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APEC Business Travel Card to be Extended to Five Years from 1 September
Singapore, Singapore, 28 Jul 2015

Businesspeople will be offered five-year, short-stay, multiple-entry to participating APEC economies and priority lane access at key airport immigration checkpoints.

Young Asia-Pacific Scientists Tackle Climate Change Challenges
Manila, Philippines, 23 Jul 2015

The cutting-edge research of the twelve finalists for the 2015 ASPIRE Prize is leading the way in the fight against climate change.

APEC Breaks Ground on Sustainable City Development
Gyeongju, Korea, 16 Jul 2015
The proliferation of solar-powered, energy efficient buildings, improved vehicle fuel efficiency labeling and easier green energy financing are among the measures being advanced.
APEC Calls for Energy Smart Case Submissions
Singapore, 8 Jul 2015
Energy officials are welcoming case submissions for the 2015 APEC Energy Smart Community Initiative Best Practice Awards.
APEC Backs Incentives for Business Disaster Planning
Bangkok, Thailand, 25 Jun 2015
Support for financial incentives to spur emergency preparedness among businesses comes as the risk of shocks to trade and growth rises in the Asia-Pacific.
APEC Turns to Small Firms to Combat New Health Threats
Atlanta, United States, 19 Jun 2015

Greater small business participation in trade is needed to improve protection against emerging diseases such as Ebola and MERS, and other unfolding health concerns.

APEC Lifting Asia-Pacific Trade Barriers for Small Businesses
Atlanta, United States, 15 Jun 2015
Focus is on creating openings for small businesses to integrate in the different stages of the international production and trade of goods.
Asia Region Funds Passport On-Track for 2016 Launch
Singapore, 4 Jun 2015
The initiative will make it easier for financial services professionals to market investment products to retail customers in other Asia-Pacific economies and boost job creation in the region.
APEC Challenge Open to Tech Start-Ups
Singapore, 3 Jun 2015

Technology start-ups are invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of venture capitalists, angel investors and corporate executives as part of the 3rd APEC Challenge, sponsored by Intel and Siemens, on 19 – 20 October in Chinese Taipei.

Sound Tax Policies Boost Tourism and Economic Growth
Boracay Island, Aklan Province, Philippines, 28 May 2015

As regional free trade agreements proliferate in the Asia-Pacific, a new APEC Policy Support Unit report confirms that these agreements do make a difference in boosting exports.

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