In the Spotlight

  • Asian Development Outlook 2015

    ADB Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei discusses the macroeconomic outlook for developing Asia in 2015 and beyond. He also looks at how the region can take advantage of the current low oil prices and the impact of the strengthening US dollar on economies in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Did You Know? Asia and the Pacific. ADB

    Did you know that while Asia and the Pacific has 1/3 of the world's GDP, about 1.6 billion people in the region still live on less than $2 a day? It doesn't have to be this way. Together, we can end abject poverty in the region in our children's lifetime.

  • Why Asia Must Take Disaster Risk Reduction Seriously

    As the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction gets under way in Sendai, Japan, ADB's Charlotte Benson discusses why the conference is important and what it sets out to achieve.

  • ADB-Azerbaijan: Foundation of a Bright Future

    The 15-year partnership between ADB and Azerbaijan has brought the Central Asian country substantial benefits, contributing to its remarkable development in recent years.

  • Recycling and Education Help Revive Indonesia's Citarum River Basin

    Growing pressure on water resources in Indonesia's Citarum River Basin in West Java is stimulating education and recycling as cost-effective methods of improving the region's notoriously polluted rivers.

Corporate Video

This video is an introduction to ADB's work and its impact. It highlights continuing challenges faced in the Asia and Pacific region, and Strategy 2020: ADB's efforts to address these challenges.

Changing Asia

Interviews on issues that matter to developing Asia with thought leaders, innovators, visionaries, and pioneers.

Great Expectations

"Great expectations" explores development challenges in different ADB member-countries through the hopes and aspirations of their children.

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