Benefits of ASEAN Economic Integration

by Ng Kong Leng


I am a seasonal entrepreneur who have been travelling among the ASEAN countries for market development, trade missions organised by MATRADE and business meetings since 2011.

The countries that I have been are Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.

When I heard that ASEAN members will integrate their economies as ASEAN ECONOMIC COMMINUTY (AEC), this is to me, a good news.

The primary objective of this essay is to share my personal experience in doing business in ASEAN, the problems that I have encountered and the benefits I hope to derive from the integration of ASEAN economy.

The secondary objective is to explore the benefits of AEC for SME in a tangible manner.

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List of Manuals & Guides Revised as at 2017-07-25

Here is a list of manuals or guides that were revised or recently published:-

  1. User’s Guide for Control Panel of SMS Engine Enterprise Edition
  2. MOBITEK SMS API version 9 — Manual for Software Developer
  3. How to Use MOBITEK SMS API version 7 in Visual Basic .Net
  4. How to Send and Read SMS By Using Command Line
  5. How to Send and Read SMS Using PHP with MOBITEK SMS Engine Basic Edition
  6. How to Send and Read SMS in Java with MOBITEK SMS API v. 9
  7. How to Establish a GPRS Connection Using MOBITEK Q24 Modem

How to Import Numbers from Excel Into SMS360


  1. Use the Excel file that was installed. The Excel file is located in C:\Program Files\MOBITEK SMS360\Basic Edition.
  2. Insert contacts details into Excel File
  3. Save the Excel File, the extension should be .xls
  4. At SMS360 application, click this button to import contacts from excel into SMS360 address book
  5. Once, the contact manager tab appear click the browse button to search for the excel file and select it.
  6. The selected excel file will be shown in the textbox
  7. Click proceed
  8. Number of imported contacts will be shown
  9. The imported contacts will be shown at the address book of SMS360.


How to Set-Up Sierra Wireless GL6110 GSM Modem

  1. Connect the antenna to the modem
  2. Connect the power adapter to the modem.
  3. Plug in the power adapter, turn on power
  4. Insert the SIM card, modem green LED will blink.GL6110-setup-04
  5. Attach serial Cable to modem and the other end to the USB-to-serial converter.
  6. Plug the USB cable into the USB port of the PC.
    The USB driver is the same as MOBITEK Q24 Modem.

How to Send SMS Using Command Line (CLISMS version 6)

Install CLISMS version 6

  1. Install Setup.exe
    CISMS v6 wil be installed in C:/Program Files/Mobitek/CLISMS
  2. Open the Device Manager and look into the Ports to find the modem is connected in which port on “Sierra Wireless AT Command Port (UMTS)”. CLISMS6-03


How to Use CLISMS by Using “bat” File

  1. Open Right click on sms.bat. Then choose Edit.CLISMS6-04
  2. Then the notepad will display like this. Change the port, phone number and message with necessary. Save it.CLISMS6-05
  3. Go back to your path file C:/Program Files/Mobitek/CLISMS. Double click at sms.batCLISMS6-06
  4. Then it will apear on command line form. This will automatically closed once the transaction of sending SMS is done.CLISMS6-07
  5. You can see the log file is generated on your path C:/Program Files/Mobitek/CLISMS.CLISMS6-08
  6. You may click on the log to see the transaction. Now you can see the record is there. CLISMS6-09


How to Use CLISMS in Command Line

  1. To sent out sms :-
    clisms.exe /port=2 /to=0162211600 /msg=Alert [press “Enter”]
    echo “sent” [press “Enter”]

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