A global superpower, the United States has the world’s largest economy and diplomatic network. Interested in extending its ties with Southeast Asia, the U.S. has launched several programs to develop its interests in ASEAN and contribute to the local development of the region.
Aggregated in Malaysia’s FBM KLCI index – the main stock index of Malaysia -, the 30 largest public listed companies individually and collectively influence heavily the economy of Malaysia, Southeast Asia, and the world. This handy list presents these economic giants and their activities, together with useful links.
The ASEAN Business Club is a group of business leaders gathering to support the ASEAN integration. With top-level executives from many large companies of Southeast Asia, the ASEAN Business Club provides a place for high-level networking; it voices concerns of private enterprises and gives assistance to governments.
Southeast Asian countries all have their own media to broadcasts local, regional and international news. Be they online version of newspapers or television, or purely web contents providers, here is a selection of the 15 best media to get informed from various Southeast Asian national perspectives.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore – IDA – is the government agency in charge of developing information technology and telecommunications in Singapore. IDA supports citizens and companies to assist them in learning, using and developing the information technology eco-system of Singapore.
Foreign businesses and professionals in Southeast Asia can often get help from their country’s Chamber of Commerce. Here is a complete table of links to the websites of all the major Chambers of Commerce and Industry and business associations from major partner countries in each of the ten ASEAN countries.
ASEAN companies are gaining traction in Southeast Asia and further. The 100 largest companies from ASEAN countries by market capitalization have recently been compiled by the Nikkei Asian Review magazine. Here is the list of 100 leading businesses in the region, together with some details on their activities, market values, and revenues.
ASEAN UP has recently grown beyond its first 1000 followers on Twitter. Though we do not take pride in the number itself, we try today to consolidate our community by giving back some exposure to those we deem most helpful and influential for business in ASEAN. We hope it can contribute to their influence and help other Twitter users to find …