Asian Companies Making Profits and Helping the Poor

Profit-making companies that provide solutions to the problems of the poor are important new players in the world of international development. Read More

Live Online Chat: Women at Work - Breaking through Asia's Glass Ceiling

Join the live chat on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 02:00 to 04:00 GMT. Read More

Small Bite, Big Threat: Vector-Borne Diseases in Asia

On World Health Day 2014, we focus on vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria that are threatening the lives of millions across Asia and the Pacific. Read the transcript. Read More

Ending Violence against Women in Asia and the Pacific

Violence against women not only affects their mental and physical well-being, but it also carries staggering social and economic costs. Read More



Asia is a global success story when it comes to educating children, but the region faces challenges in keeping students from dropping out and developing skilled workers. Find out more about education issues in Asia and the Pacific, ADB’s work in the sector, education-related jobs and consulting opportunities, and more. More

Climate Change

The Asia Pacific region is at the forefront of the struggle to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The Asian Development Bank is an important player in this effort. Learn more about climate change in the region, including expert analysis of the issues. More


Asian countries need sustainable transport systems – trains, buses, ferries, bike paths – that move people in a low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable way. Learn about the issues facing the sector, ADB’s support for sustainable transport, and see video and multimedia presentations of the region’s transport systems. More



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