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.
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.
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and New Zealand have deepened their partnership in geothermal energy development by extending the cooperation between the two governments.
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.
Vietnamese and French partners have signed 29 agreements worth billions of dollars during PM Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to France.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.