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Construction Set to Begin on Kunduz to Taluqan Transmission Line
A ceremony to mark the start of construction on an Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded power transmission line linking the northern Afghanistan cities of Kunduz and Taluqan has taken place at Taluqan in Takhar province.
ADB Provides $600 Million for Eco-Friendly Projects in People's Republic of China
ADB is providing $600 million for a package of green projects that will transform waste into clean energy, reduce CO2 emissions, expand eco-friendly transport, and protect fragile wetland areas in fast-growing second-tier cities in the People's Republic of China.
Journalists Visit ADB Energy Project in Tajikistan
A group of journalists from Dushanbe visited the Nurek 500 kilovolt (kV) switchyard reconstruction project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Tajikistan.
Groundbreaking ADB Facility to Mobilize Finance for Critical India Infrastructure
ADB has approved a facility that may kickstart the Indian infrastructure bond market and ultimately channel substantial amounts of domestic and international pension and insurance funds into critically needed energy, railways, roads, water, and other infrastructure and utilities.
Large-Scale Solar Power Plant Opens in Thailand
A new solar power plant will officially open today, part of an Asian Development Bank (ADB)-financed project to help Thailand add more renewable sources to its energy mix.
ADB, P&G to Pilot Transforming Waste to Energy in the Philippines
ADB and Procter and Gamble Co. are teaming up to explore the feasibility of building "waste-to-worth" energy plants in the Philippines that will generate up to two megawatts of power using solid waste collected from homes and businesses.
Myanmar Will Be Middle Income Nation If Reforms Stay on Track - Report
Myanmar could follow Asia's fast growing economies and expand at 7% to 8% a year, become a middle income nation, and triple per capita income by 2030 if it can surmount substantial development challenges by further implementing across-the-board reforms, a new ADB study says.
ADB Helps People's Republic of China Plan Carbon Capture and Storage Road Map
ADB is assisting the People's Republic of China in the development of a road map for carbon capture and storage to help achieve the country's carbon dioxide emissions reduction goals.
ADB, Viet Nam to Focus on Inclusive Growth and Economic Efficiency
ADB and Viet Nam have agreed on a new four year country partnership strategy that will focus on promoting inclusive and sustainable growth, and economic efficiency.
ADB Establishes Office in Myanmar
ADB has taken another step toward re-engagement with Myanmar by opening an office and dispatching staff in the country.