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Frontliners gearing up to register residents coming for vaccination in SK Talungan Telipok with the support of CONNECTme NOW, satellite broadband by MEASAT.

MEASAT Wants to Provide Satellite Internet in Tawi-Tawi

May 24, 2023

One of the least developed provinces in the Philippines, Tawi-Tawi needs internet connectivity to help unlock its economic potential.
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.
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.
Night market in Malaysia. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

USTDA Grant Supports Sarawak Energy’s Digital Transformation

January 23, 2023

The utility plans to shift to a smart grid and digital technologies in order to supply more clean energy to the state and the region through the Borneo Grid.
A health worker inoculating a patient with the COVID-19 vaccine.

ASEAN Leaders Vow to Sustain Recovery amid Challenges

December 06, 2022

Leaders want countries to brace for headwinds from COVID-19, supply chain disruptions, food shortage, climate change, and other threats.
Migrant workers from Malaysia arriving in Cambodia.

ASEAN Steps Up Efforts to Widen Social Security Coverage for Migrant Workers

December 06, 2022

At the Cambodia summit, leaders agreed to develop a roadmap of regional actions to implement social security portability by 2030.
Students attending a computer class in Indonesia.

Here Is How Employers in Asia–Pacific Are Hiring in the Digital Age

November 14, 2022

Education systems need retooling to meet the growing demand for higher digital skills.
Dining out in Singapore. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Southeast Asia’s Digital Economy to Hit $200B in 2022

November 11, 2022

Google-led study says e-commerce continues to accelerate, but travel and transport will take time to fully recover.
Dwikora Port In Pontianak City. Photo credit: iStock/Albiansyah Rezaldy.

Pontianak City: 3 Things to Know

November 10, 2022

The capital of the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan is hosting the 25th BIMP-EAGA Ministerial Meeting from 23 to 26 November this year.
People queueing for their babies' vaccine shots in the Philippines.

Widening Access to Health Systems with Fintech

October 13, 2022

Using fintech can help ease the financial and health burden of individuals and help improve health systems and outcomes, says a new ADB report.