Point tenements to Sai Kung fishing villages via a succession of extravagantly vulgar, hilariously true-to-life Mid-Levels apartments. Naturally, the Foreign Correspondents' Club ... foreign press-corps barflies are generically accurate, even if individual identification is impossible. Decoding other leading characters, in particular the shadier Chinese and Western business ...

  3. Not forgotten now

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo What's happening in Myanmar is awful, but at least the world's spotlight is once again focused on this tragic country. The Foreign Correspondents' Club obviously scheduled this talk well before the current trouble started. Speaker Shane Abrahams will no doubt rename his highly topical lecture: 'Myanmar: Asia's forgotten conflict', ...

  4. Events

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... luncheon: 'Taiwan Straits exchange and co-operation, now and beyond'. Foreign Correspondents' Club. Friday, January 9: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Salvaging ...

  5. Samba rhythms for charity

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun The sounds of samba provided the soundtrack to the lively Foreign Correspondents' Club's ball on September 15 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. With Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes providing entertainment, the ball raised more than HK$8 million for the Po Leung Kuk Scholarship fund through the auctioning of celebrity and sports memorabilia. More ...

  6. Supreme occasion

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... This year's Foreign Correspondent';s Club (FCC) charity ball has not only garnered support from the local community but also international celebrities. Mary Wilson, she of the Supremes fame, will be performing at the gala, while Hong Kong's Real Madrid Fan Club is providing a signed football jersey for auction. A similar jersey raised $360,000 for the Community ...

  7. Thursday think tank

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to develop Discovery Bay for tourism... with all those resort golf carts around it already feels like a Club Med. 5. Beach Boys to play Foreign Correspondents' Club ball... those guys are hardly 'boys' any more. Then again, the people expected to attend the event are hardly 'foreign correspondents';. ...

  8. Bid to be Bush's neighbour at FCC ball

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. The Foreign Correspondents' Club is holding its ball at the Convention and Exhibition Centre this Saturday, and as usual there will be a charity auction. Along with the expected celebrity knick-knacks and memorabilia- including a Placido Domingo-signed Wagner score, Frank Sinatra-autographed Rat ...

  9. The language of help and support

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Foreign Correspondents' Club and Po Leung Kuk has started its language programme for disadvantaged pupils to help bridge the learning gap between rich and poor children in Hong Kong. Set up with a donation of more than $1.4 million from the FCC Charity Fund, PLK and JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the language training programme will cater for the 300 children ...

  10. Stock market volatility has become yesterday's news

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on the front page of this section. I normally write my column in haunts such as the Foreign Correspondents' Club, but I happened to drop by the newsroom on Tuesday afternoon. I do ...




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