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14 Sep: PBEC Virtual Live Week – “Striving Forward in Asia Pacific”

I am pleased to announce PBEC will host its inaugural Virtual Live Week – “Striving Forward in Asia Pacific” from November 22-26th 2021 ahead of this year’s Horasis Asia Meeting. As preparations continue for our inaugural Virtual Week of dialogues, I hope many of you here will be able to join us and engage in the multiple live virtual dialogues being made available free of charge. More details will soon follow. We are gathering PBEC’s network of business leaders, entrepreneurs,…

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13 Sep: PBEC is now a Corporate Member of ESBN -ESCAP Business Sustainable Network – 1st September 2021

      The PBEC – Pacific Basin Economic Council, is delighted to announce it has been accepted as a full Corporate member of the ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) with immediate effect. PBEC has always supported and worked in close partnership with the ESBN under a MoU for many years. Several of PBEC’s members and board of directors are affiliated or are long-standing committee members themselves of ESBN as a net result of co-operation. So when ESBN recently changed…

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13 Sep: Horasis Asia Virtual Live Meeting 2021

Horasis Asia Virtual Live Meeting 2021 Date: Friday 26th November 2021. Time: 0730 to 2000L HK/Singapore Time Online: Via www.RuntheWorld.today Event platform Horasis will convene the 2021 Horasis Asia Meeting virtually due to the ongoing covid pandemic on Friday 26th November 2021. The Horasis Asia Meeting will bring together over 400 speakers of the foremost business and political leaders from across Asia and the world. It is a hybrid event allowing everyone to join this unique event and choose what…

11 Sep: PBEC Executive Education Offer for upcoming Risk Management Programme

Imperial Risk Management virtual brochure Risk Management IVP September -November Timetable 2021 Imperial Business School a part of Imperial College London has an executive education programme starting on 22nd September 2021 on Risk Management. It will be delivered primarily in a virtual format and therefore can be attended by participants from different locations and regions allowing for the time differences. Imperial Business School as a valued PBEC member themselves are extending an invite to one lucky PBEC member to attend…

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11 Sep: PBEC Bi-monthly Members Virtual Roundtable Meeting – Hong Kong Chaired by PBEC Chairman Andrew Weir on 8th Sept 2021

PBEC held its bi-monthly Hong Kong members roundtable chaired by our Chairman Andrew Weir MBE on 8th September 2021. Andrew is joined by Vice Chairman Moses Cheng OBE, and two speakers in Anna Lin JP, CEO of GS1 HK & Professor Paulina Chan Chair of IEEE (USA) Hong Kong Branch. Andrew provides his latest regional insights and Anna and Paulina talk about their respective companies’ activities in relation to the facilitation of regional trade, movement, security, safety and traceability of…

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11 Sep: Interview with Founder & CEO Shane Giles of Opus Private Limited

OPUS Private – Risk & Security – Helping the International Family PBEC’s Renee Pan sat down this month for a discussion with Founder & CEO of Opus Private Ltd Shane Giles, who is based on the Island of Guernsey, one of the most respected Financial Centres, with a strong reputation for specialising in managing family offices and providing sustainable and green focused wealth management products and services globally. Shane has over 25 years of experience gained through understanding, planning and…

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26 Aug: PBEC Bi-Monthly Members Meeting – September 2021

When: Sep 8, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM Hong Kong SAR Where: Via Zoom Virtually Topic: PBEC Bi-Monthly Members September Meeting Please kindly ensure you register in advance for this webinar – this meeting is strictly for PBEC members, their appointed designates ONLY: Click link here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rjw5anXYTHqzGBIZR2HpCQ After registering, you will receive an automatic confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have already registered for this meeting, thank you. PBEC Virtual Meeting protocol Please…

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29 Jul: Belt and Road Summit

Jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Belt and Road Summit has been bringing together senior government officials and influential business leaders from markets along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral collaboration and create concrete business opportunities since its inception in 2016. Belt and Road Summit leaflet Registration Guide_Pacific Basin Economic Council Programme Highlights Policy Dialogue The policy landscapes and direction on…

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19 Jul: GS1 joins PBEC – CEO Anna Lin appointed to the PBEC Board of Directors

I am delighted to announce that Ms. Anna Lin, JP, FCILT Chief Executive of GS1 Hong Kong has been appointed our latest a PBEC – Pacific Basin Economic Council Board of Director. Her appointment is effective immediately and I very much look forward to welcoming Anna and her esteemed senior colleagues to the PBEC family. At the board we encourage all our members to actively participate in the strong advocacy and engagement work we conduct regionally across APAC, with stakeholders,…

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14 Jul: Event invitation – Recovering Better from COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific Region

Dear PBEC Members, You are cordially invited to attend a High Level Political Forum Side event organised by the UNESCAP Energy Division. Event Name: Invitation to the HLPF Side Event 2021 “Recovering Better from COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific Region”, When: Virtually live on the 15 July 2021, 18:30 – 20:00 (BKK time) 19:30 -21:00 (HK time) 1230 -1400 (UK time) Event Organiser: UNESCAP Energy Division Sponsored by: Fiji, Pakistan and Philippines Governments. Hosted: UNESCAP Secretariat Bangkok, Thailand   PBEC members…