Dates Tuesday, May 21 - Wednesday, May 22, 2003
Organizer Nikkei Inc.,

Day 1 Tuesday, May 21, 2002
Welcoming Remarks Takuhiko Tsuruta
President & CEO, Nikkei

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
President, Republic of the Philippines
"Philippines: Growth Prospects and the Future of ASEAN"

Zhao Qizheng
Minister, Information Office of State Council, People's Republic of China
"Chinese Economy and Asia after Joining the WTO"

Pham Gia Khiem
Deputy Prime Minister, Vietnam
"Promoting Cooperations, Enhancing Integrations for Prosperous Asia"

Luncheon Speech

Morihiko Hiramatsu
Governor of Oita Prefecture


Mahathir bin Mohamad
Prime Minister, Malaysia
"China -- A Challenge or an Opportunity for ASEAN?"


"China: Implications for Corporate Investment Strategy"

Dhanin Chearavanont
Chairman & CEO, Charoen Pokphand Group (Thailand)

Satoshi Iue
Chairman & CEO, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.

Jong-Yong Yun
Vice Chairman & CEO, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.

Coffee Break

"How Japan Can Prevent its Industrial Sector from Hollowing Out?"

Shinji Fukukawa
CEO, Dentsu Institute for Human Studies

Yoshio Terasawa
Chairman, The Tokyo Star Bank, Limited

Robert Tsao
Chairman, UMC (Taiwan)


Yoriko Kawaguchi
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Day 2 Wednesday, May 22, 2002

"Economic Progress in the Democratic Indonesia"

Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Indonesia

"Economic Development of Lao PDR in the Future of Asia"

Bounnhang Vorachith
Prime Minister, Lao People's Democratic Republic

Coffee Break

"Stability in the Region in the Wake of the Terrorist Attack"

Richard A. Christenson
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the United States of America, Tokyo, Japan

Noordin Sopiee
Chairman & CEO, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

Taizo Watanabe
Former Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia Commissioner General, the 2005 World Exposition Aichi, Japan

Yan Xuetong
Professor/Director, Institute of International Affairs, Tsinghua University

Luncheon Talk

"Japan in Asia: Letters from Asian Editors"

Cho Hyun Jae
Editor, Political News Desk, Maeil Business Newspaper & TV

Goh Nguen Wah
Associate Editor, Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore

Yu Qing
Chief Correspondent, International Department, People's Daily

China Session A

"Marketing in China"

Akihiko Hanawa
Senior Managing Director & COO of China Operation, Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd.

Henri D. Petit
Chairman & President, Greater Asia Region
Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company

Patrick Siewert
President, East and South Asia Group, The Coca-Cola Company

Zhang Ruimin
CEO, Haier Group Company

China Session B

"Marketing in China"
"Renminbi and China's Capital Market in 2006"

Masayuki Matsushima
Executive Director, Bank of Japan

Mitsuru Taniuchi
Deputy Director General, Economic Research, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

Dong Tao
Asia Chief Economist, Credit Suisse First Boston

Haiying Zhao
Deputy Director-General, Department of Public Offering Supervision, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)

Wang Jian
Deputy General Secretary, Chinese Society of Macro Economics, State Development and Planning Commission of People's Republic of China


"China: Competitor or Partner?"

Lee Kuan Yew
Senior Minister, Republic of Singapore

Yotaro Kobayashi
Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Chairman, KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)

Naoki Tanaka
President, The 21st Century Public Policy Institute

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