Posts Tagged ‘Eminent’

Eminent Rotarians on the Roster of Hong Kong University Honorary Graduates By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 August 2015 This article attempts to identify some of the Eminent Rotarians who have been on the roster of the Hong Kong University () Honorary Graduates during the 20th Century or the first 95 years of Rotary. The 20th century was dominated by significant events that defined the era: Spanish flu pandemic, World War I and World War II, nuclear weapons, nuclear power and space exploration, nationalism and decolonization, technological advances, and the Cold War and post-Cold War conflicts. The 20th century saw a massive transformation of the world order: global total fertility rates, sea level rise, and ecological collapses increased; the resulting competition for land and dwindling resources accelerated deforestation, water depletion, and the mass extinction of many of the worlds species and decline in the population of others; consequences which are now...

Eminent Rotarians on the Roster of Honorary Graduates of the Chinese University of Hong Kong By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 August 2015 This article attempts to identify some of the Eminent Rotarians who have been on the roster of Honorary Graduates of the Chinese University of Hong Kong () during the 20th Century or the first 95 years of Rotary. The 20th century was dominated by significant events that defined the era: Spanish flu pandemic, World War I and World War II, nuclear weapons, nuclear power and space exploration, nationalism and decolonization, technological advances, and the Cold War and post-Cold War conflicts. The 20th century saw a massive transformation of the world order: global total fertility rates, sea level rise, and ecological collapses increased; the resulting competition for land and dwindling resources accelerated deforestation, water depletion, and the mass extinction of many of the worlds species and decline...

Eminent Rotarians on the Roster of Lingnan University Honorary Graduates By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 August 2015 This article attempts to identify some of the Eminent Rotarians who have been on the roster of Honorary Graduates of the Lingnan University () in Hong Kong since it passed an academic accreditation review from the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation, and was officially incorporated as university in 1991. Lingnan University began in 1994 to confer honorary degrees, which are the highest accolade it can bestow on individuals, and is also one of its oldest and most cherished traditions. The honorary degree is awarded to individuals who have made valuable contributions to the world or to humanity, and also to those who have made significant contributions to academia, to Hong Kong or to the University. These distinguished individuals may be awarded one of the five classes of honorary degrees: Doctor of...

Rabdan Samdandobji Rotarian Chief of Mongolian Red Cross By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 25 December 2020Rabdan Samdandobji ( ) (1951-2020), affectionately known as Samdan, was President 1999-2000 of Ulaanbaatar Rotary Club ( ), Mongolia. His classification was a professional administrator of Red Cross, in his official position as the Secretary General of the Mongolian Red Cross Society ( ) from 1997 until 2020. He was also a member of the Development Commission of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Samdan was born on 10 October 1951 in Chandmani Soum, Gobi-Altai Aimag. Prior to his work with the Red Cross, he had been: (1) 1978-1981 --- Advisor, Mongolian Revolutionary Youth League (2) 1981-1983 --- Deputy Chairman, Mongolian Student Union (3) 1984-1985 --- Administrator of Foreign Relations Department, Mongolian Revolutionary Youth League (4) 1985-1991 --- Representative & Secretary, World Federation of Democratic...

Yeh Ming-Hsun (Taipei) 葉明勳(臺北)

Senior Citizens in Chinese Journalism - Dr. Ye Mingxun Witness the first Jiazi of Taiwan's Rotary Researcher of Chinese Rotary History Liu Jingheng December 1, 2013 In 1960, there were 4 Rotary clubs in Hong Kong, a British territory (Hong Kong Club, Kowloon Club, Hong Kong Eastern Club, Hong Kong Western Club). There is one in Macau (Macau News Agency), the territory of Jamaica, and 12 in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (including the Rotary Club in Taipei). Total of three regions The 17 agency requested the establishment of a region, approved by Rotary International, on July 1st, it was co-organized into a new Rotary International 345 area. Taipei Rotary Club One Zhi was a member of the 345 region until June 30, 1987. On July 1st of the same year, Rotary International included the north of Hsinchu in Taiwan The Rotary Club in the northern area of Yilan is classified as a brand new...

Yeh Ting Kuai Tai Nan

Founding President of the Rotary Club of Tainan Three elected mayors of Tainan City - Ye Tinggui Researcher of Chinese Rotary History Liu Jingheng December 1, 2013 In 1960, there were 4 Rotary clubs in Hong Kong, a British territory (Hong Kong Club, Kowloon Club, Hong Kong Eastern Club, Hong Kong Western Club). There is one in Macau (Macau News Agency), the territory of Jamaica, and 12 in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (including the Tainan Rotary Club). Total of three regions The 17 agency requested the establishment of a region, approved by Rotary International, on July 1st, it was co-organized into a new Rotary International 345 area. The Tainan Rotary Club is the Taipei Club second only to 1948, the second Rotary Club established in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China, November 1953 Obtained the certificate of International Rotary Award on 23rd. The first president was Ye Tinggui, the first...

Dr. Wu Yung Chang Yai Chung 巫永昌醫學博士臺中

Doctor Wu Yongchang, the oldest director of the International Rotary 345 area, Liu Jingheng, a researcher on the history of Chinese Rotary. October 1, 2013 Wu Yung-Chang Free (1905-2000) is a century-old Chinese Rotary history The "oldest" district director, he was 72 years old the year he was in office. To this day, he is still the holder of this record. In February 1905, Wu Yongchang and Rotary "born" at the same time. He joined the Rotary Club of Taichung on May 21, 1955; served as the third president from 1957 to 1958, and went to Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. to participate in the 49th Annual International Rotary Club. Rotary is very active in Taichung. He helped to establish Fengyuan, Nantou, Puli, Taichung Southeast, and Northwest clubs, and all participated. 90% of Taichung's early doctors were introduced by him to join the Rotary, and in their eighties he still introduced new recruits into the club...

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