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Lau Chor Tak Gives Donation towards the Establishment of Distinguished Finance Lecture

Mr. Lau Chor-tak (centre), Hong Kong entrepreneur and philanthropist, and chairman of the Lau Chor Tak Foundation Ltd, has made a generous donation of HK$1.5 million in support of the establishment of the 'Lau Chor Tak Distinguished Lecture on Global Economics and Finance' at the Institute of Global Economic and Finance (IGEF) of the Chinese University. The distinguished lecture series aims at further promoting scholarly exchange on global economics and finance. Prominent scholars and experts will be invited to deliver lectures on the latest developments in the global and Chinese economies or related topics of public interest. The cheque presentation ceremony was held on 13 May. Officiating at the ceremony were Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung (7th right), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor-tak; and Prof. Terence Chong (4th left), executive director, IGEF. Lau's family members (4th to 6th right), Prof. Lawrence J. Lau (6th left), Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, and Prof. Joseph Yam (5th left), distinguished research fellow of IGEF, took part in the event.