Boao Forum for Asia 2018

2018-04-02 11:42 GMT+8

China began its historic journey of reform and opening-up in 1978, and the Chinese people have added a glorious chapter to the development epic of the country and the nation over the past four decades, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.

2018-04-10 09:37 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday signaled that the pace of China’s 40 years of reform and opening up would only continue. 

2018-04-11 13:32 GMT+8

In 1978, China’s late leader Deng Xiaoping proposed the idea of internal reform and opening up to the outside world during the third plenary session of the 11th Party Congress, vowing to push for economic development in both urban and rural areas.

2018-03-26 18:07 GMT+8

Trade is about respecting other cultures and nobody can stop globalization, Jack Ma, the billionaire co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said on Monday at the Boao Forum for Asia in China’s southern Hainan Province.

2018-04-09 22:57 GMT+8

‍On April 10, Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in south China’s Hainan Province.

2018-04-09 11:41 GMT+8

China’s economy ended 2017 with a better-than-expected 6.9-percent growth, among the world’s strongest but far from the astronomical 10-plus growth that catapulted China’s economy in previous decades and made it the world’s second largest.

2018-03-28 19:26 GMT+8

Economic forums today may not be like the School of Athens, where ancient philosophers gathered to exchange ideas that revolutionized human history.

2018-03-25 20:47 GMT+8

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that the International community will not make globalization feared by isolationism, protectionism, or exclusion.

2018-04-10 13:10 GMT+8

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong praised China's increasingly important role in international economy through opening-up on Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the Annual Conference 2018 of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in south China's Hainan Province.

2018-04-10 12:30 GMT+8

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his country stands together with China, and is ready to work with Asian nations to seek cooperation and friendship.

2018-04-10 11:20 GMT+8

April 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Hainan's founding as a province and special economic zone of China. The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), one of the most prominent gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region, will be hosted in the same month in Boao, a small township in Hainan.

2018-03-21 11:08 GMT+8

‍When filmmaker Zhao Ke’er was asked to travel to Hainan Province to record a Chinese surfer taking on waves in the South China Sea, little did she know an epic journey was about to unfold.

2018-04-04 16:30 GMT+8

As smog lingered over cities in northern China in early March, silver-haired retirees in Sanya, a tropical city in south China’s Hainan Province, shared photos of palm-fringed beaches and blue skies.

2018-03-30 17:01 GMT+8

Huang Kunming, head of the publicity department for the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee, has urged Asian media outlets to uphold the call of the era, cooperate more, push for dialogue between nations and spread the voice of Asia.

2018-04-11 12:53 GMT+8

Asia is expected to continue leading the world in economic growth for the next two decades, experts said at a panel at the annual Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) conference currently unfolding in Qionghai, south China's Hainan Province.

2018-04-10 16:54 GMT+8

‍Building trust is central to improving the economic relationship between China and India, experts from both countries told a special CGTN panel at the Boao Forum for Asia on Monday. 

2018-04-10 09:30 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping told the Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday that China will significantly lower import tariffs for vehicles and reduce import tariffs for some other products this year.

2018-04-10 15:44 GMT+8

Myron Brilliant, executive vice president of the US Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday welcomed the “positive tone” of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech to the Boao Forum for Asia. 

2018-04-10 14:41 GMT+8

President Xi Jinping promised to create a more attractive investment environment during his keynote speech at the Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday. For Lawrence Brahm, founder and director of the Himalayan Consensus Institute, a lot of opportunities will happen, but they are not necessarily in the China market itself.

2018-04-11 11:28 GMT+8

How crazy are Chinese people over crayfish? According to a recent report released by China Cuisine Association, China’s favorite dish in 2017 was crayfish, and the popular seafood’s market value has exceeded 14 billion US dollars.

2018-03-26 17:10 GMT+8

Thai food, with its profusion of exotic flavors and aromatic components, has become one of the most popular international cuisines in China. In Kunming City in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, a Thai cuisine restaurant has gained a reputation for making authentic Thai dishes, and even Thai people love to visit when they miss the taste of home.

2018-03-29 13:11 GMT+8

Tender meat, savory seasonings, mouthwatering broth – a bowl of authentic ginseng chicken soup never fails to tantalize your taste buds and warm your heart.

2018-03-28 18:21 GMT+8

‍What comes to your mind when you think about some of the healthiest ingredients? Sea cucumber would likely be on the list for Chinese people. Sea cucumber is a kind of echinoderm, and 21 out of 61 types of the world's edible sea cucumber can be found in China.

2018-04-01 16:48 GMT+8

What kind of food do you prefer to wake up to in the morning? In China, most people would vote for the steamed bun, a breakfast favorite.

2018-03-31 14:47 GMT+8

While many people are beginning to experiment with different cuisines with bold flavors, bright colors and superior ingredients, there are still a large number of diners favoring a simple dish—porridge.  

2018-04-02 16:14 GMT+8

China is indisputably a foodie’s paradise. From Sichuan’s spicy, tongue-numbing food to Guangdong’s famous dim sums, Chinese food can be categorized into roughly eight culinary types depending on the region.

2018-03-27 14:29 GMT+8

Any cuisine is nothing if not creative in China. Chicken wrapped in pork belly is a southern Chinese classic, but now a chef has taken it to even greater heights.

2018-03-30 12:39 GMT+8

‍Promoting the exchange of different religious cultures and building a community of a shared future for mankind has always been a goal for the Religious Leaders Dialogue at the Boao Forum in the past three years. This year’s dialogue with religious leaders was held Wednesday in south China's Hainan Province, with CGTN anchor Tian Wei hosting the dialogue and a total of three religious leaders attending the discussion.

2018-04-11 20:14 GMT+8

Henri Giscard d’Estaing, president of the global holiday company Club Med, has said southern China’s province of Hainan is on track to becoming a leading global vacation destination.

2018-04-11 18:45 GMT+8

China and India on Tuesday held crucial talks on disarmament and non-proliferation in Beijing amid signs of growing bilateral engagements following last year’s border standoff. The talks assume significance ahead of the plenary session later this year of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), where India is seeking an entry and needs the support of China, a key member of the NSG.

2018-04-11 18:17 GMT+8

At the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference, Chinese President Xi Jinping in his keynote speech vowed to make the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) the broadest platform for international cooperation. Since Xi envisioned this initiative in 2013, the BRI has gained momentous development yet is still confronted with brewing risks, which, if left unaddressed, will hinder its rosy development.

2018-04-11 14:12 GMT+8

“We have seen markets in Japan and South Korea closing higher on Tuesday.” According to CGTN’s correspondent Jack Barton in Seoul, analysts attribute the rise in markets to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony of Boao Forum where he announced new measures to further open up China’s economy. 

2018-04-11 20:32 GMT+8

President Xi's speech was positively evaluated by the international community — including the US. Earlier, an expert on international issues, Hong Lin, shared his thoughts on that, emphasizing a win-win outcome when the principle of mutual benefit is followed.

2018-04-11 17:11 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping's keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday has been well-received by world leaders for its open tone and support to globalization and equitable development that will benefit everyone.

2018-04-11 15:32 GMT+8

China's newly appointed central bank governor Yi Gang has announced a slew of reform measures regarding the foreign capital entering China’s financial market at the annual meeting of Boao Forum for Asia. This comes a day after President Xi Jinping’s speech on the opening ceremony, vowing a more open Chinese financial market.

2018-04-11 10:13 GMT+8

“China’s open door will not be closed, it will be opened wider,” Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to continue with the reform and opening-up policy during his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).

2018-04-11 10:24 GMT+8

Addressing the annual Boao Forum in south China's Hainan Province on Tuesday, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde identified three gaps that needed to be closed to help Asia's economies continue to open up. 

2018-04-11 07:46 GMT+8

China will continue to support free trade, President Xi Jinping said Tuesday when meeting with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.

2018-04-10 18:06 GMT+8

In a keynote speech to mark the opening of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia, Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined four propositions for further opening up China’s economy to the rest of the world.

2018-04-10 16:41 GMT+8

Recent years have witnessed the unprecedented development of emerging economies, which have played a prominent role in driving global economic growth. Nonetheless, concerns are rising about whether dividends from short-term development will dent the long-term reform of these new economies, consequently squandering the previous efforts in restructuring their economies.

2018-04-10 17:22 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping has borrowed words from a local folk song to extend his greetings to global shakers and movers in the realm of politics and business, telling international leaders at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia, long time no see.

2018-04-10 13:46 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping has unveiled four new concrete measures to advance reform and opening-up, from expanding market access to foreign capital to increasing imports and lowering tariffs.

2018-04-10 13:48 GMT+8

China is part of a new Silicon Valley that spreads from the Greater Bay Area in south China all the way to Bombay and Bangalore, India, Laurence Brahm, founding director of the Himalayan Consensus, told CGTN.

2018-04-10 13:07 GMT+8

Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former French prime minister, rebuked US President Donald Trump on Monday as he hit out at protectionist measures and called for dialogue, not provocation. 

2018-04-10 10:33 GMT+8

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday urged Taiwan's business community to promote the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.

2018-04-10 11:55 GMT+8

“This is all about China in the new era, it focus on global integration. China being the country to stand for globalization, moreover, it also means for an end to the cold war, protectionism, and one country bullying another, it’s really about common shared destiny of mankind with shared future,” Lawrence Brahm, founder and director of the Himalayan Consensus Institute spoke with CGTN, about what impressed him the most in President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.

2018-04-10 17:24 GMT+8

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia conference, he reiterated China’s stance on globalization and connectivity, in a world where protectionism and isolationism are rising.

2018-04-10 23:10 GMT+8

While “open” is the keyword of the Boao Forum for Asia, Donald Trump’s administration seems to be heading in the opposite direction. In response to growing US protectionism, South Korea said it will suspend tariff concessions on certain US goods, becoming one of the first countries to take such a line. Will more countries follow suit? How can Asia deal with the US when it's being so protective? 

2018-04-09 16:00 GMT+8

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2018-04-04 19:59 GMT+8

Guests, media, volunteers and thousands of people from around the world gathered in Boao, a town in south China's Hainan Province, for the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia.

2018-04-09 20:12 GMT+8

China will further open up its markets to foreign investors as it looks to move from high-speed to high-quality growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) on Tuesday.

2018-04-10 10:05 GMT+8

China will significantly broaden its market access, especially in financial sector, said Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday.

2018-04-10 10:23 GMT+8