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  1. Davos

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... the nickname of the World Economic Forum, is just that. Held from January 28 to February 1, the five-day global summit takes place annually in the snowy peaks of Davos, Switzerland. A powerful ... Every year, an exclusive Swiss resort plays host to the world's most powerful leaders- and this year they had even more to discuss than usual, writes Sara Yin Famine, disease, war... ...

  2. Leaders must use Boao Forum to tackle global crisis, Wen says

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Will Clem

    ... the global economic crisis. 'This forum is being held against the background of the global financial crisis, which is having a huge impact on Asia's economies. We hope we can use ... of the forum's board of directors and former president of the Philippines, said he hoped the forum would underscore the part developing countries in the region had to play in rebuilding the world ...

  3. Millions at stake in 'divorce forum shopping', court ruling shows

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Hong Kong are among the most generous jurisdictions in the world for the economically weaker divorcing party, usually (but not always) the wife. On the other hand, jurisdictions like France, ... was recognised in that jurisdiction before proceedings in Hong Kong were completed. 'This is a classic case of divorce forum shopping. It highlights the complexities and pitfalls of an international ...

  4. Polytechnic University to play host to China-Europa Forum

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A forum dedicated to pondering the future relationship between China and Europe will be held in Hong Kong for the first time in July. Polytechnic University will host the third meeting of the China-Europa Forum, which is expected to involve 1,000 European and Chinese participants. They will include former world leaders such as former French prime minister Michel Rocard, ...

  5. Participants leave forum with a sunny feeling

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Will Clem

    ... to 'rival or much less supplement' the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, but said it did get better weather. 'I have been to Davos and still don't understand why we ... former Philippine president Fidel Ramos said at the close of the summit in Hainan last night. The Boao Forum for Asia, the annual non-governmental brainstorming session on the regional economy, ...

  6. Green projects touted as answer to economic woes

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Boao, Hainan Asian nations were urged yesterday to embrace investment in green technologies and renewable energies as a way to drive the world out of its economic crisis. 'The window of opportunity for green technology is open now,' Finnish Prime Minister Matti Taneli Vanhanen told a lunchtime panel at the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan. 'The global ...

  7. Boosting cross-strait economic ties a key goal

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Strengthening economic ties across the Taiwan Strait is a key goal for the Boao Forum this weekend, with high-level delegations from both sides laying the groundwork for formal ... on cross-strait economic collaboration in Nanjing at the end of this month,' Mr Wang said. He held a welcome reception for the 34-member Taiwanese business delegation, headed by Frederick Chien Fu, ...

  8. Delta forum fails to live up to expectations

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... are starting to question the real benefits of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Co-operation and Development Forum. Launched in 2003, it set out as a place for grand plans to facilitate economic ... of economic output in the coming decades. Shen Hualin of Guangxi's Communist Party School said the forum was not promoting substantial regional interaction. 'The current pan-PRD ...

  9. Economic integration vital as mainland reaches out to world

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... rule of law system. 'We get [the mainland] and they can use us to reach the world,' he said. Although the city's economic integration with the mainland increased after 1997, many ... Dickson Poon, executive director of Dickson Concepts, said Hong Kong had immediate access to the markets of the world's most important developing economy. 'Hong Kong has always been ...

  10. Let's be a beacon of hope to lead world out of recession, Wen says

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Will Clem

    ... for multinationals to stay in the region. In a 20-minute opening speech addressing 1,600 representatives at the Boao Forum for Asia yesterday, he warned the path of recovery for the world's economy ... in the televised speech. 'It may take a longer and winding process for the world economy to recover.' He pledged that China would take an active role in pursuing closer economic and trade ...




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