Media Release

21 August 2019

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION GALA DINNER - “Women of Great Times: Turning Promises into Actions”

Bandar Sunway, 21 August 2019 –Chairman of ASLI and the Founding Trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (JCF), YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO hosted the National Women’s Day Celebration Gala Dinner on Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. Themed “Women of Great Times: Turning Promises into Actions”, the prestigious gala dinner witnessed the conferment of Ibu Negara to YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali as well as the launch of the Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali Scholarship for Creative Arts and Music.


21 August 2019

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY POWER LUNCHEON - “Women of Great Times: Turning Promises into Actions”

Bandar Sunway, 21 August 2019 - The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) held the National Women’s Day Power Luncheon on 21 August 2019 at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. Themed, “Women of Great Times: Turning Promises into Actions”, the power luncheon honoured the immense contributions of Malaysian women by highlighting their exemplary works in transforming society.


23 July 2019

ASLI 3-5 Afternoon Insights with Minister of Entrepreneur Development, Malaysia - "Fostering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The Roles of Government”

Bandar Sunway, 23 July 2019 – The world is seeing a new wave of entrepreneurial disruption emerge, providing both opportunities and challenges for industry players and governments. In Malaysia, the impact of government's efforts to support entrepreneurship is crucial in accelerating the prosperity of the economy and, in particular encouraging youth and women to start their own businesses. Speaking at 3-5 Afternoon Insights today at Sunway University, YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development, Malaysia said there is already widespread and substantial enthusiasm in creating economic future through entrepreneurship.


19 June 2019

ASLI 3-5 Afternoon Insights - “PAVING THE WAY TO THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE INFRATRUCTURE: How ESG Impact Measurement and Blockchain Can Shape the Asset Class”

Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) today organised its inaugural 3-5 Afternoon Insights on sustainable infrastructure at the Sunway University. Today’s session was themed, “PAVING THE WAY TO THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE INFRATRUCTURE: How ESG Impact Measurement and Blockchain Can Shape the Asset Class”.

 

25 April 2019

‘Til Eleven Morning Insights with Speaker of The Dewan Rakyat - ‘The New Parliament, New Culture, New Code of Conduct, The Reforms’ 

Kuala Lumpur, 25 April 2019 – Kuala Lumpur, 25 April 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) organised its fourth ‘Til Eleven Morning Insights Session today. Interviewing the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, Ybhg. Dato’ Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof the interview today focused on ‘The New Parliament, New Culture, New Code of Conduct, The Reforms’ . It was held at the House of Parliament, Malaysia.

 


2 April 2019

‘Til Eleven Morning Insights - ‘The Culture of Lobbying and Funding – Key to Confidence in Public Decisions and Perceptions’

Kuala Lumpur, 4 April 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) in collaboration with the United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur organized ‘Til Eleven Morning Insights held on 2 April 2019 at the Institut Integriti Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur with Azhar Azizan Harun, Chairman of Election Commission of Malaysia and James V. Saturno, a senior manager at Congressional Research Service, USA as esteemed guest panellists. The breakfast session was themed, “The Culture of Lobbying and Funding – Key to Confidence in Public Decisions and Perceptions”.

 


12 March 2019

MALAYSIAN STRATEGIC FINANCIAL OUTLOOK FORUM - ‘Governing in Times of Heightened PUBLIC SCRUTINY and ACCOUNTABILITY demands’

Bandar Sunway, 12 March 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) organised the Malaysian Strategic Financial Outlook Forum with the theme ‘Governing in Times of Heightened PUBLIC SCRUTINY and ACCOUNTABILITY demands” at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa.

 


6 March 2019

‘Til Eleven Morning Insights with YB Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad, Minister of Health, Malaysia - ‘Innovation & Competitiveness in Health & Patient Care via Public & Private Partnership'

Bandar Sunway, 8 March 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) organised ‘Til Eleven Morning Insights with YB Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, Minister of Health, Malaysia at SunMed Convention Centre. The theme of the conversation was ‘Innovation & Competitiveness in Health & Patient Care via Public & Private Partnership’. Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Ramon Navaratnam, Chairman, ASLI Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) in his opening address highlighted the private sector’s strong commitment to work closely with the government, specifically, the Ministry of Health in building a strong, and sustainable health policy and programme in Malaysia.

 


5 March 2019

1ST THOUGHT LEADERSHIP SERIES ON EDUCATION POLICY - ‘From STEM to STREAM – Innovating Malaysian Education’

Bandar Sunway, 6 March 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) in partnership with Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA) organised the 1st Thought Leadership Series on Education Policy at the Sunway Lagoon Club, Selangor. The welcome address was delivered by Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Ramon Navaratnam, Chairman, ASLI Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS). He stressed on the need to support and heed the government’s call for a greater public and private partnership to reform the education system, specifically moving forward with STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics) rather than focusing solely on achieving the 60:40 STEM to Arts enrolment quota.

 


4 March 2019

ASLI Economics Conversation - ‘New Risks in Today's Macroeconomic World'

Bandar Sunway, 19 February 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) organised ASLI Economics Conversation at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa with Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Lin See-Yan, President of the Harvard Club of Malaysia and Professor Finn Kydland, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Economics, University of California, USA. The theme of the conversation was “New Risks in Today's Macroeconomic World”.

 


14 February 2019

OPEN DIALOGUE ON MALAYSIAN EDUCATION – Issued by Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 February 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) held an Open Dialogue on Malaysian Education themed “Bridging the Gaps Within: Empowering Education for the Future Generation” on Thursday, 14th February, 2019 at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. The event brought together educators, members of civil society, private sector representatives and academics, to exchange views on education reform directly with Minister of Education, YB Dr Maszlee Malik and senior officials from the Ministry.

 


14 February 2019

OPEN DIALOGUE ON MALAYSIAN EDUCATION - ‘Bridging the Gaps Within: Empowering Education for the Future Generation’

Bandar Sunway, 14 February 2019 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) organised an Open Dialogue on Malaysian Education with YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Minister of Education and Professor Emeritus Dato’ Dr Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, President, Malaysian Association for Education and Malaysian Council for Educational Management and Leadership in the morning session and in the afternoon session with YM Datuk Dr Syed Ali Tawfik al-Attas, former Director General, Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM) with the theme “Bridging the Gaps Within: Empowering Education for the Future Generation” at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa.

 


24 January 2019

TRADE DIALOGUE WITH THE ITALIAN AMBASSADOR – H.E. CRISTIANO MAGGIPINTO: ‘Strengthening Trade Partnership & Business Opportunities - ITALY’

Petaling Jaya, 24 January 2019 - Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) in collaboration with the Embassy of Republic of Italy in Malaysia, organised a Trade Dialogue with its Ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto at the Sunway Lagoon Club, Selangor. The welcome address was delivered by one of ASLI’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Centre for Public Studies, Tan Sri Dr. Ramon Navaratnam highlighting Malaysian and Italian long-standing trade relationship.

 


21 November 2018

Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Conference 2018, ‘Beyond Mobility, Moving Sustainably’

Kuala Lumpur, 21 November 2018 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) co-organized the Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Conference at the Malaysian International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur.

 

 

8 October 2018

Industry - Government Open Dialogue with the Minister of Housing and Local Government

Kuala Lumpur, 8 October 2018 – The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) held the Industry-Government Open Dialogue with YB Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Housing and Local Government today at Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.