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On September 8, 2017

Nazir: Right time to strengthen Asean amid global uncertainty

As appeared in TheEdge Markets, 3rd March 2017 THE current uncertain global environment is an opportune time for Asean member states to find ways to strengthen and help one another, says Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, chair of both World Economic Forum Asean Regional Strategy Group and Asean Regional Business Council. “Given the external environment today,
On December 15, 2016

ASEAN business leader urges listing of major regional projects

As appeared in Nikkei Asian Review, 08th December 2016   Munir Majid, head of ASEAN Business Club speaks at a meeting to boost Malaysia-Vietnam trade relations in Hanoi on Thursday.   HANOI — Munir Majid, President of the ASEAN Business Club, proposed on Thursday the listing of regional infrastructure projects to boost liquidity. “There are
On September 26, 2016

Keputusan EAEU perlu dapat konsensus ASEAN

Utusan Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR 24 Mei ASEAN akan meneliti potensi perjanjian perdagangan bebas (FTA) dengan Kesatuan Ekonomi Eurasia (EAEU) pada mesyuarat pegawai kanan ekonomi ASEAN (SEOM) Ogos ini. Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri, Datuk Serf Mustapa Mohamed berkata, rundingan dengan pihak Rusia dan empat negara EAEU akan dijalankan selepas mendapat konsensus daripada kesemua negara anggota
On September 26, 2016

Regional businesses welcome the strengthening of private sector’s role in AEC 2025

SME Magazine Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, President of the ASEAN Business Club, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister for International Trade and Industry of Malaysia and Pongpiti Ektheinchai, Head of International Relations of Stock Exchange of Thailand as panelists discussing efforts and challenges in strengthening private sector’s role in the AEC 2025 Vision at a
On September 22, 2016

Tony Fernandes receives ‘Fourth Pillar’ award from US-Asean business council

PETALING JAYA: AirAsiaGroup CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has received another accolade after he was recognised by the US-Asean Business Council with the ‘Fourth Pillar’ award for contributing to the growth of US-Asean relationships. Tony was presented the award in San Francisco by Keith Williams, Chairman of the US-Asean business council, making him the second
On September 16, 2016

“ASEAN Economic Community in 2025” by Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak.

Originally published in Asia 2025 launched by the Asia House By the time this essay is published, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will have become reality, an important milestone in the long and winding road to the economic integration of ten ASEAN economies. However, the AEC has fallen considerably short of the target of “a
On September 16, 2016

Business clubs on joint mission to Hanoi

As appeared in Borneo Post (KK), 12th December 2016   HANOI: The Asean Business Club (ABC) and Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) led a highlevel delegation for a joint business mission to Hanoi to explore trade and investment opportunities in Vietnam. The business mission was headed by Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia,
On August 26, 2016

Two chapters in RCEP agreement to conclude in June: Mustapa

As appeared in New Straits Times Online KUALA LUMPUR: Two chapters of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) agreement text will likely be concluded in the next round of negotiations in Auckland in June, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. Economic and technical cooperation chapters will be the firrst two chapters