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  • Knowledge Partners

    In Dhaka, Bangladesh, ADB Vice-President Bindu Lohani met finance and education ministers to exchange views on knowledge management and ADB's role as a knowledge institution.

  • ASEAN Labor Markets

    Policy makers in the Greater Mekong Subregion joined a social protection framework briefing organized by ADB.

  • Social Protection Framework

    Policy makers in the Greater Mekong Subregion participated in an ADB learning program on social protection systems at Seoul National University.


ASEAN countries plan to launch a single market for goods, services, capital and labor, potentially one of the largest economies and markets in the world.

Protecting people and the environment from the potential adverse effects of development is a cornerstone of ADB's Safeguard Policy.

Read the transcript of the live online chat with ADB's James Leather on the role of transport in the Asian Century.


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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