ASEAN Biweekly News Updates- March 29 – April 12

Digital wallet scheme coming in Q4; Energy Absolute and Bangkok develop new green aviation fuel venture; Absolute Clean Energy starts offering net-zero solutions; VAT now applied to all imported goods; Thailand eager to partake in chip frenzy; Vietnamese business raises $1.5 million for sand battery solution that reduces carbon emissions; Nordic firms interested in investing in Vietnam due to its net-zero commitment; Indonesia all set to host 7th Global Conference

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates- March 13 – March 28

Hydrogen power for usage in government buildings; Negotiations for Thai-EU free trade association; Toyota to produce electric pickups in Thailand; Thailand eager to participate in the chip trend; MOU for regional digitization and AI signed; Used Battery Recycling Initiative in Thailand; launches ESG; Maybank and Gentari to collaborate; SOLS Energy: A pioneering initiative in Malaysia's solar energy landscape; Green power Programme expected to create jobs; IIB to collaborate with Cenergi SEA

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates- March 1 – March 12

Delta sets up its investment strategies; EU free trade discussions with Thailand to be finalized; Egco desires to expand its use of hydrogen fuel in Indonesia; National AI Strategy lists six projects; Trade agreement between Thailand and non-EU countries; Thailand's exports increased 10% year on year; Scholz Courts Asean Countries; Malaysia maintains key rate stable; BMW to open EV battery plant in Thailand; Sustainable business methods of BDMS well regarded globally; ASEAN to be led By Malaysia in 2025; Malaysia aims to sell 80% Electric Vehicles by 2050; Malaysia ahead of the northern region's E&E Industry Development Curve

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates- February 13 – February 28

Export expects continued expansion; Bangkok meeting in May to address key challenges; BDI collaborates with state to build a data-driven country; Tech partnership to encourage Thailand's adoption of 5G; January saw significant gains in foreign investment EEC ID system to launch in September; Malaysia's ringgit decline; Maxis partners with Huawei; FedEx begins testing EV cross-border delivery; Malaysia's business confidence still rising; TNB Malaysia aims to electrify 30% of its operational fleet by 2030; Pantas and Solarvest to assist Malaysian companies; Sarawak to become hydrogen hub by 2027

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates-January 26- February 12

PSA hopes to capitalize on Southeast Asia's surge in server demand; Carabao recognized for sustainable practices; BAAC unveiled a carbon credit plan; Agency looks for cybersecurity partners; IEAT and Japanese companies focus on a green project; New VC funds to spur startup growth; Investment applications rise 43% in 2023; Industrial production following an upturn; ESG quick guide for MSMEs; MCCC to strengthen bilateral relations between Malaysia and Cambodia; Over 80% of MSMEs not prepared for ESG

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates-January 13- January 25

Demand for Decarbonise Loans increased significantly; 15 million tonnes of lithium found in Thailand; Relocations to Southeast Asia; 7-Eleven Malaysia launched the 7EGoGreen campaign; Getting ready for the green utility tariff; Thailand's GDP growth forecast for 2024 upgraded; Feasibility study on a green hydrogen project; hailand announces genuine funds for Green Investment; Banpu Signs THB 2.4 Billion Agreement; JS Solar and Samaiden bag the RM100 million Kulim project; First large-scale green hydrogen production project in Malaysia signed

ASEAN Biweekly News Updates-January 1- January 12

AOT lays out a plan for achieving net-zero carbon emissions; TNG digital expands its services; Duolingo cuts 10% of contractors; Advancecon and Perak State to develop Silver Valley; Excise plans to implement new green tax policies; Thai Commerce Ministry aiming to sign 3 FTAs in 2024; Malaysia is developing an ethics code and governance for AI; Meta Bright to install solar PV system; Malaysia's PMI likely to remain below the pivotal 50-point threshold; Sunview, Saudi's firm focuses on RE investments in different countries; Ground-breaking US$175 million green financing for RHB Islamic; Kinergy Advancement leads in the RE space; Penang’s technology startup ecosystem receives recognition