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  1. Wen assures forum of flexibility, caution in economic growth

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Tianjin China will adopt a flexible yet cautious approach to economic growth in response to the unfolding global financial crisis arising out of the US, Premier Wen Jiabao told an international forum yesterday. At the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, Mr Wen reassured 1,400 entrepreneurs, officials and researchers from around the world that China would keep a careful hand ...

  2. Hu among dozens of state leaders to attend Boao economic conference

    Posted Mar 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Boao Forum for Asia was set up seven years ago as China's answer to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Chinese leaders use Boao to engage other world leaders and promote ... Chow Chung-yan President Hu Jintao will attend the annual Boao Forum for Asia economic conference in a seaside resort town on Hainan Island, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Wu Dawei said ...

  3. Sino-US summit a valuable forum

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The fifth Sino-US economic summit ended yesterday like its forerunners, without any breakthroughs on major issues. That does not mean it was a failure. As its name suggests, the strategic economic dialogue is a forum for a frank, top-level exchange of views. It has proved important in building trust and understanding between the world's biggest economy and its emerging rival. ...

  4. Forum delegates told of silver lining in storm clouds

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai and Woods Lee in Tianjin Few would argue that the unfolding financial turmoil in the United States could have calamitous consequences for the world economy, but creative minds are trying to find a way back from the brink. An intriguing possibility in this regard was raised in Tianjin by Andre Schneider, the managing director of the World Economic Forum: since US assets ...

  5. Economic Journal marks milestone with online presence

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Financial newspaper Hong Kong Economic Journal will finally launch its online version tomorrow, establishing a public opinion platform for its readers around the world ... but is also trying to become a leading site for commentary on local issues. Media Eye visited the trial version of the website last week and discovered it includes forums or discussion boards ...

  6. Forum to explore promise of DNA engineering

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... of the world can work together to help develop the next generation of biotechnology and see it developed and deployed responsibly.' Hundreds of people including scientists, academics and investors ... modifications and send their specifications to labs in the city and around the world. The individual DNA strands are then built through chemistry. Once experts connect the microscopic sugar strands ...

  7. Green advocate and passionate champion of public forums dies suddenly aged 50

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to the chamber's suggestions on air quality, the World Trade Organisation and the Closer Economic Partnership Agreement. 'We are all very deeply saddened and shocked... our hearts go out to his wife ... Review, he pushed the government to hold public forums in which people were encouraged to freely talk about how their dream city should look. 'He was a very capable man and the champion ...

  8. Perfect time for Asia to boost economic influence

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... aside long-standing rivalries and intensify co-ordination. As a forum for consultation and co-operation, the G20 seems set to become a prominent feature of the global economic landscape. Its ... to convene a summit of the G20 heads of state in Washington last weekend marks a watershed in the way global economic problems are handled. The summit agreed on a plan for tackling the financial ...

  9. Challenging year ahead for textile industry

    Posted Mar 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this year,' he said. Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr Ma will make a welcome speech to the delegates during lunch on the first day of the event. The opening of the forum ... of the business and this phenomenon will be addressed in another forum session that will cover the changing retail scene in the western world, and how an increasing number of brands are now also taking ...

  10. A radical solution to the world's economic problems

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to charities. But whether the meeting will do anything at all to further the CGI's avowed ambition of implementing 'innovative solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges' is altogether more doubtful. So in the interest of helping things along a little, here's a modest suggestion that might assist the world to claw its way out of the current slump while ...




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