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The 7th Asia-Europe Meeting

Statement of 7th ASEM on Int'l Financial Situation

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Logo of the ASEM7

The idea of the logo of the Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 7) derives from a Chinese knot.


What issue will the ASEM7 major focus on?
Financial crisis
Other issues


Wen calls for restructuring of global system

GMT China Daily Premier Wen Jiabao has called for new rules to guide the international financial system following Asian and European leaders' call for the International Monetary Fund to step in and play a "critical role" in dealing with the global financial crisis.

Hu calls for 'long-term vision'

GMT China Daily The world's two most populous countries should have a "far-sighted, strategic and long-term perspective" in their joint effort to overcome the global financial crisis, President Hu Jintao told Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday.

7th Asia-Europe meeting concluded with consensus on global financial crisis

GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The two-day 7th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) was concluded here Saturday with participants reaching consensus on global financial crisis and other issues.

ASEM agrees to issue the Beijing Declaration

GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) issued a Chair's Statement here on Saturday, agreeing to issue the Beijing Declaration on Sustainable Development.

ASEM summit opening triggers media fight

GMT Xinhua English Journalists from Asia and Europe work in the Press Center of the seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM7) in Beijing International Hotel, Beijing, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2008. The ASEM7 summit kicked off in Beijing Friday afternoon.

Chinese president, premier and foreign leaders attending ASEM meeting take group photo

GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) --- Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, together with the foreign leaders attending the seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit, took a group photo at the Great Hall of the People Friday afternoon.

Beijing ready to host ASEM7

GMT Xinhua English The seventh ASEM summit will be held from Oct. 24 to 25 in Beijing, drawing leaders and delegates from 45 Asian and European countries and organizations.

Asian and European leaders meet in Beijing for ASEM

GMT China Daily Dozens of Asian and European leaders, representing half the global economy, have gathered in Beijing this week at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) starting Friday.

About ASEM

GMT Xinhua English The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is an inter-governmental forum between Asia and Europe. In March 1996, the First ASEM Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand, marking the official birth of ASEM.

Background: The overarching theme of ASEM7

GMT Xinhua English The Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 7) will be held in Beijing 24-25 October 2008. The summit will be the first gathering of leaders of 45 ASEM partners since its second round of enlargement in 2006.

Background: Logo of the Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting

GMT Xinhua English The idea of the logo of the Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 7) derives from a Chinese knot, symbolizing cooperation and harmony between Asia and Europe. The letters 'a' and 'e' stand for Asia and Europe, and the golden section of the letter 'e' forms the Chinese character for seven, indicating the Seventh ASEM Summit.