APRU, Newsletter, September 2018 on the visit of José Ramos-Horta organized by Bright Hong Kong
During his visit to this city invited by Bright Hong Kong to launch his book ¨Words of Hope¨, José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize winner, spoke with SCMP about the alleged influence of China in East Timor.
Raquel Carvalho's interview took place at the venue where Bright Hong Kong had held the first event of the Ramos-Horta tour.
Invited by Bright Hong Kong, Nobel Peace Laureate and former president of East Timor, Mr Jose Ramos-Horta, visited this city with an intense agenda that included the launch of his book "Words of Hope", his participation in the BHK monthly breakfast, conferences in HKUST and HKU and a meeting with a group of refugees.
“The US and China: The End of the Affair… With due respect to Graham Greene…..” claims that the shift started in 2008 when the financial crisis showed China that the Western system was fallible, and the crisis, in the eyes of China, “totally discredited Milton Friedman” and the Western economic model.
Bright Hong Kong hosted Charlotte Chu for the first time she has spoken publicly about her new novel, ‘Song of Praise for a Flower’.
Doug Woodring, winner of the HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Award for Innovative Philanthropy 2018 and Director of the Ocean Recovery Alliance was hosted by Bright Hong Kong.
Rana Mitter, Director at the University of Oxford China Centre, posits China´s perception of its past one hundred years of suffering at the hands of others grants its moral authority in the New World Order.
Bright Hong Kong host a dialogue with Boris Dittrich, Head of LGBT Rights at Human Rights Watch. In his carrer as a legislator in the Netherlands, Mr. Dittrich initiated the same sex marriage and adoption bills, making the Netherlands the first country in the world to open its civil marriage for gays and lesbians.
Show previous publications