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Developing Asia's Growth Steps Up to 6.6% in 2013
Rising private consumption and stronger intraregional trade will spur a pickup in growth in developing Asia in 2013 and 2014, as economic activity in the US and Europe remains in the doldrums, ADB says in a major new report.
Asia's Future Prosperity Requires Major Change in Energy Use
Asia is moving along a dangerously unsustainable energy path that will result in environmental disaster and a gaping divide in energy access between rich and poor unless the region dramatically changes course, says a new ADB report.
Mekong Countries Seek Greater Cooperation on Green Agriculture
Senior agriculture and environment officials from the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries met today to discuss environmentally sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in the region.
Mortgage Insurance Seminar Held in Thailand
Perspectives and international experiences on mortgage insurance were shared today at a seminar on “Mortgage Insurance in Thailand” co-hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Ministry of Finance (MOF).
Princess Mathilde of Belgium Discusses Microfinance in Thailand
Princess Mathilde of Belgium facilitated a roundtable discussion on microfinance development at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) office in Bangkok today.
Flows into Asia Bond Markets Raise Risk of Asset Price Bubbles
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets continued to expand in 2012, signaling ongoing investor interest in the region's fast-growing economies but also raising the risk of asset price bubbles, said ADB's latest Asia Bond Monitor.
Workshop Discusses Thailand's Railway Sector Development
The importance of reforms and upgrades to Thailand’s railway system was emphasized today at a workshop co-hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and Ministry of Transport (MOT).
$2.45 Million Grants to Support Thailand's Water Management and Railway Sector
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help support Thailand’s water and flood management, as well as accounting and financial management reform in the railway sector, with two technical assistance (TA) grants launched today.
Greater Mekong Ministers, ADB Plan Next Generation of Development Activities
The next phase of Greater Mekong Subregion investments should expand the program into new areas such as multisector investments towards urban development, connecting remote areas with growth centers, and extending existing corridors into Myanmar, ministers attending the 18th GMS Ministerial Conference in Nanning, People's Republic of China said today in a joint statement.
Greater Mekong Ministers to Review New Phase of Development Priorities
Ministers attending the 18th GMS Ministerial Conference will review progress on the Regional Investment Framework to boost implementation of the GMS Strategic Framework 2012-2022.