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Updated 3-Year Regional Program Proposes $1.6 Billion in Lending for GMS
ADB's updated regional cooperation strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion proposes indicative lending totaling US$1.565 billion over the three years 2007-2009.
Grant to Boost Viet Nam's Regional Cooperation Participation
A US$430,000 technical assistance grant will help create an effective and efficient regional cooperation coordination mechanism in Viet Nam.
Inequality a Major Hurdle to Education, Health MDGs, Says ADB
Many countries in Asia and the Pacific will not meet the Millennium Development Goal targets for universal primary enrollment and a two-thirds reduction in child mortality unless governments rapidly intensify efforts to improve basic education and increase access to primary health care for the poor, ADB says in Key Indicators 2006.
Beibu Gulf Rim Can Learn from Mekong and ASEAN, ADB VP Tells Forum
The Greater Mekong Subregion offers a possible future model for economic cooperation in the Beibu Gulf Rim, an ADB Vice-President told a forum here today.
Supporting Next Phase of SME Development in Viet Nam
ADB will further support small and medium enterprise development in Viet Nam, through a technical assistance grant of US$600,000.
ADB Grant Targeting HIV/AIDS Prevention among Viet Nam's Youth
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - ADB is targeting a significant reduction in new infections of HIV/AIDS among the youth of Viet Nam, through a project backed by a grant of US$20 million.
ADB, Netherlands Formalize $14 million Grant for Mekong Environment Program
ADB and the Government of Netherlands today exchanged documents formalizing the $14 million Dutch financial support to the Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program, and its flagship component, the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative.
Stakeholders Gathering in Manila to Discuss Cleaner Fuel Quality Roadmaps for Asia
ADB and the Clean Air Initiative are hosting a two-day workshop from Monday at ADB Headquarters in Manila to discuss the development and implementation of roadmaps for cleaner fuels in Asia.
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.
Asia Must Focus on Job Creation to Sustain Growth, Says New Book
At least half a billion people in developing Asia are unemployed or underemployed and finding ways to provide them productive jobs should top economic agendas around the region, according to an ADB book launched today.