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Myanmar Set to Join ASEAN Infrastructure Fund in 2014
Myanmar is slated to join the shareholders of the ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF), bringing all 10 ASEAN members into the AIF. With Myanmar expected to join within 2014, the existing AIF shareholders include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vietnamese Firms Invited to Showcase Innovative, Clean-Tech Solutions to Combat Climate Change
Vietnamese startups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in clean energy and climate technology sectors are invited to submit their business ideas in a contest organized by the soon-to-be-launched Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (Vietnam CIC).
ADB Approved $21.02 Billion in Financing Operations in 2013
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $21.02 billion in financing operations last year, according to ADB’s 2013 Annual Report, released ahead of its 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors to be held 2–5 May in Astana, Kazakhstan.
ADB President Speaks at ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Myanmar
ADB Pesident Takehiko Nakao participated in the 18th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 5 April. Mr. Nakao presented the economic outlook and policy challenges for ASEAN in its continued push toward the ASEAN Economic Community in his speech to the ministers.
ADB Sees Steady Growth for Developing Asia
Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Developing Asia Should Use Public Spending to Narrow Inequality
Widening income gaps are undermining decades of successful poverty reduction in developing Asia, meaning governments should proactively use fiscal policy to close gaps and promote more inclusive growth, says a new ADB report.
Investments in natural capital crucial to sustain economic growth in GMS
Member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion face losing recent development gains unless they invest more to secure natural resource stocks, senior officials from the six countries heard at a meeting in Myanmar today.
Asia's Bond Markets Must Be Ready to Face the Rising Risk of Contagion
Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets have weathered the recent market volatility well but risks to the markets are ticking up and countries need to be prepared, warns the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest Asia Bond Monitor.
Continued Reforms Key to Viet Nam's Vision of Modern, Industrialized Nation
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung during a three-day visit to reaffirm ADB’s support for Viet Nam’s continued drive for inclusive growth and development. Mr. Nakao also met Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh, the Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam and other Ministers responsible for Planning and Investment, Finance, and Transport.
ADB, Partners Aim to Protect Asia's Urban Poor from Climate Extremes
ADB, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK), and the Rockefeller Foundation are teaming up to help Asia's fast growing secondary cities protect their urban poor from the ravages of climate change.