Dates Thursday, June 3, 2004
Organizer Nikkei Inc.,
Media Partners Kompas (Indonesia)
Joong Ang Ilbo (Republic of Korea)
Maeil Business Newspaper (Republic of Korea)
The Straits Times (Singapore)

Thursday, June 3 ,2004
Welcoming Remarks Ryoki Sugita
President & CEO, NIKKEI

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Prime Minister, Malaysia

Phan Van Khai
Prime Minister, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Focus Session

Surakiart Sathirathai
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand


"Entrusting the Dream to Asia's Next Generation"

Mahathir bin Mohamad
Former Prime Minister, Malaysia

Fidel V. Ramos
Former President, Republic of the Philippines

Yasuhiro Nakasone
Former Prime Minister, Japan

Moderator :
Akira Kojima
Senior Advisor to the Editorial Committee, Nikkei

Coffee Break
Speech Howard H. Baker, Jr.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United States of America

"Regional Unity: The Role Japan Must Play"

Lee Kuan Yew
Senior Minister, Republic of Singapore

Kakutaro Kitashiro
Chairman, KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)

Discussant & Moderator: :
Naoki Tanaka
Economic Analyst
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.