Club meeting — autonomous transport systems

On October 8, our Club met for lunch at our usual meeting venue, Regal Hong Kong Hotel. To ensure proper social distancing, Regal has given us a large room, with 4-person tables separated by ample spaces. The meeting began with President Mark giving some updates about our Club and our District. Past President WT also summarized two consecutive weeks of delivering hot meals to the elderly and to sanitation workers. Before the speaker program, our members also celebrated the happy news that our Honorary Member Vivien Lau was awarded Silver Bauhinia Star by the Chief Executive on October 1. A cake was prepared by Regal for the occasion and shared by all at the end of the meeting. Our speaker of the day was Mr. Jackson Lam, an automotive consultant who has worked in marketing and corporate strategy for some of the largest auto manufacturers and their distributors in the world. Jackson shared with us the latest and greatest advances in autonomous transport, the prerequisite of which is a stable electric-based system and sensor technologies. Jackson noted that China is at or near the forefront of autonomous driving, mainly because provincial and local governments have been very accommodative towards the…

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Members’ News

Our Honorary Member Vivien Lau was awarded Silver Bauhinia Star (“SBS”) by the Chief Executive on October 1. Congratulations Hon. Member Vivien! Here’s the citation for her lifelong dedication to sports in Hong Kong: Ms LAU is awarded SBS in recognition of her meritorious public and community service over the years, in particular her significant contribution to the promotion and development of sports in Hong Kong. Under her leadership, the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress has successfully developed tenpin bowling into one of the elite sports, with athletes winning numerous medals at various international competitions. Since 1996, Ms LAU has been elected as the Vice President of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. She led delegations of Hong Kong athletes to participate in various international multi-sports events with remarkable achievements.

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Blind Bowling Tournament

District Blind Bowling Tournament was held at South China Athletic Association on January 12. 12 Interactors from St. Clare’s and 5 Interactors from King’s joined President Mark, Past President Webster and Webster’s two sons to participate in this meaningful event, where Interactors learned to appreciate what we usually take for granted (eye-sight) and the perseverance and determination of those who have lost theirs. President Mark showed a real talent for throwing gutter balls and consistently missing standing pins; his scoring contribution for the day: 0. The event was of course not possible without the full support of Hong Kong’s most well-known bowler, our very own Honorary Member Vivien Lau, who was the guest of honor of the event.

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