China

16 December 2015

Launch of First Israeli University in ChinaFive thousand in attendance for groundbreaking ofGuangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology

(Shantou, China 16 December 2015) – The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, a global leader in science and technology education, broke ground today to launch the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in Shantou, China located in Guangdong Province. GTIIT, a historic partnership... Read More

21 July 2015

A Life Changing New Milestone for China’s Organ Transplantation Reforms The Li Ka Shing Foundation Supports Move Towards Transparency

(Hong Kong, 21 July 2015) On January 1, 2015, the National Organ Donation and Organ Transplant Committee announced the ban of organ harvesting from death-row inmates, designating civilian organ donation as the only legitimate source for organ transplants. Behind this historic health reform in China is... Read More

26 June 2015

Li Ka-shing introduces the “Thriver” OS with empathy as its kernel

(Shantou and Hong Kong, 26 June 2015) We are constantly upgrading our smartphones and their OS (operating system) to make them better, but have you ever wondered if the OS of your life could also be upgraded? At this morning’s commencement speech delivered to over 2,000 graduates of Shantou University... Read More

10 October 2014

Techcracker Revisits China – Mr. Li Ka-shing Introduces Seven Disruptive Startups in Shanghai

After the tremendous success of the first Techcracker series in May introduced another seven global high-tech startups on October 9, 2014 at the iconic Lyceum Theatre. The half-day road show featured inspiring presentations by eight founders from seven technology start-ups around the world. Hailing from... Read More

27 June 2014

Sleepless in Hong Kong

Speech by Mr. Li Ka-shing Shantou University Commencement Ceremony 2014 Professor Liu Mingkang, Distinguished Guests, Faculty and Graduates, Another year! Another June! It is always such a privilege to be here. Amidst your electrifying enthusiasm and excitement—I just can’t help feeling like a graduate... Read More

27 May 2014

New Donation of HK$100 million Extends Collaboration with China Disabled Persons’ Federation

(May 27, 2014, Wuhan) There are an estimated 85 million people with disabilities in Mainland China. Along with their family members of over 200 million, they comprise 20% of China’s population. Two-thirds of these families live in rural areas that lack proper support resources. The Li Ka Shing Foundation... Read More