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Aerial view of El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines. Photo credit: iStock/Nikada.

Palawan hosts 11th BIMP-EAGA Friendship Games in December

June 17, 2024

More than a hundred athletes and sports officials will gather in the city of Puerto Princesa for the 11th BIMP-EAGA Friendship Games on 1 to 5 December 2024.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan. Photo courtesy of the Government of Brunei Darussalam.

Brunei Darussalam and the Philippines Agree to Boost Tourism Cooperation

June 14, 2024

Areas of collaboration include promotion of Muslim-friendly and halal tourism, investments, airline cooperation, and knowledge sharing.
Officials launching Mindanao's first solar hybrid power plant.

Hybrid Solar Power Plants to Light Up Seaweed Farming Communities in Tawi-Tawi

March 27, 2024

The power plants will provide 24-7 electrification in the island municipalities of Sibutu and Sitangkai.
Students looking at their mobile phones while at school in Mindanao.

Enhancing Digital Connectivity in Remote Areas in Mindanao

March 12, 2024

The loan will support the construction and operation of 800 shared telecommunication towers to help expand digital connectivity for underserved communities.
Cargo Vessels Docked at the Sasa Port in Davao City. Photo credit: iStock/yullz

Transforming Davao Region into a Southeast Asian Logistics Hub

October 12, 2023

The region is strategically located as a gateway to the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and ASEAN markets, including the BIMP-EAGA subregion.
A farmer walking past plastic-covered plots in the Philippines.

Why the Philippines Is Promoting Agriculture Clustering to Boost Farmers’ Income

October 05, 2023

With farmers and fishers organized as a cluster, like a cooperative, they are expected to have greater access to financing, resources, technologies, and markets.
Maria Cristina Falls in Mindanao.

Reducing Flood and Climate Risks in Mindanao River Basins

September 20, 2023

The project takes into account future climate change impacts and incorporates nature-based solutions.
A farmer walks through a rice paddy in the Philippines.

Brunei, Philippines Explore Trade in Rice, Halal Goods

September 06, 2023

Ranking officials from the two countries discussed about exploring agricultural trade prospects during a meeting on 26 July.
A farmer tending to his crops in the Philippines.

Palawan-based Agritech Startup Forays into Brunei Darussalam

August 23, 2023

Venture is part of a project to improve the market access of farmers and fisherfolks across BIMP-EAGA.