ASEAN-Japan Relations Caught on FIRe Highlights

The “ASEAN-Japan Relations Caught on FIRe” was held last February 7, 2020 at the Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City. The symposium was hosted by PHILFEJA, in cooperation with Asia Japan Alumni (ASJA) International and the ASEAN Council of Japan Alumni (ASCOJA)

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Financial Incentive for July 2020 JLPT Passers

PILJC and NCF students taking the JLPT (N1・N2・N3・N4) on July 5, 2020 can receive a registration fee rebate upon passing the test. Those who are currently enrolled or have finished a course in 2020 are eligible for this financial incentive.

Interested students are requested to submit their exam voucher by July 3, 2020. A check equal to the registration fee paid will be issued by NCF within a month after receiving the student’s score report and certificate.

For complete details on how you can avail of the financial incentive, please read the mechanics below or you may also contact NCF or PIJLC branches.


Notice of Postponement of the 38th Joint Meeting of PHILJEC and JPECC

Due to the uncertainty of how the issues regarding COVID-19 might develop in the Philippines, PHILJEC would like to inform all interested participants that the 38th Joint Meeting of PHILJEC and JPECC scheduled on March 12, 2020, at New World Hotel Makati is postponed.

Registration for the event is also temporarily suspended. The PHILJEC secretariat will provide updates regarding the new date of the Joint Meeting as soon as it’s available and process requests for registration fee and sponsorship refund.

Posted here is the formal announcement from PHILJEC Chairman, Mr. Gerard B. Sanvictores.


POSTPONED: PHILJEC & JPECC 38th Joint Meeting to Focus on Innovation and Digitalization

Notice of Postponement of the 38th Joint Meeting of PHILJEC and JPECC

The 38th Joint Meeting of the Philippines-Japan Economic Cooperation Committee, Inc. (PHILJEC) and its Japanese counterpart, Japan-Philippines Economic Cooperation Committee (JPECC) will take place on March 12, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New World Makati Hotel. 

This year’s theme is “Promoting Philippines-Japan business through Innovation and Digitalization” and will welcome executives and representatives from top Filipino and Japanese companies. Hon. Ernesto M. Pernia, Secretary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and Mr. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman of Ayala Corporation, are scheduled to deliver their keynote addresses during the event. It will be followed by a short Q&A. 

There will be two plenary sessions focusing on different industries. Session 1, Instituting Innovation in Industries,” will focus on logistics, finance, real estate, and retail. Session 2, Promoting the Development of other Industries,” will focus on human resource training. It will also present updates on the development of smart cities like the New Clark City and will also tackle the issue of increasing the number and value of investments in manufacturing industries. 

Guest speakers include, among others, Mr. Edwin Bautista, President, Union Bank; Mr. Nobuhide Hayashi, Senior Advisor, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; and Ms. Doris Magsaysay-Ho, President & CEO, Magsaysay Group of Companies. 


Visit The 38th Joint Meeting of the Philippines-Japan Economic Cooperation Committees event website to register.

For more information or inquiries, you may contact the PHILJEC secretariat at (+632) 8892-4916 to 19 or at datan@pjff.ph.

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PHILFEJA to Host Symposium on Fourth Industrial Revolution

PHILFEJA, in cooperation with Asia Japan Alumni (ASJA) International and the ASEAN Council of Japan Alumni (ASCOJA) will host the symposium “ASEAN-Japan Relations Caught on FIRe” on February 7, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City. 

The symposium is about the state and direction of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIRe) in the context of strategic bilateral and multilateral partnerships between Japan and ASEAN. It aims to spur discussions and an exchange of views on the impact, opportunities, and challenges of FIRe particularly for ASEAN.

Renowned international speaker on FIRe, Dr. Yoshinori Fujikawa, Ph.D. and Former Governor of the Philippine Board of Investments, Hon. Henry Co. will be the guest keynote speakers for the symposium. There will be three sessions where speakers from ASEAN and Japan will present papers on topics related to Science & Technology, Human Resource and Ecosystems, Connectivity, Internet of Things, and the Integrated Society.  

Session 1: Science & Technology – Core of FIRe

Topics:

  • Industry 4.0: In a Future Development of Agricultural Industry in Indonesia
  • Use of AI for Early Detection of Breast Cancer in ASEAN Countries

Session 2: Connectivity, IoT, and Integrated Society

Topics:

  • Thailand Toward Industry 4.0
  • Data Privacy Issues and Challenges

Session 3: Human Resource and the Ecosystem

Topics: 

  • The Effects of Human Resources Practices on Organizational Innovation Enabling Enterprise Transformation Riding the FIRe Wave
  • The Effects and Impacts of FIRe on Human Resources Management: Comparative Studies Between Brunei, Japan, and Selected ASEAN Countries
  • Laos Digital Manpower Development
  • Enhancing Accounting Workforce in FIRe: The Case of SMEs in Vietnam

For more information and updates about the symposium, please follow PHILFEJA’s Facebook page. 


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