ASEAN needs to do more than just bounce along

19 October, 2020
By 19 October 2020

ASEAN needs to do more than just bounce along Originally published in TheEdge Malaysia, 19 October – 25 October 2020. ASEAN was in a sweet spot – the foreign investment destination of choice. It

Why an ASEAN High Level Special Commission is needed

15 June, 2020
By Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid | 15 June 2020

Why an ASEAN High Level Special Commission is needed Originally published in TheEdge Malaysia, 15 June – 21 June 2020. The ASEAN High Level Special Commission (AHLSC), proposed by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council

New Chair of ASEAN: Don’t Hold Your Breath

31 January, 2020
By Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid | 2 February 2020

New Chair of ASEAN: Don’t Hold Your Breath Originally published in TheEdge Malaysia, 27 January – 2 February 2020. Every year, in alphabetical order, a member state takes over as chair of ASEAN. Thailand

ASEAN Collective Leadership Running on Empty

10 September, 2019
By Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid | 2 September 2019

ASEAN Collective Leadership Running on Empty Originally published in TheEdge Malaysia At the Bangkok ASEAN summit in June, the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) asked the region’s leaders to show greater collective political leadership

Hope in China’s New Silk Road

19 July, 2019
By Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid | 19 July 2019

Hope in China’s New Silk Road Originally published in World Energy Magazine, N.43 edition. At the 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in Beijing at the end of April, attended by 150 countries, 37

Asean-China: Get Closer on BRI

12 December, 2018
By Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid | 10 December 2018

Asean-China: Get Closer on BRI Originally published in TheEdge Malaysia, 10 – 16 December 2018 edition. At last month’s Asean and Asean Plus summits in Singapore, the Asean-China Strategic Partnership Vision 2030 was adopted.