Malaysia

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Sabah Gets Ready for a Revival in Tourism

May 11, 2021

Domestic promotions, new destinations, and infrastructure upgrades are expected to bring tourism back on its feet.
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Brunei, Malaysia to Jointly Develop Two Offshore Oilfields

The two countries have agreed to jointly develop Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields.
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Plastic Fantastic: How Recycling Can Unlock Billions for BIMP-EAGA Economies

March 31, 2021

Right interventions, including better sorting, setting recycled content targets, and restricting disposal in landfills, among others, are key, says World Bank study.
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Malaysia’s MEASAT Rolls Out Satellite Internet in Sabah and Sarawak

March 11, 2021

Better connectivity now more urgent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stock photo of Sepanggar Bay Container Port. Photo credit: iStock/yusnizam.

Sepanggar Port Slated to Become a BIMP-EAGA Hub

February 18, 2021

A 1.03-billion-ringgit project will upgrade port facilities and equipment and double the container terminal’s capacity by 2024.
Borneo Pygmy Elephant seen in Danum Valley, Borneo.

Saving the Heart of Borneo

February 02, 2021

On Borneo island, about 22 million hectares of rain forests serve as lungs of the earth and hold 6% of global biodiversity.
Photo credit: Department of Fisheries Sabah

5 Success Stories of Good Agricultural Practices from Malaysia

June 17, 2020

GAP certification supports sustainable livelihoods for farmers and fisherfolk.
The Batu Puteh community has restored more than 900 hectares of critical rainforest habitat along the Kinabatangan Wildlife Corridor and has planted more than 300,000 trees.

Saving Trees Is Second Nature to This Tourism Cooperative

May 14, 2020

The Batu Puteh community along Malaysia’s Kinabatangan River serves as a model for sustainable practices in tourism and natural resources management.
Tour boats on the Kinabatangan River in Sabah. Photo: iStock/michaelcurwood.

Opportunities in Cross-Border Production between Sabah and North Kalimantan

February 25, 2020

The economies of Sabah and North Kalimantan complement each other and offer cross-border opportunities in tourism, education, and trade.
Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah

Malaysia

In Malaysia, BIMP-EAGA covers the states of Sabah and Sarawak and the federal territory of Labuan.