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Japan and ADB Eye New Approach to Skills Training in Viet Nam
Japan and the Asian Development Bank are helping poor and ethnic minorities of Viet Nam develop skills that will boost their chances in the job market or enable them to launch small businesses.
Australia and ADB Helping GMS Combat HIV Through $6M Grant
Australia and the Asian Development Bank are expanding efforts to combat the spread of HIV in the Greater Mekong Subregion through prevention programs integrated into infrastructure development projects, particularly road construction.
ADB Funds Viet Nam Hydro Project
The Asian Development Bank will provide Viet Nam with a $196 million loan to construct a hydroelectric facility that will help ease growing power shortages that threaten the country's future economic growth.
Developing Asia to Post Solid Growth in 2008 Even as Major Industrial Economies Slow Down, Says ADB
Developing Asian economies will register solid growth in 2008 despite a coincident slowdown in major industrial economies, surging food and fuel prices and a simmering credit crisis in the United States, the Asian Development Bank says in a new major report.
Mekong Leaders Agree on Ambitious 5-Year Development Plan
At today's Greater Mekong Subregion Summit, the prime ministers of Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam agreed on a comprehensive five-year Plan of Action that aims to spur growth, reduce poverty, promote social development and enhance environmental protection in the subregion.
Mekong Nations' Young People Help Shape Policy Dialogue
Putting a collective 3,500 kilometers behind them, young people from across the Mekong region arrived in Vientiane Friday in three caravans to attend the first ever Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Youth Forum.
Media Invitation: Third GMS Summit
Prime ministers of the six countries sharing the Mekong River will convene in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 31 March 2008 for the Third Greater Mekong Subregion Summit.
ADB Consults Mekong on Safeguard Policy Update
Representatives from Government, civil society, academe, development agencies and the private sector are taking part in consultations in Ha Noi, Viet Nam this week to give feedback on a proposed update of the Asian Development Bank's environmental and social safeguard policies.
Reform Is Key to Viet Nam's Continued Growth: ADB President
At the conclusion of his visit to Viet Nam, Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda said that as the country's economy continues to develop, Viet Nam will need to increasingly focus on factors that will make its economic growth sustainable and less vulnerable to changes in the global economic environment.
ADB President Discusses HIV/AIDS Prevention with Vietnamese Youth
Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda discussed HIV prevention with a group of young people involved in ADB's $20 million youth HIV prevention project.