Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 News Clippings

Published on 21 Jul 2019

20 Jun 2019, China Daily

Further integration seen in 'era of disruption'

With Asia playing an increasingly important role in the global economy, the region’s countries are being urged to work together for robust and sustainable future growth. “The world now faces several geopolitical and geo-economic threats, but I guess all the problems are created by men ourselves, so there should be solutions,” said Mohd Hatta Ramli, Malaysia’s deputy minister of entrepreneur development. “We should create a society, a country and a region that is safe for shared prosperity.”

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21 Jun 2019, China Daily

Green focus critical for region, experts say

Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change and governments need to put more emphasis on developing a green economy in order to move toward sustainable development. This was an underlying theme at a China Daily Asia Leadership Roundtable titled Envisioning and Promoting the Green Economy: Towards a Sustainable and Transformative Asia, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday.

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24 Jun 2019, China Daily

Economic experts call for free and fair trade

Free trade is the basis for the world economy and shared prosperity is in the interest of all, according to speakers at a forum in Malaysia last week. Asia can play an increasingly important role by coming together for sustainable development that helps solve man-made geopolitical and geoeconomic problems. "In this highly globalized world, we believe that free as well as fair trade must be the touchstone in all international commercial and trade dealings," said Mohamed Azmin Ali, Malaysia's minister of economic affairs at an awards ceremony of the Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit in Kuala Lumpur.

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21 Jul 2019