News & Articles

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October 23, 2020

ASEAN Enhances Health Cooperation with New Initiatives

With no end in sight for the pandemic, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is scaling up efforts to…
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October 15, 2020

The New Normal: Driving Economic Recovery through Digital Innovation

Digital technology is helping offset the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Countries in Asia and other parts of…
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October 13, 2020

Winning the War against COVID-19 Hinges on International Cooperation

Countries must work together to ensure the fair distribution of the future COVID-19 vaccine. Cooperation and collaboration among countries are…
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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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