Media Release


23 May 2017

The 18th National Human Resources Summit

Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2017 – ASLI today hosted the 18th National Human Resources Summit with this year’s theme “HR in the Age of Disruption: The Lynchpin of Organisational Success”.



03 March 2017

Business West Signs Four Global Partnership Agreements

Written by: David Clensy



28 February 2017

Press Release - Greater KL & Smart City Summit 2017

ASLI understand the country’s ambition to become Smart City Hub for APAC has come a long since the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley (Greater KL) designated as a National Key Economic Area (NKEA) under Malaysia’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).



22 September 2016

Stellar Keynote Speakers, VIPs, Guests & Program Confirmed for 8th World Chinese Economic Summit

The theme of the 2016 WCES is “China-ASEAN: Realising opportunities, strengthening partnerships”, and the opening address will be delivered by Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.



25 May 2016

Malacca Malaysia to host historic 8th World Chinese Economic Forum in November

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Michael Yeoh, Chairman of the World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES) and CEO, Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) has confirmed that Malacca Malaysia will host the 2016 Summit that will be held November 16-17.



12 October 2015

7th Annual World Chinese Economic Summit to focus on strengthening ties between China, Southeast Asia & Europe

LONDON UK: An array of distinguished figures including former President of Indonesia, H.E. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono; Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and former Vice Premier of China, H.E. Zeng Peiyan are confirmed to speak at the 7th World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES), which in 2015 will be held in London.



11 June 2015

Press Release - BFA Energy, Resources & Sustainable Development Conference (11 June 2015 - Part I)

Kuala Lumpur, 11 June 2015 - Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Energy, Resources and Sustainable Development Conference with the theme “One Belt and One Road” & Asian Energy/Resources Cooperation hosted by ASLI Malaysia on June 11, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, came to a close at 5pm this afternoon.



11 June 2015

Press Release - BFA Energy, Resources & Sustainable Development Conference (11 June 2015 - Part II)

Titled BFA Energy, Resources and Sustainable Development Conference, the conference in Kuala Lumpur was aptly themed “One Belt and One Road” and Asian Energy/Resource Cooperation.



27 January 2015

Global Think Tank Report 2015

ASLI’s Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) earned its way into the top six (6 out of 60) think tanks in the Southeast Asia and the Pacific Region. Announced on Thursday 22nd January 2015, the ranking was published in the "2014 Global Go to Think Tank Index Report”.



11 October 2014

CPPS’s Response to Budget 2015

CPPS Senior Director Ms Ng Yeen Seen commented that this is a fair and balanced budget which is development oriented and inclusive and focuses on infrastructure development and human capital development, which is so essential for our future national competitiveness.



28 May 2014

ASLI-CPPS’s Submission to Ministry of Finance for the 2015 Budget Consultation on 26 May 2014

The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and the Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) submitted a list of recommendations to fill budgetary gaps for the 2015 Budget Consultation, chaired by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also Finance Minister, on 26 May 2014.



27 January 2014

Global Think Tank Report 2013 - ASLI's CPPS Ranked Among Top 10 Think Tanks in the World

The Global Report on Think Tanks announced in the United Nations in New York on Friday 24, January 2014, Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and its research arm, the Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) were ranked among the top Think Tanks in the World and in the Asia Pacific Region.



29 October 2013

CPPS's Policy Recommendation on the Implementation of GST

Seven policy recommendations are offered to minimise irresponsible profiteering activities and strengthen the government’s credibility in pushing through the tax reform. Profiteering activities can be reduced by enforcing the display of actual amount of GST payable on the price tag.



29 October 2013

CPPS's Response to Budget 2014

While BR1M is a short-term measure to help the lower income group to cope with the increasing cost of living, an extended period of BR1M may result in over-dependent of government assistance in the longer run.



18 September 2013

Malaysia to host 5th World Chinese Economic Forum

Malaysia will be hosting the upcoming 5th World Chinese economic Forum (WCEF) from Oct 3-5 in Kuala Lumpur. The event will be attended by at least 500 participants from over 25 countries who will discuss and debate strategic issues that will shape the future of relations with China and Asia.



17 March 2013

Yeen Seen's exclusive interview in Sinchew

大馬以三大民族融洽相處著稱,根據國民登記局2010年數據,我國三大民族的人口是 土著67.4%、華裔24.6%、印裔7%,其中,土著有大部份是巫裔。



28 February 2013

Establishment of Malaysia-Thailand Business Council

The MTBC and TMBC are established as a government supported bilateral private sector initiative to drive the objectives of both governments to establish sustainable economic growth through the encouragement of Malaysia-Thailand private sector partnerships.



23 January 2013

ASLI's CPPS Ranked Among Top 10 Think Tanks in the World

In the Global Study, ASLI’s Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) was ranked as 7th Best in Asia; for the ranking of the World's Best 20 Think Tanks with a smaller budget of less than USD 5million, CPPS was ranked No 9th in the World.



23 November 2012

The Global Chinese Diaspora - Creating Wealth, Contributing to National Development Abstract

Since China opened its economic doors in the late 1970s, overseas Chinese have played an essential role in connecting China’s economy with the world. At the same time, ethnic Chinese have taken up important roles in helping to develop the various economies of the host countries where they are living.



26 July 2012

Banking and Finance Professionals Gather at The 16th Malaysian Banking Summit

The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) today organised the 16th Malaysian Banking Summit with the theme "Charting the Future Direction of Banking and Finance in a New Era"