More than 30 countries waiting to join AIIB

There are more than 30 countries waiting to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, in addition to its 57 founding members, the bank's president said.

New media to play major role in promoting holistic tourism

Emerging technologies and media platforms could add up to communication tools to promote holistic tourism by telling Chinese stories to the world.

Overseas observers speak highly of Chinese premier's speech at Boao forum

The keynote speech delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the opening ceremony of the 2016 annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia has put forth a new vision for promoting regional development and revitalizing Asia, overseas observers said Thursday.

Ciming to offer world-class health services in China

A leading Chinese healthcare company plans to save the long-distance trips by those seeking advanced medical services abroad by bringing in some of the best foreign doctors, medicines and equipment home.

BRICS bank plans to issue first bond in Q2

The New Development Bank will sell its first bond by the second quarter of this year, the bank's vice-president said.

Economists at regional forum watch China's structural reform rather than growth speed

Economists and business leaders from Asia and beyond at the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia are closely following China's efforts and progress in economic structural reforms, saying that these are more important than the growth speed.

Decision to join bank in US' hands, says AIIB chief

The US can take its time deciding whether to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said Jin Liqun, president of the China-initiated bank on Friday.

BRICS bank to sell first yuan bond up to $770m

The New Development Bank (NDB) will sell its first bond, denominated in renminbi, in the second quarter of this year, with a size of $460-767 million.

China makes gains, faces hurdles in extending financial services

By removing systematic blocks and adopting new technology, China will be able to expand access to financial services to all people, according to experts at the Boao Forum conference.

Premier Li underscores global cooperation while meeting entrepreneurs

Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday highlighted global cooperation as he reassured entrepreneurs attending Boao Forum for Asia that China's market will stay open.

Chinese premier meets members of BFA board of directors

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with members of the Boao Forum for Asia board of directors, hailing the forum as a platform for countries to open their minds and conduct discussions for innovation and industrial revolution.


The 2016 Boao Forum for Asia will be held in South China's Hainan province from March 22 to 25. Participants at the annual conference will focus on Asia's New future: New Dynamics, New Vision and take part in panel discussions.

The forum, a non-government and non-profit organization, is a platform for leaders in government, business and academia from Asia and beyond to share their visions on the most pressing issues in this dynamic region and the world at large.