China

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

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

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

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

“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

19 November 2013

You are the frontwomen of our future! “Project Define” Supports Women Village Officers to serve and shape the future

Statistics made it easy to figure out and demonstrate the importance of women in China to the world. In 2013, the population of women in China has reached 650 million, accounting for nearly 10 per cent of the world’s total population (7.2 billion). About 330 million (more than 50 per cent) still reside... Read More

29 September 2013

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Comes to China With US$130 Million from Li Ka Shing Foundation

(Tel Aviv, 29 September 2013) A new era of research and innovation in science, engineering, and life sciences is opening in China with a joint venture between Israel’s prestigious Technion – Israel Institute of Technology – and Shantou University (STU) to build a new academic facility in Guangdong... Read More

29 September 2013

If I Had a Magic WandSigning of MOU to Establish theTechnion-Guangdong Institute of Technology at Shantou University

Minister Peri, Governor Zhu, President Lavie, Provost Gu, Ladies and Gentlemen, Recently my seven-year-old grandson asked what spell I would cast if I had a real magic wand. He knew exactly what his spell would be: he would turn himself into the commander of dragons — like a true Dragon Lord! My own... Read More