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Harnessing Asean’s collective strength

ASEAN in general had avoided the full brunt of the pandemic in 2020 by closing borders early and restricting mobility. Hopes of a nascent recovery seen in late 2020 and early 2021 were quickly quashed when waves of a more contagious Covid variant swept through the region at a time when vaccination rates were still […]

Seizing new growth opportunities for ASEAN

AS ASEAN economies continue their path to safely reopening and getting back to business, they must also manage growing economic challenges and identify how best to seize new opportunities for a resilient, inclusive, and sustainable recovery. The first challenge is the Russian invasion of Ukraine which has caused tremendous suffering and sent shockwaves across the […]

TotalEnergies teams up with Japan’s ENEOS on solar power in Asia

France’s TotalEnergies and Japanese energy group ENEOS Holdings said that they will team up to sell electricity generated from solar power to Asian businesses.

The Australia-Asian PowerLink: Encouraging Investments in ASEAN Renewable Energy

The Australia-Asia PowerLink will deliver power generated from the world’s biggest solar farm in Australia to Singapore through overhead and undersea cables. The project, estimated to cost A$30 billion (US$22.4 billion), involves the development of a solar plant covering over 12,000 hectares in the town of Tennant Creek, approximately 990km from the town of Darwin. The harnessed […]

Challenges for Asean

Region needs to build a stronger foundation with a focus on the green economy, new approaches to tourism and a greater commitment to free trade.

Onwards to a greener world with Huawei

Some of the most memorable stories that emerged from the pandemic are not those of death and disease, but of hope and resilience. In 2020, a video of a boy finally reuniting with his healthcare worker mother went viral, touching hearts worldwide.

Asia’s US$350 billion gas buildout intensifies clean energy debate; allows the Philippines, Vietnam and China avoid coal energy

MANILA, April 5 (Bloomberg): Asia is pumping billions of dollars into new gas infrastructure, making the region pivotal in a debate over the role of the fossil fuel as the world aims to curb emissions.

Climate change makes food costlier in Asean: Oxford Economics

MANILA — Climate change has been making food more expensive across vulnerable Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, such that UK-based think tank Oxford Economics on Monday (March 28) urged more support to the agricultural production sector.

Developing the sustainable data center of the future

The global data center sector is estimated to account for around 416 terawatts, equivalent to roughly 3% of all energy needs. Southeast Asia draws a significant amount of that requirement, with energy demand increasing as new data center infrastructure is added in countries across the region.

We will invest £500 million in climate finance in SE Asia over 5 yrs: Srini Nagarajan, British International Investment

New Delhi: British International Investment (BII), formerly CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has big plans to commit investments aimed at boosting clean and sustainable economic growth in India and the larger Southeast Asia region. In an exclusive interview with ETEnergyworld, Srini Nagarajan, Managing Director and Head of Asia, BII puts this growth strategy […]