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PRC's Inner Mongolia to Upgrade Major Highway to Support Trade and Tourism
A major highway and rural roads in a remote northern area of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will be upgraded to support increased movement of goods and people, through a $200 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Asia Must Step Up Governance Reforms to Sustain Growth and Development
Asia and the Pacific's economic gains must be matched by stepped-up efforts on governance so that growth benefits can be more evenly shared and development progress locked in, says a new ADB report.
Developing Asia Slowing Amid Global Financial Jitters
Softer than expected economic activity in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India and jitters over the United States (US) quantitative easing (QE) program will weigh on Asia and the Pacific’s growth prospects in the near term, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
PRC Growth Moderation Highlights Need to Quicken Structural Reforms
Growth rates in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 2013 and 2014 will fall below earlier projections, highlighting the need to quicken structural economic reforms, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Rising Risks to Emerging East Asia's Local Currency Bonds - ADB Report
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets are still expanding but risks to the outlook are rising given the prospects of tighter US monetary policy, slower economic growth in Asia, and persistent capital outflows, according to the latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor from ADB.
People's Republic of China to Bridge Urban-Rural Gap via Chongqing Pilot Test
Chongqing, a fast-developing municipality in the western part of the PRC, is testing an integrated approach to help its districts and counties improve infrastructure in order to bridge the rich-poor income gap.
Skill Training for Women and Girls the Focus of ADB Seminar
Keeping girls in school and improving their access to technical and vocational training is the focus of a three-day regional seminar being hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of People’s Republic of China (PRC).
R&D and Innovation Key to Long-term Job Creation for Asia - ADB Study
As Asian economies continue to improve their relative comparative advantage in exporting sectors, it is also important to increase competitiveness and productivity through more research and development and innovation – two essential elements for sustainable wage growth and job creation in the region, a new study by ADB suggests.
ADB, 13 Banks Partner for Natural Gas Supply to Small Cities in the People's Republic of
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is partnering with 13 banks to support China Gas Holdings Limited (CGH) expand natural gas coverage into smaller cities in the central and western regions of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
Arid Cities in People's Republic of China to Improve Water Management
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, one of the poorest and most remote regions in northwestern People's Republic of China, will use a $200 million loan from ADB to improve water availability through wastewater reuse and better water resources management.