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  • Visit to India

    In Delhi, ADB President Takehiko Nakao assured India Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of ADB’s continued support to the country's development.

  • Meeting in Bhutan

    In Thimphu, ADB Vice-President Lakshmi Venkatachalam met with Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay and other top officials to discuss private sector development prospects.

  • Consultation Workshop

    ADB, ILO, and Cambodia organized a consultation workshop on preliminary findings of the employment diagnostic analysis.


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.

Forest protection is an important source of income for farming communities in central Viet Nam displaced by hydropower projects.

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.


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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