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Business Leaders Form Central-South Asia Regional Business Roundtable
More than 40 business leaders and policymakers from Central and South Asia met on 4 November to establish a Regional Business Roundtable (RBR) to expand the involvement of the business community in economic cooperation in the region.
Ministers Urge More Rapid Integration of Central Asian Economies
Ministers from Central Asian and neighboring countries agreed today on a series of specific measures to accelerate economic cooperation in the fast-growing region.
Central Asian States Create Electricity Regulators' Forum
Seven countries today signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a forum of electricity regulators in the Central Asia region.
ADB Assistance to Boost Effectiveness of Mekong Cooperation Program
ADB will strengthen management and effectiveness of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Program through a new technical assistance grant of $2.5 million.
ADB to Help Reduce Minorities' Vulnerability to AIDS at GMS Borders
ADB will help reduce the vulnerability to HIV/AIDS of ethnic minorities living in border areas of the Greater Mekong Subregion, through a technical assistance grant approved for US$700,000.
East Asian Growth Moderating, but Still Robust: Asia Economic Monitor
East Asia is expected to experience a moderate slowdown in economic growth this year with the external environment turning somewhat less favorable and oil prices reaching record levels, according to an ADB report released today.
ADB Boosting Development Management of Mekong Civil Servants
ADB will help boost the efficiency and effectiveness of development management in Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) member countries through a technical assistance (TA) grant package approved totaling about US$3 million.
ADB to Host First Meeting of Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network
The Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network (AECEN) will be officially launched on 2-3 August at the ADB headquarters in Manila. The foundation meeting for AECEN is being co-organized by ADB and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Private Sector Must Fill Infrastructure Investment Gap in Mekong, ADB VP Tells Tokyo Forum
Greater involvement of the private sector is crucial to meeting the Mekong region's development and infrastructure investment needs - estimated at $10 billion to $15 billion over the next 5 to 10 years - an ADB Vice-President told a forum in Tokyo today.
Mekong Development Forum in Tokyo to Focus on Infrastructure Partnerships
About 80 major private sector companies from Japan and other East Asian countries are expected to participate in the 2nd Mekong Development Forum (MDF) in Tokyo on 14-15 July.