Obama postpones Indonesia, Australia trip again, June 4 IN THIS UPDATE:Obama postpones Indonesia trip again
The Council's Indonesia Manager, Mike Orgill, will be in Jakarta June 4- June 23 to meet with members and Indonesian Government officials. Please contact Mike at email@example.com to arrange a meeting in Jakarta.
The U.S.-Indonesia Energy Dialogue will be held June 28-29 in Washington. The Department of Energy has invited Council members to participate in the dialogue. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access, Funding & Infrastructure matters for Healthcare, May 24 2010 IN THIS UPDATE: Indonesia Philippines Singapore
Indonesia appoints Agus Martowardojo as new Finance MinisterIN THIS UPDATE:Indonesia's new Finance Minister
The Council will be meeting with the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Managing Director for Private Sector Initiatives, Jeri Jensen, on May 27 to discuss upcoming grants by the MCC to Indonesia. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at email@example.com.
President Obama will (tentatively) be visiting Indonesia June 15-17. The Council is preparing a set of recommendations for activities and deliverables in preparation for the visit. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Resigns for World Bank Post, May 5IN THIS UPDATE:Sri Mulyani ResignsOther
The Council will be hosting a lunch for Kustantinah, head of BPOM on May 18th. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at email@example.com.
President Obama will (tentatively) be visiting Indonesia June 12-14. The Council is preparing a set of recommendations for activities and deliverables in preparation for the visit. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Seattle) A delegation including Trade Ministers from 5 Southeast Asian nations began a week-long visit to the United States today. At the invitation of the US-ASEAN Business Council and the United States Trade Representative the delegation will visit Seattle and Washington D.C. to promote Southeast Asia’s growing importance at the crossroads of global trade and investment and the focal point of developing regional architecture in Southeast Asia. By 2015, the 10 nations of ASEAN [The Association of Southeast Asian Nations] aim to establish a European-Union style single market economic community welding these 10 countries together into a single economy of nearly 600 million consumers with a collective GDP that will have surpassed $1.5 trillion dollars. The delegation will seek to showcase opportunities for American business both large and small in the growing markets of Southeast Asia.
Singapore ranked second most networked economy, Apr 26 2010 IN THIS UPDATE: Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam
Under-Secretary of Defense Flournoy to visit Malaysia IN THIS UPDATE: Under Secretary of Defense to visit SE Asia ASEAN U.S. Position Indonesia Malaysia Thailand
Defense & Security Commitee members will meet Tuesday, April 20th at 9:30 AM DC Time in the Council Offices to discuss priorities for the upcoming year. To attend in person or request dial-in information, contact Anthony Nelson at email@example.com
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U.S. Under Secretary of Defense on Two-Day Visit to Malyasia, Bernama, April 19
OPIC Signs New Investment Agreement with Indonesia, April 19 IN THIS UPDATE:Recent Council Activities Susno Update Defense & Security Economy Energy Finance Food & Agriculture Infrastructure U.S. Relations Politics Other
The Council will be hosting a lunch for Minister Armida Alisjahbana from Bappenas on April 23rd. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Nha Trang) A US-ASEAN Business Council delegation of executives from leading U.S. financial firms met today with the ASEAN Finance Ministers in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The delegates engaged the Ministers to further strengthen cooperation in the region and also discuss opportunities for U.S. investment in ASEAN’s infrastructure. The delegation was led by Council President Alexander Feldman and Dave Wolf, President, ACE Life, and Chairman of the Council’s Financial Services Working Group.
Indonesia Must Toughen Up on Tax Crimes: SBY, April 5 IN THIS UPDATE:Defense & Security Economy Energy Food & Agriculture Health & Life Sciences Infrastructure Politics U.S. Relations Other
The US-ASEAN Business Council will be hosting a member's briefing and conference call with Ambassador Cameron Hume, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, on Wednesday at 8:30am. To RSVP or for conference call information, please contact Mike Orgill at email@example.com.