ADB Today

  • Meeting with Journalists

    In Tokyo, ADB President Takehiko Nakao and ADB Institute Dean Naoyuki Yoshino exchanged insights with key journalists in Japan on the economic situation and prospects in Asia.

  • ADB New Office

    A new office of Public-Private Partnership was established to coordinate and support ADB-wide PPP operations, and provide transaction advisory services.

  • Bangladesh-ADB Review

    Senior Bangladesh government officials, project directors, and ADB staff met in Dhaka to discuss measures to enhance portfolio performance, expedite procurement and disbursements, and resolve project-specific issues in the country.


Municipal solid waste is no longer a problem in the city of Suzhou, People's Republic of China, thanks to a clean, household waste-to-energy plant built by ADB in partnership with China Everbright International.

A community-based outreach program works to prevent the spread of HIV along a major transport route in northwestern Cambodia.

Students from Philippine high schools gear up as eco-warriors to protect the endangered Coral Triangle, known as the Amazon of the Seas.


Through structural reforms and regional integration, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have the potential to reach by 2030 the average quality of life enjoyed today in advanced economies.

How change management transformed Manila Water into a world-class utility.

The success of Factory Asia depends on how fast Asia can expand its domestic and regional markets, and upgrade the competitiveness of its manufacturing sector.


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