HK Prize 2022 Winners Announced

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The Hong Kong Prize honours individuals who contribute to world civilisation and lead others towards fostering harmony within society. Winners include selfless volunteers, good Samaritans and survivors against all odds – students using technology to assist homeless shelters or professors who developed liquid biopsy as a quick cancer detection method may all win an hk Prize prize and visit some of Hong Kong’s premier research facilities as part of their prize package.

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited supports the HK Prize as one of Asia’s premier science competitions, and offers secondary school students in Hong Kong the chance to enter and win cash awards while experiencing life in one of the world’s premier scientific hubs. Prize categories are artificial intelligence/robotics; life/health issues; new materials/energy usage and advanced manufacturing.

The 2022 Hong Kong Prize winners will be revealed later this autumn, although it is yet to be confirmed whether five imprisoned Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders suggested by bipartisan lawmakers will receive this honor.

This year’s Hong Kong Prize theme is “Our Changing World”, inviting artists to explore how global environmental conditions have altered socially, culturally, and technologically and how that has affected various people in society. A record number of 102 artworks were shortlisted for awards; most focused on issues like international displacement, climate change and labour migration.

The Hong Kong Prize (or “HK Prize”) is considered Hong Kong’s version of the Pulitzer Prize for journalism. Given by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong each year since 2012, this prestigious honor celebrates outstanding work while raising public awareness on key social issues. This year Matt Haldane and Dylan Butts from The Post won first runner-up in Best Business News Writing (English) category with their story published on October 20,2023 about challenges associated with Hong Kong becoming a cryptocurrency hub.

Justice Centre Hong Kong strives to ensure no migrant travels alone on their journey for protection, justice and a decent life. Their aim is to offer comprehensive assistance such as legal services and psychosocial support that enables migrants to fight for their rights. French and German ministries have recognized our efforts as being commendable. Their latest award follows numerous acknowledgements from the UN and other organisations for their advocacy work, which includes fighting to ban child marriage and pressuring Hong Kong not to host nationalist activities. Since 2007, this non-profit has worked to advance human rights for all. They specialize in supporting women’s empowerment and protecting migrant workers’ rights; believing all people deserve fair treatment in society and making every effort to ensure no person is discriminated against or abused based on who they are, where they come from or what they do.