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Joint News Release by SPAD & the Land Transport Authority (LTA) – Memorandum of Understanding is a Major Milestone for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Project

19 Jul 2016   Malaysia’s Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) welcome today’s signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on the … Continue reading

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Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore 2015 open with four days of dynamic marketplace and insightful conferences

SINGAPORE, 02 DECEMBER 2015 – Asia’s leading television and film event, the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and ScreenSingapore (SS) 2015, was officially launched this morning by Guest-of-Honour, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information (Singapore). As part … Continue reading

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IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies

On behalf of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Republic of Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) October 9, 2015 –  Introduction Growth prospects remain differentiated across the global economy, … Continue reading

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IOC announces emergency two million dollar fund to help refugees

source: IOC The International Olympic Committee today announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programmes focused on refugees. Friday 04 September 2015 – We have all been touched by the terrible … Continue reading

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With Launch of ASEAN Economic Community, Region Must Make Integration a Reality

Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 April 2015 – With the milestone launching of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), South-East Asian nations have the opportunity to take the region to the next level of development, though there are significant challenges ahead, the Co-Chairs … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum Shortlists 6 East Asian Companies as Global Growth Companies

Jakarta, Indonesia, 20 April 2015 – The World Economic Forum today announced its selection of Global Growth Companies (GGCs) regional finalists for East Asia. As regional finalists, the six companies have been given the opportunity to join the larger GGC … Continue reading

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IMF Executive Board Reviews the Role of Trade in the Fund’s Work

On February 27, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed the five-yearly Review of the Role of Trade in the Work of the Fund [to be hyperlinked to the paper]. This review follows the Board-endorsed recommendations … Continue reading

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Speech of the Week: China and the Global Economy: Creating New Ingredients for Growth

China and the Global Economy: Creating New Ingredients for Growth Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Fudan University, Shanghai, March 20, 2015 Introduction Good afternoon – Xia Wu hao! I would like to thank Professor XU Ningsheng, President of … Continue reading

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The Future of Infrastructure Investing in Asian Megacities

The Future of Infrastructure Investing in Asian Megacities Tokyo is Asia’s foremost megacity. It has been in a slumber while Japan was restructuring, but now shifts into a higher gear of advanced physical and digital infrastructure development. The latest agenda … Continue reading

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Report: Mitigating Political & Regulatory Risk for Successful Infrastructure Projects

The world’s huge infrastructure demand cannot be met by the public sector alone; private investors and operators are needed, but they worry about political and regulatory risk. Today, political and regulatory risk takes many forms – from community protests to … Continue reading

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