Improving Sectoral Growth Drivers to Boost Southeast Asia’s Post-Pandemic Recovery
Transforming Southeast Asia’s established tourism, garments, and agro-processing industries, and leveraging advances in electronics and digital trade, could support the region’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reimagining Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises - Ahmed M. Saeed and Erick Thohir
Last month, when we met in Jakarta to discuss the collaboration between the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), we reflected on Indonesia's remarkable development progress. After years of strong policy leadership, the country stands on the cusp of upper middle-income status.
A Smart and Interactive Livable City Plan for the City of Makassar
The ASEAN Australia Smart Cities Trust Fund is delivering the Makassar Livable City Plan, an innovative strategic framework with a suite of digital platforms and tools to support smart urban planning and decision-making in Makassar, Indonesia.
ADB is deeply saddened by the tragic incident at Geo Dipa Energy's (GDE) geothermal plant in Dieng on Saturday, 12 March 2022. Our deepest sympathy and thoughts go to the family of the deceased, and we wish for the speedy recovery of the injured.
ADB is supporting a GDE geothermal project in Dieng. While ADB is not associated with the site where this occurred, we are in communication with GDE and monitoring the situation very closely. ADB stands ready to explore providing appropriate technical support for GDE going forward.
ADB continues to work closely with GDE to ensure the safety of ADB-financed projects.