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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.
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.
Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX) Philippines. Photo credit: ADB.

Building Resilience in Health Care and Social Welfare Systems through Big Data and AI Solutions

June 26, 2023

Policy makers, health and social sector planners, and ICT professionals shared lessons and best practices at a training program in Seoul.
A man taking photos as tourists ride the bicycle in a tourist town in Jakarta.

Embracing the Future of Tourism with Digital Technologies

June 13, 2023

Tourism officials from Southeast Asia learn about smart tourism technologies in the Republic of Korea.
Mindanao Development Forum 2023.

Mindanao: Land of Peace, Plenty, and Beauty Is Ready for Investments

June 09, 2023

The Philippines’ southern frontier makes an aggressive investment pitch to accelerate its growth momentum. 
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.
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
Workers assemble electronic products in a special economic zone in Southeast Asia. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

To Stay Competitive, Southeast Asia Must Decarbonize Global Value Chains

March 31, 2023

A new ADB report finds the benefits far outweigh the cost of going green.
Merisik Hill during sunset on Lombok Island, Indonesia. Photo credit: ADB.

Helping Tourism MSMEs Take the Digital Path to Recovery and Resilience

February 16, 2023

A ‘train the trainers’ program aims to equip tourism enterprises with the knowledge and skills to deploy digital tools in their business.