In the Spotlight
ADB, Gojek to Initiate Research on Digitization, COVID-19 Impact on MSMEs
ADB and Gojek on 2 December signed a collaboration agreement to conduct joint research on the impact of digitization and the COVID-19 pandemic on the operations and development of Indonesia’s MSMEs.
$600 Million ADB Loan to Expand Energy Access in Eastern Indonesia
ADB has approved a $600 million loan to help the State Electricity Corporation (PLN), Indonesia’s state-owned power company, expand electricity access and promote renewable energy in eastern Indonesia. The program also includes...
ADB, Indorama Ventures Sign $100 Million Blue Loan to Boost Recycling, Reduce Ocean Plastic Waste
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) signed a $100 million financing package to reduce the environmental impact of plastic and promote a circular economy by boosting the capacity of IVL...
Southeast Asia needs high-performing public sector to beat COVID-19
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.