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  1. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for economic co-operation Sino-Arab forum seen as chance to boost business Trade between China and the Arab world grew 22 per cent in the first half of the year, despite political turmoil ... Beijing is preparing for the third Sino-Arab economic and trade forum, slated to begin next month in the northwestern Ningxia region, home to more than 10 per cent of China's 20 million ...

  2. Forum for leadership

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... becoming the largest economy in the world, striking a better balance between economic growth and social development, the contribution made by public and private sectors, and efficient use ... professionals. Alex Malley, CEO of CPA Australia which organises the congress, says the event provides a forum for thought leadership and learning from experts on subjects ranging from the economy ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Crucial for forum to calm the waters

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... China does not want the South China Sea dominating discussion at the Asean Regional Forum, which opens in Phnom Penh today. It would prefer that Southeast Asian nations and their dialogue ... when the European economic crisis is threatening another global financial meltdown, the events of recent months make progress challenging. Vietnam's passing on June 21 of a law reasserting ...

  5. China's pledges fail to convince security forum

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Voltaire Gazmin, urged the US to 'exercise its persuasive power' over the South China Sea. In unusually detailed addresses at a forum that rarely strays beyond platitudes, both officials mentioned specific incidents involving Chinese vessels inside their economic zones. Thanh said there must be no repetition of a May 26 incident in which a Chinese ship cut cables towed ...

  6. China 'not after world supremacy'

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng China will never challenge the US for world leadership, a leading mainland academic said yesterday at the Boao forum. Wang Jisi, vice-chairman of the China Reform Forum ... Renwei, deputy director of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, said the mainland was even willing to reassure Asia and the world that its new policy of 'a peaceful rise and economic ...

  7. Taiwan not invited to cultural forum

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... announced details yesterday of the $3.5 million Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum - Capitalising on Creativity, describing it as the first of its kind in East Asia. But he said he did not know who should be invited from Taiwan. 'Taipei has a cultural chief, but we cannot invite a Taipei official because it is not an economic entity. If we talk about Taiwan as a whole, it doesn't ...

  8. China as a Leader of the World Economy

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill China as a Leader of the World Economy by Gregory Chow World Scientific China's GDP will continue to grow by at least eight per cent for another decade and will overtake that of the United States by 2019. That is the prediction of Chinese-American economist Gregory Chow in his new book, China as a Leader of the World Economy, which presents a favourable ...

  9. Economic diplomacy can foster peace in Asia

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... claims to sovereignty over land or resources. There is no doubt, though, that through governments working together on an economic basis, the chances of a deal being struck to wipe away the risk ... and the border dispute that it created, China's support for rival Pakistan and India's hosting of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama are barely moving. But economic, educational ...

  10. Economic boom pushes Hongkongers to top of the international optimism league

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hongkongers are the most optimistic in the world about their prospects this year, though they are less bullish than they were a year ago about how 2007 would turn out. More than ... in part to the strong economic growth the city had seen last year. 'Real GDP increased by an annualised rate of 6.1 per cent in the nine months up to September. Total exports grew by a strong ...




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