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  • Improving Public Services

    ADB and Bangladesh signed a $125 million loan agreement in Dhaka to help improve services and governance in municipalities.

  • PRC Country Program

    ADB and People's Republic of China officials met in Manila to discuss the 2015-2017 lending and non-lending program, potential impact of ADB's Strategy 2020 Midterm Review, public-private partnerships, and private sector operations.

  • Trade Finance Training

    A seminar on ADB's Trade Finance Program was held in Thimphu for over 30 of Bhutan's commercial bankers and central bank officials.


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

Students from Philippine high schools gear up as eco-warriors to protect the endangered Coral Triangle, known as the Amazon of the Seas.

A $400 million ADB emergency loan was used to rebuild roads, bridges and schools in Shaanxi Province, People’s Republic of China, following the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake.


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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