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Dates Thursday, June 8 - Friday, June 9, 2000
Organizer Nikkei Inc.,


Day 1 Thursday, June 8, 2000
Welcoming Remarks Takuhiko Tsuruta
President & CEO, Nikkei
Speech

New Age for Japanese-Korea Relations and Stability on the Korean Peninsula

Ro-Myung Gong
Chair Professor, Dongguk University, Director, The Institute for Japanese Studies, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (Republic of Korea)

Discussion

Woo Sock Choi
President, Samsung Economic Research Institute (Republic of Korea)

Akira Chihaya
Representative Director and President, Nippon Steel Corporation (Japan)

Moderator:
Hiroshi Wada
Editor, Asian News Department, Nikkei

Special Keynote
Speech

Indonesia's Strategies for Economic Recovery

Abdurrahman Wahid
President, Republic of Indonesia

Luncheon
Speech

Stabilization in East Asia and the Role of China

Zhao Qizheng
Director, Information Office of State Council (China)

Discussion

Angang Hu
Research Fellow, Center for China Study, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)

Rong-I Wu
President, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (Taiwan)

Moderator:
Ryosei Kokubun
Center for Area Studies Professor, Department of Political Science, Keio University

Speech

Jeffrey L.S. Koo
Chairman, Chinese National Association of Industry & Commerce Chairman & CEO, Chinatrust Commercial Bank (Taiwan)

Coffee Break
Discussion

Will East Asia's "Economic Miracle" Return?

Lee Kuan Yew
Senior Minister, Singapore

Robert A. Scalapino
Professor Emeritus, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley (U.S.A.)

Moderator:
Akira Kojima
Managing Director & Editorial Page Editor, Nikkei



Day 2 Friday, June 9, 2000
Speech

The Path to Asian Revitalization

Supachai Panitchpakdi
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce (Thailand)


The Path to Asian Revitalization

David Oliver Abel
Minister, Office of the Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) (Myanmar)

Domingo L. Siazon, Jr.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Philippines)

Vu Khoan
Minister of Trade (Vietnam)

Uichiro Niwa
President and Chief Executive Officer, Itochu Corporation (Japan)

Noordin Sopiee
(Speaker and Moderator)
Chairman, Institute for Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

Coffee Break
Panel Discussion
(of the five speakers)

Moderator:
Noordin Sopiee
Chairman, Institute for Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

Luncheon
Speech

Mahathir bin Mohamad
Prime Minister, Malaysia

Sisavath Keobounphanh
Prime Minister, Lao People's Democratic Republic

Coffee Break
Speech

Corporate Strategy amid IT Revolution

Moon Soul Chung
CEO & Chairman, Mirae Corporation (Republic of Korea)

Peter Yip
Chief Executive Officer, chinadotcom corporation (Hong Kong SAR)

Koji Ohboshi
Chairman, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (Japan)

Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Hirotomo Nomura
Senior Staff Writer, Nikkei

Titles of speakers, names of companies, etc., were correct as of the time when the forum was held.