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About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

An asteroid discovered by the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was named “Lui Che Woo Star” Asteroid No. 5538 in 1995

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR Government in 2012 for his significant contribution to Hong Kong

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th China Hotel Golden Horse Award  in 2013

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Established the Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Award and the Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Research Scholarship in 2015 to support outstanding medical research students to further their studies abroad

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Awarded the Degree of Doctor of Social Sciences Honoris Causafor his contributions to the community and higher education in 2016

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Established the  LUI Che Woo Prize — Prize for World Civilisation in 2015 and held the first Presentation Ceremony in 2016 to promote sustainability of the world and betterment of the welfare of mankind

About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo
About K. Wah About Chairman and Founder Dr Lui Che-woo

Established Lui Che Woo School of Life Sciences Fund in support of the development of the School of Life Sciences of Peking University and the construction of a new Life Sciences research building to be named as the “Lui Che Woo Building”

Dr Lui's JourneyofPhilanthropy and achievements

Dr Lui's Legendary Career

Dr Lui Che-woo is a pioneer in Hong Kong construction materials industry. In the 1960s, he embarked on property investments. In the 1980s, he set his sights on hotel development. In the early 1990s, Dr Lui expanded his business into Mainland China. In 2002, he ventured into Macau's gaming business and is now one of the six gaming operators in Macau where he aims at developing world-class travel, leisure, shopping, meeting, convention, exhibition and entertainment facilities.

Under Dr Lui's leadership, today, K. Wah has developed into a multi-national conglomerate engaged in properties, entertainment and leisure, hospitality, and construction materials with over 200 subsidiaries and close to 30,000 employees worldwide and the foothold of the business covering Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, North America and Southeast Asia.

In 2015, Dr Lui established the LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation in Hong Kong. This first-of-its-kind annual international prize honours and recognizes individuals or organizations who have unselfishly promoted world civilisation through sustainable development, contributions to the welfare of mankind and promotion of positive life attitude and enhancement of positive energy.

A distinguished philanthropist, Dr Lui has been particularly supportive of the development of medical care, education, information technology and hotel and tourism industries. As a good citizen, Dr Lui was elected Member of the National Committee of 9th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a member of the Selection Committee for the First Term Chief Executive of the HKSAR, a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR, and Member of Steering Committee on MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions).

Post Titles

 
Title Company Name
Chairman K. Wah International Holdings Ltd. (Stock code: 00173)
Chairman Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. (Stock code: 00027)
Chairman K. Wah Properties (Holdings) Ltd.
Chairman Stanford Hotels International

Founder & Chairman of the Board of Governors cum Prize Council

LUI Che Woo Prize Limited
Dr Lui is also a director of various companies in Southeast Asia and the US

Awards

 
Year Award
2018 25th World Travel Awards - Outstanding Leadership in Social Responsibility Award
2017 Peking University Outstanding Educational Contribution Award
2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 22nd World Travel Awards
2015 Top 10 Outstanding Cantonese at the 2nd Global Conference of the Cantonese
2014 The Asian Awards — Entrepreneur of the Year
2014 International Gaming Awards — Outstanding Contribution Award
2013 13th China Hotel Golden Horse Award — Lifetime Achievement Award
2012 2012 Asia Hotel Awards - Outstanding Achievement of the Year by Asia Hotel Forum
2012 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 — Lifetime Achievement Award by Enterprise Asia
2012 Certificate of Honor by the Mayor of San Francisco, the US
2012 Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
2011 All Leaders — Lifetime Achievement Award
2011 Diamond Award by Macau Tatler
2007 Business Person of the Year in DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards
2007 Lifetime Achievement Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
2005 Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
2004 Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters
1997 Contribution to the Betterment of Da Ze Award
1996 Outstanding Contribution Award in Guangzhou
1996 Outstanding Foreign Investor Award (Guangdong Province)
1995 Naming of 'Lui Che Woo Star' Asteroid No. 5538 (Discovered by Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing)
1994 Citizen of Honour (Nanjing)
1993 Citizen of Honour (Guangzhou)
1993 Citizen of Honour (Jiangmen)
1986 Justice of The Peace
1982 Member of The Order of The British Empire

Honoris Causae

 
Year Honoris Causae
2016 Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa, by the University of Hong Kong
2005 Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2004 Degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws by Concordia University, Canada
2002 Doctor of Social Science, honoris causa, by the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2002 Honorary University Fellowship, by The University of Hong Kong
2001 Degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the University of Victoria, Canada

Other Public Services

 
Year Public Service in China
2018 - Honorary Trustee of Peking University
2015 - Honorary President of 5th Overseas Friendship Assocation, Haudu
2014 - Honorary President of 3rd Guangdong's Association for Promotion of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hongkong & Macao
2013 - 2018  Life Honorary Chairman of Overseas Friendship Association of Guangdong Cantonese Zhujixiang Descendents 
2012 - Honorary President of Cantonese Friendship Association, Macau
2011 - Honorary President of 5th Overseas Exchanges Association of Guangzhou
2011 - Life Honorary Chairman of Macao Xinhui Daze Countrymen Association
2011 - Life Honorary Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
2009 - Honorary President of Jiangmen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment
2008 - Chairman of Wuyi University Education Fund
2008 - 2011 Board Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
2006 - Honorary President of Overseas Friendship Association of Shenzhen
2005 Honorary President of International Themed Hotels Research Association
2004 Member of the Host Committee of 55th Anniversary of China Diplomacy Celebrations
2003 The Advisor of China Foundation for Justice and Courage
2003 - Honorary President of Shanghai Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce
2002 Honorary President of Guangzhou Jiangmen Education Promotion Association
2001 Honorary Publisher of Guangzhou Huasheng Magazine
2001 Honorary Vice President of Guangzhou Education Foundation
1999 Honorary Dean of Business Faculty, Yangzhou University
1999 Honorary Principal of Lu Jinquan School
1999 Member of the 9th Standing Committee of Jiangmen
1999 Honorary Principal of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
1998 Committee Member of the 9th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
1998 Member of Board of Directors of Yucai High School, Shanghai
1998 Advisor of the China Center of Economics Research, Peking University
1998 Advisor of the First Council of Guangzhou Association for International Exchanges
1998 Economic Advisor of Hebei Provincial People’s Government
1998 Honorary Advisor of 3rd Overseas Exchange Association of Shenyang
1998 Honorary President of 4th Overseas Friendship Association of Xinhui
1998 Member, Opening of Guangzhou Wong Tai Sin Temple Fund Raising Committee
1997 Honorary Leader of Guangzhou International Affairs Association
1997 Mayoral Advisor of Shenyang Provincial People’s Government
1997 Honorary President of Overseas Exchanges Association of Jiangmen Wuyi and Jiangmen Wuyi Friendship Association
1997 Honorary Principal of Overseas Chinese Secondary School, Guangzhou Xinhui
1997 Urban and Economic Development Advisor of Guangzhou Zhuhai District
1996 - 2001 Honorary President of Overseas Exchanges Association of Guangzhou
1996 Honorary Advisor of Asia-Africa Development Research Institute of Development Research Centre of State Council, PRC
1996 Advisor of Guangdong and Hong Kong — Macau
Economic & Technology Cooperation Promotion Association
1996 Honorary Publisher of Jiangmen Wuyi Overseas Chinese News
1995 - 2008 Vice Chairman of Wuyi University Education Fund
1995 Honorary Vice President of Guangzhou Education Foundation
1995 Member of the Board of Directors of Fudan University, Shanghai
1995 Honorary Professor of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
1995 Honorary Chancellor of Material Science and Engineering College of South China University of Technology
1995 Honorary Advisor of Jiangmen Wuyi Foreign Business Union
1995 Honorary President of Jiangmen (Wuyi) Chinese Culture Research Association
1994 Standing Committee Member of People's Political Consultative Conference, Jiangmen
1994 Executive Director of Guangzhou Education Foundation
1994 Honorary Director of Shanghai Xuhui District Foreign Corporation Investment Association
1994 Founder Member of Three Gorges Overseas Friendship Association
1994 Vice President of Liaoning Friendship Association
1993 Honorary Patron of Wuyi University Education Fund
1993 Executive Director of Guangzhou City Traffic Communications Foundation
1993 Member of the 8th Standing Committee of Jiangmen
Year Public Service in Hong Kong
2018  Honorary Life President of the Hong Kong Federation of Guangzhou Associations Limited
2016 - 2017 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Compatriots in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 67th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China
2016 - 2017 Honorary Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Tourism Industry in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 67th Anniversary of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2016 Member of Presidium — Activities Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr Sun Yat-sen
2016 - 2018 Chairman — The Association of Chairmen of The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
2015 Honorary Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Hong Kong Wuyi for 66th Anniversary Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China
2015 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Compatriots in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 66th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China
2015 Honorary Life President of the Hong Kong Federation of Guangzhou Associations Limited
2014 Honorary Life Chairman of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation
2014 Honorary President of the 7th Committee of Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association 
2013 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Compatriots in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 64th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China
2012 - 2013 Honorary Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Tourism Industry in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 63rd and 64th Anniversary of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2011 -  Life Honorary President of Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organizations
2011 Member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR
2010 -  Founding Honorary Patron of The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research
2010 -     Honorary Secretary — The Association of Chairmen of The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
2009 -  Honorary Member of the Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2007 - President of China Association (H.K.) for Science and Society
2007 - Member of the Steering Committee on MICE
2007 - 2010  Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Hong Kong Wuyi for Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2007 Member of Election Committee of SAR 11th National People’s Congress
2006 Member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR
2004 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Commerce in Hong Kong for the Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2004 Honorary President of Hong Kong Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations
2004 - 2011 Honorary President of Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organizations
2004 - 2010 Member of Advisory Board of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
2003 - 2009  Member of the Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2003 - 2008 Member of Hong Kong Advisory Board, United Commercial Bank
2003 Honorary Advisor of the Steering Committee of the Organising Committee for the Lions Clubs International Convention 2005 in Hong Kong
2002 – 2003 Senior Advisor of Shanghai Hong Kong Economy Magazine
2002 Member of Election Committee of SAR 10th National People’s Congress
2001 - Advisor of The San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
2001 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Arts and Culture Industry in Hong Kong for the Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2001 - Vice President of the Hong Kong Culture Association
2001 Member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR
2001 - 2006 Advisor of the Preparatory Committee of Hong Kong Wuyi for Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2001 - 2003 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Commerce in Hong Kong for the Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2001 - 2002 Member of the Host Committee of The University of Hong Kong 90th Anniversary Celebrations
2001 - Member of Advisory Board of the Preparatory Committee of Kowloon West District for the Celebration of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China 
2001 Member of Advisor Board for the Hong Kong Office of United Commercial Bank
2001 Honorary Directors, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 65th Anniversary Celebration — the Preparatory Committee of Bauhinia Cup Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards 
2001 Life Honorary Chairman of China Overseas Friendship Association 
2001 Honorary President of Moutai Club Limited
2001 Honorary Advisor of China Charity Federation 
2000 -  Honorary President of Happy Valley Athletic Association
2000 Honorary Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Tourism Industry in Hong Kong for Celebration of the National Day of People’s Republic of China 
2000 - 2001 Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association
2000 Honorary Advisor of Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong
2000 Honorary Director, Celebrations of the 51st Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China and 15th Anniversary of Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association 
2000 Senior Advisor, Zhonghuahun Magazine 
1999 Member of the Preparatory Committee of Tourism Industry in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 51st Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China
1999 Member of Local Advisory Committee for the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) General Assembly & Conference in 2000
1999 Member of Steering Committee for the 2000 Chinese New Year Parade
1999 Honorary President of Hong Kong - Shanghai Economic Development Association 
1998 - Member of Election Committee Hotel Subsector for Legislative Council 
1997 Member of Election Committee of SAR 9th National People’s Congress
1997 Honorary Chairman of Organizing Committee of Hong Kong's Industrial and Commercial Sectors for the Celebration of the Return of Hong Kong
1997 Honorary Advisor of Kowloon Association for Celebration of Re-unification of Hong Kong with China
1997 Chairman of Lighting Committee of Kowloon Association for Celebration of Re-unification of Hong Kong with China
1997 Advisor of Board of Directors of San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
1997 Honorary Chairman of the Preparatory Committee of Tourism Industry in Hong Kong for Celebration of the 48th Anniversary of the National Day of the People's Republic of China
1996 -  Board Advisor of the Association of Hong Kong Civil Servants Tsinghua Course Alumni
1996 - 2006 Chairman of China Association (H.K.) for Science and Society 
1996 - 1997 Honorary President of Hong Kong International Piano Competition
1996 - 1997 Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students Union
1996 Member of Chairman Committee of Association for Celebration of Reunification of Hong Kong with China
1996 Selection Committee Member for the First Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Member of the Election Committee of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
1996 Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Return to Motherland Commemorative Diary
1995 -  Members of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong
1995 -  Board of Trustees of United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1995 -  Member of the Court of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1995 - 2010 Founding Honorary President of The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research
1995 Member of United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Endowment Fund Committee
1994 -  Founding President of Hong Kong — Guangdong Economic Development Association
1991 - 2002 Member of Hospital Governing Committee, Hospital Authority
1991 Member of Business and Professionals Federal of Hong Kong
1986 -  Honorary President of The San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
1983 -  Founding Chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners 
1983 - 2004 Director of The Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest & Heart Diseases Association
1983 - 2009 Honorary Treasurer — The Association of Chairmen of The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
1982 -  President of Tsim Sha Tsui East Property Developers Association 
1981 - 1982 Chairman of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
1980 - 1997 Honorable President of Kwun Tong Junior Police Call Club
1977 - 1978 Fellow & Chairman - Institute of Quarrying (Hong Kong Branch)
1976 - 1977 Director of Yan Chai Hospital
1971 - 1997 General Director of Tsim Sha Tsui District Kai Fong Welfare Association
1971 - 1995 Member of Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong 

Charity Donations

 
Year Charity Donation (China)
2017 Lui Che Woo School of Life Sciences Fund in support of the development of the School of Life Sciences of Peking University and the construction of a new Life Sciences research building to be named as the “Lui Che Woo Building”
2017 K. Wah City Governance Research Fund in support of the establishment of K. Wah Big Data Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2016 Guangzhou Huadu district xinya street jiaxing School
2016 K. Wah Education Fund
2013 Cantonese Culture Education Foundation, The Zhujixiang Descendants Cantonese Association of Guangdong
2010 Sponsoring the construction of Administrative Building at Wuyi University by Dr Lui Che-woo
2010 Daze Secondary School (the construction of teaching building)
2010 Guangdong Chinese Culture Association
2010 Friends of Hong Kong Association (Donation to drought relief in Southwest China)
2008 The Nanxiong Zhujixiang Descendents Cantonese Association of Guangdong
2008 Virya Foundation - sponsoring university students in rural villages in Mainland China to complete four-to five-year undergraduate programmes
2008 Lui Che Woo Lecture Theatre, China Europe International Business School Beijing Campus
2008 Fudan University (Renovation of Lui Che Woo Building, formerly named Zibin Building)
2007 China Foundation for Justice and Courage
2007 Jiangmen Charity Association - renovation of old residences & construction of park in Donghaili area
2006 Qinghai Chinese Education Centre
2006 Daze Sino-American Lu Deying Museum
2006 China Central Television (CCTV)
2005 The Ministry of Education of PRC - reconstruction and renovation of 122 primary and secondary schools in eight provinces
2005 Nanjing University (swimming pool complex)
2005 China Candlelight Education Fund (Shaliyuan Lui Che-woo Primary School)
2004 Sponsor of "The Year of France in China" 2004-2005
2004 Fudan University (Lui Che Woo Hall in Guanghua Building)
2003 Nanjing University (sponsorship for the construction of swimming pool complex)
2003 China Foundation for Justice and Courage
2001 Xinhui Lu Jinquan School (Lu De Ying Teaching Building)
2000 Green riverside spots along the Grand Canal in Yangzhou
1998 Xinhui Lu Jinquan School
1996 Hong Kong Hall, The Great Hall of People, Beijing
1996 Department of Asia and Africa, State Council’s Development Research Centre, Beijing
1995 Foundation of Minor Planets, Purple Mountain Observatory of Chinese Academy of Sciences
1995 Guangzhou Education Fund (Walk for Millions)
1995 Wuyi University of Jiangmen (Shiyou Building)
1995 Wuyi University of Jiangmen (Lui Che-woo Technology Building)
1994 Centre of Overseas Sodality Fund, Jiangmen
1993 Guangzhou Education Foundation
1993 Wuyi University Education Fund
1993 Guangzhou Transportation Infrastructure Fund
1988 Wuyi University of Jiangmen (Lui Che-woo Hall)
Year Charity Donation (Hong Kong)
2017 Opera Hong Kong — Honorary Patron (2017 - 2018)
2015 Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Award and Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Research Scholarship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2015 UNICEF Charity Run 2015
2013 Opera Hong Kong — Honorary Patron (2013 - 2016)
2012 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building at Prince of Wales Hospital and Dr Lui Che Woo Distinguished Professorship Scheme)
2012 Opera Hong Kong (title sponsor of The Chinese Orphan Opening Performance)
2011 Hong Kong SAR Government “Community Care Fund”
2010 Boao International Tourism Forum
2010 The University of Hong Kong (Lui Che-woo Law Library in the Centennial Campus)
2008 Lok Kwan Social Service
2008 Lui Che Woo Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
2007 Wen Wei Po’s Vote for the Ten Most Significant News of the HKSAR Government 
2006 Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council – Hospice Care Service
2006 K. Wah Scholarship and School of Hotel and Tourism Management “Lui Che Woo Hotel and Tourism Resource Centre”, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
2004 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Support the setting up of the East-Meets-West in Tele-rehabilitation Centre
2002 The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Dr Lui Che-woo Awards for Cornell Student Exchange Programme and Hospitality Management (via United Board)
2002 The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Research and Development Fund; K. Wah Hotel & Tourism Management Forum
2001 Tung Wah Group of Hospital (sponsorship of the establishment of school campus riding on 25th anniversary)
1995 The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research (Lui Che Woo Law Library)
1994 Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Association (For Computerized Tomography Scanning Facilities)
Year Charity Donation (Macau)
2017 Associação de Beneficência Tung Sin Tong
2017 Donation to Macau Storm victims via GEG Charitable Foundation and Lui's Family
2014 GEG Charitable Foundation
2010 University of Macau (Lui Che Woo College in Hengqin new campus, Zhuhai)
2010 Donation to Qinghai earthquake victims via the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR
2010 Donation to Ganzu Zhouqu mudslide victims via the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR
2005 - 2008 GEG — title sponsor of FIVB World Volleyball Grand Prix for four consecutive years
2004 - 2008 GEG — title sponsor of Macau International Marathon for five consecutive years
2004 - 2008 Support Macau charity associations (including Associação de Beneficência Tung Sin Tong, Macau Red Cross, FuHong Society of Macau, Caritas de Macau, ORBIS Macau, Rotary Club of Macau, etc.) 
2008 Donation to Sichuan earthquake victims via the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR 
2008 Donation to China snowstorm victims via Macau Red Cross
2004 Macau Pui Kiu Middle School
Year Charity Donation (Overseas)
2009 - 2013 University of Pennsylvania General Fund
2008 The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
2008 Crystal Springs Upland School, Hillsborough CA
2005 - 2013 Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
2005 Concordia University, Canada — Dr Lui Che Woo Scholarship
2005 Concordia University, Canada — Dr Lowy Scholarship
2005 CanRevive Cancer Foundation
2001 University of Victoria, Canada
1995 The Stanford University, School of Medicine (Set up Lui Che Woo Research Laboratory)
1976 - 1986
 
1976 - 1986
Honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire by The Queen (MBE) Appointed as Chairman of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
1976 - 1986
  • Honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire by The Queen (MBE)
  • Appointed as Chairman of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (1981-1982)
  • Appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP)
  • Appointed as Founding Chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners
  • Appointed as Honorary President of The San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Hon. Treasurer - The Association of Chairmen of The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals from 1983 to 2009
  • Appointed as Director of The Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest & Heart Diseases Association from 1983 to 2004
  • Appointed as President of Tsim Sha Tsui East Property Developers Association
  • Appointed as Honorable President of Kwun Tong Junior Police Call Club from 1980 to 1997
  • Appointed as Fellow & Chairman - Institute of Quarrying (Hong Kong Branch) from 1977 to 1978
  • Appointed as Director of Yan Chai Hospital from 1976 to 1977
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1976 - 1986
  • Honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire by The Queen (MBE)
  • Appointed as Chairman of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (1981-1982)
  • Appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP)
  • Appointed as Founding Chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners
  • Appointed as Honorary President of The San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Hon. Treasurer - The Association of Chairmen of The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals from 1983 to 2009
  • Appointed as Director of The Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest & Heart Diseases Association from 1983 to 2004
  • Appointed as President of Tsim Sha Tsui East Property Developers Association
  • Appointed as Honorable President of Kwun Tong Junior Police Call Club from 1980 to 1997
  • Appointed as Fellow & Chairman - Institute of Quarrying (Hong Kong Branch) from 1977 to 1978
  • Appointed as Director of Yan Chai Hospital from 1976 to 1977
1993 - 1994
 
1993 - 1994
Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Guangzhou) Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Jiangmen)
1993 - 1994
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Guangzhou)
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Jiangmen)
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Nanjing)
  • Donated to Wuyi University Education Fund and Guangzhou Transportation Infrastructure Fund
  • Appointed as Founding President of Hong Kong - Guangdong Economic Development Association
  • Appointed as Standing Committee Member of People's Political Consultative Conference, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Patron of Wuyi University Education Fund
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1993 - 1994
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Guangzhou)
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Jiangmen)
  • Recognized as Citizen of Honour (Nanjing)
  • Donated to Wuyi University Education Fund and Guangzhou Transportation Infrastructure Fund
  • Appointed as Founding President of Hong Kong - Guangdong Economic Development Association
  • Appointed as Standing Committee Member of People's Political Consultative Conference, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Patron of Wuyi University Education Fund
1995
 
1995
An asteroid discovered by the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was named “Lui Che Woo Star” Appointed as Member of the Board of Trustees of United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
1995
  • An asteroid discovered by the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was named “Lui Che Woo Star” Asteroid No. 5538 
  • Donation was pledged to The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research (Lui Che Woo Law Library)
  • Donation to Guangzhou Education Fund (Walk for Millions)
  • Appointed as Member of the Board of Trustees of United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Member of the Board of Directors of Fudan University
  • Appointed as Honorary Professor of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Advisor of Jiangmen Wuyi Foreign Business Union
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1995
  • An asteroid discovered by the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was named “Lui Che Woo Star” Asteroid No. 5538 
  • Donation was pledged to The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research (Lui Che Woo Law Library)
  • Donation to Guangzhou Education Fund (Walk for Millions)
  • Appointed as Member of the Board of Trustees of United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Member of the Board of Directors of Fudan University
  • Appointed as Honorary Professor of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Advisor of Jiangmen Wuyi Foreign Business Union
1996
 
1996
Appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP)
1996
  • Donations were made to The Great Hall of People, Beijing for building Hong Kong Hall
  • Presented the Outstanding Contribution Award in Guangzhou
  • Presented the Outstanding Foreign Investor Award (Guangdong Province)
  • Appointed as Founding Chairman of the China Association (H.K.) for Science and Society Limited
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1996
  • Donations were made to The Great Hall of People, Beijing for building Hong Kong Hall
  • Presented the Outstanding Contribution Award in Guangzhou
  • Presented the Outstanding Foreign Investor Award (Guangdong Province)
  • Appointed as Founding Chairman of the China Association (H.K.) for Science and Society Limited
1997 - 1998
 
1997 - 1998
Presented Contribution to the Betterment of Da Ze Award
1997 - 1998
  • Appointed as Member of the 9th National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
  • Appointed as Economic Advisor of Hebei Provincial People’s Government
  • Appointed as Member of Election Committee Hotel Subsector for Legislative Council
  • Presented Contribution to the Betterment of Da Ze Award
  • Appointed as Advisor of Board of Directors of San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Mayoral Advisor of Shenyang Provincial People’s Government  
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1997 - 1998
  • Appointed as Member of the 9th National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
  • Appointed as Economic Advisor of Hebei Provincial People’s Government
  • Appointed as Member of Election Committee Hotel Subsector for Legislative Council
  • Presented Contribution to the Betterment of Da Ze Award
  • Appointed as Advisor of Board of Directors of San Wui Commercial Society of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Mayoral Advisor of Shenyang Provincial People’s Government  
1999
 
1999
Provided funds for the Stanford University Medical Centre to set up Lui Che Woo Research Laboratory
1999
  • Provided funds for the Stanford University Medical Centre to set up Lui Che Woo Research Laboratory
  • Appointed as Honorary Principal of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Dean of Business Faculty of Yangzhou University
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Hong Kong - Shanghai Economic Development Association
  • Appointed as Member of the 9th Standing Committee of Jiangmen
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1999
  • Provided funds for the Stanford University Medical Centre to set up Lui Che Woo Research Laboratory
  • Appointed as Honorary Principal of Wuyi University, Jiangmen
  • Appointed as Honorary Dean of Business Faculty of Yangzhou University
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Hong Kong - Shanghai Economic Development Association
  • Appointed as Member of the 9th Standing Committee of Jiangmen
2000 - 2001
 
2000 - 2001
Awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa by the University of Victoria
2000 - 2001
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2000 - 2001
2002 - 2003
 
2002 - 2003
Establishment of The Dr Lui Che Woo Awards for CUHK/Cornell Student Exchange Programme in Hospitality Management Awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Science, honoris causa by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by the University of Hong Kong
2002 - 2003
  • Establishment of The Dr Lui Che Woo Awards for CUHK/Cornell Student Exchange Programme in Hospitality Management
  • Donation was pledged to The Chinese University of Hong Kong for Research and Development Fund; K. Wah Hotel & Tourism Management Forum
  • Set up China Foundation for Justice and Courage
  • Awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Science, honoris causa by the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by the University of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Shanghai Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce
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2002 - 2003
  • Establishment of The Dr Lui Che Woo Awards for CUHK/Cornell Student Exchange Programme in Hospitality Management
  • Donation was pledged to The Chinese University of Hong Kong for Research and Development Fund; K. Wah Hotel & Tourism Management Forum
  • Set up China Foundation for Justice and Courage
  • Awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Science, honoris causa by the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by the University of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Shanghai Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce
2004
 
2004
Awarded the degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws by Concordia University
2004
  • Awarded the degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws by Concordia University
  • Donation was pledged to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University to support the setting up of the East-Meets-West in Tele-rehabilitation Centre
  • Donations were made to Fudan University for the building of Che Woo Hall in Guanghua Building
  • Donation was pledged to Macau International Marathon as title sponsor for five consecutive years (2004 - 2008)
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2004
  • Awarded the degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws by Concordia University
  • Donation was pledged to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University to support the setting up of the East-Meets-West in Tele-rehabilitation Centre
  • Donations were made to Fudan University for the building of Che Woo Hall in Guanghua Building
  • Donation was pledged to Macau International Marathon as title sponsor for five consecutive years (2004 - 2008)
2005
 
2005
Awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) by the HK SAR Government An initiative in support of the reconstruction and refurbishment of 122 schools in underprivileged regions across Mainland China was committed through The Ministry of Education Awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2005
  • Awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) by the HKSAR Government
  • An initiative in support of the reconstruction and refurbishment of 122 schools in underprivileged regions across Mainland China was committed through The Ministry of Education
  • Awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Appointed as Honorary President of International Themed Hotels Research Association
  • Set up Dr Lui Che Woo Scholarship for Concordia University, Canada
  • Donation was pledged to FIVB World Volleyball Grand Prix as title sponsor for four consecutive years (2005 - 2008)
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2005
  • Awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) by the HKSAR Government
  • An initiative in support of the reconstruction and refurbishment of 122 schools in underprivileged regions across Mainland China was committed through The Ministry of Education
  • Awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Appointed as Honorary President of International Themed Hotels Research Association
  • Set up Dr Lui Che Woo Scholarship for Concordia University, Canada
  • Donation was pledged to FIVB World Volleyball Grand Prix as title sponsor for four consecutive years (2005 - 2008)
2006
 
2006
Set up a fund at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for academic research and scholarship for outstanding students
2006
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2006
2007
 
2007
Honoured as the Business Person of the Year in DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
2007
  • Honoured as the Business Person of the Year in DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards
  • Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
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2007
  • Honoured as the Business Person of the Year in DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards
  • Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
2008 - 2009
 
2008 - 2009
Donations were made for the construction of the Lui Che Woo Building at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Donations were pledged for the renovation and expansion of a centenary building at Fudan University Donations were made to the development of a new Beijing campus for the China Europe International Business School
2008 - 2009
  • Donations were pledged in support of the Mainland’s university students in rural to complete their four to five years’ degree programmes via Virya Foundation
  • Donations were made for the construction of the Lui Che Woo Building at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Donations were pledged for the renovation and expansion of a centenary building at Fudan University
  • Donations were made to the development of a new Beijing campus for the China Europe International Business School
  • Appointed as Honorary Member of the Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Jiangmen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment
  • Appointed as Chairman of Wuyi University Education Fund 
  • Appointed as Board Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
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2008 - 2009
  • Donations were pledged in support of the Mainland’s university students in rural to complete their four to five years’ degree programmes via Virya Foundation
  • Donations were made for the construction of the Lui Che Woo Building at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Donations were pledged for the renovation and expansion of a centenary building at Fudan University
  • Donations were made to the development of a new Beijing campus for the China Europe International Business School
  • Appointed as Honorary Member of the Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Appointed as Honorary President of Jiangmen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment
  • Appointed as Chairman of Wuyi University Education Fund 
  • Appointed as Board Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
2010
 
2010
Donations were made to The University of Hong Kong for the building of a law library in the Centennial Campus Donations were made to the University of Macau in support of the new campus development in Hengqin, Zhuhai Donations were made to the University of Macau in support of the new campus development in Hengqin, Zhuhai
2010
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2010
2011
 
2011
Presented the Diamond Award by Macau Tatler Awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by All Leaders Publication Group Limited
2011
  • Donation was pledged to Hong Kong SAR Government “Community Care Fund”
  • Presented the Diamond Award by Macau Tatler
  • Awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by All Leaders Publication Group Limited
  • Appointed as Life Honorary Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
  • Appointed as Life Honorary Chairman of Macao Xinhui Daze Countrymen Association
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2011
  • Donation was pledged to Hong Kong SAR Government “Community Care Fund”
  • Presented the Diamond Award by Macau Tatler
  • Awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by All Leaders Publication Group Limited
  • Appointed as Life Honorary Chairman of Wuyi University Board of Trustees
  • Appointed as Life Honorary Chairman of Macao Xinhui Daze Countrymen Association
2012
 
2012
Awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR Government for his significant contribution to Hong Kong Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 by Enterprise Asia Donation was made to the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the establishment of the Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine Donation was made to the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the establishment of the Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine
2012
  • Awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR Government for his significant contribution to Hong Kong
  • Awarded Certificate of Honor by the Mayor of San Francisco, the US
  • Presented with 2012 Asia Hotel Awards - Outstanding Achievement of the Year by Asia Hotel Forum
  • Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 by Enterprise Asia
  • Donation was made to the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the establishment of the Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine
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2012
  • Awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR Government for his significant contribution to Hong Kong
  • Awarded Certificate of Honor by the Mayor of San Francisco, the US
  • Presented with 2012 Asia Hotel Awards - Outstanding Achievement of the Year by Asia Hotel Forum
  • Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 by Enterprise Asia
  • Donation was made to the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the establishment of the Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine
2013
 
2013
Received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th China Hotel Golden Horse Award Donation was pledged to Opera Hong Kong as an Honorary Patron to promote local art education and cultivate art management talents
2013
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2013
2014
 
2014
Presented the Outstanding Contribution Award at the International Gaming Awards Honoured as Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Awards Establishment of a HK$1.3 billion GEG Charitable Foundation to cultivate in the young proper moral values and nurture their sense of belonging to society and the communit Appointed as Honorary Life Chairman of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation
2014
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2014
2015
 
2015
Established Lui Che Woo Prize – Pize for World Civilization to honour individuals or organization with remarkable contributions to the welfare of mandkind Established LUI Che Woo Prize – Pize for World Civilisation to honour individuals or organization with remarkable contributions to the welfare of mandkind Pledged a donation of HK$15.6 million to the Chinese University of Hong Kong to establish the Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Award and the Lui Che Woo Distinguished Young Scholars Research Scholarship to support outstanding medical research students to further their studies overseas
2015
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2015
2016
 
2016
Conferred the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa, by the University of Hong Kong Inaugural prize presentation ceremony of LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation was held to recognize the significant contributions to world civilization by these three laureates: Sustainability Prize: Prof Yuan Longping Welfare Betterment Prize: Médecins Sans Frontières Positive Energy Prize: James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr Inaugural prize presentation ceremony of LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation was held to recognize the significant contributions to world civilization by these three laureates: Sustainability Prize: Prof Yuan Longping Welfare Betterment Prize: Médecins Sans Frontières Positive Energy Prize: James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr
2016
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2016
2017
 
2017
2017
  • Set up K. Wah City Governance Research Fund in support of the establishment of K. Wah Big Data Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Presented the Peking University Outstanding Educational Contribution Award
  • Donation was pledged to Opera Hong Kong as an Honorary Patron (2017-2018) to promote local art education and cultivate art management talents
  • Sustainability Prize, Welfare Betterment Prize and Positive Energy Prize of the LUI Che Woo Prize — Prize for World Civilisation were presented to Mr Xie Zhenhua, Landesa and International Paralympic Committee respectively, recognizing their significant contributions to world civilisation
  • Donation to Macau Storm victims via GEG Charitable Foundation and Lui’s Family
  • Set up Lui Che Woo School of Life Sciences Fund in support of the development of the School of Life Sciences of Peking University and the construction of a new Life Sciences research building to be named as the “Lui Che Woo Building”
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2017
  • Set up K. Wah City Governance Research Fund in support of the establishment of K. Wah Big Data Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Presented the Peking University Outstanding Educational Contribution Award
  • Donation was pledged to Opera Hong Kong as an Honorary Patron (2017-2018) to promote local art education and cultivate art management talents
  • Sustainability Prize, Welfare Betterment Prize and Positive Energy Prize of the LUI Che Woo Prize — Prize for World Civilisation were presented to Mr Xie Zhenhua, Landesa and International Paralympic Committee respectively, recognizing their significant contributions to world civilisation
  • Donation to Macau Storm victims via GEG Charitable Foundation and Lui’s Family
  • Set up Lui Che Woo School of Life Sciences Fund in support of the development of the School of Life Sciences of Peking University and the construction of a new Life Sciences research building to be named as the “Lui Che Woo Building”
2018
 
2018
2018
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2018
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