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Makassar Paves the Way for Smart and Pandemic-Proof City Planning in Indonesia

June 22, 2021

A manual using COVID-19 data was launched to help cities be more resilient to crises.
A startup should be nimble and be able to pivot when needed. Photo credit: iStock/ismagilov

3 Essential Tips on Starting a Business during a Pandemic

June 15, 2021

Solve pain points, pivot, and prepare to fail, advised up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
Selamat Datang Monument during Jakarta Car-Free Day. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

How Land Value Capture Can Help Finance Cities

June 14, 2021

Value capture financing taps into increases in property values, among other benefits, resulting from infrastructure investments.
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BIMP-EAGA Freighter Service to Resume in Q3, Adds Middle East to Route

May 21, 2021

Reefer Express Line is counting on Philippine bananas to make the service profitable.
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Local Communities Are Key to Saving West Kalimantan’s Forests

May 18, 2021

A pilot project in Indonesia invests in community infrastructure and livelihoods to address factors that drive deforestation and forest degradation.
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More Indonesia Brands Seek Foray into Philippine Market

May 13, 2021

Opportunities seen for coffee, palm oil, seafoods, paper, automotive products, motorbikes, processed foods, garments, and eco-friendly craft products.
ADB’s COVID-19 emergency support will enable Cisarua hire more women as door-to-door sales agents under its Miss Cimory program. Photo credit: ADB/Cimory.

Why COVID-19 Support for Agribusiness Is Important

April 22, 2021

Liquidity support for a dairy manufacturer in Indonesia preserves farmers’ livelihoods and creates jobs for women during the pandemic.
Mechatronics students in Indonesia work on their soccer-bots. Photo credit: ADB.

A 4IR-Ready Workforce May Be the Key to Faster Business Recovery

April 13, 2021

Research in Southeast Asia shows large potential returns to businesses arising from productivity increases, creating 169 million jobs by 2030.
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Virtual Trade Show to Match Indonesian and Philippine Businesses

April 13, 2021

The Indonesian Consulate General in Davao City announced that a virtual trade show will be held on 14 April to help 13 Indonesian manufacturers look for partners in the Philippines.
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Indonesia’s MyHealthDiary Wins Digital Against COVID-19 Challenge

March 30, 2021

An app that monitors a COVID-19 patient’s condition may also be used as a digital health passport.