Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2015 concludes

The annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) closed on Sunday in South China's Hainan province.

SOHO, Baidu mulls China's 1st estate-Internet tie-up

Real estate giant SOHO China is likely to join hands with search engine Baidu Incto sell homes online, two top executives from the companies suggested on Sunday.

China, US 'cannot afford' maritime dispute

Countries outside the South China Sea should not get involved into the overlapping territorial claims of China and some ASEAN countries.

Countries rushing to join AIIB

Observers say US, now increasingly isolated, should rethink its negative position on the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Tech tycoons' take on innovation in BFA

Innovation and technology are seen as a hot topic in this year's annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia held in Boao, South China's Hainan province.

China-led bank 'shouldn’t be hostage to history': expert

The proposed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank should not be constrained by past history and should be creative in its structure, governance and lending practice.

Australia announces it will join China-proposed bank

Australia will join the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank as a prospective founding member.

China-backed investment bank welcomes all countries: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an open initiative and China welcomes all countries to join the effort.

Maritime Silk Road strategy not a political tool

China will not use the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road project as a geopolitical tool to manipulate neighboring countries.

China unveils action plan on Belt and Road Initiative

Principles, framework, and cooperation priorities and mechanisms was revealed in the Initiative in a bid to enhance regional connectivity.

President Xi calls for better regional cooperation

President Xi Jinping called for greater Asian cooperation and sought to allay concerns about China's rising during the opening ceremony of a major regional development forum on Saturday.


The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference will be held from March 26 to 29 in South China's Hainan province. Participants will focus on Asia's future as a "community of shared destiny" and panel discussions will be conducted.

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 visions on the most pressing issues in this dynamic region and the world at large.