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ADB's partnership strategy for the Philippines focuses on accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, promoting local economic development, and investing in people.

01 Feb 2021 | News Release

ADB Provides $25 Million to Help Philippines Procure COVID-19 Vaccines

The Asian Development Bank has allocated $25 million to help the Philippine government purchase vaccines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in 2021.

21 Jan 2021 | News Release

ADB Appoints Suzanne Gaboury as Director General for Private Sector Operations

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Ms. Suzanne Gaboury as Director General of its Private Sector Operations Department. Ms. Gaboury, who assumed office in early January, is the first woman to lead the department...

20 Jan 2021 | News Release

Skills Development Vital to Enabling Transition to Industry 4.0 in Southeast Asia — ADB Study

Countries in Southeast Asia should consider developing industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable the transition to the 4th industrial revolution, according to a new ADB study.  

20 Jan 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB Study Outlines Transformational Impact of Industry 4.0 on Skills and Jobs in the Philippines

The Philippines should consider developing industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable the transition to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) with adequate investment in skills development for new and repositioned jobs...

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11 Feb 2021 | Asian Development Blog

For Southeast Asian employers, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a chance to create jobs

Companies deploying Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, and investing in reskilling and upskilling for digital occupations, are likely to recover faster from the impact of the pandemic.

08 Feb 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Despite the pandemic, remittances have kept flowing home to Asia’s families

Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.

18 Jan 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Fintech can drive a strong post-COVID-19 recovery in Asia

The pandemic has highlighted the power of digital technology. Now is the time to harness this power for inclusive growth so that communities, especially in poor and remote areas, can survive the crisis and thrive.

12 Jan 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Deal or no deal: Asia needs to craft innovative partnerships to pay for infrastructure

Developing economies in Asia have for years relied on partnerships with the private sector to pay for infrastructure projects. That could be in jeopardy during the pandemic.  


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