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  1. News - China - BOAO FORUM 2013

    Ma confidant Vincent Siew set to meet Xi Jinping at Boao forum

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in Hainan tomorrow is set to be the venue for a new round of high-level cross-strait interaction. Former Taiwanese vice-president Vincent Siew Wan-chang is expected to meet President Xi Jinping tomorrow on the sidelines of the annual regional forum, just a month after the mainland completed its leadership transition, officials said. Siew will lead a high-powered delegation to Boao today ...

  2. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    Xi offers an economic 'olive branch' to Taiwan

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... during his meeting with former Taiwanese vice-president Vincent Siew Wan-chang yesterday on the sidelines of the 2013 Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province. "Considering Taiwan's need ... Agency after a 50-minute meeting between Xi and Siew described as amiable and harmonious. In his meeting with Xi, Siew expressed Taiwan's desire to participate in regional economic ...

  3. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Different responses to Siew and Lien trips reveal Ma's thinking

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to a landmark meeting between the island's former vice-president, Vincent Siew Wan-chang, and new top mainland leader Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan on Monday. ... the Siew-Xi meeting as "advantageous to the positive development of cross-strait relations", and the island's economics ministry praised it as being "practical" and "in ...

  4. Put economics before politics, says Vincent Siew

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vincent Siew Wan-chang, chairman of the Cross-Strait Common Market Foundation and also a senior economic adviser to President Chen Shui-bian, said on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia that he hoped leaders on both sides could work together to build a common market. 'This is my idea,' said Mr Siew, who was premier of Taiwan under previous president Lee Teng-hui ...

  5. News - China

    Hopes dashed of historic Xi-Ma meeting at Apec

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:41pm

    ... Lawrence Chung Lawrence.Chung@scmp.com Taiwan to send former vice-president Vincent Siew to Beijing next month, ending hopes of a historic meeting between Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and his mainland counterpart Xi Jinping. Taiwan will send former vice-president Vincent Siew Wan-chang to take part in the informal leaders’ summit at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am

    ... at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Caine Road at 8pm.   Taiwan's Siew meets President Xi Former Taiwanese vice-president Vincent Siew Wan-chang meets President Xi Jinping today on the sidelines of the 2013 Boao Forum for Asia. The meeting will offer clues as to how Taipei and Beijing can strengthen mutual trust and increase mutual economic benefits. Siew leads a high-powered ...

  8. Ma picks veteran economist as presidential running mate

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's Kuomintang presidential candidate Ma Ying-jeou has surprised many by picking veteran economist and former premier Vincent Siew Wan-chang as his ... Security Research Centre. Vincent Siew Wan-chang Born January 3, 1939, in Taiwan's southern city of Chiayi Graduated from National Chengchi University where he earned his masters in diplomacy ...

  9. Hu, Siew break the ice across the Taiwan Strait

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Taiwanese vice-president-elect Vincent Siew Wan-chang - the highest-level contact between mainland and island leaders since a bitter civil war separated them nearly 60 years ago. The two leaders ... . That Mr Siew attended the forum in an unofficial capacity did not diminish the importance of the meeting. Leaders of the two sides have not met formally since Kuomintang forces fled to Taiwan ...

  10. Hu plans to meet Taiwanese deputy behind closed doors

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

    ... Kristine Kwok and Fanny W. Y. Fung in Boao, Hainan President Hu Jintao will hold a closed-door meeting with Taiwan's vice-president-elect, Vincent Siew Wan-chang, marking Beijing's first interaction with the island's new administration. Arriving in Hainan province yesterday for his sixth time at the annual Boao Forum for Asia, Mr Siew said: 'It's my ...




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