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Horasis will convene the 2020 Horasis Asia Meeting virtually using its new ground-breaking digital conferencing platform. 400 of the foremost business and political leaders from Asia and the world will gather to overcome the profound economic, political and social disruptions caused by COVID-19. Delegates will have an opportunity to interact with key political and business leaders to jointly develop solutions for dealing with the current crisis and shaping a durable economic system for Asia’s post-COVID future. Delegates will discuss how…

  PBEC which itself stands & advocates for sustainable development across all APEC member states, has recently surpassed its own 53rd Birthday. So it is fitting to share this UN video on their 75th anniversary and the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals – in the midst of a pandemic radically transforming economies and societies across Asia. Its a 30-minute film that has been produced in recent weeks telling the story of the world as it…

Malaysia moves meeting back to Dec 4 but abandons plan to have leaders meet in person The annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum will be held online on Dec 4 due to the coronavirus pandemic, an Asian diplomatic source said Friday. The summit was originally scheduled to be held on Nov 12 in Kuala Lumpur. But Malaysia, the current chair, decided to postpone it by about three weeks and hold it virtually, according to the source. Leaders…

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06 Sep: PBEC Webinar Dialogue Series 2020 – “The Future of Supply Chains in Asia”

Dear Members & Friends of PBEC, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Sep 17, 2020 10:00 AM Hong Kong SAR (GMT +8) Topic: “The Future of Supply Chains in Asia” Register in advance for this webinar by clicking on below link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KQ_G01cJTriE6Gsl070Kig After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar. ———- Webinar Speakers joining the conversation Barrett Bingley – Director @The Economist Group | AmCham HK Trade and Investment Committee…

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31 Aug: PBEC Zoom webinar invitation – “The digitalisation of Education”

Dear Members & Friends of PBEC, You are cordially invited to an upcoming Zoom webinar. I hope you can make what will be a fascinating discussion around the state of education within ASEAN Countries and also the Arts/Film sectors that have been affected by Covid. Also how digital transformation is playing its role in ensuring its future. Schools are going back for many this week and yet many pupils will resume online learning for the coming weeks and perhaps months,…

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Horasis held its first digital Extraordinary Meeting on 1st October 2020 with the theme of Unite. Inspire. Create. The meeting brought together heads of state, prime ministers and other government representatives as well as CEOs and entrepreneurs from around the world. 900 speakers contributed to the discussion of themes spanning politics, business and civil society across 150 sessions – the largest online meeting held by any organisation so far. The discussions through the meeting covered a wide range of issues…

PBEC EU-China General Aviation Cooperation During COVID Recovery Webinar 4 PBEC UK organised a dialogue & informative webinar between manufacturers, stakeholders and experts within General Aviation. Due to the pandemic – aviation sector has been one of the hardest hit. However, GA is the grass-rooted and lifeblood of the sector. We hear from experts in Europe in particular the Czech Republic, China and Taiwan. How has the China market faired in this segment and what does the future potentially hold.Speakers…

We recorded a live special webinar in London on “Building Back Better” through Asian climate impact investments in a post-pandemic world with specialist speakers from Milltrust International, Environmental Investment Services Asia Limited, WWF-Hong Kong & PBEC. Strictly targeted at professional and accredited investors only. Webinar content: 1. Welcome and Introduction 2. Inspiring Asian Climate Impact Investment – Themes a) M&A in Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Sector b) Developments in the Asian New Energy Vehicle Industry c) Asian Green Yieldcos &…

Download the presentation slides here Stream the presentation here PBEC.org · Co-Living : Branded Dormitories or a Viable Asset? Or listen directly on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/pbec-org/co-living-a-viable-asset Or watch it on Youtube:   Webinar Presenters Regina Lim (Head of Asia Pacific Capital Markets Research @JLL – Jones Lang LeSalle) Singapore Regina Lim is Head of Capital Markets Research and Southeast Asia Research. She drives thought leadership, client engagement and research publications in Southeast Asia, as well as helps out with deal and transactions-related…

Stream the webinar here: PBEC.org · The Future of Supply Chains – An Asian Perspective Or listen directly on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/pbec-org/the-future-of-supply-chains-an-asian-perspective Download the presentation slides here Webinar Speakers Barrett Bingley – Director @The Economist Group | AmCham HK Trade and Investment Committee Co-Chair | SOPA Board Member An  experienced international executive with a focus on public policy, government relations, corporate growth and innovation. Over the past 22+ years Barrett has worked in Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Canadian federal politics, private…

The audio file for the Webinar details attached in PPT: https://soundcloud.com/pbec-org/gba-latin-america-deepening-linkages Below are the i-cloud recording of the Meeting: Topic: GBA & LATAM Linkages – China’s support for Latin American states during the pandemic is reaping diplomatic dividends for existing & future trade opportunities – dialogue discussion Start Time : Aug 26, 2020 09:19 PM Visual video file for YouTube or equivalent: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/YCOlXmBISmUnInM3glIpzEKKzwP2Eyq01ZJIOzZRi8IJ4yHZghtQjs4EwCQzpupc_1QR7m0W6sFdv6Cc.LejD0PtAu_hwMvN7 Audio file for Podcast: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/jZ_tH1EN4IQAnmIg8dPJGbD7P6O4c0Q5t6kW4n8rPcFvqwvhm4G4APZd1xjWKJQAESqQthx6rYv7MGcb.C_jh83l_u4ovw2B1 Access Passcode: 2AzP7?yu The slide deck: 20200826_PBEC Webinar Latam GBA Master slide deck

The leadership of 100x Group, the holding structure for BitMEX, one of the largest Bitcoin derivatives exchanges globally by volume, and The Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong SAR, share their thoughts on the cryptocurrency market’s performance during Covid-19, and what the future holds for the sector. What are the major challenges and opportunities for cryptocurrencies in an increasingly global digital trade environment? Ben Delo, Co-Founder of 100x Group, shares his early career path highlights and how he met his fellow…

  Audio/Podcast file https://soundcloud.com/pbec-org/the-digitalisation-of-education Meeting Recording video file: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/2quojHIBOqHqTNN2G2rGLkLLxZDvl5J08zChQBNq4EkVetndwAiNOK9umQ09xD8S.5nYfG7-efMn1V4KW Access Passcode: Vd^t@bH9 Slide decks available for download: PBEC Digitalisation of Education Webinar 2020 SUPOT Presentation

Listen on Soundcloud: PBEC.org · PBEC Podcast Series July 2020 – Impacting Investing Or click here to listen directly on Soundcloud. Or watch on Youtube:

Click here to register – free of charge Co-hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Horasis will convene its annual Horasis India Meeting on 22 June. The meeting gathers 400 of the most senior members of the Horasis Visions Community to jointly inspire India’s future. The confirmed cases from Covid-19 continue to rise in India and elsewhere, creating dire economic and political challenges. At this critical moment, the Horasis India Meeting will take an in depth look at both…

Headquartered in China, the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) is an international organization jointly initiated by 29 member states. BFA holds its annual conference in Boao, Hainan on a regular basis. The founding purpose of BFA was to promote economic integration in Asia. Its mission now is to pool positive energy for the development of Asia and the world. The accomplishments of BFA have been impossible without the strong support and active participation of the governments of member states, various…

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3rd Round-table Dialogue Virtual Meeting of 2020

Agenda: Chairman’s opening welcome remarks CEO brief APEC Secretariat Executive Director Update Regional observations shared by BoD’s & Members Any action items Closing remarks Tan Sri Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria (Executive Director @APEC – Asia Pacific Economic Council) Tan Sri Datuk Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria is the executive director of the APEC Secretariat based in Singapore, which serves as advisory body, implementation arm and custodian of institutional memory for the 21 member economies that make up the APEC forum….

Top Glove Berhad Chairman Tan Sri Dr Lim hosted PBEC CEO Michael Walsh, its Members, invited guests & local Government representatives to its Corporate Headquarters for PBEC Malaysia March 2020 Round table meeting. Testimonials “That was worth more than 9 seperate meeting, a wonderful networking platform. Thank you for the invitation.” “Very insightful digital economy presentation by World Bank Group. I now know how to apply & use the terms in my business, Emerging, Transitioning & Transforming. Off to a…

Click here to download invitation letter Tan Sri Dr. Lim Wee Chai is pleased to host the 1st PBEC Roundtable of 2020. The meeting will be a combination of a physical meeting and webex live video conference dial in for members to join remotely. Please find the proposed agenda timing as below: Monday 16th March 2020 Location:  Top Glove Tower No.16 Persiaran Setia Dagang, Setia Alam Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor Malaysia. Schedule 2:00pm Arrival of guest at Top…

Growing Partnership for Inclusive, Innovative and Sustainable Growth Click here to download the event brochure and registration form About the Summit • In 2020, Malaysia will host the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. The Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit will be convened to commemorate and celebrate Malaysia’s hosting of APEC 2020. It will be co-hosted by the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), one of the oldest business organizations in the Asia Pacific. • The 2020 Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship…

PBEC co-hosted the APEC Secretariat Tan Sri Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria for a Pulse Briefing Luncheon in KL last Thursday 23rd Jan. Where she shared with attendees alongside PBEC Malaysia Chief Representative Adelena Chong what we can expect from APEC2020 agenda chaired by Malaysia this year.

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