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

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

    ... 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 ... venue for Asian countries to discuss economic and social development. But scholars and observers said the forum was running out of steam. Fewer and fewer national leaders attend the meetings ...

  2. Boao forum to adopt win-win theme

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing World leaders will again descend on Hainan when the island province hosts the Boao Forum for Asia from April 24-25. Long Yongtu, Boao's secretary-general ... the 1,000 expected delegates about the European Union's economic integration and the implications for Asia. 'We at the Boao Forum are bringing together not only top Asian ministers ...

  3. Forum sows seeds for new powerhouse

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... River Delta concept will start taking shape when representatives of nine provinces and the chief executives of Hong Kong and Macau meet at the first economic co-operation forum in Hong Kong ... office. Mr Chen said the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the mainland's entry to the World Trade Organisation made a strong case for regional co-operation. 'After entry into the WTO, ...

  4. CLSA forum to shine spotlight on appeal of Asian prospects

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... forum. It involves five intense days of meetings with 202 Asian companies, including 36 from Hong Kong. Talk in the financial community has centred on which 'big name' will perform ... registrations. 'This is an indication that people are curious with a bias towards being positive on the region in the next three or four months,' Mr Coull said. CLSA's forum is the first ...

  5. Venture into exciting world of finance conferences

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venture Forum, a worldwide conference series. Of these, the Hong Kong-based Asian Venture Forum is widely regarded as Asia's 'must-attend' private equity and venture capital event. ... to travel to the world's financial capitals. He believed that the chance to work with 'some of the most intelligent people in the world' would increase the appeal of the job. Although ...

  6. East Asia is urged to work faster for unity

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Boao, Hainan Nations must get together to meet challenges, Boao Forum leaders say Asian countries should further strengthen co-operation and speed up economic integration, ... started [to see themselves] since the end of world war two,' said forum chairman Fidel Ramos, the former president of the Philippines. Speaking at the initial press conference for the forum ...

  7. Online forum not the best way to gather views

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... way towards addressing their grievances. Yet the idea of setting up a 600-member forum as a step in this direction is highly questionable. First of all, the government does have many channels ... with a still-murky mandate. We are told that forum members will be consulted by e-mail and an online chat room for discussions. Seminars will be held only as needed. Less clear is who will be in charge ...

  8. 'Big brother' can bring stability and security to Asia, says Ramos

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in other parts of the world.' China Development Institute president Li Luoli, who also attended the forum, agreed with Mr Ramos and said a powerful China had not historically been a threat to the region. 'To put it correctly, it is not the rise of China. It is the re-emergence. China was the most powerful, most advanced and most economically vibrant power in the world for a long ...

  9. Tsang extols benefits of ITU Telecom World 2006

    Posted Sep 08th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... in direct economic benefits to Hong Kong, the government said in a statement. The event comprises two parts- an exhibition and a forum. The exhibition enables industry players to showcase ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 6.11pm: The ITU Telecom World 2006 offers great opportunities to firms interested in the China telecommunications market, Secretary for Commerce, Industry ...

  10. Ma heading to Beijing for fund management forum

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.38pm: Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang, would lead a 120-strong delegation to Beijing later this week for a forum on management of insurance funds, a government spokesperson said on Tuesday. It is organised by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. The forum, held on Thursday and Friday, will examine ...




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