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Ex-Japanese PM Mori Launches Regional Network to Tackle Water Issues
Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori today led the launch of a regional network dedicated to tackling the most pressing water related challenges facing Asia and the Pacific.
Ex-Japanese PM to Launch Water Forum for Asia and Pacific
Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will visit ADB this week to officially launch a new network that will identify and adopt new approaches to tackling water issues in the region.
Planned $3 Billion for PRC for 2007-2008 to Be Spread to Agriculture, Energy Efficiency
ADB's planned average lending of $1.5 billion per year to the People's Republic of China over the next two years will be spread more evenly across different sectors.
Visiting ADB DG Discusses Raising Assistance Levels to India
ADB's Director General for South Asia, Kunio Senga, concluded a week-long visit to India today, during which he discussed raising ADB's assistance program to India through 2009.
Project Inaugurated to Restore Sri Lankan Tsunami-Hit Road
President Mahinda Rajapakse and visiting ADB Vice-President Liqun Jin today inaugurated reconstruction work on a Southern Province road badly damaged in the tsunami disaster.
ADB Director General Reviewing Tsunami Progress During India Visit
Kunio Senga, Director General of ADB's South Asia Department, arrives in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu today to review ADB's tsunami assistance program and later in the week travels to New Delhi to tie up the new three-year Country Partnership Strategy.
ADB Vice-President Concludes Visit to Maldives
ADB Vice-President Liqun Jin ended a two-day visit to the Maldives today. During his trip, he held discussions with the President and senior Government officials, participated in a government briefing about the status of the tsunami recovery program, and visited ADB project sites.
Magsaysay Award Recipient Visits ADB Headquarters
Ek Sonn Chan, the Director General of Cambodia's Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, turned a dysfunctional public utility into an example of high quality public service.
Partnership Launched to Create '3R' Knowledge Hub in Bangkok
ADB, AIT, UNEP, and UNESCAP are jointly establishing a knowledge hub at Bangkok's Asian Institute of Technology with support from the UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific on "Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle".
ADB Identifies Three Priority Areas for Beginning Operations in Armenia
ADB's interim operational strategy for Armenia - one of its newest developing member countries - has identified three broad priorities to commence operations.