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Meet Shai Oster, Award-Winning Journalist & Asia Bureau Chief of The Information

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Dinner with Shai Oster (23 April)

Dinner will be held at Eaton House at 6:45pm on 23 April.

Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Shai Oster is the Asia bureau chief of The Information, named one of Fast Company magazine's most innovative media companies. He previously worked at the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.


Shai Oster is the Asia bureau chief for The Information, based in Hong Kong, where he covers technology companies in Asia. Over nearly two decades as a journalist in China, Europe, and the U.S., he has covered a broad range of economic, business and social issues. Oster was previously reporter-at-large for Bloomberg News in Asia. In 2013, he won his second Asia Society Osborn Elliott Journalism Prize and George Polk Award for his role in Bloomberg’s groundbreaking coverage that for the first time documented the fortunes amassed by China’s leaders. Before joining Bloomberg, Oster was a Beijing and Hong Kong-based correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, covering energy and the environment.

In 2008, he was the recipient of both the George Polk Award for environmental reporting and Asia Society’s Osborn Elliott Award for a series of stories exposing environmental problems linked to China’s Three Gorges Dam project. He was also part of a team of Wall Street Journal reporters that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for International Reporting on China for reports on the adverse impact of China’s growth. Previously, he covered OPEC for Dow Jones Newswires in London and served as Beijing bureau chief for Asiaweek magazine. His first job in China was as a copy editor at China Daily, the official English-language newspaper in Beijing. A graduate of the Columbia University Journalism School, Oster was born in Jerusalem and speaks Hebrew, French and Chinese.

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All volunteer hours must be completed from 10 November 2017 to 10 April 2018.

Dinner will be held at Eaton House from 6:45pm-9pm on 23 April 2018.

The cost will be HK$250 per person to cover the running cost of the program.

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Dinner with Shai Oster (23 April)

Dinner will be held at Eaton House at 6:45pm on 23 April.

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