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FYIstival: a digital festival of overseas opportunities

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FYIstival: a digital festival of overseas opportunities


Standard Chartered Bank is proud to be a Principal Partner of FYIstival. Be a part of this digital networking webinar series where our esteemed speakers and industry experts shed light on reopening and recovery of business opportunities in ASEAN.

Speakers/ Guest of Honour
2 June 2021

1000am – 1130am

Malaysia’s Post-COVID Reopening and Opportunities: Strengthening Business Resilience and Diversification


Key Highlights:

·       Malaysia’s Post-Pandemic Economic Re-opening and Opportunities

·       Malaysia’s Digital economy/ I4.0 Strategies

·       Enhancing cross-border flows for Trade of goods and services, financing, payments

·       Strengthening Resilience in supply chain for manufacturing logistics and services in a COVID-19 environment

·       Digitalisation as a means to Internationalisation

·       Singapore-Malaysia Manufacturing, Logistics Supply Chain (Singapore as regional hub and gateway)

Keynote Address by Mr Muhammad Radzi Jamaludin, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia to Singapore



·       Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

·       Raj Tatavarty, Managing Director and Head of Business Banking, Malaysia, Standard Chartered Bank

·       Western Union and UPS


Missed the webinar? Watch the recording here:


Download the post-event summary report here.



30 June 2021

1000am – 1130am

Digital and FinTech Opportunities for Indonesia and Singapore

Key Highlights:

•        Latest developments e.g. Omnibus law, investment priority sectors and opportunities in Indonesia

•        Financial sector regulations and opportunities in Indonesia and Singapore and leveraging on cross border payments for businesses

•        Above topics by Indonesia Ambassador and OJK

•        Post-COVID Re-opening opportunities for Businesses

•        Focus on leveraging on increasingly digitalised Indonesia’s economy. The Digital Economy in Indonesia is expected to grow rapidly from US$8 billion (2015) to US$124 billion by 2025.

Keynote Address by H.E. Suryopratomo Indonesia’s Ambassador to Singapore


·      Mr TriyonoGani, Head of Digital Finance Innovation Group , Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK)

·      Mr Yong Sheng Le, Deputy Director, FinTech & Innovation, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)


Panel Discussion:
Navigating Post COVID-19:Digital Economy Growth Opportunities for Indonesia and Singapore
Moderated by Mr Shadab Taiyabi, President, Singapore FinTech Association



·      Mr Niki Luhur, Board of Supervisor, Indonesia Fintech Association

·      Mr Terence Oh, Director of Dealing (Asia),Western Union Business Solutions

·      Mr Edwin Kusuma, Co-Founder & COO, Finantier

·      Mr Kelvin Teo, Co-Founder & Group CEO, Funding Societies | Modalku

·      Mr RollyA. Lahagu, Cluster COO for Indonesia & ASEAN Markets, Standard Chartered Bank

6 July 2021


Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and Investment Opportunities

Key Highlights:

•        Latest developments on Thailand’s EEC and opportunities for Singapore companies doing business in Thailand.

•        Thailand government has created the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), comprising of three eastern provinces of Thailand-Chonburi, Rayong and Chachoengso off the Gulf of Thailand and occupying a total area of 13,285 square kilometers. The government has unveiled a “Thailand 4.0” strategy to transform the economy into a smart and innovative country by leveraging on its strategic location at the heart of mainland Southeast Asia and it well established infrastructure and transport connectivity.

•        Key sectors such as engineering, smart city, manufacturing and logistics services

Keynote Address by H.E. Ambassador Dr Suriya Cindawongse, Thailand Ambassador to Singapore



·      Mr Eric Leong, Managing Director – Milion Corp

·      Ms Michelle Mak, Director of Sales, Asia Western Union Business Solutions

·      Dr Tim Leelahaphan, Economist, Thailand, Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited

·      Ms Chika Imakita, Director of Marketing, UPS South Asia Region

5 August

1000am – 1130am

Future of Vietnam’s Transformation and Sectoral Opportunities

Key Highlights:

•        Growth Opportunities in Vietnam

•        Recovery prospects and Outlook

•        Leveraging on Vietnam and ASEAN’s trade, supply chain and manufacturing due to its strong influx of FDI

Keynote Address by H.E Mr Mai Phuoc Dzung, Ambassador of Vietnam to Singapore


Panel Discussion: Vietnam’s Economic Transformation and Sectoral Opportunities

·      Mr Thanh Xuan Nguyen

·      Western Union Business Solutions

·      YCH Group


Register here:


12 August

2.30pm – 4.10pm

Expanding Trade & Investment Opportunities in the Philippines


Key Highlights:

•       Philippine Business Environment Updates: CREATE Act
and Other Legislative Reforms

•       Growth Sectors & Business Opportunities for Singapore Companies in the Philippines

Keynote Address by H.E. Joseph Del Mar Yap, Ambassador
of the Republic of the Philippines to Singapore


Panel Discussion with Business Leaders & BOI on “How to Make the Best of Business Opportunities in the Philippines


Register here:


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