Philippines Update | May 13, 2019
Authors: Marc Mealy, Lilibeth Almonte-Arbez and Evelyn Mariano LOOKING AHEAD
Health & Life Sciences Update | May 10, 2019
Authors: Shay Wester, Sunita Kapoor and Hai Pham LOOKING AHEAD USABC-EWEC Content Submission
ICT Update| May 10, 2019
Authors: Ella Duangkaew LOOKING AHEAD
Defense & Security Update | May 9, 2019
Author: Jack Myint THE COUNCIL'S TAKE
(Singapore) – The Council, during this year’s Singapore Business Mission, was among the first business groups to meet members of the Singapore cabinet following the cabinet reshuffle announced on April 23. This year’s business mission also celebrates the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement which first came into force January 1, 2004.
From May 7-9, the Council-led delegation of 18 leading U.S. firms met with the Government of Singapore to discuss key economic policy and connectivity goals after its 2018 ASEAN Chairmanship, with a focus on Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative.
The delegation of U.S. firms expressed support for Singapore’s development of a strong digital infrastructure, enabling the goal outlined in its 2019 Budget of becoming a global node of Technology, Innovation and Enterprise.
(Manila) – More than 165 owners and executives of travel and tourism small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Manila and surrounding cities participated in a full-day workshop on May 3 titled, “Strengthening a Sustainable Tourism Model for SMEs in Digital Transformation.” The workshop was a joint initiative of the US-ASEAN Business Council, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) with support from the Philippine Trade Training Centre (PTTC), the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT).
Vietnam Update | May 3, 2019
Authors: Hai Pham and Riley Smith LOOKING AHEAD
Food & Agriculture Update | May 3, 2019
Authors: Sunita Kapoor and Hai Pham LOOKING AHEAD 2019 Food & Agriculture Industry Mission to Vietnam, June 26-28
Membership Associate, US-ASEAN Business Council