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Powering the Pacific's Future a Challenge, but Progress is Clear - ADB
While energy security challenges faced by the Pacific are significant, energy efficiency and renewable energy options hold great promise for the region, according to the March issue of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Pacific Economic Monitor (PEM), released today.
Pacific Growth Eases as Gains from Large Projects Fade
Pacific growth softened in 2012 and is expected to moderate further in 2013, as gains from major investment and public infrastructure projects fade, according to the latest Pacific Economic Monitor, released today by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ADB Vice-President to Speak at Pacific Energy Summit in New Zealand
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Stephen Groff will lead an ADB delegation to the Pacific Energy Summit, to be held in Auckland on 25-26 March, hosted by the New Zealand Government and the European Union.
Online Registries Critical to Pacific Private Sector Development
Developing and reforming online/electronic business registries in the Pacific Islands is essential if the region wants to build a vibrant, efficient private sector, delegates said at a workshop jointly organized by ADB and NZCO.
Companies Registry Goes Online in Samoa
A new online Companies Registry, which was funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and will improve efficiency of business processes in Samoa, will be launched today by the Ministry of Commerce.
ADB Provides $500,000 to Samoa for Cyclone Relief Efforts
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $500,000 emergency grant to the Government of Samoa to help fund humanitarian and relief efforts for those affected by Cyclone Evan.
Smallest Pacific Economies Must Build Links, Boost Connections to Thrive - ADB
The smallest Pacific island economies can overcome economic growth challenges related to isolation and low populations by expanding economic links and using technology to build connections, according to the December issue of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor, released today.
Improved Budget Management Protects Pacific Countries Against Global Effects
Fiscal positions in small island economies of Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu improved in 2012, largely due to improved budget performance in the face of a weakening global economic environment, according to the December issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor, released today.
Southeast Asia's Strength Keeps Asia Growth on Track - ADB Report
The surging economies of Southeast Asia have been a bright spot in developing Asia's otherwise subdued 2012 growth performance, but the broader region should still pick up steam in 2013, says a new ADB report.
Huge Financing Gap Must Be Filled to Promote Climate-Friendly Technology - ADB
Massive investment is required to develop and deploy climate-friendly technology if global warming is to be halted and developing countries prepared to cope with the adverse consequences of climate change, delegates heard today at the annual global conference on climate change.