News & Articles

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September 22, 2020

ASEAN Simplifies Trade Procedures for Exporters

Starting this week, eligible exporters can self-certify the origin of their goods to enjoy zero tariff under the ASEAN Trade…
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September 18, 2020

Self-Employed, Agriculture Workers Suffer Deepest Cuts in Income

A survey of 8,000 Southeast Asian households shows the self-employed and agricultural workers suffered the steepest decline in income because of the…
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September 3, 2020

Young Workers Have Fewer Opportunities during the Pandemic

Young people in Asia and the Pacific will find it more difficult to find jobs this year as a result…
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September 1, 2020

Working Group Discusses Ways to Bring Back Air Transport

The working group on air linkages in the BIMP-EAGA subregion met in August to share lessons and experiences in responding to…
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August 26, 2020

Future-Proofing against Pandemics

A forester, Ruth Tawantawan knows the delicate balance needed to protect forests and make them available for people’s use. As…
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August 25, 2020

Why We Need to Save Ecotourism in a Post-Pandemic World

Ecotourism has become an important contributor to local and national economies, providing income to rural communities while helping to preserve…
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August 18, 2020

Restarting Investment Promotion in the New Normal

Investment promotion agencies (IPAs) have an important role to play in jumpstarting economies affected by the pandemic. The task at…
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August 12, 2020

BIMP-EAGA Urged to Shore Up Connectivity Gains in Wake of COVID-19

Business leaders in BIMP-EAGA  are calling for better connectivity within the subregion in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…
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August 12, 2020

Youth Survey Shows Why ASEAN Needs to Become Digital-Ready

Social distancing has heightened the difference between digital haves and have-nots. A survey of more than 68,000 young people in six…
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July 23, 2020

Tech Startups Show the Way Out of the Crisis

If there is one thing that the pandemic has not stopped, it is the digital economy. Four young CEOs from…
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