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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.
Female students using computers during class in the Philippines.

How the Philippines Is Helping Tech Startups

July 27, 2023

Two landmark laws enacted in 2019 defined national policy to foster the growth of startups, in turn, spurring the development of the ecosystem.
Mt. Inayawan. Photo taken from the Youtube video.

Mt. Inayawan Park—Lanao del Norte’s ‘Last Forest Bastion’

July 17, 2023

Declared as an ASEAN Heritage Park, Mt. Inayawan is the only remaining primary forest and the largest rainforest in the province.
People trying out a traditional dance in Indonesia.

BIMP-EAGA Countries Explore Ways to Strengthen Village Tourism

June 21, 2023

The subregion is well-positioned to promote village tourism to help spur development in remote and less developed areas in member countries. 
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. 
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.
Transmission line towers in the Philippines. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Philippines Starts to Energize Mindanao–Visayas Interconnection

May 24, 2023

The power grid interconnection between Mindanao and Visayas is a priority infrastructure project of BIMP-EAGA.
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.