10 May 2015

Paper Tigress is reprinted

2016-11-24T01:14:03+08:00May 10th, 2015|authors, hong kong, publishing|2 Comments

We're pleased to announce that Paper Tigress, Rachel Cartland's memoir of her years in the Hong Kong government, sold out. And it's now reprinted and is back in the shops. To mark the occasion, we print below the text of a speech Rachel gave to a Hong Kong business group late last year. A Difficult Passage I was a Hong [...]

2 June 2014

“Has Hong Kong Become Ungovernable?”: Rachel Cartland’s speech at the FCC

2016-11-24T01:14:05+08:00June 2nd, 2014|authors, events, hong kong|0 Comments

Our author Rachel Cartland's lunch speech at Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club a few weeks ago caused a fair amount of controversy, with an article in the next day's South China Morning Post receiving lots of comments, many of them misconstruing the message in a variety of ways. In the interest of clarity, below we print the full text of [...]

14 May 2014

In Conversation: author Rachel Cartland on TVB Pearl

2016-11-24T01:14:05+08:00May 14th, 2014|authors, media attention, new books|0 Comments

See Paper Tigress author Rachel Cartland talking on TVB Pearl and RTHK Channel 31 tomorrow night. Time Out have written about the new Hong Kong interview show here. Here's the programme blurb: Coming up on In Conversation tomorrow: the former civil servant who yesterday said Hong Kong has "the most ridiculous political system in the world." In Conversation with Rachel [...]

19 November 2013

Book launch event: Paper Tigress, Nov 21

2019-07-12T18:43:58+08:00November 19th, 2013|authors, events, hong kong, new books|0 Comments

Rachel Cartland came to Hong Kong in 1972 as one of just two female expatriates in the Hong Kong Government’s elite administrative grade. Before she retired in 2006, her life was shaped by the momentous events that rocked Hong Kong during those action-packed years: corruption and the police mutiny, the growth of the new towns, the currency crisis of 1983, [...]