LocationsEast Asia & Pacific

Dubai Chamber opening office in Shanghai, aims to grow UAE trade with China & South East Asia
Hamad Buamim is the President & CEO of the Dubai Chamber. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Dubai’s economic relationship with South East Asia and China, Dubai Chamber'...
Japanese-Malaysian bilateral relationship continues to strengthen, more FDI opportunities sought
Dr. Makio Miyagawa is the Japanese ambassador to Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the bilateral relationship between Malaysia and Japan, FDI opportunities, and...
CreditBPO Founder & CEO Lia Francisco on how credit ratings can increase access to bank loans & financing for SMEs
Lia Francisco is the Founder & CEO of CreditBPO, which leverages information technology to improve the visibility, operational efficiency, and credit worthiness of SMEs in the...
Philippine Chamber President on the Philippines growth story & upcoming ASEAN integration
Alfredo M. Yao is the President of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI), the voice of business in the Philippines. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the u...
Quantum Hotels & Resorts President on tourism and the hotel industry in the Philippines
John Cole is the President of Quantum Hotels and Resorts. He spoke with The Prospect Group about tourism in the Philippines, the hotel industry in the Makati area of Metro Man...
Evercore Asia Chairman Stephen CuUnjieng on the Philippines & ASEAN competitiveness
Stephen CuUnjieng is the Chairman of Evercore Asia, a premier independent investment banking advisory firm. He spoke with The Prospect Group about today’s economic realities...
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on ASEAN trade, the future of Proton & 1MDB
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is a politician, businessman, and was Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister. He currently chairs Malaysian car manufacturer Proton. He spoke wit...
Thailand improving broadcast & telecommunication infrastructure, transitioning to digital era
Thailand has taken systemic measures to improve broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure. The ongoing move to digital television is expected to have a $3bn economic ...
AJ Pharma Holdings MD Dr. Tabassum Khan on halal vaccines
Dr. Tabassum Khan is the Managing Director of AJ Pharma Holding, an initiative of the Aljomaih Group of Saudi Arabia established to focus on investments in the healthcare and ...
BiotechCorp CEO Mohd Nazlee Kamal on Malaysia’s biotech industry
Dato' Dr. Mohd Nazlee Kamal is the CEO of the Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp), an organization tasked with driving the country’s biotech industry. He spoke...
WIEF Chairman Tun Musa Hitam on partnership and where Malaysia stands today
Tun Musa Hitam is a politician, businessman, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. He currently chairs the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). He spoke with The Prosp...
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on the way forward for Malaysia
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is a politician, businessman, and was Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister. He spoke with The Prospect Group about economic growth and developm...
Securities Commission of Malaysia’s Dato’ Dr. Abdul Halim bin Ismail on the third sector
Dato’ Dr. Abdul Halim bin Ismail is a Member of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission of Malaysia and the recipient of the 2014 Royal Award for Islamic F...
INCEIF promoting esham as an alternative to sukuk
INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance) is a global university offering academic and professional qualifications in Islamic finance. The Prospect Group ...
Hong Leong Islamic Bank CEO on pitching the concept of Islamic banking to a global audience
Raja Teh Maimunah is the CEO of Hong Leong Islamic Bank, part of the Hong Leong Financial Group. She spoke with The Prospect Group about bringing the concept and principles of...
WIEF Young Leaders Network Chairman Ebrahim Patel on supporting young leaders
Ebrahim Patel is the Chairman of the WIEF Young Leaders Network, a global platform connecting young leaders from across the world. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the W...
Maybank Islamic Bank CEO Muzaffar Hisham on Islamic financial services in Malaysia and beyond
Muzaffar Hisham is the CEO of Maybank Islamic Bank, the third largest Islamic bank in the world. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Maybank’s role in Islamic financial s...