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AFD lends a hand in energy-transition

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has granted €300,000 to the Kingdom of Cambodia to draw up a model of energy-transition scenarios to 2050, the French development agency revealed in a statement published on April 1. AFD has supported the Ministry of Economy and Finance and other line-ministries to develop a long-term energy trajectory-modelling tool to […]

Ambassador Silasen addressed interest in energy and sustainable development with the Philippines.

Denmark’s Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Grete Sillasen touted her country’s expertise in the field of sustainable energy and that it is looking at introducing it to other countries, including the Philippines.

Hanoi strengthens cooperation with Capitals of North European countries

NDO – Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh hosted a reception on April 16 for the Chairman of Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (NordCham Vietnam) Quist Thomasen. At the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on business cooperation between Nordic enterprises operating in Hanoi and the possibility of establishing relations […]

Optimism for UK-Brunei bilateral ties

Though short, Britain’s First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Raab‘s two-day working visit has yielded significant optimism as to the future of the bilateral relationship between the foreign ally whose history played an important role in the development of the Sultanate.

Public-private partnerships an imperative for Asean green efforts

As economies across the globe look toward gradual recovery in a post-Covid-19 world, many countries are urgently recognising the role of sustainable development in their post-Covid recovery and future resilience planning. Sustainable development plays an integral role in helping Asean attract both foreign and domestic investments, as well as navigate fast economic growth and rapid urbanisation by […]

Germany’s GICON inks green energy MoU with Vietnam Petroleum Institute

April 5 (Renewables Now) – Germany-based energy-sector engineering group GICON and the Vietnam Petroleum Institute (VPI) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a collaboration on renewable energy and hydrogen production in the Southeast Asian country. The partners will focus on wind power and biogas, and more specifically on developing new technologies […]

Science Diplomacy and its Opportunities in Southeast Asia

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) is here. Artificial intelligence, 5G cellular networks, and Internet-of-Things-based devices, while still nascent, continue to fundamentally alter our personal and professional lives. While this change has long been predicted, the sudden onset of the pandemic only further revealed how states increasingly rely on technology to remain competitive. Southeast Asian nations, […]

Erick Thohir Talks of $5bn EV Battery Project in China

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Indonesian State Owned Enterprisers (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir and the Chinese counterparts discussed several agreements in China. One of them is the development of electric vehicle battery (EV battery) project valued at $5 billion investment. “We want to assure that the partnership can run on time, or be accelerated if possible,” said Erick in a video conference with […]

Indonesian firm signs contract with Kuwait for electricity maintenance

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s PT. Cogindo Daya Bersama inked a business contract worth US$25.3 million with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Energy and Water for the provision of electricity maintenance services across the Middle Eastern country. Both sides signed the three-year contract in the presence of Indonesian Ambassador to Kuwait Tri Tharyat on Thursday, the Indonesian […]

Vietnam, Sweden promote cooperation in renewable energy development

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and Sweden have nurtured long-standing energy cooperationand now the scope of cooperation has expanded from hydropower in the past to safe and sustainable energy development at present. Speaking with the Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) newspaper, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe said in the recent time, in addition to stepping […]