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Mr. Robert H.N. Ho

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Board Member

Phone: (604) ***-****  HQ Phone
Buddhist Door
2495 Victoria Dr.
Vancouver , British Columbia V5N 4L1

Company Description: The Society was founded in 1881 by T.W. Rhys Davids "to foster and promote the study of Pali texts ". It publishes Pali texts in roman characters, translations in...   more

Employment History

  • Chairman
    Buddhist Door
  • Chairman
    Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation
  • President
    Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation
  • Chairman
    The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation
  • Journalist
    Pittsburgh Press
  • White House Correspondent
    Pittsburgh Press
  • Reporter
    Pittsburgh Press
  • Chief Reporter
    The Kung Sheung Daily News
  • Publisher
    The Kung Sheung Daily News

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation


  • Master of Science degree , Journalism
    Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree
    Colgate University
  • honorary doctorate degrees
    Hong Kong University
37 Total References
Web References
Tung Lin Kok Yuen, 20 Oct 2014 [cached]
Robert H.N. Ho, President & Permanent Director
$15-million donation launches research centre at VGH | The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
VANCOUVER - A new, state-of-the-art research centre will be established at Vancouver General Hospital, housing three internationally-recognized research programs and named after Robert H.N. Ho in honour of his $15-million donation, Premier Gordon Campbell announced today.
"I have lived my life according to the motto that has guided our family for three generations, 'Before you receive, you must first give,'" said Mr. Ho. "This gift was inspired by my friendship with VGH's Dr. Anthony Fung, who convinced me to contribute to these important research projects. I am proud to play a part in helping improve the lives of people from across B.C. and around the world."
The Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre will house hundreds of scientists and clinicians pioneering new treatments and cures for patients with prostate and ovarian cancers, as well as hip and mobility issues. Mr. Ho's gift will also fund enhancements in the cardiac investigation and intervention unit, including new equipment and research to improve cardiac care for patients in British Columbia and around the world.
"VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation thanks Mr. Ho for his generosity and leadership to help meet the growing need for complex care at our hospitals for people from across our province."
Mr. Ho is well known for his global philanthropic vision and leadership. He is the chairman of The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation and of Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, and has made a number of significant gifts to organizations around the world including Colgate University in New York; Hong Kong University; the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England; Stanford University; and the University of British Columbia. Mr. Ho has also previously supported cardiology equipment and patient care at VGH.
In honour of Mr. Ho's generosity, the new building will be officially known as the Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre and will be built across from the Jim Pattison Pavilion at VGH, located at Laurel Street and West 10th Avenue.
Charity Archives - SUMERU, 14 Oct 2012 [cached]
Celebrating their support of healthcare and children's education in B.C., two West Vancouver residents, Robert Ho and Sergio Cocchia, have been appointed to the Order of British Columbia.
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 Tung Lin Kok Yuen charity, set up by his grandmother . . . Read More.
Robert Ho gives millions to Lions Gate Hospital to boost mental health By Yönten, on September 25th, 2011%
Robert Ho, founder of the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation and the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, has recently made a $10 million donation to the Lions Gate Hospital (following on many other large donations to Canadian and international institutions.
Note to editors: Robert Ho, ..., 1 May 2007 [cached]
Note to editors: Robert Ho, President of The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will be available for media interviews today, February 2, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Room 120.
"The Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program at UBC will offer a unique perspective that transcends cultural and religious boundaries," says Robert Ho, the President of The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation.
"Buddhism stresses the need for kindness at every level from person-to-person relations to global action,' adds Ho.
Robert H.N. Ho - Biography
In 2004, Mr. Robert H.N. Ho committed $25 million US to Colgate University to fund the design and construction of the Robert H. N. Ho Interdisciplinary Science Centre.This will be completed in 2008.
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