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Aussie envoy eyes Ilocos Norte’s agri-biz, green energy potential

LAOAG CITY – Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven J. Robinson on Thursday expressed optimism on the country’s economy to bounce back next year amid a global pandemic.

Philippines, Indonesia Join Programs to Phase out Coal-Power Plants

The Philippines and Indonesia, two of Southeast Asia’s biggest economies, are embarking on efforts to phase out coal-fired electricity plants, including through a pilot project launched by the Asian Development Bank that some environmental activists say favors power companies over victims of climate change.

Philippine, New Zealand deepen partnership in geothermal power development

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and New Zealand have deepened their partnership in geothermal energy development by extending the cooperation between the two governments.

Energy Ministry, IRENA to cooperate on reducing emissions

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to establish a more intensive partnership for the identification and implementation of the emissions reduction roadmap.

Vietnam, France sign billion-dollar agreements during PM Chinh’s visit

Vietnamese and French partners have signed 29 agreements worth billions of dollars during PM Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to France.

UK will further support Vietnam in green development: British Ambassador

Hanoi (VNA) – The United Nations-Climate Change Conference COP26 (the 26th Conference of the Parties) is taking place in Glasgow, the United Kingdom, between October 31 and November 12. The UK will be assuming the COP26 Presidency, in partnership with Italy.

Australia commits to strategy with Vietnam on sidelines of COP26

Australia has made a joint statement to address climate change with Vietnam, on the sidelines of the UN climate conference in Glasgow, while also agreeing to an economic strategy.

Norway supports Vietnam’s green energy transition

Last week, Ambassador Grete Løchen joined by Commercial Counsellor Arne-Kjetil Lian met with the Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade (MOIT) Mr. Nguyễn Hồng Diên, and handed over to him a Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind, the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi reports.

Hong Kong’s VPower ends involvement in two Myanmar power projects

A Hong Kong-listed power generation company has pulled out of two power station projects in Myanmar after facing “challenging times” amid economic turmoil caused by the February 1 coup.

USAID Launches Php750-Million Project to Support Climate Resilience in the Philippines

Manila, October 29, 2021—The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched on October 28 a new project to build climate resilience in the Philippines, one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries.