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President Kuroda Participates in Two Regional Cooperation Summits
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda today participated in the summit meetings of two important subregional economic cooperation groups and offered continued support for their efforts to reduce poverty and promote growth.
Health Officials Gathering in Jakarta to Boost Disease Responses
Health officials from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Philippines are gathering in Jakarta tomorrow to discuss how to boost the three countries' capacity to fight emerging and endemic infectious diseases in the region.
Liquidity Lagging in Asian Bond Market Expansion, ADB Report Says
Emerging East Asian bond markets have expanded rapidly since the 1997/1998 Asian financial crisis, spurred by an increased issuance of government debt, a report issued by ADB says.
Many Asian Countries Falling Short of MDG Targets, Joint Report Says
The Asian and Pacific region as a whole is on track to achieve most of the Millennium Development Goals, but progress in many individual countries is slow and performance on some vital targets is unsatisfactory, according to a new report released today.
ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Meet to Discuss Poverty Reduction Priorities
Senior officials from the ASEAN+3 countries convened in Beijing today to open five days of meetings and field visits to advance progress on regional poverty reduction efforts.
ADB Launches US$10 Billion Asian Currency Note Programme
ADB today launched a US$10 billion Asian Currency Note Programme that will serve as the first regional platform dedicated to issuances of bonds in regional currencies.
ADB Raises Developing Asia 2006 Growth Forecast to 7.7%
Developing Asia's strong economic expansion is expected to continue, with growth projected at 7.7% in 2006 before easing to 7.1% in 2007, according to a major ADB report released today.
ADB and Government of Philippines Working Closely on BIMP-EAGA
Representatives of the Government of the Philippines and ADB met today to enhance their coordination on the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area.
Beibu Gulf Rim Can Learn from Mekong and ASEAN, ADB VP Tells Forum
The Greater Mekong Subregion offers a possible future model for economic cooperation in the Beibu Gulf Rim, an ADB Vice-President told a forum here today.
ADB Prices MYR500 million 5-Year Bond Issue
ADB today successfully priced MYR500 million 5-year bond issue under its MYR3.8 billion Medium Term Note (MTN) Program. AmMerchant Bank Berhad is the lead arranger of the Program and sole lead manager for the bond issue. This is the first time that ADB has set up an Asian currency MTN program. ADB opened the Putra bond market in 2004 with its inaugural issuance of MYR400 million 3.94% bonds due 2009.