2017 May 03
May 3, 2017

0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines –  The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Advisory Council is finding ways to improve the region’s economy, making it more inclusive for everyone. During a daylong Prosperity for All Summit last Friday, ASEAN-BAC chairman Joey Concepcion said the 10-member group should all work together to prepare for “the next big leap”.. read more →

The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) held its 30th summit in Manila last week amid growing anti-globalisation sentiments in the West. As Western markets become more inward-looking, intra-Asean links will matter now, more than ever. During the summit, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong urged Asean to resist inward-looking sentiments and to tap on its.. read more →

KUALA LUMPUR – Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will push for more engagement with the private sector to narrow the gap among their countries as the bloc strives toward a common market by the end of this year, according to a draft declaration set to be adopted by the leaders at a.. read more →

A plan by Southeast Asian countries to establish a European Union-inspired single market next year could worsen inequality and is likely to benefit men more than women, a new study warned Wednesday. read more →

It’s hard to overlook the Asian luxury shopper. By 2015, financial wealth in China might overtake Japan’s, while emerging Asia is on course to eclipse the U.S., economists estimate. Luxury stores on Fifth Avenue seem to agree, as they begin to make Mandarin-speaking staff and accepting China UnionPay’s debit and credit cards an industry standard. read more →