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Cross-Border Infrastructure Development Way to Boost Trade, Poverty Reduction
Asia and Pacific countries need to put more emphasis on regional cooperation to build cross-border infrastructure that will help spur trade, development, and poverty reduction, participants at a seminar heard today.
Thailand and ADB Seek Regional Cooperation in Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing Efforts
A two-day conference on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist-Financing in the Mekong region opened today in Bangkok.
Donors Meet at ADB to Discuss Bird Flu Coordination
ADB is hosting a meeting today of major partners to discuss regional coordination to meet the threat posed by avian influenza in Asia and the Pacific.
Developing Asia to Post Strong Growth in 2006-2007, ADB Says
Developing Asian economies will deliver strong growth in 2006 supported by a broadly favorable outlook for the international economy, the continuing trend toward improved economic management, and apparent resilience to high oil prices, ADB says in a major new report.
Southeast Asian Growth to Hold at 5.5% in 2006, ADB Says
Growth in Southeast Asia is expected to be stable at 5.5% in 2006 before accelerating modestly to 5.7% in 2007, according to a major ADB report released today. The region grew 5.5% in 2005, above the average of the previous five years, but easing slightly from rapid 6.3% growth in 2004.
European Countries Encouraged to Explore Opportunities in Mekong Region
European development partners will gather in Stockholm, Sweden, next week to explore cooperation and investment opportunities in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Put Asia's Huge Savings to Work for Asia, Says ADB Vice President Liqun Jin at Mekong Development Forum in Singapore
East Asia's enormous infrastructure needs can be met in part by using some of the region's vast financial reserves for investments at home, ADB Vice President Liqun Jin told the Mekong Development Forum in Singapore today.
ADB to Highlight US$15 Billion Worth of Infrastructure Projects in the Greater Mekong Subregion to Singapore Companies
Singapore companies will have a rare opportunity to explore the pool of projects supported by the Asian Development Bank in the energy, transport logistics and urban infrastructure sectors, in the Greater Mekong Subregion at the Mekong Development Forum to be held this Wednesday, 8 March.
Mekong Development Forum in Singapore to Explore $15 Billion in Potential Investments
Representatives of more than 80 companies will gather in Singapore next week for a forum that will explore the vast investment opportunities for Singapore companies offered by the Mekong subregion.
Partnerships Vital to Ensuring Region's Sustainable Development, Delhi Summit Told
Partnerships and cooperation among local communities as well as communities of nations must be strengthened if Asia and the Pacific is to achieve sustainable development, a senior ADB official told an environment summit in New Delhi today.