LTB Reports: ASEAN Faces Infrastructure Financing Paradox

On August 30, 2015

LTB Reports: ASEAN Faces Infrastructure Financing Paradox

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) — ASEAN faces the paradox of infrastructure financing – a gap between financing need and supply – even though both savings rates and foreign reserves are high in ASEAN. According to the Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports 2015 by the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI), the majority
On August 28, 2015

LTB Reports : Set Up Regional Joint Aviation Authority To Harmonise Standards

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) — The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) call for the setting up of a regional joint aviation authority (JAA)-type body to drive harmonisation of standards. The recommendation was one of the 10 made by ABC and CARI in its Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports 2015 for the
On August 28, 2015

ASEAN Members Should Practice More ‘ASEAN Minus X’ Approaches

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) — ASEAN member states should practice more “ASEAN minus X” approaches in overcoming certain issues regarding tariff barriers, says ASEAN Business Club president Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid. He said it was not necessary to wait for all the 10 countries in ASEAN to agree on each issue before it
On August 27, 2015

Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak honoured with Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award

Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB Group was honoured with the prestigious Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award at Asia House’s Gala Award Dinner held at Banqueting House in Whitehall, London, United Kingdom. The Gala Dinner was attended by more than 250 business and political figures from Asia and UK, including a delegation from
On August 19, 2015

ASEAN Business Club held talks at Downing Street to explore ASEAN-UK two-way investments

ASEAN Business Club held talks at Downing Street to explore ASEAN-UK two-way investments KUALA LUMPUR, 13th Oct – The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) led a high-level delegation for a visit to London to explore two-way investment opportunities between ASEAN and the UK. The highlights of the visit included a roundtable meeting with the Right Honourable
On August 14, 2015

Gupta of DBS ‘disappointed’ with pace of Asean financial markets integration

As appeared in theedgesingapore.com Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Bank, the largest Southeast Asian lender, is not satisfied with the pace at which smoother links can be created within the 10-member state regional grouping. “I’m disappointed with the pace of Asean financial markets integration,” said Gupta at the Asean Business Club forum held on May