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Four Wharves To Be Improved Under Domestic Maritime Support ProjectWork begins today to upgrade and rehabilitate the Ringgi Wharf on Kolombangara Island in Western Province. The wharf is one of four wharves to be improved under the Domestic Maritime Support Project which is financed by the Solomon Islands Government, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Australian Government, and the New Zealand Aid Programme.
ADB to Assist Review of Philippines' Local Government CodeFor the first time since its enactment in 1991, the Philippines’ Local Government Code will undergo a government-led, comprehensive review designed to boost municipal revenues streams for the provision of better basic services and to assist local economic development and job creation.
ADB President Opens Tacloban Office, Assures Typhoon Survivors of SupportDuring a one-day visit to areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao expressed empathy and deep concern for survivors dealing with the super storm’s aftermath as he assessed potential sites for assistance and inaugurated ADB’s new office in Tacloban, Leyte.
Lao PDR Gets Help to Boost Resilience to Climate ChangeThe Lao People's Democratic Republic is to receive grants of $3.1 million from ADB and the Nordic Development Fund to help the country become more climate resilient in the face of droughts, floods and other extreme weather events.