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WE CAN DO BETTER. COMMERCIAL ACCESS TO ASIA

Glen Robinson B.Sc. [Tech] JP Glen is a co-founder of Asean Focus Group [now AFG Venture Group], with Peter Church, which we formed in 1990 to provide advice and assistance to those organisations which wished to take a commercial presence in Asean.  We have been incredibly successful in actually being effective rather than accumulating publicity, […]

CAN WE DO BETTER? AUSTRALIA’S COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH ASIA

IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE VIEWS EXPRESSED HERE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR AND NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF AFG VENTURE GROUP Glen Robinson B.Sc. [Tech] JP Glen is a co-founder of Asean Focus Group P/L [now AFG Venture Group] which was formed in 1990 to provide advice and assistance to those organisations which wished […]

ASEAN is ignored by Australian education providers despite the market’s giant scale

by Robert Bolton Australia does not rank in the top 10 destinations for Indonesian students wanting to learn English, a fact which has exposed how under-prepared Australia is for the expected deregulation of Indonesia’s education market. The director and head of education services at ASEAN Focus Group, Michael Fay, says there are more students from […]

CORPORATE TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE YEAR 2016

There has been considerable discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of reducing the headline rate of tax to be applied to Australian based companies. Unfortunately, much of it is based on misconception, incorrect information, bias and hence a political decision is likely to be adopted and the opportunity to develop an effective and transparent system […]

ASEAN international education growth lies in-country

The PIE News Jun 1, 2018 Offshore branch campuses and in-country delivery will produce the most significant opportunities for providers to access more students, according to Michael Fay, director of the ASEAN Focus Group. But while there are opportunities, further work is needed on qualification recognition, facilities and English language adoption.       Australian […]