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

04 March 2014

Social Engineers Get Ready To Build a Caring Community

(Hong Kong, 22 February 2014) The “March of Social Engineers”, the latest programme under the Li Ka Shing Foundation’s “Love HK Your Way!”, entered a new phase today, as the city’s social engineers gathered together for a sharing session and collect funds to kick start their proposed projects... Read More

14 February 2014

Establishing Oneself and Pursuing Selflessness STU Students and Faculty Depart on Antarctica Expedition

With the support of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, an expedition team from Shantou University will travel to Antarctica for scientific research and exploration from February 14 to March 6, 2014. The team members will set sail on the expedition vessel from Ushuaia, Argentina, cross Drake Passage, enter the... Read More

23 January 2014

Li Ka Shing Foundation gives US$3 million to Stanford for ‘big data’ initiative

]STANFORD, Calif. — The Li Ka Shing Foundation has provided a US$3 million planning grant to the Stanford University School of Medicine for a new initiative to explore ways of harnessing the vast repositories of biomedical data to improve human health and lower health care costs. This latest gift will... Read More

23 January 2014

“March for Compassion” to focus on pioneering new bottom-up community service model

(Beijing) The Ministry of Civil Affairs (MoCA) and the Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF) today jointly announced the launch of “March for Compassion”, a new initiative to provide social work services for 10 categories of impoverished families nationwide and to build capacity in the field of social work... Read More

18 December 2013

Love Hong Kong! “Like” to Vote! Support our Social Engineers!

Dear Hong Kong Citizens and Friends, Season’s greetings! Amidst the fast paced bustle of our great city, wouldn’t it be great if we could pause for a second and give support to someone who is carrying a heavy load for HK on his or her way? The latest numbers paint their stories: there are 260,000... Read More