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November 28, 2015

HONG KONG - Will China benefit from inclusion in the SDR basket alongside the U.S. dollar, the euro, the British pound and the Japanese yen? Global asset manager Nataxis says it would have been much better for China to consolidate domestic and external financial reform before becoming an SDR currency.

November 27, 2015

BEIJING – Following three days of meetings on discussing the reform of China’s Armed Forces, Prsident Xi Jinping has urged the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to maintain “correct political direction” as the authority of the Forces is consolidated under the Central Military Commission (CMC), of wh

November 26, 2015

MANILA – Annual throughput capacity at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) has been increased from 2.5 million to 2.75 million TEUs as part of a PhP25 billion expansion project being undertaken by the port manager, International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI), which says the additional capacity addresses both current demand and anticipated growth at the port.

November 26, 2015

MANILA – Philippines’ Q3 GDP came in at 6.0% y/y, shy of market expectations of 6.3%, although an upward revision to Q2 growth leaves year-to-date growth broadly as expected. But consumption growth is enjoying firm momentum despite disappointing remittance growth, supporting ANZ Bank’s our view that the economy is slowly diversifying away from its traditional reliance on remittances.


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Asian Financial Forum – Hong Kong

January 18, 2016 to January 19, 2016

Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be keynote speaker at the ninth annual Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong on January 18-19.
AFF, which attracts more than 2,000 business and government leaders from around the world, is sponsored by the Hong Kong Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum – Hong Kong

December 3, 2015 to December 4, 2015

Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre, BIP Asia Forum brings together IP professionals and business leaders from all over the world to discuss latest developments in the IP world, and to explore business collaboration opportunities under the theme IP - Transforming Global Business.