** INVITATION ** Dine-and-Share on AI Pioneering and Entrepreneurship

Dear Fellows,

YWCOBA ICT Interest Group will host a dinner gathering on 18th August 2021 (Wed) for members who are interested in the latest development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications in different fields. 

FanoLabs was the winner of the Grand Award of Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020: Fintech Award, and Gold Award of the Regulatory Technology and Risk Management stream, with their solutions “Callinter, an Artificial Intelligence Compliance Assurance System”.

Founder and CEO of the award winning AI company, Dr. Miles Wen, is invited to the event as guest of honour.   He will share his insights on AI development in the Greater Bay Area especially speech recognition, natural language processing and voice biometrics technologies.

Ying Wa fellow John Ng (1990), who is a veteran finance & investment professional, will share his wonderful engagement with this fast-growing startup headquartered in HKSTP.

Dine-and-Share 

Date: 18th August 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:  7:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Venue: One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Fee: HKD480 per seat for YWCOBA members //   HKD520 per seat for non-members

(Chinese banquet included in the dine-out sharing talk)

Grab the chance to interact with the IT entrepreneurs live and in-person!  To secure the limited seats, please register online with Google Form on or before 16 August 2021 (Register Now).   Should you have any questions, just feel free to send an email to info@ywcoba.com for assistance.

Besides, you’re welcome to join the WhatsApp Group of YWCOBA ICT Interest Group to cultivate ideas exchange regarding ICT matters.  Simply click the link (https://qrgo.page.link/CZPzB) to learn more about it and register the WhatsApp group at your convenience!!

Best regards,

YWCOBA ICT Interest Group

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Highlight of Guest Speakers:

Dr. Miles Wen (Founder and CEO of FanoLabs)

Fano Labs, an AI startup that works on speech recognition and natural language processing technologies to help enterprises with their customer services.  Fano Labs is backed by HKU, the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park, Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1), Mr. Antony Leung, former Financial Secretary of HKSAR, Alibaba, and Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm of Mr. Li Ka-shing. As of late 2020, Fano Labs has attracted over HKD 100M in venture funding.

John Ng (Co-Chairman, Hong Kong Private Equity Finance Association)

John began his career in PwC New York. He returned to Hong Kong as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in the late 1990s. John then built a corporate M&A and strategic planning track record at the port and logistics division of Hutchison Whampoa. Before joining LKK Health Products Group, John spent twelve years at Landmark Capital, lastly as its Managing Partner.

Application for admission to Primary 1 of Ying Wa Primary School

Dear Members,

Ying Wa Primary School (“YWPS”) will accept applications for admission to Primary 1 students for the year 2022/23 between 14th July 2021 and 18th July 2021 through online system.  I am glad to inform you that Ying Wa College Old Boys’ Association (“YWCOBA”) has liaised with YWPS to render assistance to Ying Wa Old Boys who wish their sons to be admitted to Primary 1 of YWPS subject to the following conditions: 

1) The father of the son(s), must be a paid-up member of YWCOBA for the past two years (i.e. full 24 months counting back from the date of the deadline stated below).  
2) The conduct of his son(s) must not be poor in his (their) present school(s).
3) The candidates should meet the minimum standard of academic capability as set by the Headmistress of the School. 

If your son wishes to apply for a Primary 1 place in YWPS, you are required to make the online application and submit to YWPS directly.  You may wish to get the latest information about the application from the website of YWPS (http://www.yingwaps.edu.hk) and make inquiry to YWPS for details of the application if necessary.

If you wish YWCOBA to render assistance in the application, please remember to print a copy of the application form before proceeding to the page for payment of the application fee.  You should then send the copy of the application form together with the confirmation email with an application number from YWPS to the office of Ying Wa College with attention to Ms. Tsui through email tyf@yingwa.edu.hk on or before 19th July 2021 (Monday). 

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our Convenor for Student Affairs, Mr. Ng King Him at 9358 2756 or Mr. Ivanhoe Ko at 9267 4830.

Yours sincerely, 

Gareth Ng
Chairman, YWCOBA

英華行2021 – 最佳攝影入選名單

得獎者請以下列旅途徑領取紀念品:

1. 英華小學得獎者將由小學派發予得獎者
2. 英華書院及校友會之得獎者,請於辦工時間週一至週五上午9時至4時30分到書院校務處領取

感謝各位支持,期待在下次的活動再次見到閣下。

楊榮樂

鄭鈞傑

李鏗

區恩龍

盧啓廸

黃仕賢

陳頌言

潘哲逸

蔡傳憙

黃昶睿

郭栢翹

黃梓軒

曾凱謙

梁殷誠

許正川

張晞哲

趙悦朗

姚栢文

蘇兆峰

吳子𣌀

陳仲賢

廖圃民

葉梓鋒

崔卓韜

鄧敬灝

陳柏謙

宏惠光

鄧炳光

李宇翔

潘哲逸

[You’re Invited] Joining the YWCOBA ICT Interest Group

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Information, Communication and Technology (“ICT”) plays a vital role in our daily life now and in future.  At the EXCO Meeting in April 2021, it was suggested to explore the formation of an ICT interest group amongst old boys with below objectives:
 
1) to provide a platform with common language linking up old boys who are either working in the ICT industry or playing a ICT function in any other industries;
 
2) to share market updates and provide a resource to those old boys who need ICT assistance for work and personal needs;
 
3) to make use of alumni’s ICT knowledge and resources for better development of YWCOBA, Ying Wa College and Ying Wa Primary School;
 
If you’re interested in joining and even co-organizing the proposed ICT Interest Group,  please fill in the Google Form (https://qrgo.page.link/Z7BFL) with certain background and details so that we can proceed with the initiative at earliest convenience.  
 
Thanks a lot for your attention and support!!  You’re welcome to send inquiry to info@ywcoba.com whenever necessary.
 
We will keep you posted when the ICT Interest Group is officially formed and ready to serve the Ying Wa family.
 
Best wishes,
 
Carus LU 
IT Convenor

延長「英 華 行 2021 」參加期限

Due to very positive response and requests from old boys, the Association would extend the enrollment period for the virtual Ying Wa Walkathon 2021 till the end of May, 2021.

For payment from overseas (say, USA to HKG), alumni may refer to the payment instructions below.

Beneficiary Bank: HANG SENG BANK LIMITED

Beneficiary Bank Address: 83 Des Vouex Road Central, Hong Kong

SWIFT Code: HASEHKHH

*CHIPS No.: 010522

Beneficiary Name: YING WA EDUCATION FOUNDATION LIMITED

Beneficiary Account Number: 395-414006-883

請 參 加「英 華 教 育 基 金」英 華 行 2021 傳 承 線 上 走

敬 啟者:
 
「英華教育基金」由校友會於2012年成立,集合校友、學校、校董會及家長教師會等多方資 源力量,為學校籌募經費,讓學校有更充裕的資源去提升英華學生的學術水平及各種天賦才華。英華為「直資」學校,財政需自負盈虧,亦須儲備資金作未來發展。
 
有見及此,「英華教育基金」每年都 連同書院、小學、兩家長教師會,以及校友會舉辦步行籌款活動,藉此籌募經費。 過去七年的英華行是一聯合書院、小學和校友的大型活動,希望透過此活動能加深大家的情誼。但因 應疫情關係,今年英華行將以線上形式舉行,活動名為「英華行2021傳承線上走」。一如以往,我們 將聯合書院、小學及校友一同參與。同時我們亦會邀請身在香港以外的師生校友一起參與是次活動。 雖然各師生校友今年未能聚首一堂,但藉著活動希望可以把所有英華仔的心連結一起。  
 
請參閱附件 (英華行舊生會2021)以了解活動詳情和申請程序。 無論你在世界任何地方,英華兄弟們一起來參與這個特殊而有意義的活動吧 !
 
如有任何疑問,可致電英華書院 2336 8838 與徐小姐聯絡。 
 
此致 各校友 
 
英華書院校友會主席
 
謹啓 二零二一年四月十六日

利是封

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祝願牛年會為大家帶來新氣象,疫情也快些過去,好讓在校的師弟們,可以盡快回復正常的校園生活,精采更勝我們往日在校的時光!

p.s. 就算唔團拜都要派利是,而派利是係一個傳統嘅「動作」,「內涵」要連利是封一齊派先至夠傳統☺️

迎金牛、表心意、英華情

【迎金牛·表心意】踢走疫鼠,喜迎金牛新希望!新春佳節即將來到,喺呢個喜氣洋洋嘅傳統節日,與往年一樣,今年王文錦會長與校友會繼續向書院和小學每天栽培我們小師弟嘅老師、支援學校日常運作嘅職員及工友等表達謝意。因疫情關係,花過一番心思後,特別精選賀年禮品🎁敬贈予兩間學校嘅教職員同工。物雖輕,情卻重,飲水思源,藉此新歲,校友會謹代表所有「英華仔」向所有校內同工聊表點點心意。😊金牛開運,「英華」一家,新春臨近,校友會同人在此預祝所有英華仔、英華人龍馬精神、心想事成!

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英華傳奇 : 千里尋找香港字

【Print Matters】千里尋香港字 重鑄失落傳奇

“鑄造西式中文活字的先驅者,是英國倫敦傳道會傳教士戴爾。戴爾先在一八二八年前往馬六甲的英華書院籌備鑄字,其生產正式在一八三五年展開。一八四三年,戴爾客死異鄉,同年英華書院連同其印刷設備、字模字粒遷至香港。”

“受益於香港字,英華書院校長理雅各出版《中國經典》,德國漢學家羅存德排印香港第一本兩文三語的《英華字典》,王韜創辦世上首家華資中文日報《循環日報》,數之不盡的重要刊物得以誕生,推進中國現代化進程。而翻鑄出售的活字,不但出售到全中國,更廣及世界各地,促進中西文化交流。”

“一讀內容,阿翁便知,「十九世紀的香港,只有英華書院的明體四號字」”

全部售罄 – 2021 英華利是封

各位親愛的校友,

由於認購反應熱烈、本年度的利是封已 全部售罄, 多謝支持。

之前訂購了的,我們逐步寄出,希望稍後收到。

校友會會員福利小組上