Archive

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

13 September 2013

Building bridges across the Pacific A C$6.6 million gift from the Li Ka Shing (Canada) Foundation creates new student and faculty exchanges between McGill and Shantou University in China

(Montreal, September 12, 2013) Last year, more than 800 Chinese students crossed the Pacific to attend McGill, making China the third largest source of international students for the University, behind only the United States and France. And that number is growing every year; in fact, it has more than... Read More

28 June 2013

Act Now – Solution is Waiting Round the Bend Empathy and Engagement are keys to resolving inequality

(Shantou and Hong Kong, 28 June 2013) Mr Li Ka-shing put forth a challenge to graduating class of the Shantou University (STU) today at Commencement: Who but you, with your skill sets and talent, can create a better tomorrow for our society? Delivering his speech titled “The Pragmatic Dreamer” at... Read More

08 March 2013

Public Voting for “Love Ideas – Women’s Project Guangdong” Begins March 8

(March 8, 2013, Guangzhou) The first phase of “Love Ideas – Women’s Project Guangdong” is open to public voting for two week beginning from March 8. A ceremony was held today in Guangzhou to kick off the voting period. The Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation each contributed... Read More