For Southeast Asia members, a trip into Malaysia

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Singapore | No Comments
For Southeast Asia members, a trip into Malaysia

When four hungry AAJ-Asia members encountered a delay on the the Singapore-Malaysia border one Saturday morning, they had no inkling that they would soon embark on a two-day eating adventure. Starving one moment, but unable to find space in their stomachs for more food the next. The trip to Kluang, Malaysia, only a little more […]

Weekend Chatter in SG: Exploring future of journalism

Posted by on Jul 2, 2016 in Events, Singapore | No Comments
Weekend Chatter in SG: Exploring future of journalism

Adapt or die – is that what traditional media and newsrooms are facing now? How is journalism and storytelling evolving with new media platforms? Join our esteemed panel for discussions of staying true to good old-fashioned journalism of shoe leather reporting, while at the same time adapting stories and transforming how they are being told […]

Ron Brown Recap: All the Power to You

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Events, Hong Kong, N3Con | No Comments

 The AAJA ASIA Power & Leadership Course with “Career Whisperer” Dr. Ron Brown was a full-day Saturday workshop on one of the most beautiful sunny days of the year… and no one wanted to leave, nor break out for lunch.  It was like drinking the most delicious elixir without knowing you had been thirsting for […]

Sign up for a MOOC on data journalism with HKU and Google

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Events | No Comments

The University of Hong Kong’s journalism school, JMSC, will be  offering a five-week course on the fundamentals of data journalism starting April 4, in partnership with the Google News Lab and news organizations in Asia. More details on the JMSC website.

Hong Kong: Talk on role of Asian American voters in U.S.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Events, Hong Kong | No Comments

FCC in Hong Kong & the Asian American Journalist Association Asia Presents Role of Asian American Voters in the U.S. Presidential Elections Guest: Christine Chen Founder, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Bert’s at the FCC in Central, Hong Kong  7:00pm – 8:30pm The speaker will give a short talk […]

Recap: Tokyo meets with Al Jazeera’s Lister Lim

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Events, Tokyo | No Comments
Recap: Tokyo meets with Al Jazeera’s Lister Lim

AAJA-Tokyo members welcomed Al Jazeera’s Washington DC deputy news editor Lister Lim in Ginza with some delicious sashimi and Japanese cuisine in January! Special thanks to Haruka Nuga and Hiromi Tanoue for hosting and making reservations for this awesome restaurant. Photos courtesy of Haruka and Daniel

Seoul event: Debate with Samsung and leukemia victims

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Events, Seoul | No Comments
Seoul event: Debate with Samsung and leukemia victims

AAJA-Asia will host a debate with Samsung officials and leukemia victims at 10am on Feb 16 (Tuesday) over the disputed workplace safety of semiconductor plants. It will be the first time for Samsung to confront leukemia victims in front of the media for a debate. Baik Soo-ha, a vice president at Samsung, and Samsung spokesman Kim […]

Recap: Tokyo talk with APIAVote founder

Posted by on Dec 20, 2015 in Events, Tokyo | No Comments
Recap: Tokyo talk with APIAVote founder

AAJA holiday meetup. – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA A special thanks to Christine Chen, the founder and executive director of APIAVote, who spoke to AAJA-Asia members in Tokyo in December about the U.S. presidential election and the growing influence of Asian American voters. APIAVote is a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan organization that conducts research and polling of […]

Christmas Walk Around in Hong Kong

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Events, Hong Kong | No Comments
Christmas Walk Around in Hong Kong

‘Tis the season to be jolly and to indulge in all the amazing Christmas decors in Hong Kong with your AAJA friends! WHAT: 1st Annual AAJA Christmas Walk Around When: SATURDAY, Dec. 19  5:30-7:30 PM Meet: Four Seasons Lobby Our very own tour guide aficionado Billy Wong from TVB will take us around to all the Christmas sites […]

Recap: Trivia Bowl Fundraiser in Hong Kong

Posted by on Dec 6, 2015 in Events, Hong Kong, News | No Comments
Recap: Trivia Bowl Fundraiser in Hong Kong

ONE BIG HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE What do you get when you put a famous comedian, media teams from across Hong Kong and their supporters, amazing Silent Auction items, and a surprise visit by Miss World Canada together? That’s right, you get AAJA Asia’s First Trivia Bowl in HK!! And if you check out […]