ADB supports sustainable forestry development in Southeast Asia World

ADB supports sustainable forestry development in Southeast Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a 15 million USD equity investment in New Forest’s Tropical Asia Forest Fund 2 (TAFF2) L.P. to support sustainable forestry practices in Southeast Asia and reduce logging in natural tropical forests by helping sustainably managed plantation companies to scale up their operations.
Vietnam has highest gold demand in Southeast Asia Business

Vietnam has highest gold demand in Southeast Asia

Vietnam has the highest demand for gold in Southeast Asia, Andrew Naylor, Regional CEO, Asia-Pacific (excluding China) and Public Policy of the World Gold Council, said during a recent virtual workshop on the Vietnamese gold market.
Vietnam co-chairs OECD Southeast Asia Program Politics

Vietnam co-chairs OECD Southeast Asia Program

Vietnam and Australia have officially assumed the role of co-chairs of the Southeast Asia Regional Program (SEARP) under the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the term 2022-2025 from Thailand and the Republic of Korea.
Traveloka joins ride-hailing services World

Traveloka joins ride-hailing services

Traveloka, the largest online travel start-up in Southeast Asia, has expanded into ride-hailing as part of its plan to become an all-encompassing digital platform, heating up the super app race in the region.