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Rainforest in Indonesian Borneo. Photo credit: iStock/Rita Enes.

Alam Sehat Lestari: Linking Conservation and Human Health to Preserve Borneo’s Rainforests

May 26, 2023

An Indonesian nonprofit provides affordable health care and alternative livelihoods in West Kalimantan to encourage local communities to protect and preserve climate-critical forests.
A man on a tourist boat paddles toward shore in Sarawak.

Sarawak Targets 3 Million Arrivals in 2023, Launches Campaign Offering $201,831 Worth of Travel Vouchers

May 25, 2023

RM100 e-Vouchers up for grabs via the EnjoySarawak App available for download on Android and IOS platforms.
Frontliners gearing up to register residents coming for vaccination in SK Talungan Telipok with the support of CONNECTme NOW, satellite broadband by MEASAT.

MEASAT Wants to Provide Satellite Internet in Tawi-Tawi

May 24, 2023

One of the least developed provinces in the Philippines, Tawi-Tawi needs internet connectivity to help unlock its economic potential.
Transmission line towers in the Philippines. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Philippines Starts to Energize Mindanao–Visayas Interconnection

May 24, 2023

The power grid interconnection between Mindanao and Visayas is a priority infrastructure project of BIMP-EAGA.
BIMP-EAGA family photo

BIMP-EAGA Leaders Look for New Growth Pathways beyond 2025

May 14, 2023

The leaders touted BIMP-EAGA’s achievements and resilience after almost 3 decades of cooperation.
Komodo National Park in Indonesia. Photo credit: iStock/Subodh Agnihotri.

BIMP-EAGA Leaders Meet in Labuan Bajo Today for 15th Summit

May 11, 2023

The Summit will discuss developments in the subregion and its progress toward the BIMP-EAGA Vision 2025 goals
Performers on stage at last year's Rainforest World Music Festival.

Rainforest World Music Festival Is Back, Targets 20,000 Visitors

May 05, 2023

The Sarawak festival features 199 musicians, including international acts Gipsy Kings and Big Mountain and local performers headed by Zee Avi.
Southeast Asia accounts for nearly half of the global plastic leakage from land to sea. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Four Southeast Asian Countries Pilot the Use of Nuclear Technology in Plastics Recycling

May 02, 2023

The International Atomic Energy Agency is piloting the application of nuclear solutions to plastics recycling in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.
Plaza Heneral Santos in General Santos City. Photo credit: RobSison Videography.

Green City Action Plan for General Santos City Launched

May 02, 2023

Located in the southern part of the Philippines, General Santos in Mindanao is one of the pilot cities under BIMP-EAGA’s Green Cities Initiative.
Nusantara, Indonesia's future national capital. Photo courtesy of Indonesia's Ministry of Public Works and Housing.

Indonesia Wants New Capital to Be a Model City

April 27, 2023

As a model city, the new capital is seen to help in the transition to net zero, achieve climate resilience, and ensure economic prosperity for all.