Asian Financial Forum

Asian countries need to tweak financial systems to survive head winds, ADB chief says

“The Asian financial market is much more resilient than in the 1997 Asian financial crisis,” said Takehiko Nakao. Photo: Reuters

Asian countries must make their financial systems more innovative to better prepare for a changing external environment and tighter liquidity conditions, Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao said.

Monday, 13 January, 2014, 3:40pm

China must invest abroad for food security, forum told

China is facing an explosive demand for proteins, which will put enormous pressure on the production of corn and soya beans. Photo: AFP

China must invest overseas to ensure its food security, said speakers at the recent Asian Financial Forum.

22 Jan 2013 - 4:12am

Leung unveils launch date for financial services council

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers a speech at the Asian Financial Forum on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chief Executive CY Leung said on Monday he would launch a new council to develop Hong Kong’s financial services industry on Thursday – a day after he delivers his maiden policy address.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Talking points

Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li

Chief justice opens the legal year

City Hall hosts the ceremonial opening of the legal year, with Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li inspecting a ceremonial guard mounted by the police force at Edinburgh Place. He will address the gathering, followed by Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Bar Association chairman Kumar Ramanathan and others.


14 Jan 2013 - 3:31am