Li Ka-shing

Gupta backs Adelaide push for Formula-E electric Grand Prix

Sanjeev Gupta, the UK-based steel billionaire with plans to create a “solar-based” manufacturing economy in Australia, and build electric cars, is …

Motorsport

Opioid-related deaths soar in British Columbia, Alberta

The number of opioid deaths is accelerating in the hardest-hit provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, with Canada’s top doctor describing the growing crisis across the country as “devastating.”<p>Nearly 4,000 Canadians died as a result of opioids in 2017, a 34-per-cent jump from the previous year, …

Canadian News

Scopely Raised Additional $100 Million for Acquisitions, Investments – Variety

Walter Driver, CEO and co-founder of Scopely, doesn’t describe his company as a mobile games publisher.<p>Instead, he says Scopely is a next-generation …

Streaming

Political parties admit tobacco firm contacts

A Civic Party lawmaker revealed a tobacco manufacturer purchased admission tickets to the party's anniversary celebration event, but insisted that …

Hong Kong

Good primary lowers ED use for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

New study finds one in three adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities visit the ED every year<p>TORONTO, June 19, 2018 - One in three …

Health Care

Hong Kong's Victor Li pays $1.3 billion for London office tower

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong tycoon Victor Li has bought a London office tower for 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) as he expands his overseas portfolio after taking over the business empire of his billionaire father Li Ka-shing.<p>Property company British Land and a Singaporean wealth fund GIC …

Hong Kong

UBS London headquarters sold for £1bn | Financial Times

UBS’s London headquarters has been sold to the property company founded by the Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing in the capital’s latest £1bn office real …

Real Estate

EV provider revs into China

WE Solutions (0860), which attracted billionaire Li Ka-shing as a shareholder, has inaugurated an electric vehicle solutions platform with a number …

News (Hong Kong)

CKI's premium in APA bid shows son like father

by The Lex Column<p>Victor Li may yet prove as shrewd as his father Li Ka-shing, who stepped down from his business empire last month. A group led by Mr …

Hong Kong

Evolve BioSystems, UC Davis baby-probiotic spinout, is going global with new $40M financing

Evolve BioSystems is gearing up to take its infant probiotic global and create new products that fight malnutrition, having scored a $40 million …

Investing

Li Ka-shing's Son Makes Family's Biggest Ever Overseas Acquisition Bid

Victor Li, who succeeded his billionaire father last month as head of the CK group of companies, began his tenure with a A$13 billion ($9.8 billion) …

Business

Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure Bids Over $9 Billion for Australian Pipeline Company

APA operates more than 9,000 miles of gas pipelines Down Under<p>MELBOURNE, Australia—Victor Li, the new chairman of Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd., moved to expand the empire built by his billionaire father, Li Ka-shing, by offering more than $9 billion for Australian pipeline operator …

Hong Kong

The Opioid Crisis Will 'Impact The U.S. For Generations' Toronto Researcher Says

America’s opioid problem has been getting progressively worse for years, and a new study shows that deaths are reaching a new high for young …

Cannabis

Better outcomes for patients using single-pill combination for blood pressure

Findings may represent simple and potentially low-cost intervention<p>TORONTO, June 11, 2018--People who are prescribed a combination pill to manage …

Medicine

Opioids Caused 1 In 5 Deaths Of Young People In The US In 2016

It's no secret that opioids kill more Americans annually than ever before. But a new study published Friday in <i>JAMA Network Open</i> highlights just how …

Public Health

Opioid-Related Deaths Up 300 Percent In 15 Years, One Out Of Five Deaths Among Young People Now Opioid-Related

One in every 65 deaths in 2016 were related to opioid use.<p>One in every five deaths of young adults in the United States is attributable to opioid …

Public Health

Study: In US, 1 in 5 Young Adult Deaths Are Opioid-Related

One out of every five deaths among young adults ages 24 to 35 in the United States is related to opioids, with men representing nearly 70 percent of …

Public Health

One in every 5 deaths in young adults is opioid-related in the United States: Study

Proportion of deaths that are opioid-related has increased by nearly 300 percent in 15 years<p>TORONTO, June 1, 2018 - One out of every five deaths …

Public Health

Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for CVD Prevention and Treatment

• David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSca,b,c,d,e,∗ (david.jenkins{at}utoronto.ca),<br>• J. David Spence, MDf,<br>• Edward L. Giovannucci, MD, ScDg,<br>• Young-in Kim, …

Li Ka-shing

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, study finds

New study suggests most common vitamin and mineral supplements have no consistent benefit for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, …

Research

Li Ka-shing’s Flagship Is Looking Like a Bargain

Over 68 years, Li Ka-shing assembled an enormous Hong Kong–based empire. Now, with the reins having passed to his son, Victor Li, a big chunk of it …

Stock Markets

Procedure plus medication is better than standard treatment for heart disease patients

Percutaneous coronary intervention with medication as initial treatment for patients with stable coronary artery disease is superior to standard …

Medicine

Excellent is a word to fit debates

The Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition is a premier Hong Kong event in terms of its profile and the caliber of judges and guests.<p>Officiating …

News (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong firm backed by Li Ka-shing to build China plant for 3D-printed electric cars

A Hong Kong firm backed by billionaire tycoon Li Ka-shing will build a plant in Shanghai to produce 3D-printed electric cars for ride-hailing and …

Hong Kong

Newsome, Eagleman discuss the intersection of science and faith

On Monday night, The Veritas Forum, a non-profit organization that partners with Christian student groups on college campuses, hosted a conversation …

Student Journalism

In world first, University of Hong Kong scientists develop flu drug using genes from the virus itself

A team of Hong Kong scientists on Friday claimed a “vital breakthrough” in the fight against flu by developing a treatment using genes from the virus …

Hong Kong

Toast to success

Tycoon Li Ka-shing yesterday welcomed his first guest after his retirement, Spotify founder Daniel Ek. They first met in London nine years ago, when …

News (Hong Kong)

Li Ka-shing joins Bill Gates to fund probiotic product to fight child malnutrition

Tycoon Li Ka-shing has joined US billionaire Bill Gates to lead a third round of private fundraising for a product that helps prevent infant …

Bill Gates

Nearly a quarter of Ontarians newly prescribed opioids received dose exceeding guidelines

TORONTO, May 16, 2018 -- Nearly a quarter (23.9 per cent) of initial opioid prescriptions in Ontario had a daily dose of more than 50 milligram …

Prosthetics

Hong Kong and Dutch scientists make breakthrough in battle against global flu outbreaks

A team of Hong Kong and Dutch ­scientists say they have developed a cutting-edge technique to help predict whether an emerging virus will have …

Hong Kong