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The Multi-dimensions of Reading, Perceiving and Writing

by Ms Christine LOH, Under Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government

Read and Red
Date                 6 March 2015
Time                 4:30pm
Venue               AG710
The talk will be conducted in English.

Abstract

Christine Loh will share her experience on reading for work and for enjoyment; reading different kinds of works and finding out what she likes to read and why; and how reading makes her think and reflect. She will end by talking about the discipline and pleasure in writing.

Biography

Ms Christine Loh was the Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit public policy think tank Civic Exchange prior to joining the HKSAR Government in September 2012.  Prior to founding Civic Exchange in 2000, Ms Loh had spent nearly a decade as a politician and member of the Legislative Council (1992-97 and 1998-2000).
Before joining the Legislative Council, Ms Loh held senior regional positions in commodities trading, as well as in project negotiation.  Having been very active in public affairs since 1980, she had founded or served on boards of a wide range of non-governmental organisations in Hong Kong and overseas concerning a variety of issues including environmental protection, urban planning and design, and equal opportunity.  Ms Loh is a lawyer by training.

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