ADB Today

  • Fighting Malaria

    Australia and ADB discussed joint action to intensify efforts to curtail malaria in Asia and the Pacific. ADB hosts the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance.

  • Pacific Infrastructure Meeting

    In Sydney, ADB hosted the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility meeting, which was attended by partners such as Australia and New Zealand, EIB, JICA, and World Bank.

  • Country Portfolio Review

    ADB and the World Bank held a country portfolio review meeting in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and discussed ways to improve development effectiveness.


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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