(Washington, DC) US-ASEAN Business Council members met yesterday with Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, continuing a dialogue with Malaysia's leaders on expanding bilateral economic relations. Led by US-ASEAN Business Council President Alexander Feldman and Council Malaysia Committee Chair Joseph Alhadeff of Oracle, members discussed their eagerness to work with Malaysia to support the full implementation of Prime Minister Najib's economic reform agenda and to support the successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations.
Council members enthusiastically conveyed their support for the vision outlined by Prime Minister Najib in the New Economic Model and the 10th Malaysia Plan, and urged that the open and transparent process used to gather input from stakeholders in their creation would itself become a pillar of Malaysia's economic policy reform agenda.
Singapore and Thailand Q4 IT Report IN THIS UPDATE: Regional Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam
Looking Ahead...February 1-3 : Business Mission to the Philippines. The Council will hold its 2011 Business Mission on Feb 1-3, with a possibility of an ICT "mini" mission preceding it. For more information, please contact Marc Mealy at email@example.com or Putri Alam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Kuala Lumpur)The US-ASEAN Business Council held a gala dinner celebrating the culmination of its 25 th anniversary year of advancing the business relationship between the United States and ASEAN. The Council presented an award honoring Malaysia for its leadership and vision in transforming its economy and creating and strengthening ties between the US and Malaysia, creating innovative programs such as the New Economic Model, and creating a robust environment for economic growth. The event also honored ASEAN “Rising Stars”, outstanding young individuals chosen by Council member companies as representative of those most likely to be vital figures in the future of the U.S.-ASEAN business relationship.
ADMM+8 Meetings Conclude in Hanoi; Oct 15, 2010 IN THIS UPDATE: ADMM Statements ADMM + Issue Two ASEAN Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam
The Council is organizing a small Defense oriented meeting with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Robert Scher on Monday, October 25th. Please contact Anthony Nelson at email@example.com for more information.
ADMM Official Statements
Asia Needs to Produce More Food with Less Water, October 13 2010
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APEC’s 1 st Ministerial Meeting on Food Security in Niigata, Japan, October 16 – 17
Food & Agriculture Committee Third Quarterly meeting, Singapore, October 1932 nd AMAF in Cambodia, October 20 – 26
Asia Needs to Produce More Food with Less Water - ADB Conference, WBR, Oct 12
(Jakarta) In an effort to promote infrastructure development in Indonesia, the Investment Coordinating Board of the Republic of Indonesia ( BKP M) and the US-ASEAN Business Council yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their plans to work together to expand investment through Public-Private Partnerships, as well as explore ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure dev e lopment in Indonesia. BKPM was represented by its Chairman, Gita Wirjawan, while US-ASEAN Business Council President Alexander Feldman and President of Caterpillar Asia and Chairman of the US-ASEAN Business Council Infratructure W orking G roup Kevin R. Thieneman signed on behalf of U.S. Business.
10th Asean Telmin Meeting Postponed To December IN THIS UPDATE: Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand
Looking Ahead...November 1-2: Business Mission to Malaysia. The Council is currently registering for its Business Mission to Malaysia, where we will be requesting a meeting with H.E. Rais Yatim, Minister of Information, Communication and Culture. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(New York, NY) The US-ASEAN Business Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted a breakfast with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in advance of the 2nd ASEAN Leaders Summit with President Obama. As part of their first joint trip to the United States, the ASEAN leaders met with the business community to celebrate the opportunities created by increased U.S.-ASEAN engagement. The nations of ASEAN were represented by ASEAN Secretary General Dr.
Tap Oil begins drilling at Mawar-1 in Block M, Brunei IN THIS UPDATE:
• Meeting with Vietnam Prime Minister in Mekong Delta business forum, Can Tho, Vietnam, September 5 - 6, 2010
• US-ASEAN Business Council’s Trade Mission to the Philippines, October
South East Asia
GMS countries commit to use Mekong water properly, Vietnamnet, August 23
Ocotber Launch for Indonesia's Tax ICT Reform Project, Aug 25 IN THIS UPDATE: Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam
Looking Ahead...September 9: The Council will host a luncheon in honor of Singapore's Minister for Edcuation and Second Minister for Defence, Dr. Ng Eng Hen. For more information, please contact Mike Orgill at email@example.com.