Malaysia strengthens climate commitment with formation of a new Ministry – GreenTech Malaysia and GIZ will train government officials in mainstreaming climate change in transport policies.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – On 19th October 2018, the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) under the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and GIZ signed a cooperation agreement to join forces in the training of government officials on the assessment and monitoring of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. The ceremony […]
Improving the Philippines logistics performance – Development of national standards on road-based freight transportation in the Philippines
Makati City, Philippines – In August 2018, the Department of Industry and Trade (DTI) invited representatives from truckers’ associations, freight forwarding companies, and other private sector stakeholders to join relevant government agencies and civil society organisations to become part of the so-called Technical Committee (TC) No. 84. The newly established committee has the purpose of […]
Taguig City, Philippines – Last September 5, 2018, the Department of Energy (DOE) organised a roundtable discussion with the private sector to agree on the provisions of the Philippines’ guidelines on fuel economy (FE) labeling for light duty vehicles. For this roundtable discussion, DOE invited representatives from vehicle manufacturers, importers, and dealers, together with GIZ, […]