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Cross-border marketing of mutual funds

The Asset management industry in which I work has not seen much integration at the ASEAN level. Very recently 3 countries in ASEAN (Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore) have come out with a paper which would give mutual recognition for mutual funds launched in these countries and allow easy cross border marketing of funds in these 3 jurisdictions. 119 more words

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HR readiness for ASEAN integration

PMAP is the largest HR association represented by company presidents and HR vice-presidents of 1,500 companies all over the country. It has 21 chapters nationwide. 281 more words

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Small businesses

Whether the country is ready or not, the ASEAN economic integration in 2015 will definitely push through. It is a positive sign because the Philippines is a member of this community of nations and we have to be part of these changes. 181 more words

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International finance in Indonesia

The implication for the new integration has eventually created a positive and negative outcome. On the positive side, the market will be larger as it can serve bigger market and more population, particularly with a vast growing economic sector in those countries involved with the integration. 230 more words

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Ocean shipping industry

As an ocean shipping carrier, we at MOL (Mitsui OSK Lines) obviously thrive on international trade. Since among AFTA’s goals is to melt ASEAN trade barriers, the 2015 agenda fits right into our own. 121 more words

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SM Investments

SM Investments Corporation see the ASEAN economic community integration in 2015 as positive because it will open new markets. But competition will also heighten. That said, local companies need to be more competitive if they want to keep their market shares or even grow. 137 more words

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Join the Tradition of Widener-PMC Class Notes

In the most recent issue of Widener Magazine, I wrote about the long-running tradition of class notes in this institution’s publications. The earliest class note the Widener University Archives have on record is from an 1865 edition of the… 142 more words

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