Driving innovation and sustainability in Asean

Two powerful forces are converging to reshape societies today: the digital revolution, and the pressing need for sustainability and addressing climate change. From the halls of policymakers to the boardrooms of corporations and the conversations in our homes, these interconnected themes are taking centre stage. The digital revolution, with its ever-evolving technologies, offers tools to […]

Discussion on EU-Asean FTA has shifted towards cooperation in specific areas: DPM Heng

WHILE landing on the parameters for a region-to-region free trade agreement (FTA) is difficult, discussion has now shifted towards more specific areas of cooperation, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in a speech on Wednesday (Apr 24). He explained that the difficulty is due to differences in ambition and readiness between member states, and […]

Singapore’s role in EU-Asean ties

SINGAPORE is Europe’s gateway to South-east Asia, not merely by geographical location but through deliberate, visionary strategies that position the city-state as a critical hub for international trade relations. As the first country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to forge a trade deal with the European Union and, more notably, the first to […]

List Of Interviews 26 March 2024 – 2 May 2024

  Interviews ABS-CBN News Channel: EU-ASEAN Business Council Council Chief on Future of Global Trade, 26 March 2024 ONE News Channel: EU-PH Free Trade Talks to Resume in 2H, 27 March 2024 BusinessMirror: EU-Asean council sees 3-year timeline for PHL-EU pact, 28 March 2024 MoneyFM 89.3: How to navigate your business in a year of […]

Advancing ASEAN Digital Economy Framework Agreement (DEFA)

The EU-ABC published its recommendations to help shape the development of the ASEAN Digital Economy Framework Agreement (DEFA) that is currently being negotiated. “Advancing ASEAN’s Digital Economic Landscape” presents real-world examples of challenges of doing business while navigating the region’s complex digital terrain, and offers strategic and pragmatically implementable suggestions to overcome these stumbling blocks. […]