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Who said it?

He did it for the sake of Hong Kong, not for his own interests

A spokesman for tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun (pictured) on her boss' change of heart in the chief executive election

Thursday, 5 April, 2012, 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to open Boao Forum

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

In Brief

Former ambassador heads forum

Former ambassador to the United States Zhou Wenzhong took over as secretary general of the Boao Forum for Asia, succeeding Long Yongtu, according to The Beijing News. Long had already announced his retirement in April and recommended Zhou, his long-time friend, for the post. Mimi Lau

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Connection spurs progress

Tropical Hainan's singling out by the central government to become the mainland's 'International tourism island' is likely to have a positive impact on the island's development as a Mice destination.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Row over Jackie Chan deepens

Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has spoken out in the row surrounding Jackie Chan after the film star suggested Chinese people needed control and that too much freedom could lead to chaos.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Man threatens to sue Boao official over 'dissenters' slur

A Shenzhen resident has threatened to sue Long Yongtu , secretary general of the Boao Forum Asia, for his insistence that authorities should take a hard stance on 'dissenters'.

24 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

A corporate beauty pageant for foreign investors

Shark fin soup on the menu at a conference dedicated to sustainability and relaxed Australian former prime minister Bob Hawke crooning Waltzing Matilda at a Mengniu Dairy cocktail hour, the Boao Forum on Asia is still grappling for an identity.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Trust in media declining, survey finds

19 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Getting there

By Air

3 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Chill out in Boao

THE TURN-OFF TO Boao from the coastal highway between Sanya and Haikou takes travellers via a twisting road lined with trees that give way to charming but dilapidated farming villages. Water buffalo turn the fields in the distance. Then, suddenly, the Boao Aquapolis comes into view.

3 Aug 2005 - 12:00am