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17 May 2012
ADB welcomes the passing of a new Secured Transactions Act in Palau, which will make it easier for local people to conduct business in the island nation. ADB supported the drafting of the Act, which was prepared following extensive consultations.
3 May 2012
Getting banking services to all of the region’s poor by 2020 is possible – albeit daunting – if leadership from the public and private sectors work together to boost financial literacy and increase investment in infrastructure and technology, delegates at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) heard today.
27 Apr 2012
Frequent flooding in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) must be anticipated and managed so that people living in flood-affected areas can find ways to adjust to flood cycles, a new report from the Asian Development Bank says.
29 Jul 2011
ADB is providing a $20 million equivalent loan to help Mongolia improve the quality of its higher education system and increase enrollment by youth from poor, remote communities.
22 Jul 2011
ADB is extending up to $200 million in loans to reconstruct roads in northeast India that will reduce its isolation and open up badly needed growth and development opportunities in some of the country’s poorest states.
7 Jul 2011
ADB have forged a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for 2011-2013 which defines ADB’s strategic approach in Cambodia, in line with Government priorities. The CPS outlines an ADB resource investment plan of around $500 million.
3 May 2011
ADB is funding a new model university for Viet Nam that will help one of the region’s most dynamic economies stay on track towards becoming a fully industrialized nation.
6 Apr 2011
ADB and Australia, with support from Canada, are helping the Philippines clear obstacles to public-private partnerships, paving the way for increased private investment in infrastructure.
21 Feb 2011
ADB and the Government of Japan are providing assistance of $1.95 million to Bhutan to support increased economic opportunities for women.
29 Nov 2010
ADB is extending $60 million equivalent to Viet Nam to expand financial sector reforms that have been at the heart of the country's strong, sustained growth and poverty reduction achievements for over a decade.