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ASEAN Should Be Driver of Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration - ADB President
Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda told ASEAN business leaders today that ASEAN can and should be an example to the group's Asian neighbors of how economic cooperation can improve regional integration.
Spain and ADB Help Prepare Development Plan for Viet Nam's Thanh Hoa Province
The government of Spain and Asian Development Bank are assisting Viet Nam in preparing a master plan for the development of Thanh Hoa Province, the most populous region in the country.
ADB, PRC Issue Grant to Support Greater Mekong Subregion's Efforts to Monitor and Evaluate Poverty-Reduction Projects
ADB will manage a $500,000 technical assistance grant funded by the PRC to help countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion develop results-based monitoring and evaluation systems.
France and ADB Support Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation in Viet Nam's Central Region
France and Asian Development Bank are assisting Viet Nam in rehabilitating and upgrading vital infrastructure in one of the poorest regions of the country to improve livelihood opportunities and the standard of living of the rural population in the area.
France, ADB Boosting Viet Nam Power Sector's Environmental Management Capacity
The Agence Francaise de Developpement and Asian Development Bank are helping enhance the environmental management capacity of Viet Nam's power sector for the sustainable development of its thermal power plants to meet the growing electricity demand in the country.
ADB OKs $15M Loan to Aid Poverty Reduction Program in Viet Nam
The Asian Development Bank approved a new loan of $15 million to assist poverty reduction efforts in Viet Nam in coordination with a number of other development partners.
Asia's Growth can Provide Economic, Social Benefits to All - Joint MDG Report
The Asia and Pacific region as a whole is forging ahead on many of the Millennium Development Goals, but there is uneven progress within countries and many of the less developed economies need global support to plug some of their key development gaps, says a new report released today.
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 Ups Energy Investment in Viet Nam
The Asian Development Bank has approved a US$28 million first-stage loan for Viet Nam's Mong Duong thermal power project. The plant will ultimately add 2,200 megawatts of generating capacity to Viet Nam's electricity system.
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.