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Summer Davos 2009 in Dalian

2009 Summer Davos forum ends with cautious optimism about world economy

The Summer Davos forum, or the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009, concluded in northeast China's coastal city of Dalian on Saturday afternoon. Full story

BACKGROUND

Summer Davos 2009 Agenda

Reviving economic growth remains the priority for policy-makers and business leaders in 2009.

POLL

The theme of Summer Davos 2009 is 'Relaunching Growth'. Do you think China can be a significant driver in bringing the world economy out of its present recession?
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2009 Summer Davos forum ends with cautious optimism about world economy

2009-09-12 10:12:22 GMT Xinhua English DALIAN, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Summer Davos forum, or the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009, concluded in northeast China's coastal city of Dalian on Saturday afternoon.

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2009-09-11 15:12:42 GMT Xinhua English DALIAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Although uncertainties still remain for the economy, China's stimulus plans have won applauses at the Summer Davos forum, where about 1,400 world business leaders and policy makers gathered to find ways to relaunch world economic growth.

Innovation key word at 2009 Summer Davos

2009-09-11 14:53:57 GMT Xinhua English by Xinhua Writer Gui Tao, Wang Ying

Emerging markets renew competitiveness amid crisis

2009-09-11 08:39:10 GMT China Daily The global economy continues to weather the most difficult climate for generations, with governments around the world taking an active stance in addressing the crisis. Yet while urgent action has been taken in many countries to support demand and head off a prolonged recession, this should not diminish their focus on long-term competitiveness fundamentals, and the potential impact that present actions will have on future growth.

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Let's hope China leads the new green revolution

2009-09-11 08:40:52 GMT China Daily As I look out over Beijing from my 10th floor balcony, there is barely a cloud in the cobalt blue sky. A gentle, fresh breeze takes the edge off the sun's warm rays. In the distance I can see the mountains, and the Olympic Green stands out like an oasis. It is as nice a day as any I have experienced in the city but it is not always thus.

Joint action vital to battle crisis

2009-09-11 08:39:52 GMT China Daily Many developing countries, given their low level of development, weak economic capability, heavy export-reliance and insufficiently developed system, suffer the severe impact of the international financial crisis. The World Bank predicts that except for China and India, other developing countries as a whole will see minus 1.6 percent economic growth this year.

Global challenges in spotlight at third WEF

2009-09-11 08:38:14 GMT China Daily The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, also known as the "Summer Davos", opened in Dalian yesterday. The three-day-event, taking "Reviving economic growth" as its 2009 theme, will run in the city until September 12.

Wen: Forum should serve 'both rich and poor'

2009-09-11 08:35:45 GMT China Daily Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday called on the World Economic Forum (WEF) to give more consideration to developing countries and turn the important global business meeting into one for "both the rich and the poor".

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Summer Davos boosts Dalian's opening up

2009-09-10 06:03:23 GMT China Daily Dalian, the port city in Liaoning province, will take the chance of the ongoing annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) New Champions to hasten the process of its opening up to the outside world, says Xia Deren, Party secretary of the Dalian Municipal Party Committee.

Dalian making all-around preparations for Summer Davos

2009-09-09 12:43:15 GMT Xinhua English The city of Dalian is making all-around preparations for the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009, or Summer Davos, which will be held there from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12.

China's Dalian ready for Summer Davos

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Mounted policewomen secure Summer Davos

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Industrious journalists at 2009 Summer Davos

2009-09-12 09:06:54 GMT Xinhua English Journalists crowded around two participants of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009 when they are interviewd by local radio station in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 11, 2009. Hundreds of journalists swarmed into the north China's port city to cover the meeting.

Participants enjoy cultral soiree at 2009 Summer Davos

2009-09-12 05:29:16 GMT Xinhua English Participants attend a cultural soiree at Xinghai Square during the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009 in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 11, 2009. Participants of the meeting gathered here Friday night to experience fabulous cuisine varieties, Chinese traditional music, intriguing folk performances and fascinating lighting effects by the sea.

Concentrated simultaneous interpreters at 2009 Summer Davos

2009-09-12 05:25:47 GMT Xinhua English A simultaneous interpreter works during a press conference at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009 in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, late Sept. 11, 2009.

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5 pillars of Summar Davos 2009

2009-09-09 06:58:55 GMT Xinhua English The program will be based on five pillars:

Economic growth a priority at this year's "Summer Davos"

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Summer Davos 2009 Agenda

2009-09-08 09:37:36 GMT China Daily Reviving economic growth remains the priority for policy-makers and business leaders in 2009. This recovery will be directed by a new generation of leaders - the New Champions - and the World Economic Forum is bringing over 1300 of them together at the "Summer Davos" in Dalian, China. The Meeting will take a comprehensive approach to the issues most relevant to getting business back on a track of growth and identifying opportunities for development.