The US government recently approved a 24-month tariff exemption for solar panels from four Southeast Asian countries which include Vietnam.
Vietnam is one of the world’s largest exporters of timber and timber products. How can the country leverage this industry to enhance economic growth?
Vietnam will build its first hydrogen plant, slated to be finished in 2023. However, the country will continue to rely on fossil fuels, especially coal.
Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority has issued new incentives for Singapore-flagged ships that undertake decarbonization efforts.
Indonesia’s Internet of Things market is expected to reach US$30 billion by 2022. Its impact can enhance industrial productivity and reduce operational costs.
Vietnam’s amended Law on Electricity allows foreign investment in the country’s electrical grid to improve energy quality and capacity.
Cambodia’s border reopening is a boost to its tourism industry, which is an important contributor to the economy, behind the textile and garment manufacturing sector.
The Philippines tourism industry is set to benefit from ease in border restrictions as the country is now open to fully vaccinated international travelers.
As of April 28, 2022, Indonesia has begun a complete ban on palm oil exports, a move that could threaten global food prices.
The Australia-Asia PowerLink should be a wake-up call for ASEAN members to spur renewable energy investments.