Thai and Japanese Oil and Gas Giants Collaborate on CCS Project

Thai and Japanese Oil and Gas Giants Collaborate on CCS Project

PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP), the Thai oil and gas giant, has joined forces with its Japanese counterpart, Inpex, to initiate a study on the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Northern Gulf of Thailand. This collaborative study is...

Thailand Promotes Investment Addressing PM2.5 Pollution

The Board of Investment (BOI) of Thailand has just approved measures to promote investments aimed at addressing pollution from fine particulates (PM2.5). These measures include expanding the support scope via investment promotion measures for community and social...
Rising Heat and Extreme Weather Projected in Singapore

Rising Heat and Extreme Weather Projected in Singapore

The Centre for Climate Research Singapore, part of the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS), recently released the Third National Climate Change Study (V3) findings. The study projects higher temperatures, more wet and dry extremes, and accelerating increase in mean...
Vietnam Sets Mandatory Recycling Rates for Environmental Protection

Vietnam Sets Mandatory Recycling Rates for Environmental Protection

Manufacturers and importers of tires, inner tubes, batteries, motor oil, and paper and board packaging are now obligated to recycle a portion of these products under new regulations recently entered into force in Vietnam. According to the Director General of the...
Penang to reintroduce Waste Segregation at Source Policy

Penang to reintroduce Waste Segregation at Source Policy

Penang state, through its city councils – Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Prai City Council (MBSP), is set to reintroduce the Waste Segregation at Source Policy from July 2024. State Local Government Committee chairman Jason H’ng emphasizes the...
Climate Change Endangers Closure of Philippine Hospitals

Climate Change Endangers Closure of Philippine Hospitals

Hundreds of hospitals in the Philippines could face partial or total shutdown from extreme weather events caused by climate change by the end of the century if fossil fuels are not phased out, a report by climate risk analysis organization XDI suggested. The...