Wednesday, November 25, 2015

EFN Asia 53, Successful Conference 2015 has ended

Yesterday, the Economic Freedom Network (EFN) Asia Conference 2015 has ended. Reposting below some of the tweets under #efnasia2015, other tweets.

@efnasia  @meinardus giving Welcoming Address 

‏@QEDBhutan  "Freedom is a condition for happiness..." H E Kwon Tae-shin delivering keynote at #efnasia2015

@rdieckhoff  Kwon Tae-Shin's keynote stresses need for limited AND strong governments

@parthjshah  Discussion on Buddhism n econ freedom. And we judge morality of action by outcomes or intentions? 

@subodhtweet  Speed Dating #efnasia2015. An innovative way to get to know each other in large groups. interesting!!

@meinardus  You need growth, you cannot redistribute your way to poverty reduction, argues Dr Sethaput

@meinardus  Authoritarianism per se doesn't deliver. What does deliver is economic freedom, it's the core to poverty reduction, Najaf  Khan

@QEDBhutan  A human being is not just a happiness machine...there are other dimensions to being human - " Fred McMahon

‏@meinardus   Presenting UN data, @FraserInstitute Fred Mac Mahon says: Nations with least economic freedom are also least happy.

@QEDBhutan  Making the world your market- place is the key to prosperity here in Bhutan - Fred McMahon 

@subodhtweet  @QEDBhutan is the latest member to the Economic Freedom Network, announced Fred McMohan, Fraser Institute

@Kellerhoff  Phub Tshering, SecGen #Bhutan Chamber of Commerce: With freedom comes innovation 

@QEDBhutan  According to a CBS study, men are happier than women and, on the whole, framers are the unhappiest- Sunil Rasaily
Development in Bhutan is nuanced, and we need to be aware of this. - Sunil Rasaily

@QEDBhutan  Dasho Sonam P Wangdi delivering remarks after launching the EFW 2015 Report - Bhutan Edition

@meinardus  Economic damage done to #Nepal through the #India embargo several times bigger than that caused by #earthquake

‏@Kellerhoff  @robsitoula #southasia needs to improve foreign relations, in #Nepal we have a political crisis

‏@QEDBhutan  Yes, Bhutan is landlocked but so is Switzerland. Why can't Bhutan be another Switzerland ?  - Peter Wong 

‏@Kellerhoff  @peterwongbi #efnasia2015 #HongKong came out stronger out of each crisis. Just take bitter pill prescribed by Hayek

@meinardus  Democratic dividend: As politics in #India became more competitive economic growth has picked up, @barunmitra

@meinardus   Negative impact of intolerance: a country that restricts freedom of speech eventually also limits economic freedom  @barunmitra

@meinardus  Strong appeal by @barunmitra to promoters of economic #freedom to pay more attention to "real world of politics

@Kellerhoff  Economic Freedom and inclusive growth #efnasia2015 with @tomgpalmer @parthjshah @wansaiful @razeensally

@IDEASMalaysia  @wansaiful sharing Msia's experience on the panel for econ freedom & inclusive development @ #efnasia2015 in Bhutan.

@acorn  "People have died from poverty, but so far as we know, no one has died from inequality" - @tomgpalmer #efnasia2015

@QEDBhutan  "There are many poor counties with rich people. What we want is rich countries ... " Dr Tom Palmer 

‏@Armin_"Freedom is happiness" @QEDBhutan & @FNFreiheit closing #efnasia2015  in #Bhutan 

All photos above taken from tweets and fb.
Thanks for the opportunity to attend this great event, EFN Asia.

See also:
EFN Asia 49, Conference 2015 in Bhutan, September 15, 2015 
EFN Asia 50, New network member, Center for Indonesian Policy Studies, September 25, 2015 
EFN Asia 51, Draft program, Day 1 of Conference 2015, November 05, 2015 
EFN Asia 52, The 5 fishbowls of economic freedom in Asia, November 20, 2015

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