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  1. Boao Forum set to host world logistics event in Shenzhen

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are lining up to be our partner,' he said. The Boao Forum for Asia, formed in 2001, has received considerable support from the central government, which has hoped the event would become a prime ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen The Boao Forum said yesterday it would host the World Logistics Conference in Shenzhen next month. Long Yongtu, head of the forum, said the event would give ...

  2. Paper attacked in Boao payment row

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A senior official from the Boao Forum lashed out at a Taiwanese newspaper yesterday for reporting that the island's vice-president-elect, Vincent Siew Wan-chang, had bought his way to better status at the forum. Mr Siew has sat in the third row in the past but this year he was in the front row. The secretary general of the Boao Forum for Asia, Long Yongtu, ...

  3. Japanese thin on the ground at Boao Forum

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ...'s secretary-general, former Chinese trade negotiator Long Yongtu, repeatedly defended the role of Boao, insisting its role could not be underestimated. The role of Asia at other forums had 'always been ... the Boao Forum on Hainan Island shows just how much ground there is to cover. A loose annual gathering of regional investors, politicians and media, Japanese delegates are thin on the ground ...

  4. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    China risks a crisis similar to US subprime meltdown, says Soros

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... that caused the financial crisis of 2007-2008," Soros said in a speech at the Boao Forum for Asia in China. "I'm sure the authorities are aware of the dangers. They have both the skills ...

  5. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    Xi Jinping pledges level playing field for global investors

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... foreign and domestic business leaders on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province yesterday, Xi pledged to provide a level playing field for all market players and make ... After hearing foreign business leaders' gripes, president says companies' rights to be protected President Xi Jinping used an annual Asian economic forum to reassure global ...

  6. Boao Forum emerges as stage for cross-strait talks

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The Boao Forum for Asia, a flop as a regional talkfest, has inadvertently emerged as an important platform for meetings between mainland and Taiwanese leaders in recent years. The annual forum was originally designed to draw together the region's political and business elite, with a view to rivalling the influence of the Asia Pacific Economic ...

  7. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    Yasuo Fukuda, former Japan prime minister, meets Xi Jinping in Boao

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Keith Zhai

    ... President Xi Jinping yesterday in his capacity as chairman of an international conference, but said there was no discussion of bilateral tensions. Fukuda is serving as chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia, touted as an Asian version of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The annual Boao meeting is held on Hainan Island . Fukuda said he and other forum executives attended ...

  8. Forum aspires to be world class

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Boao Forum for Asia today. It will be China's first attempt to host the regional gathering to world standards and without the logistical problems that plagued last year's event. Forum ... issues. Modelled on the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Boao is the centrepiece of China's non-government, multilateral approach to reach out to the rest of Asia. Last year's ...

  9. Researchers want forum

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Association on the Private Economy, Bao Yujun, said the association planned to expand the Taizhou Forum into a national conference similar to the Boao Forum for Asia held on Hainan Island every year. The Boao Forum- started under the auspices of former president Jiang Zemin- was an attempt by the central government to organise an Asian version of the World Economic Forum. It brings together ...

  10. Amid lightweight attendance, Boao struggles with crisis of relevance

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini THE BOAO FORUM is supposed to be the Davos of Asia, 'an intellectual resource centre dealing with regional and global issues from an Asian perspective', according ... year's conference, it will provide the kind of backing that could really make Boao the Davos of Asia. If not, the event could become little more than a nice golf weekend for middle managers ...




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