Asia House roundtable: The Philippines in the Global Value Chain

This roundtable with key Philippine economic leaders will discuss the outlook for the Philippine economy, the domestic and external risks it faces, and how integration into Global Value Chains features in the government’s broader economic strategy. Speakers include Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry, Philippines, and Benjamin E. Diokno, Secretary of Budget and Management, Philippines.

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Monday 24 September


Leading figures in global tech to speak at Singapore trade conference

The impact of new technologies on global trade will be a key focus at Asia House's major conference in Singapore this November. Speakers include Marcus Treacher, Senior Vice President of Customer Success, Ripple, and Dr Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures.

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Thursday 22 November

Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board Chairman, Tom Lembong, joins Singapore conference

Former Indonesian Trade Minister Tom Lembong will participate in Asia House's trade dialogue in Singapore this November. The conference focuses on the key themes driving change in the global trade system, including trade policy shifts, the disrupting effect of new technologies, and infrastructure developments including the Belt and Road Initiative. Lembong, who oversees the investment environment in Indonesia, will bring unique insights to the discussion.

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Tuesday 10 July 2018

09:00 - 11:30

China's growing quest for technology development

Asia House, in partnership with Rouse, will be hosting a roundtable discussion examing the implications and opportunities arising from China's ambition to become a leader in innovation and technology. This ambition has seen China clash with the US over intellectual property, but has also seen it outstrip Europe in terms of venture capital investment in innovative tech.

Wednesday 26 September 17:30 - 20:00

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Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner to take place in Singapore

Tables are now available to book for the Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2018, taking place in Singapore this November. The Asia House gala event, held at the Fullerton Hotel on the evening of Thursday 22 November, will see Dr Kai-Fu Lee, the global thought-leader in Artificial Intelligence and a premier venture capitalist, honoured with the prestigious Award. The Dinner brings leading figures in global business and diplomacy together to celebrate the social value that commercial enterprise creates.

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WTO Chief Economist to speak at Asia House Singapore conference

The World Trade Organization’s Chief Economist, Robert Koopman, will speak at Asia House’s major trade dialogue in Singapore this November, amid dramatic shifts in the global trade landscape. Koopman, who is the Director of the Economic Research and Statistics Division at the WTO, will take part in the Asia Trade in the New Global Order conference on 22 November. With the international trade system in unprecedented territory, shaken by US-China tensions and a perceived weakening of support for multilateralism, the role of the WTO has come under increasing focus. Koopman will therefore bring valuable insights to this important conversation.

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Asia Trade in the New Global Order: An Asia House conference in Singapore

Thought-leaders on global trade and new technologies, including senior politicians and business figures, will assemble in Singapore this November for a major Asia House conference. Focusing on trade policy and the impact of new technologies on global business, Asia Trade in the New Global Order will provide insights and predictive analysis on the major shifts taking place in the trading landscape. Speakers include Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman, Sinovation Ventures; Gregory Hodkinson, Chairman, Arup; and Thierry de Longuemar, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AIIB (TBC).

Thursday 22 November

08:00 - 14:00

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