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ADB to Host Forum on Impact of Financial Crisis on Asia
Senior policymakers, heads of central banks, the private sector, and academe will gather at the Asian Development Bank's headquarters in the Philippines capital on Monday to share policy responses to the global financial crisis and its impact on Asia.
South Asian Countries to Develop Subregional Tourism Focused on Cultural And Natural Heritage
Five South Asian countries will deepen their cooperation to promote their unique tourism market of culture and nature-based destinations.
ADB to Help Nepal Improve Local Governance, Community-Led Development
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Nepal improve local governance and promote community development through a program grant of $106.3 million.
Tighter Global Credit Heightens Need for South Asian Bond Market Development
As global credit markets tighten in the wake of events on Wall Street, the need for Asia, and in particular South Asia, to develop and strengthen domestic bond markets as a source of long term, local capital, has never been more acute.
ADB Supports Closer Cooperation in South Asia
The Asian Development Bank is supporting closer regional cooperation and integration in South Asia through a grant designed to help strengthen and expand policy reforms in two key nations, India and Pakistan.
South Asia Must Build Investor Confidence to Boost Foreign Direct Investment
South Asia could become one of the more attractive foreign direct investment destinations in developing Asia, but the region will have to improve its business climate and build investor confidence to reach its full potential, according to the newest edition of the Asian Development Bank's South Asia Economic Report.
ADB Backs Huge Infrastructure Project in Nepal to Ease Water Shortages
A delayed water-supply project in Nepal that includes tunneling 26 kilometers through a mountain to ease chronic water shortages in Kathmandu looks set to proceed, after the Asian Development Bank agreed to new terms for the project for which it is the lead financier.
Remote Areas of Nepal to Get Web Access
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $25 million grant to bring the Internet and other information technology products and services to remote areas of Nepal, in line with government efforts to promote economic expansion and eradicate poverty.
Nepal's Education Reforms to Meet Demands of Expanding Economy
Preparations are underway to take Nepal's school system into the next stages of reform and restructuring with new grants that will make the nation's educational programs more responsive to the needs of an expanding economy.
Improving South Asia's Transport Network to Promote Economic Cooperation
Japan and the Asian Development Bank are helping prepare an investment project that will ease the flow of goods, services and people across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to promote economic cooperation and integration among the four member-countries of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation.