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  • Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting

    During a plenary session of the Pacific Island Forum Leaders meeting, ADB Vice-President Bruce Davis highlighted ADB support for Pacific regional integration and connectivity, including through ICT and transport initiatives.

  • Lending Workshop in the PRC

    A workshop on results- and policy-based lending was held in Beijing, People's Republic of China.

  • Emergence of Renminbi

    ADB Vice-President Thierry de Longuemar delivered a speech at the University of Sydney addressing the emergence of renminbi as an international reserve currency.


Promoting the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia helps reduce poverty.

A private sector operation funded by ADB is giving access to clean and affordable water to millions in the People's Republic of China.

ADB invests around $2 billion a year to curb food insecurity in Asia and the Pacific, where two-thirds of the world’s hungry live.


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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