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Indonesian woman packs chicken meat for sale at a night market. Photo credit: iStock/gamalis.

The One Borneo Quarantine Initiative: What It Is and Why It Is Important

November 09, 2023

Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia will strengthen cooperation in health security to stop pests and diseases from spreading and crossing borders.
Orangutan from the tropical forest of Borneo. Photo credit: iStock/USO.

BIMP-EAGA Makes Progress in Halting Ecosystems Loss

October 26, 2023

The headway countries saw contribute to global efforts to make the planet more sustainable.
A street sign with an arrow pointing upward is seen in the foreground with electric lines and posts seen in the background.

Malaysia’s Energy Transition Plan Spells Business Opportunities in Sabah and Sarawak

October 11, 2023

The country's shift to net zero is seen to propel high-impact industries, including MSMEs, as well as attract investments and generate job opportunities.
Rig workers being transported by chopper to an offshore rig in Malaysia. Photo credit: iStock/claffra.

Indonesia, Malaysia Seek to Become Regional Carbon Storage Hubs

October 02, 2023

Sharing storage infrastructure is expected to make CCUS projects economically and technically feasible in the region.
Tourists exploring Mount Kinabalu in Sabah.

Sabah, Sarawak Tourist Arrivals Closer to Pre-COVID-19 Levels

September 14, 2023

Aggressive marketing campaigns, presence in international travel fairs, resumption of flights helping to lure back tourists.
A man enjoying the Ramang-Rammang forest of rock in Sulawesi.

BIMP-EAGA Boasts of Three UNESCO Global Geoparks

July 31, 2023

Being named as a UNESCO geopark is a recognition of how the sites are being conserved to serve local communities, while highlighting their geological and cultural importance.
Dancers performing a traditional dance in Sarawak.

Sarawak Offers Grants to Expand Tourism’s Digital Footprint

July 19, 2023

The scheme provides a maximum of 5,000 ringgit ($1,075) per applicant for website development, use of booking engines, online advertising, and content production.
PDFM2023: Destination Experience. Photo credit: PATA.

Kuching Hosts PATA Forum on Sustainable Tourism

June 29, 2023

Industry leaders and experts from Asia and the Pacific gathered in Sarawak’s capital to explore opportunities to promote sustainability in travel and tourism.
People trying out a traditional dance in Indonesia.

BIMP-EAGA Countries Explore Ways to Strengthen Village Tourism

June 21, 2023

The subregion is well-positioned to promote village tourism to help spur development in remote and less developed areas in member countries.