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APEC CEO Summit

APEC CEO Summit, Hanoi, Vietnam , November 16-19, 2006 - TSSI's President and CEO, Hau Lam, was one of the 200 U.S. delegates to attend Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2006 CEO Summit held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The APEC CEO Summit 2006 is set to be one of the most important events for the Asia Pacific business community this year. Leaders of economies and the world's leading CEO's will network, discuss and deliberate the key challenges and opportunities that face the region.

Some of the highlights of the programme include a keynote address by H.E.President Hu Jintao of China on 'Bridging the Development Gap', H.E.President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia on 'The Economic Security, Threats of the Future' and a dialogue between H.E. President Vicente Fox of Mexico and H.E. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore on 'Successfully Competing for Foreign Direct Investment' are among some of the leaders already confirmed to speak.

The world's top CEO's from some of the largest companies in the world and thought leaders will also play roles at the APEC CEO Summit including:

William Rhodes, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Citibank N.A. & Senior Vice Chairman, Citigroup Inc; Mr. Nick Reilly, Group VP & President of Asia Pacific, GM Daewoo; Mr. Michael Ducker, President, FedEx International; Mr. Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Technical Officer, Microsoft; Mr. Martin Sullivan, CEO, AIG; Robert Morse, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Corporate and Investment Banking, Citigroup; Dr.Victor Fung, Chairman of Li & Fung; Mr. Do Van Hau, Vice President, PetroVietnam; and Tom Donahue, President, US Chambers of Commerce to name a few.

The CEO Summit will also feature a debate on the motion 'The Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific is the Next Step Forward for APEC'. Speaking for the motion is Professor Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Columbia University; Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations and speaking against the motion is Dr. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics and Chairman of the APEC Eminent Persons Group 1993 to 1995.

The CEO Summit offers tremendous networking opportunities with over 600 registered delegates to date comprising senior delegations from the US,
China including senior delegates from the Chinese Council for the promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Japan, Russia, Korea including senior delegates from the Federation of Korean Industries and other Asia Pacific economies. Discover a world of insight as you learn first hand the challenges and opportunities that the Asia Pacific holds in Vietnam, one of the fastest growing economies in the world.