ACEN lists P10-B ASEAN green bonds  

ACEN Corp. announced on Thursday that it had successfully issued and listed its maiden peso-denominated ASEAN green bonds with a principal amount of P10 billion. “We are grateful for the strong support of Philippine institutional and retail investors for the company’s maiden peso green bond issuance,” ACEN President and Chief Executive Officer Eric T. Francia […]

Mitsubishi Corporation Announces the Closing of AIGF II Small and Mid-cap Growth Fund in ASEAN

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce the final closing of AIGF II LP (AIGF II) with total capital commitments of 17.3 billion yen from institutional investors both in and outside Japan. AIGF II is the second fund established by MC’s wholly owned subsidiary AIGF […]

Barredo guardedly optimistic of Philippine stint in 11th ASEAN Paralympic Games in Indonesia

PHILIPPINE Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo was guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the national para team, which leaves today on a chartered Philippine Airlines flight for the 11th ASEAN Para Games set July 30 to Aug. 6 in Surakarta, Indonesia. “I am guardedly optimistic about the chances of our national para athletes due to […]

Long-term thinking, infrastructure to drive growth of digital economy — IDC

Enterprises have to think long-term to drive the digital economy, according to Sudev Bangah, managing director of IDC (International Data Corporation) ASEAN, a market intelligence provider to technology vendors and investors. “If enterprises are looking long-term, then growth in the digital economy will also be long-term,” said Mr. Bangah in a June 15 media briefing. […]

With China in focus, Biden makes $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders

WASHINGTON — US President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a promise to spend $150 million on their infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts aimed at countering the influence of rival China.  On Thursday, Mr. Biden started a two-day summit with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

‘The Final Pitch’ launches Asean edition, seeks investor-judges

SOUTHEAST Asia’s first business reality TV show designed to back and scale the region’s next unicorns, “The Final Pitch Asean (TFPA),” is searching for tycoons and business leaders to represent select Southeast Asian countries as investor-judges in the show.After seven successful season runs in the Philippines, TFPA expands to the rest of the region and […]

ASEAN Ceramics Thailand 2022

Southeast Asia’s leading international exhibition of machinery, technology and materialsfor manufacturing advanced ceramics. BANGKOK, Mar 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – ASEAN Ceramics 2022 is all set to take place from 30th November – 2nd December 2022 in Thailand. Messe Munchen, through their Southeast Asian operation, MMI Asia, announced its collaboration with AES (Asian Exhibition Services) on 15th September […]

The Era of Accelerated Digital Innovation Among Enterprises in Southeast Asia – AIBP ASEAN Enterprise Innovation Award Winners Announced

Singapore, Jan 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Ten enterprises have emerged as the winners of the 2021 AIBP ASEAN Enterprise Innovation Award. The 5th annual edition of the Award saw over 130 nominations from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand & Vietnam, narrowed down to 27 finalists and 10 final winners. Winners of the […]

Dates Announced for ASEAN Ceramics as Messe Munchen & Asian Exhibition Services Collaborate to Stage the Shows from 2022

BANGKOK, Sep 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Messe Munchen, through their Southeast Asian regional operation MMI Asia Pte Ltd (MMI), have joined forces with Asian Exhibition Services (AES) to take ASEAN Ceramics to a new international level of excellence in the two key markets for the region, Thailand, and Vietnam from 2022. […]

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, Equinix, Oracle, Digital Realty and Cohesity to lead Datacentre and Cloud Summit 2021

With the congregation of the leading thought leaders from Southeast Asia, DCCI 2021: ASEAN will cover every aspect of the region’s Datacentre & Cloud industry. Singapore, Sept 14, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – With Southeast Asia becoming the global hotbed for Datacentres and Cloud Infrastructure, along with the region witnessing the emergence of the ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025, over […]

Quad vs. ASEAN: The Conundrum in Southeast Asia

The Americans have been spearheading the Indo-Pacific policy efforts for a while. This is in view of the Chinese assertion along land and maritime boundary disagreements. Along with this factor, China’s overall challenge to the US’ position as a unipolar hegemon also got the Americans startled. The Trump administration began the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue efforts, keeping […]