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Background Information

Employment History

Japan

Chairman

Buddhistdoor

Affiliations

Founder
China Global

Board of Trustees
Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

Board Member
National Geographic

Founder
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation

Education

Lingnan

Bachelor of Arts degree

Colgate University

Master of Science degree

Journalism

Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University

Masters degree

Journalism

Columbia University

honorary doctorate degrees

Hong Kong University

Web References (112 Total References)


Our Founders | China Global - The Vancouver Society for Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture

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Robert H. N. Ho

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Robert H. N. Ho
Robert H. N. Ho Born in Hong Kong, Mr. Robert H. N. Ho is the grandson of Sir Robert Ho Tung and Lady Clara Ho Tung, and the son of General Ho Shai Lai and Hesta Ho Hung Ki Fun.
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Mr. Ho spent his business career in journalism and in managing his family's property and other investments. Since his retirement, he has concentrated on philanthropic activities.
In 2005, Mr. Ho founded The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, a Hong Kong-based independent philanthropic organisation.
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In 2009, Mr. Ho made a gift to the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation for the establishment of a new research centre at Vancouver General Hospital. The Robert H. N. Ho Research Centre, opened in September 2011, is home to three internationally recognised research programmes on prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, and hip health and mobility. In May 2011, Mr. and Mrs. Ho made a leadership contribution to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation for the establishment of a new centre for mental health and addiction services in North Vancouver.
In 2013, Mr. Ho was appointed to the Order of British Columbia (OBC), the province's highest honour awarded to individuals who have dedicated themselves to bettering the lives of their fellow citizens. The OBC recognised Mr. Ho's significant contributions to institutions in British Columbia, supporting efforts to advance scientific knowledge and medical expertise and raise public awareness about mental health, as well as the creation of North America's first contemporary Buddhist studies programme at UBC. To further promote Chinese culture in Vancouver, Mr. Ho has served since 2012 as a director of China Global: Vancouver Society for the Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture, of which he is one of the founders. In addition, in 2013, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation.
In recognition of his contribution and commitment to the arts, academia and society at large, Mr. Ho has received honorary degrees from a number of prestigious academic institutions.


Robert H.N. ...

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Robert H.N. Ho

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Robert H.N. Ho, OBC, JP, LLD (Hon.)
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Mr. Robert H.N. Ho is the grandson of Sir Robert Ho Tung and Lady Clara Ho Tung and spent a career in journalism before assuming management of his family's property and other investments.
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Locally, Mr. Ho and his wife, Greta Ho, have been recognized for their philanthropic leadership in education and medical research and rehabilitation.


About China Global - Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture

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China Global was founded in 2012 by Robert H.N. Ho, Ronald Stern, and Yuen Pau Woo with the goal of establishing a world-class institution in the heart of Vancouver that will showcase Chinese art and culture.


Tung Lin Kok Yuen

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Mr. Robert H. N. Ho


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(The following report was submitted to NYT by Yenni Kwok from Hongkong on a Charity that focuses modern Buddhist studies) Robert Y.C. Ho, a scion of a historic Hong Kong family, is the chairman of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, which supports study in the fields of Buddhism, Chinese art and culture. The [...]

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