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ASEAN Chief Justices Explore Legal Solutions to Environmental Threats
Legal responses to cross border threats from climate change, pollution, deforestation and the illegal trade in wildlife and timber are at the top of the agenda at a meeting of Chief Justices from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Bangkok, Thailand.
ADB Invests to Help Drive Energy Efficiency in Southeast Asia
Hospitals, hotels, shopping malls, and many other businesses in Southeast Asian countries are expected to adopt cost-effective, energy-saving solutions once positive results are demonstrated through pioneering energy efficiency projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Power Swaps Can Help Asia-Pacific Manage Daunting Future Energy Needs - Report
Cross-border power exchanges can play a central role in helping Asia and the Pacific meet its booming demand for power, which is set to sharply outpace the rest of the world’s over the next two decades, says a comprehensive new report from ADB.
Developing Asia Slowing Amid Global Financial Jitters
Softer than expected economic activity in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India and jitters over the United States (US) quantitative easing (QE) program will weigh on Asia and the Pacific’s growth prospects in the near term, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Asia Must Step Up Governance Reforms to Sustain Growth and Development
Asia and the Pacific's economic gains must be matched by stepped-up efforts on governance so that growth benefits can be more evenly shared and development progress locked in, says a new ADB report.
Rising Risks to Emerging East Asia's Local Currency Bonds - ADB Report
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets are still expanding but risks to the outlook are rising given the prospects of tighter US monetary policy, slower economic growth in Asia, and persistent capital outflows, according to the latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor from ADB.
Asia Cannot Bypass Manufacturing on Path to Prosperity - ADB Report
Industrialization must be an essential part of the growth formula if Asian countries want to prosper and avoid the middle income trap, says a new ADB report.
ADB, Australia, Korea To Support New Transport Link in Mekong Delta
ADB will lend $410 million to Viet Nam to build sections of a second arterial highway connecting Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta and southern coastal regions.
Emerging East Asia's Local Bond Markets Grow 12.1% on High Corporate Sales
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets expanded 12.1% year-on-year to $6.7 trillion at the end of March 2013, driven by double-digit growth in corporate bonds, according to the latest edition of ADB's Asia Bond Monitor.
ASEAN Nations Complete First-Ever Corporate Governance Scorecard
Results of the first-ever ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard will be released on 5 June 2013, resulting from the completion of the inaugural assessment of publicly-listed companies using the standardized ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard.