On April 8-11, the resort town of Bo’ao, situated on the Chinese island of Hainan, saw the regular economic Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Let us note the increasing importance of this forum that today is called “the Asian Davos”. This time it was visited by both the former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (chosen as the chairman of the BFA directors) and the incumbent one, António Guterres. Continue reading
On top of all signed multi-billion dollar trade agreements, leaders from APEC member countries were caught in their more human side and as expected, both sides of the media were feasting on them.
23:39:40 | Editor: yan
BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — In a dining hall that was once a swimming pool for Olympic champions and now resembles a traditional Chinese garden, leaders and celebrities from the Asia-Pacific were welcomed as “friends and neighbors” of China.
Here’s Pepe Escobar’s detailed analysis of what’s going on the surface of the ongoing battle for the control of the planet.