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Millennium Development Goals Regional Progress Report to Be Launched at Poverty Forum in Manila
The annual update on the progress of Millennium Development Goals in the Asia and Pacific region will be unveiled on 8 October.
ADB Upgrades Developing Asia's 2007 Growth Forecast to 8.3%
Developing Asian economies will register solid economic growth in 2007, driven by fast growth in the People's Republic of China and India, the Asian Development Bank says in a new major report.
Supply-Side Factors Are Helping Drive Asian Exports - ADB Study
Developing Asia's export performance is critically influenced by the availability and quality of the services and infrastructure that form the backbone of efficient production chains and by factors that attract and provide comfort to foreign direct investors, a new major study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says.
ADB Supporting Road Project in PRC's Guangxi Province with $300M Loan
The Asian Development Bank will help develop a road network in the western province of Guangxi, one of the poorest parts of the People's Republic of China, to promote trade through a regional transport system linking the province and nearby Viet Nam.
PRC, India Lagging in Economic Well Being, Living Standards - Study
The People's Republic of China and India - the two economic powerhouses in developing Asia and the Pacific - are lagging in terms of economic well-being and living standards of their population, a new study undertaken by the Asian Development Bank shows.
Managing Capital Inflows into Asia a Key Challenge, Says Thailand's Finance Minister
Managing the recent influx of capital inflows in Asia and its impact on exchange rates poses a key challenge for policymakers in the region, Thailand's Finance Minister Chalongphob Sussangkarn told an international conference today.
Mekong Countries Agree on Bridge Linking PRC to Bangkok
Senior officials of several Mekong countries agreed today to build a bridge across the Mekong River that will connect the southwestern province of the People's Republic of China directly to Bangkok by road.
Environmental and Social Benefits to Steer Bioenergy Development in Greater Mekong Subregion
Countries in the Greater Mekong subregion have the potential to become major biofuel producers, but there are important hurdles that must be crossed to ensure the success of such an initiative, a workshop on the relationship between bioenergy and poverty alleviation agreed today.
ADB and Thailand Enter Historic New Partnership
ADB and Thailand have entered into a five-year Country Partnership Strategy, the first ever of its type forged by ADB and a middle-income country.
Good News for Mekong Farmers
Farmers, especially smallholders, and the rural poor of six nations stand to benefit from a new program that aims to foster cross-border trade and investment in agriculture, contribute to food security and poverty reduction, and promote environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources.