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Education & Training

ADFIAP to organize Familiarization Tour on National SME Development on June 19-23, 2017 in Philippines, and on July 10-14, 2017 in Malaysia
ABA members are invited by the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) to join the “ADFIAP Familiarization Tour on National SME Development” scheduled on June 19-23, 2017 in the Philippines, and on July 10-14, 2017 in Malaysia. To be held in Manila and Kuala Lumpur in June and July 2017, respe
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General Meeting & Seminar

34th ABA Conference to highlight Asia's Turn to Transform
The 34th ABA General Meeting and Conference to be hosted by the State Bank of India on November 16-17 in Mumbai will put the spotlight on the region as it features the theme "Asia s turn to Transform." Recent economic and geopolitical developments in the international arena and the continued proliferation of new financial technologies and startups
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Policy Advocacy

ABA forms Discussion Group on Business Process Re-engineering
The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee recently formed a discussion group to promote cooperation among member banks in understanding business process re-engineering initiatives. The ABA Discussion Group is being led by Mr. Dilshan Rodrigo, Chief Operating Officer of Hatton National Bank. Several member banks have designated officers to make a significa
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News Update

Amb. Alfonso T. Yuchengco – Former ABA Chairman, a business tycoon, a remarkable man
Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco, a remarkable diplomat and businessman in the Philippines, Emeritus Chairman of the RCBC Banking Group, former Chairman of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and former President of the Confederation of the Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) passed away onApril 15, 2017in Manila at the age of 94.
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Special Feature

Fintech's Mark on Asia's Corporate Treasurers - From East & Partners
It cannot be denied that financial technology (fintech) has been the recipient deep interest from media, investors and entrepreneurs since the inception of the concept. With the ever increasing attention that the segment is receiving, it is evident that the banking industry’s digital transformation is already here and corporate businesses ar
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Among Member Banks

Bank of Bhutan launches new website and improved version of mBOB app
The Bank of Bhutan launched its new Website and a new and improved version of the popular mBoB app on March 28.  The new website (http://www.bob.bt/) has a fresh and stylish look with easy and intuitive navigation screens.  It also provides a facility to request a call-back in case any clarification or further information is required. The
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Personalities

Mohaiyani first woman chairman of Maybank
Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has appointed Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin as chairman of the board, making her the first woman to clinch the position in the country’s largest bank. Mohaiyani, 68, takes the helm from Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor, who will be stepping down on March 31, 2017. Megat Zaharuddin has been chairman of the ba
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Banking & Finance Newsbriefs

Hong Kong tax revenue to fall further on fewer stamp duty collections for property
Hong Kong’s tax revenue is set to further shrink to HK$286 billion by the end of next March, partly due to an expected 22 per cent plunge in stamp duty for property transactions. The Inland Revenue Department on May 2 announced that overall tax revenue collected in the 2016-17 financial year was HK$290.2 billion, down about HK$1.1 billion or
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Publications

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: From World Development Indicators
The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 uses maps, charts and analysis to illustrate, trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Atlas primarily draws on World Development Indicators (WDI) - the World Bank s compilation of internationally comparable statistics about global developm
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Asian Financial Services Congress 2017

Dates:Mar/02/2017-Mar/03/2017

Venue: Singapore

AML & Financial Crime Asia Summit

Dates:Feb/21/2017-Feb/22/2017

Venue: Singapore

32nd ABA General Meeting and Conference

Dates:Nov/12/2015-Nov/13/2015

Venue: Taipei, Taiwan

Managing Dawn Raids Workshop

Dates:May/11/2017-May/11/2017

Venue: Hong Kong

Financial Inclusion Summit Asia 2017

Dates:Apr/18/2017-Apr/19/2017

Venue: Suntec Singapore

 
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