Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Conditions for the Use of this Website
Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website.

By using this Website, you signify you have read and accepted these Terms of Use. If you (the “user”) do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Website. The user is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in any jurisdiction.



These Terms & Conditions of Use may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this Website after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms & Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this Website.


Restrictions on Use of Materials

This Website and its contents are owned and operated by S Rajaratnam Endowment CLG Limited (hereinafter referred to as “SRE”), and as such is Copyright © since 2014 S Rajaratnam Endowment CLG Limited. All company names and logos and all related products and service names, design marks and slogans are trademarks and service marks and are the properties of their respective owners and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective owners. References to any names, marks, products or services of third parties do not necessarily constitute or imply SRE’s endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, information, product or service.

No material, graphic or image from this Website may be appropriated or modified in any manner, or reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of SRE.

No party is permitted to establish links to this Website without prior written permission from SRE. SRE reserves all rights to deny permission for any such links. SRE is not under any obligation to establish reciprocal links with any third party. Nothing contained herein confers any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary rights of SRE or any third party.

Neither SRE, any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives nor any other person is, in connection with this Website, engaged in rendering auditing, accounting, tax, legal, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Each user agrees not to use the content of this Website as a substitute for independent investigations and competent financial and business judgement of the user of this Website and such user shall obtain professional advice tailored to his particular factual situation. Each user is responsible for all matters arising from its use of this Website.

Each user agrees to use this Website in accordance with these Terms of Use and for lawful and proper purposes and shall not:

  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or which creates liability on SRE’s part;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping rooms) that are designated for such purpose;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programmes designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
  • interfere or attempt to interfere with the operation or functionality of this Website; or obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access, via whatever means, to any of SRE’s systems.


Third-Party Postings and Hyperlinks to Third-Party Sites

This Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites (“External Sites”) which are neither maintained nor controlled by SRE, or may contain content posted on or via the Website by third parties. SRE shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in any content in the Website, or the content, products or services of any hyperlinked External Site or any hyperlink contained in a hyperlinked External Site, nor for the privacy and security practices employed by these External Sites, and under no circumstances shall SRE be liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or contained in emails or otherwise transmitted or displayed via the Website, or arising from access to External Sites. Use of the Website and any hyperlinks and access to External Sites are entirely at the user’s own risk.

The user acknowledges that SRE has no control over and excludes all liability for any material on the Internet which can be accessed by using this Website. Neither will SRE be deemed to have endorsed any such content thereto.

Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Website or any of the contents are prohibited.

Linking to the Home Page
You may link to the Home Page of this Website, upon notifying SRE in writing. However, please note that SRE reserves the right to disable any link to the Home Page of this Website should SRE consider the link to be inappropriate.

Hyperlinking to an Internal Page of this Website (Not Being the Home Page)
You must make a specific request for, and secure permission from SRE prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Website or any of the contents, or engaging in similar activities. SRE reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Website or any of the contents.

Your linking to, or your framing of this Website or any of the contents constitute acceptance of these Terms & Conditions of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms & Conditions of Use. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this Website or any of the contents.

In no circumstances shall SRE be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on Websites that link to this Website or any of the contents.

SRE reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.

SRE reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Website or any of the contents.



SRE takes certain industry-accepted precautions to secure the Website or portions thereof. However, the user understands and agrees that such precautions cannot guarantee that use of the Website is invulnerable to security breaches, nor does SRE make any warranty, guarantee, or representation that use of the Website is protected from all viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other vulnerabilities.

During the user’s use of the Website, SRE may issue to and request from the user’s computer “cookies” to enable more convenient browsing when the user revisits the Website. The user must not alter any cookies sent to his/ her computer from the Website and must ensure that the user’s computer sends correct and accurate cookies in response to any relevant request from the Website.


No Representation or Warranties

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided in this Website herein is up to date and accurate, SRE and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives make no representation or warranty of any kind either express or implied as to the completeness, correctness, accuracy, suitability, reliability or otherwise of the Website or its content in this Website or the results of its use for any purpose, all of which is provided “as is” and “as available”. They do not warrant that this Website or this server that makes it available is free of any virus or other harmful elements.

SRE and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives disclaim all warranties and obligations relating to this Website, including but not limited to all implied warranties and obligations of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.


Limitation of Liability

The information contained herein in this Website shall be accessed and used at the user’s own risk and to the fullest extent permissible and subject and pursuant to all applicable laws and regulations. SRE and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential or other damages whatsoever, (including but not limited to liability for loss of use, data or profits), including but not limited to contract, negligence or other tortious actions, arising out of or in connection with this site, even if any of SRE and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses that were, are being or will be incurred.



SRE reserves all rights to make any and all changes in this Website at its sole discretion without prior notice to the user. SRE reserves the right to deny access to this Website to anyone at any time without prior notice. Materials on our Website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be periodically incorporated into this material. SRE may make improvements and/ or changes in the products, services and/ or programmes described in these materials at any time without notice.


Suggestions, Comments and Feedback

Should the user respond to any part of the materials contained herein in this Website with any communications including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and SRE and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives shall have no obligation whatsoever with respect to such communications and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation, and shall be free to use in any way for any purpose whatsoever the content of such communications including any ideas, know-how, techniques or concepts disclosed therein.


Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

The law applicable to the Terms of Use of this Website is the law of the Republic of Singapore and the courts of the Republic of Singapore will have exclusive jurisdiction in case of any dispute.

Past Events 2016

"The idea that the solutions lie in monetary policy is a real distraction from the true task of governments – to form a consensus on the priorities for the future, and to move on in tackling the structural issues to get there."

Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Deputy Prime Minister &
Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
Republic of Singapore

"For Central Asian states, it is vitally important to find ways to combine trade and economic strategies of the leading powers. The synergy... will enable the region to offer an efficient and balanced model of global economic development to the world."

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament
Republic of Kazakhstan

“One of the major challenges that the world economy is facing today is shrinking US dollar liquidity all around the world. The most natural solution for this retreating dollar liquidity would be an incoming rush of renminbi liquidity."

Thomas Trikasih Lembong
Minister of Trade
Republic of Indonesia

“I would like to push a particular scheme, what I call ASEAN Access – Internet access... I go anywhere in ASEAN, I want to be able to use my SIM and I want to subscribe to any SIM from anywhere, very much like the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA)."

Dr Narongchai Akrasanee
Chairman, MFC Asset Managment Plc., Former Minister of Energy, Former Minister of Commerce, Thailand

“We believe, in the future, it is not ‘free’ trade that we are looking for, but ‘fair’ trade that we are seeking. Free trade [should] mean fair trade from global powers. We have to talk about global prosperity."

Muhammad Lutfi
Former Minister of Trade
Republic of Indonesia

"First, we need to take a differentiated approach to different technologies and their applications… Second, we need to adopt a risk-based approach to Fintech… Third and last, I think we need to actively promote the Fintech ecosystem..."

Ravi Menon
Managing Director
Monetary Authority of Singapore

“The East Asia Summit already brings together the ASEAN ten, and the key partners of this region... I would like to propose that they organise themselves to a Peace and Security Council of the East Asia Summit..."

Dr Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs
Republic of Indonesia

“Chinese outbound investment is greater than inward investment... Tourism is also growing very fast. China last year has over 100 million people going to different countries; they spent US$160 billion, larger than Chinese outbound investment in the world."

Dr Wang Huiyao
President, Center for China and Globalization
Counsellor, State Council of the People’s Republic of China
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