Director-General of the Information Department of State Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shares His Diplomatic Work Experience
Mr. Lu Kang, Director-General of the Information Department of the State Ministry of Foreign Affairs shared his diplomatic work experience in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 21 April 2016. He discussed and exchanged his views and perspective on China's diplomatic work with CUHK students and academic members. The dialogue provided insights into diplomatic affairs.
Mr. Lu has extensive experience in diplomatic work. Before he became the Director-General of the Information Department of the State Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he had worked in the Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the United Nations, the Embassy of the PRC in Ireland, various units of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including the Department of International Affairs, the Department of Arms Control and the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, and was appointed Ambassador of PRC in the United States.
Prof. Chen Yuan-Tsong of Academia Sinica Visits CUHK
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) staged the fifth Academia Sinica (AS) Academicians' Visit Programme from 19 to 20 April 2016. Prof. Chen Yuan-Tsong, Academician of the Division of Life Sciences of AS and Distinguished Research Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, was invited to visit CUHK and host the academician's lecture, sharing his research insights with CUHK members and the general public.
Prof. Chen was warmly received by CUHK senior members including Prof. Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Prof. Henry Wong, Dean of Science; Prof. Wong Kam Bo, Director of Life Sciences; Prof. Walter Ho, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services; and Prof. Edwin Chan, Professor of Life Sciences and Director of Laboratory of Drosophila Research. CUHK representatives also introduced the latest academic and research developments of the University to Prof. Chen. Prof. Chen visited the School of Life Sciences and toured relevant research facilities where he met with faculty members to exchange ideas and explore possibilities for further collaboration.
During his visit, Prof. Chen delivered a public lecture entitled "Charting a Course for a Successful Research in Translational Medicine" at the Lecture Series by Academicians to share his experiences and expertise. The lecture attracted an audience of around 80 people, which include academics, researchers and students of CUHK and other universities, as well as members of the public such as representatives of the Hong Kong Rare Disease Alliance.
The visit programme contributed to establishing closer partnership between CUHK and AS, strengthening the connection between the two parties and paving way for further collaboration. For more information, please visit http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/oalc/as_2016/.