ASEAN cooperation in energy sector must now evolve into integration
ASEAN is set for remarkable growth and opportunity. Its 10 member nations represent a market of more than 600 million consumers and a combined gross domestic product of nearly US$3 trillion. These figures are increasing by the day, and the region’s prosperity and stability continue to grow.
As ASEAN grows, a reliable, accessible and sustainable supply of energy will be essential. South-east Asia’s energy consumption is expected to more than double over the next two decades.
Securing this energy will be no easy feat. Like countries and regions around the world, ASEAN faces the [...]
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Singapore, 1 July 2015 – Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director (elect) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), will deliver the Opening Keynote Address at the 8th Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). Dr Birol will share his perspectives on this year’s SIEW theme, “Global Energy Transitions”. Registration for the Keynote Address and SIEW’s co-located conferences & exhibitions are now open.
The Singapore Energy Summit will feature a strong line-up of energy thought-leaders who will share their insights and perspectives on (i) Asia’s New Energy Frontiers, (ii) Securing Energy in an Era of Uncertainty, and (iii) Building Energy Resilience. Confirmed speakers at the [...]
Liu Qiang says as demand increases, China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ project can help offset the challenges and provide better connectivity and greater economic opportunities
China’s fast economic growth in the past 30 years has dramatically transformed the global landscape. This transformation will only continue under the “One Belt, One Road” initiative set out by President Xi Jinping.
This proposed initiative will propel China and the region towards a more dynamic economic system. At home, “One Belt, One Road” will connect the inland areas, furthering their development to the levels seen in cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, [...]