Positive response to Asean-BAC proposals

KUALA LUMPUR: The response from Asean economic ministers on the major proposals submitted by Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC) has been positive, especially in key areas concerning small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Asean-BAC chairman Tan Sri Munir Majid said the leaders found the 11 proposals from the private sector comprehensive and encouraging.

ASEAN Leaders Meet in Malaysia for the 26th ASEAN Summit

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 April 2015 – With Malaysia's symbol of prosperity - the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, as a backdrop, the Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center today for the opening of the 26th ASEAN Summit. Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak of Malaysia, ASEAN Chair for 2015, will be on hand to welcome his fellow Heads of State/Government for their annual meeting.

ASEAN Economic Community: 12 Things to Know

By 2015, ten countries in Southeast Asia plan to launch a single market for goods, services, capital and labor, which has the potential to be one of the largest economies and markets in the world. Here are 12 things to know about the ASEAN Economic Community.

First winners of ASEAN Business Awards announced

Four local firms and two corporate heads were recognized during the first ASEAN Business Awards Philippines, the local counterpart of the regional ASEAN Business Awards. ASEAN Business Awards was established by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council to recognize companies in the region that have contributed to the overall growth of the ASEAN economy. Leading this year’s winners in the Large Enterprise category is listed port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), which received the award for corporate excellence.

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