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ADB Supports Lao PDR, Viet Nam in Addressing HIV Threat in Border Areas
ADB is providing grants and loans to support Lao PDR and Viet Nam prevent the spread of HIV infections in 23 border provinces where risks are growing due to increased population movement and commercial activities along economic corridors.
Developing Asia Faces New Era of Moderate Growth - ADB Report
ADB is significantly scaling back 2012 and 2013 growth forecasts for developing Asia, saying that after years of rapid growth, the region must brace for a prolonged period of moderate expansion amidst an ongoing slump in global demand.
Asia Must Cut Red Tape to Unlock Full Potential of Service Sector - ADB Report
Booming service industries can be a powerful engine of economic growth and job creation for developing Asia, but the sector's true potential remains blocked by restrictions and red tape, a new ADB report shows.
Asia's Pension Systems Unprepared for Rapidly Aging Populations - ADB
Pension systems in many parts of developing Asia are unprepared and underfunded to meet the needs of the region's rapidly aging population, especially as globalization breaks down traditional family support, says a new book launched today by ADB.
Greater Mekong Subregion Marks 20 Years of Cooperation, Achievement
The six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion celebrate 20 years of economic cooperation today, with the once conflict-ridden area now an Asian showcase for growth, poverty reduction, and regional integration.
Eurozone Crisis Threatens Emerging East Asia's Booming Bond Markets
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets have expanded to nearly $6 trillion, but policymakers in the region should brace themselves for further shock and volatility from the global financial markets, says a report published by ADB.
ASEAN Nations Can Help Prevent Global Rice Price Rise
ASEAN nations can help avoid world rice price shocks by reducing export restrictions, placing less emphasis on self-sufficiency, retooling Thailand's rice pledging program, and expanding coordinated rice policies with India and Pakistan, according to a series of working papers from ADB.
Regional Rice Exchange Could Help Steady Global Prices - ADB
A regional rice index and commodities exchange could help calm world rice price fluctuations and ensure farmers get a fair price for their rice, according to a working paper by ADB.
Asia's Booming Cities Must Go Green or Risk Disaster - ADB Study
Asia must act now to pave the way for green, resource-friendly cities or face a bleak and environmentally degraded future, says a new ADB report.
Social Pensions Key to Protecting Elderly, Reducing Poverty
As Asia's population ages, developing countries in the region should explore social pensions that provide cash benefits to vulnerable older citizens who are most in need of a safety net, according to a new publication from the ADB.