ADB Today

  • Book Launching

    In Samoa, ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff launched the publication, Finding Balance 2014: Benchmarking the Performance of State-Owned Enterprises in Island Countries, which was produced by the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative.

  • Financial Cooperation

    At the Asia-Pacific Financial Cooperation Seminar in Seoul, ADB presented the progress of financial development and integration in the region, discussing in particular the Asian Bond Markets Initiative.

  • Seminar in Bangladesh

    Over 40 representatives from executing and implementing agencies attended the seminar on loan disbursement facilitated by ADB staff in Dhaka.


A multipurpose cooperative is thriving in Manila's impoverished Smokey Mountain area thanks to recycling and other profitable enterprises involving local communities.

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 and China Everbright International.

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


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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