J. Albert Gamboa

Investments and the rule of law

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Five provincial governors belonging to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) launched the BARMM Governors’ Caucus (BGC) here last June to cultivate a harmonious region governed by the rule of law as well as the principles of lasting peace and order. The BGC will serve as a platform to promote the resolution of issues identified by BARMM constituents as critical and in need of immediate action.

Fusion 2023: Making waves together

BALI, INDONESIA – The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), through its Asia-Pacific (APAC) regional board, is currently holding the Fusion 2023 Conference at the Discovery Kartika Plaza in Bali’s Kuta tourist distict. This is the first face-to-face event of IABC APAC since the pandemic and its theme is “Making Waves Together.”


Post-pandemic developments in Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG – Five months after the full reopening of its border with the People’s Republic of China, this former British Crown Colony is back in business. The International Monetary Fund recently issued a statement that the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) is recovering strongly, with post-COVID normalization of economic activity despite a challenging global macro-financial environment.

Sustainability:  Key to future-proofing businesses

NAGOYA, Japan – This capital city of Aichi Prefecture on the main Japanese island of Honshu is the center of the third most populous urban area in Japan, next to Greater Tokyo and Metropolitan Osaka. It is the home of Chubu Centrair International Airport, which opened in time for the World Expo 2005 as a replacement for the old Nagoya Airfield.

Forging the path forward for rebounding Asia

INCHEON, South Korea – The 56th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors begins here today at the Songdo Convensia Center in this international port city. Incheon is an expanding metropolis with a population of three million, making it South Korea’s third most populous city after Seoul and Busan.