Here are the video highlights from the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2016 that has just wrapped up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, on the important relationship between China and ASEAN. He also coins the term “ASEAN-ist”.
Actress Michelle Yeoh tells a story about her experience coming to the United States from Hong Kong and how she dealt with misconceptions surrounding language.
Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, on growing inequality in ASEAN.
Kathleen Chew, Group Legal Counsel at YTL Corporation Berhad, on the importance of education and career flexibility.
George Yeo, Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, on diplomacy and the importance of the relationship between ASEAN and the United States.
Employers should hire new workers based on their potential
ASEAN bucks record 155 billion USD FDI in 2018
The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the 10 ASEAN countries has gone up for the third consecutive year, breaking a record 155 billion USD set in 2018.
Thailand to renegotiate GSP with US delegation at ASEAN Summit
The United States recently announced the cancellation of Generalized System of Preferences benefits, which used to allow 573 items exported from Thailand to the US to be exempt of import duties.
Apart from resolutions to be made by ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN Summit in November, the Thai government will seek this opportunity to hold a talk with the U.S. regarding the decision to revoke the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) treatment previously given to 573 Thai products.(more…)
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