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CET Smart City Project Pairing Initiative Sends Delegation of U.S. Experts to Singapore

The U.S.-Singapore Critical and Emerging Technology (CET) Dialogue was held in Washington, DC on October 12, 2023. The CET put forth a Smart City Project Pairing Initiative designed to pair U.S. and Singapore cities, districts, and technologies based on common priorities, industries, and characteristics to share experiences, exchange practices, and explore technologies that can advance…

U.S. Consulate General Delegation to the Mekong River Delta Province of An Giang

The delegation met in-person with key government officials from An Giang province to discuss how the U.S. government agencies and Smart Cities companies can support the preparation and implementation of An Giang Province’s Smart Cities projects.

USTDA Advances Iskandar Malaysia’s Smart City Priorities

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced it will provide grant funding for technical assistance that will transform how Malaysia’s fast-growing Iskandar Malaysia region manages its urban planning and development through advanced data analytics.

Thailand Leading the Way for Smart Cities in ASEAN

During the 2019 ASEAN Summit, Thailand introduced the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative to transform three Thai provinces into smart cities, which has turned out to be a success. With the aim to create a centre for trade, investment, regional transportation, and a strategic gateway to Asia, Thailand is confident that it would promote a seamless ASEAN.…

USAID Announces More Than $440 Million for the Indo-Pacific

USAID has dedicated an additional $441 million to expand partnerships with governments, civil society, and the private sector in countries in the Indo-Pacific region in support of activities in energy, infrastructure, digital connectivity, trade, and other economic activities.

Indo-Pacific Business Forum Showcases U.S. Commitment

The Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Bangkok promoted the value of high-standard investment, transparency, rule of law, and private-sector-led economic development. Since July 2018, the Department of Commerce has assisted more than 9,000 U.S. companies to do business in the Indo-Pacific region and facilitated more than $7.65 billion in U.S. exports.