16 December 2015

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

(From left) Technion President Peretz Lavie, People’s Republic of China (PRC) Vice Minister of Science and Technology Cao Jianlin, Israel Minister of Science, Technology and Space Ofir Akunis, Governor of Guangdong Zhu Xiaodan, former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Secretary of the CCP Guangdong Province Committee Hu Chunhua, Chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation Mr Li Ka-shing, PRC Vice Minister of Education Hao Ping at the cornerstone laying ceremony.|廣東以色列理工學院昨進行啟動儀式,主禮嘉賓包括:廣東省省委書記胡春華(右三)、以色列前總統佩雷斯(中)、廣東省省長朱小丹(左四)、李嘉誠基金會主席李嘉誠(右二)、以色列科技空間部部長阿庫尼斯(左三)、中國科技部副部長曹建林(左二)、中國教育部副部長郝平(右一)。|广东以色列理工学院昨进行启动仪式,主礼嘉宾包括:广东省省委书记胡春华(右三)、以色列前总统佩雷斯(中)、广东省省长朱小丹(左四)、李嘉诚基金会主席李嘉诚(右二)、以色列科技空间部部长阿库尼斯(左三)、中国科技部副部长曹建林(左二)、中国教育部副部长郝平(右一)。

(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

Mr. Li Ka-shing pledged to donate RMB 8 million to the China Organ Transplantation Development Foundation (COTDF) to support China’s organ transplantation reforms. Behind this historic health reform is Dr Huang Jiefu, former Vice Minister for the Ministry of Health and Director of the COTDF. Dr Huang gained a fervent supporter in Mr Li when he shared his goals with him.|基金會主席李嘉誠先生支持國家移植事業文明改革,捐資800萬元人民幣,作為中國器官移植發展基金會的種子基金。推動這項重大改革的靈魂人物,原衛生部副部長兼中國器官移植發展基金會理事長黃潔夫教授,於日前在港與李先生會面並提出其具體計劃,讓器官捐贈體系全面陽光化。|基金会主席李嘉诚先生支持国家移植事业文明改革,捐资800万元人民币,作为中国器官移植发展基金会的种子基金。推动这项重大改革的灵魂人物,原卫生部副部长兼中国器官移植发展基金会理事长黄洁夫教授,於日前在港与李先生会面并提出其具体计划,让器官捐赠体系全面阳光化。

(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 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