Forum debates 'Occupy Central' Occupy Central founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting goes head to head with the man who dubbed his civil disobedience movement evil at a forum organised by Wisdom HK. Robert Chow Yung, one of the conveners of the new group Silent Majority, has hit out at Tai's plan to have 10,000 people block streets in Central in a campaign for universal suffrage. Both men feature at the forum, taking place at the World Trade Centre Club in Causeway Bay, from 3.30pm. Asean and partners talk free trade Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and representatives of its partners, including China, meet in Brunei for the annual summit. Subjects up for discussion include the possibility of a comprehensive regional economic partnership that would take in China and other East Asian nations, as well as India, Australia and New Zealand. World Cup tickets go on sale Soccer's World Cup is approaching fast, and fans have their first chance to get their hands on tickets for next year's festival of soccer in Brazil. Prices for the three million tickets, of which 700,000 will go to international fans, have been set at between US$90 and US$990, the tournament's organisers say. A further 500,000 tickets for Brazilians only will go for as little as US$15. Ministers meet on trafficking Foreign ministers from across the Asia-Pacific region come together in Jakarta to discuss the vexed issue of human trafficking, amid Australia's latest attempt to tackle the problem by relocating refugees to camps in Papua New Guinea. The conference comes on the day that Indonesia removes visa-free-access rights from Iranian citizens, who often use the archipelago as a base for attempts to reach Australia. Jamaican leader makes Beijing stop Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller arrives in Beijing at the start of a six-day official visit as China continues to build its international influence. Simpson-Miller is accompanied by a business delegation looking to explore trade and investment opportunities. The prime ministers will meet President Xi Jinping , Premier Li Keqiang and other officials to strengthen bilateral relations. Ma plans early return as storm looms Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou makes a stopover in Los Angeles as he brings his five-nation tour of the island's diplomatic allies in the Caribbean and South America to an end. But Ma's initial plan to spend a full day on activities in the City of Angels has been scuppered by the need to return to Taipei to deal with the consequences of Tropical Storm Trami, which is heading towards Taiwan.