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  1. Clinton says crisis will force US to be more responsible

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Bill Clinton says. Mr Clinton said the turmoil had taught the US what other countries had always known- that markets without proper regulations would eat themselves alive. But he said ... traditional European investment banks. 'They'll be less risky,' Mr Clinton said. 'They may earn smaller profits, but they'll be much steadier. And they will be an instrument ...

  2. HK chosen for accessibility, success

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Bill Clinton says he chose Hong Kong for meetings to bring his worldwide philanthropic movement to Asia because of its accessibility and success. The former president of the United States was outlining plans for the Clinton Global Initiative summit, to be held at the Grand Hyatt hotel from December 2 to 4. The names of the 450 guests- who are expected to make ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... of local billionaires taking part in the Clinton Global Initiative in Hong Kong next week. Apart from Li & Fung chairman Victor Fung Kwok-king, whom we understand is the local facilitator for former US president Bill Clinton's talkfest, and Hang Lung Group chairman Ronnie Chan Chichung, no other local tycoons will be joining the two days of panel discussions and work sessions ...

  4. Bill, the super-surrogate

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Hillary's husband risks hurting her cause by outshining her on the hustings, Jacqui Goddard reports There were still four hours to go before Bill Clinton was to speak ... could appear weak by unleashing her husband- once arguably the world's most powerful man- as her defender-in-chief. 'The image of her as Bill Clinton's wife and a former first ...

  5. Stars and leaders sign up for Clinton forum

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... and Tulsi Tanti from India, have signed on for Bill Clinton's Global Initiative meeting in Hong Kong in December, it was announced yesterday. The former US president said last month ... will be asked to commit to change in education, energy and public health. The Hong Kong meeting is the first time the Clinton Global Initiative, established in 2005, will be held outside the United ...

  6. Clinton gets pledges to improve the world

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Charity commitments exceed US$80m More than 25 'commitments to action' were made at Bill Clinton's Global Initiative in Hong Kong yesterday, event organisers ... education, health care, climate change, religious and ethnic conflicts or other challenges which exist today,' Mr Clinton said. 'We don't require anyone to do anything specific ...

  7. December date for Clinton forum

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The city will host the first Clinton Global Initiative international meeting, led by the former US president Bill Clinton, on December 2-3. The former president ... and public health. It will be the first time a Clinton Global Initiative forum will be held outside the US since its first annual meeting in New York in 2005. Labelled CGI Asia, it is the first ...

  8. Bill Clinton, researcher recognised

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen conferred honorary degrees on former United States president Bill Clinton and leading Aids researcher David Ho Da-I at the University of Hong Kong's congregation on Thursday. Mr Clinton was awarded a Doctor of Laws degree and Professor Ho, who is scientific director of the Aaron Diamond Aids Research Centre in New York, ...

  9. Yao Ming, Bill Clinton, David Ho honoured by HKU for HIV roles

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Basketball superstar Yao Ming, former US president Bill Clinton and scientist David Ho Da-i will receive honorary University of Hong Kong degrees for their contribution to HIV/Aids advocacy, among other work. Yao will receive a doctorate in social science, Mr Clinton a doctorate in law and Dr Ho a doctorate in science. The university said Yao had made an outstanding ...

  10. Oozing his legendary charm, Bill Clinton steals his own show

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Despite the long list of VIPs and philanthropists attending, the biggest star of the Clinton Global Initiative was Bill ... They're all really important people from all over the world.' She sang two songs, including Burt Bacharach's Close to You, using a grand piano as a prop. 'I talked to Clinton very ...




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