Greetings from Prita Kemal Gani, MBA, MCIPR, APR

Screen-Shot-2014-10-22-at-5.07.26-PMThe implementation of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 is already insight. Echo sounding of the markets in recent years has made business people think and work hard in dealing with this, so as not to lose out to the competition. In AEC 2015, there are nine pillars which exist in the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) and so far the PR profession has not yet been included. However, this does not mean the PR world is sleeping.
  1. About APRN

    Facing the challenges ahead of the ASEAN Community 2015, Mrs. Prita Kemal Gani, MBA, MCIPR, APR, Founder & Director of LSPR-Jakarta who is also the chairperson of Perhumas (Public Relations Association of Indonesia), has taken the initiative to make LSPR – Jakarta as the centre for ASEAN Public Relations

  2. Vision, Mission and Value

    To be the highest holder of PR professional standards in ASEAN or its PR central.

  3. Activities

    To set guidelines for standard competency and knowledge on Public Relations To create a universal code of conduct in PR practice To standardize the practice as a pool of talents

Constitutions & By Laws


26Feb 2015

Public Relations Society of The Philippines was founded in 1957 by Carpio which would soon singlehandedly spur the growth of Philippine PR through seminars, training programs, workshops, awards, contacts, publications and networking. PRSP also introduced a four-year PR CURRICULUM, which was approved by the Ministry of Education and Culture, to several Philippine universities. Continue reading

25Feb 2015

By Moe Thuzar*

At the dawn of 2015, the year identified for accomplishing an integrated regional community for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), there is much curiosity about what has been accomplished. The reality on the ground does indicate that 2015 will be another signpost in ASEAN’s quest for regional integration.

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25Feb 2015

By Sanchita Basu Das

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is both an economic and strategic initiative.

As an economic project, the AEC is expected to achieve its objective of a single market by end-2015. Although ASEAN has achieved 82.1 per cent of its targets, it has not yet reached its end-goal since both border and beyond-the-border restrictions continue to prevail in the region. The elimination of such restrictions is likely to be the most important task if ASEAN intends to move towards a single market space in the future. Continue reading

25Feb 2015

By Cassey Lee 1

Between July 2014 and January 2015, crude oil prices declined by more than 50 percent.

This situation is a worrying one for net oil-exporting countries in Southeast Asia such as Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam, that are exposed to short-term negative impacts on oil export revenues and fiscal balance. Continue reading