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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.
Mosque in Indonesia. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Indonesia and Malaysia Share Top Spot in Global Muslim Travel Index 2023

June 14, 2023

Other Southeast Asian countries also rank high among Muslim travelers.
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.
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.
Regatta Lepa. Photo credit: Sabah Tourism Board.

Let’s Rediscover Sabah

March 21, 2023

First-time visitors and returning guests can always find something to make their journey memorable in Sabah.
University students of the Institut Teknologi Bandung learn computer skills during IT class. Photo credit: ADB.

3rd BIMP-EAGA TVET Conference to be Held in Kuching in March

February 23, 2023

The conference will focus on how TVET can drive innovation and talent development in the subregion.
Jin Air inaugural flight Busan to Kota Kinabalu. Photo credit: Sabah Tourism Board.

Sabah Eyes More Direct Flights to Boost Tourism Growth

February 21, 2023

Sabah is strengthening its position as a transport hub in Southeast Asia by stepping up destination marketing and increasing direct flights.
A rapid bus service in Malaysia uses low-carbon emission vehicles. Photo credit: ADB.

Greening Islamic Finance to Scale Up Investments in Climate Action

February 14, 2023

An ADB–IsDB report provides recommendations on how to speed up the development of Islamic climate finance.