This report examines why Southeast Asian countries need to consider fresh taxation policies after many struggled to finance massive public expenditure programs to combat COVID-19.

Tags: Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Finance, Governance and public sector management

This report highlights why Southeast Asian countries need to design pandemic recovery policies that balance socioeconomic gains with environmental sustainability.

Tags: SEADS 2023, Environment, Sustainable Development Goals, Energy, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Climate change and disaster risk management

Big data applications can enhance the delivery of education, health, and social welfare services and speed up recovery from the pandemic.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, ASEAN, Education, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Governance and public sector management

Ten countries in Southeast Asia are removing restrictions on intraregional trade of medicines and other goods needed to fight COVID-19.

Tags: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, ASEAN, Health, COVID-19, Trade and industry, Regional cooperation and integration

The system allows traders to make a single customs transit declaration for the transport of goods across multiple ASEAN countries.

Tags: ASEAN, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Trade and industry, Transportation, Regional cooperation and integration

Financial resource mobilization by the Malaria Trust Fund has helped eradicate malaria and build strong foundations for health systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Tags: Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, Health, Finance

After rolling out in Indonesia and Viet Nam, the program is now in Singapore, and will be expanded to Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand by mid-2021.

Tags: Sustainable Development Goals, ASEAN, Singapore, Indonesia, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Education

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership groups the 10 ASEAN member states and its 5 regional partners: Australia, the People’s Republic of China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and New Zealand.

Tags: ASEAN, Regional cooperation and integration, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam