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28 Jan What Can Businesses Expect in 2016?

Date/ Time: 28 Jan 2016, 5.30 - 7.00pm Venue: SIIA Office: 60A Orchard Road #04-03 Tower 1 The Atrium@Orchard, International Involvement Hub, Singapore 238890 The relentless dive of crude oil prices and a global commodities slump have investors bracing for a bearish year ahead. But the...

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22 Jan Asia will be able to enter a new period of growth

Asia's economy is undergoing economic structural changes that poses some risks. But if these risks are overcome, countries will undergo a new phase of growth. The SIIA invited business leaders and academic experts to have a discussion on whether factors such as the economic structural imbalance...

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07 Jan How ASEAN should navigate a tricky 2016

Many turbulent events in 2015 were symptoms of a world lacking in optimism and growth, and facing possible changes in the global order. Even as social and economic uncertainties continue, competition is increasing among major powers, especially between the US and China. There is not much...

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30 Dec Global, regional order under pressure, and changing

The decision by the United States Federal Reserve to raise interest rates is newsworthy, and not only for this month. The US economy is at last recovering — with some sturdiness, even if not strongly. This marker can be seen in a longer trajectory. Keeping rates...

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06 Dec 3-on-3 with Nina Hachigian: US-ASEAN and US-China

The SIIA spoke with Ambassador Nina Hachigian, the US Ambassador to ASEAN. Ms. Hachigian was recently part of the Hatakeyama Panel concerning ASEAN Regional Integration and the Roles of Japan, China & USA at the 2015 ASEAN Asia Forum on October 1. We asked her...

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04 Dec ASEAN-Taiwan Relations – What’s Next?

As Taiwanese citizens head to the polls next year, the newly elected president shoulders the responsibility of setting the tone for the future of cross-strait relations. Even though the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has strong support in the polls, the recent Xi-Ma meeting does suggest...

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05 Nov New demands in engaging China

When China’s President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Singapore, his first state visit to the city-state will do more than commemorate the past 25 years of diplomatic relations. Singapore was an early interlocutor for Beijing, following the first historic meeting in Singapore between Deng Xiaoping...

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01 Oct US ambassador: Seeing positive progress in ASEAN

CNBC interviewed US Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian on the sidelines of the 8th ASEAN and Asia Forum (AAF), organised by the SIIA on 1 Oct 2015. The video is available on cnbc.com TRANSCRIPT Amb. Hachigian: I've seen actually some very positive progress on those sorts of issues...

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