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  • Carbon Capture and Storage

    ADB signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian company SaskPower to disseminate carbon capture and storage technology knowledge in Asia.

  • ASEAN Investments Conference

    ADB officials participated in the ASEAN Fixed Income Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant

    A senior official from India visited an ADB-funded wastewater treatment project in Manila, Philippines, which is set to improve environmental conditions in the Estero de Paco river.

Highlights

Recycling and education projects are helping local authorities turn the Citarum Basin, home to some of the world’s most polluted rivers, into a model of sustainable water management.

Villagers across the Solomon Islands, many of them women, are receiving hands-on tuition to install and maintain small off-grid solar power schemes bringing electricity to their community.

US rate hike, a slowing property market in the People’s Republic of China and tension in the Middle East pose growing risks for region's bond markets, says latest Asia Bond Monitor.

Publications

ADB's Fall 2014 catalog lists books, reports, and guides recently produced by ADB in the course of its work in development and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific. These cover topics such as agriculture, food security, education, energy, environment, financial sector, and gender equality.

Bhutan has made impressive gains in social, economic, and political development over the years. Its unique approach to progress, expressed in the philosophy of Gross National Happiness, demonstrates the country's commitment to a model of development going beyond mere economic growth.

The Western Yunnan Roads Development project in the People's Republic of China (PRC) was launched to connect the rural, mountainous areas of Western Yunnan to the country’s regional centers, as well as to the Greater Mekong Subregion.

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