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ADB, AFC and UNAIDS Launch "Protect the Goal" Campaign
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in conjunction with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), has officially launched the Protect the Goal campaign in Southeast Asia.
ADB, Japan Boost Public-Private Partnerships in Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Japan will offer a technical assistance (TA) of $2 million to help the Government of the Philippines strengthen its appraisal process for public-private partnerships (PPPs) as the country’s pipeline of projects grows.
Coral Triangle Countries Highlight Women Leadership in Marine Conservation
The six countries of the Coral Triangle Region – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste – launched an innovative platform to highlight the role of women leaders in protecting and sustaining the world’s epicenter of marine biodiversity.
DOT, ADB, Canada Award Skills Development Training Grants to Improve Philippine Tourism
Twenty-six Philippine hotels, resorts, and various tourism industry associations have received skills development grants to upgrade the quality of services of their respective tourism workers.
ADB Approved $21.02 Billion in Financing Operations in 2013
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $21.02 billion in financing operations last year, according to ADB’s 2013 Annual Report, released ahead of its 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors to be held 2–5 May in Astana, Kazakhstan.
ADB President Speaks at ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Myanmar
ADB Pesident Takehiko Nakao participated in the 18th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 5 April. Mr. Nakao presented the economic outlook and policy challenges for ASEAN in its continued push toward the ASEAN Economic Community in his speech to the ministers.
ADB Sees Steady Growth for Developing Asia
Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Firm Growth to Continue in Philippines, But Job Creation a Critical Challenge
The Philippine economy is expected to continue its strong growth in 2014 and 2015 as it reaps the rewards of improving business confidence and rising investment, says a new ADB report.
Developing Asia Should Use Public Spending to Narrow Inequality
Widening income gaps are undermining decades of successful poverty reduction in developing Asia, meaning governments should proactively use fiscal policy to close gaps and promote more inclusive growth, says a new ADB report.
More Decent Work for Women Key to Asia's Economic, Social Progress - Studies
Giving women in Asia more opportunities to secure decent, productive work will have major social and economic spinoffs for the region and is essential for inclusive growth, say a series of new studies from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).