Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with a number of foreign dignitaries who came to the southern Chinese island of Hainan for the Boao Forum for Asia(BFA) 2011 annual meeting running from Friday to Saturday.
President Hu on Friday called for "open regionalism" and proposed "a new security concept" to help shelve differences at the annual Boao Forum for Asia.
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Asian countries need to transform their economic development and develop the green economy.
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Zhou Wenzhong, secretary-general of Boao Forum for Asia and former Chinese ambassador to the United States, talks to Henry Paulson, former US Treasury secretary, during the 2011 annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia, in Boao, South China’s Hainan province, April 15, 2011.
Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong says she expects Harvard University to continue playing an active role in promoting exchanges of education, science and technology, and culture between China and the United States.
The leaders of the world's top emerging economies pledged on Thursday to work for peace and prosperity as they met amid a turbulent background defined by Middle East turmoil and slow global economic recovery.Special: BRICS Summit 2011
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Leaders of five BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, released on Thursday a joint document, Sanya Declaration, at the BRICS Leaders Meeting in south China's resort city of Sanya.