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  • Meeting with Philippine Officials

    ADB President Takehiko Nakao met with Central Bank Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. in Manila as part of a series of high-level consultation meetings with selected officials.

  • GMS Priority Projects

    The 18th meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion Transport Forum agreed on priority transport projects and discussed key areas such as transport and trade facilitation, and road safety.

  • Gender Mainstreaming

    A workshop was held in Jaipur, Rajasthan for India's central and western regions to raise awareness on key challenges in gender mainstreaming.


The Philippines is working to broaden the impact of economic growth by creating opportunities for the poor and investing in the next generation.

This waterway rehabilitation project in the People's Republic of China not only restored the quality of water and improved public health, but also created a clean, green space for the community to enjoy.

Fishermen affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda learn to build sturdy new boats from fiberglass.


This brochure describes ADB's Water Operators Partnerships initiative in Asia, a water utility twinning program designed to promote knowledge sharing and build the capacity of water utilities. The program brings together an experienced, efficient utility (known as the mentor) and a utility needing help to improve its services (known as the recipient).

Information and communication technology facilitates the efficient delivery of health care services to rural communities.

Increasing cigarette taxes can bring about substantial fiscal, health, and poverty impacts in the People’s Republic of China, India, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.


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