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

25 June 2014

The Li Ka Shing Foundation and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Jointly Invite Youngsters to a Premiere Screening of Transformers 4

Mark Wahlberg says “There Isn’t Anything You Can’t Do” (Hong Kong, 25 June 2014) In Transformers 4: Age of Extinction, the Autobots fiercely guarded humanity’s future and faith even in the face of betrayal and unfair persecution. Mark Wahlberg, the protagonist of the film, and his eponymous... 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

26 May 2014

“Techcracker” Guangzhou

The “2014 Techcracker” China roadshow kicked off in Beijing on May 19th. Jointly organized by the Science Research Information Technology Co., Ltd,—a subsidiary of the Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC)—China Economic Yearbook and the Li Ka Shing Foundation, the event covers... Read More

18 March 2014

New DNA-editing technology spawns bold UC initiative

BERKELEY —The University of California, Berkeley, and UC San Francisco are launching the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) to lead a revolution in genetic engineering based on a new technology already generating novel strategies for gene therapy and the genetic study of disease. The Li Ka Shing... Read More

12 March 2014

“Love Ideas – Women’s Project Guangdong” Phase Two kicks off

(March 7, 2014 – Guangdong) Phase two of “Love Ideas – Women’s Project Guangdong” kicked off today in a launching ceremony along with a mid-term sharing session held in Guangzhou, Guangdong. The first phase was implemented successfully, with 88 projects funded, that are selected by Guangdong... Read More

05 March 2014

An Interview with Mr. Li Ka-shing (Caixin Online)

What is behind the rise of populism in Hong Kong in recent years? What do you think the solution is? The widening wealth gap is a growing global social problem and it is a very thorny issue for governments everywhere. If government set policies through the emotive lens of populist sentiments, it might... Read More