Robust domestic demand in Indonesia and the Philippines contribute to an improved outlook for this year, according to the Asian Development Bank.

Tags: Indonesia, Philippines, Economy, ASEAN

Collaborations with Makassar in Indonesia, Penang in Malaysia, Tbilisi in Georgia, and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia are underway.

Tags: Environment, Urban development, Climate change and disaster risk management, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

This case study brief shares insights from pilot projects in the Philippines on how nature-based solutions can strengthen flood risk management in cost-effective ways.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Philippines, Agriculture, Tourism, water, Health

Contactless payments awareness increased to 83%, while use is up to 69%.

Tags: ICT, Finance, Philippines, COVID-19

New ADB study says rail project will help fill gaps in the labor market by closing the distance between job seekers and job opportunities.

Tags: Transport, Urban development, Philippines

Accelerating EV adoption is expected to help decarbonize the transport sector as well as attract investments.

Tags: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Transport, Environment, Climate change, ASEAN, Energy

Advancing a sustainable blue economy entails developing a globally recognized taxonomy, attracting much-needed private capital into blue projects, and generating a healthy project pipeline.

Tags: Environment, Finance, Climate change, Tourism, Philippines, Indonesia

This brochure looks at how providing MSME owners with digital skills has helped grow businesses in the Asia Pacific.

Tags: Education, ICT, Private Sector Development, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia

Indonesia and the Philippines are expected to grow faster this year amid increased domestic demand as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed and borders reopen.

Tags: Indonesia, Philippines, Economy, COVID-19

This report examines the experiences of Asia’s MSMEs during the first year of the pandemic and discusses post-pandemic policy actions for MSME development.

Tags: MSMEs, COVID-19, Private Sector Development, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand