The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong is probably the most famous press club in the world. They have a long and rich journalistic heritage dating back to their founding in China in 1943.

The FCC’s home is a beautiful and historic Central building, a cherished location in which the Club provides a wealth of first-class dining, drinking and entertainment options, not to mention a gym and a busy workroom equipped with phones and computers. As an important media hub, the Club provides a neutral platform for an impressive selection of local and international speakers from the worlds of politics, business, sports and entertainment.

The Club’s core mission is to promote and facilitate journalism of the highest standard, and to promote press freedom across the region. For 20 years, the FCC have jointly sponsored and organised the Human Rights Press Awards, recognising journalists in Hong Kong and around Asia for fearless and impactful reporting.

Business people, diplomats, lawyers, officials and media professionals are among the diverse mix that come to the Club to meet, eat, talk and relax. They all help create the vibrant culture that has made the FCC a storied institution throughout the world.