The Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation Inc. hosted a roundtable discussion on the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) which aimed to evaluate the opportunities and challenges in reviving the sub-regional growth triangle as part of the cooperation efforts between China and selected ASEAN countries. The subregional linkages have assumed added relevance in the framework of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, ASEAN economic integration and connectivity plans, as well as expected progress in the establishment of the Bangsamoro autonomous region.

The Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress will be hosting a roundtable on the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) on January 30, 2019 in Pasig City. The forum aims to evaluate opportunities and challenges in reviving the sub-regional growth triangle as part of the cooperation efforts between selected ASEAN countries and China, in light of various integration projects such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity.

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Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Inc. was honored to accept the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Institutes for Strategic and International Studies (ASEAN-ISIS), in a simple handover ceremony organized by Myanmar ISIS. ASEAN-ISIS is a longstanding network of think tanks across Southeast Asia that has actively contributed to policy-oriented research and dialogues on regional affairs.

Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation took part in a historic roundtable conference on the Korean Peninsula that gathered think-tank representatives from the two Koreas and ASEAN countries. The conference was held on December 13, 2018 at Novotel Yangon Max Hotel in Yangon. It was organized by the Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Myanmar.