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Corporate Issuance Drives Asia's Local Bond Markets to $5 Trillion - Report
A rapid rise of corporate bond issuance in emerging East Asia has driven the growth in the region's local currency bond markets to just over $5 trillion.
ADB Approves $95 Million to Help Lao PDR, Viet Nam Upgrade Key Road Network
ADB will extend $95 million to help the Lao PDR and Viet Nam upgrade roads in the northeastern transport corridor that offers trade and poverty reduction benefits to both countries, as well as the wider Mekong region.
ADB to Improve Dengue, Disease Monitoring in Three Mekong Countries
ADB is extending $49 million to expand surveillance response systems to help control dengue outbreaks, and prevent the spread of communicable and tropical diseases in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam.
ADB's Clean Air Scorecard to Help Asia Reduce Air Pollution
Asia and the Pacific must work harder to address air pollution alongside broader efforts to counter climate change, and a new Clean Air Scorecard developed by ADB will help the region do that.
ADB President Calls for Concrete Action in Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda today praised the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand for their strong commitment to subregional cooperation, but said the grouping now needed to deliver on its initial promise of accelerating economic development in its poorest provinces.
ADB Signs Loan Agreement to Build Two Solar Power Plants in Thailand
ADB is lending up to B4.2 billion to The Bangchak Petroleum Company Public Company Limited to build two solar power plants in central Thailand. The loan agreement was signed today in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
Asia's Local Bond Markets Expand 18.8%, Foreign Investment Soars - Report
Local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia had grown by an annual 18.8% as of the end of June, with $4.8 trillion in paper outstanding, according to ADB's latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor.
ASEAN+3 Forum Discusses Harmonizing Asia's Bond Markets
The ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum met for the first time today in Tokyo, Japan to discuss how best to harmonize regulations and market practices in Asia's local currency bond transactions.
Developing Asia's Recovery Gains Further Momentum - ADB
Developing Asia's robust recovery from the global crisis is gaining further momentum, ADB says in its annual flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2010 Update, released today.
Asia Represents the World's Best Hope for Achieving MDGs, ADB President Tells UN
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said today that Asia and the Pacific, home to three-fifths of humanity and two-thirds of the world's poor, represented the world's best hope for achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.