Welcome our new team members — Fiona Wu and Nicolás Reigl

Fiona Wu: Events & Projects Manager AustCham China would like to announce the appointment of Fiona Wu as the new events and projects manager. Fiona worked as a relationship manager at AustCham Shanghai and has prior membership management expertise. Fiona has worked in the hospitality sector for a long time. She worked with Marriott in the United …

Asian Agribusiness Recruitment Training and Development

Our Client: is recognized as one of the most promising new and emerging biotech companies in the world developing biologicals to increase crop yield, prevent heavy metal crops, and degrade organic pollutant in our farmland. Our client is based in Ireland and has a highly motivated team and Board of Directors that are determined to deliver …

Post event update: ANZAC Day Down Service 2021

Last Sunday, April 25rd, the ANZAC day dawn service was held at the Australian embassy. The date marks the anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand soldiers – the ANZACs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. The aim of the event is to commemorate Australians and New Zealanders killed in war and …

MEMBER NEWS | Significant changes to security of payment regime in Singapore

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons Significant changes to the security of payment regime in Singapore are due to come into force in the near future. The changes contained in the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Bill 2018 are the most extensive changes to the Security of Payment Act (SOP Act) since it became …

MEMBER NEWS | The rise of unsolicited proposals for infrastructure projects in Asia

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons There has been a significant increase in the number of unsolicited proposals (USPs) for greenfield and brownfield public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects in Asia over the past two years. Unlike solicited proposals where a government entity launches a formal public tender, in the case of an unsolicited proposal, it is the …

MEMBER NEWS | Philippines and ADB sign loan for Malolos-Clark railway project

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippine government have signed an agreement which will see $1.3 billion provided to help finance the Malolos-Clark railway project. The ADB is co-financier of the project and has agreed to provide a total $2.75bn loan facility to support construction. According to the ADB statement, …

MEMBER NEWS | US private firms to take part in Philippines’ infrastructure programme

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim has said that US is supporting the Duterte administration’s ambitious ‘build, build, build’ infrastructure programme and American private companies will take part in major infrastructure projects under this programme, according to CNN. This project has also been financed through Chinese loans and grants. The …

MEMBER NEWS | Foreign arbitration institutions can establish in new Shanghai FTZ area

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons Foreign arbitration and dispute resolution institutions are allowed to establish business organisations in the new Lingang area of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, according to plans published by China’s State Council.  The plan said that the new section would compete with leading free trade zones, would open up the …