In the Spotlight
Q&A: Srinivas Sampath on infrastructure investment in Southeast Asia
Srinivas Sampath, Director of ADB's Southeast Asia Urban Infrastructure Division, talks about infrastructure investment and the impact of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia in an interview by Southeast Asia Infrastructure.
The Promise of Smart Cities
The concept of smart cities is often seen as the glittering solution to many of the world’s urban development challenges. But ‘smartness’ is not solely about the technology or efficiency of systems. In today’s quest for livable and healthy cities, smart is about putting people first.
Q&A: Ayako Inagaki on ADB’s COVID-19 Support to Southeast Asia
Ayako Inagaki, director of human and social development at ADB’s Southeast Asia Regional Department, helps oversee ADB’s COVID-19 portfolio for Southeast Asia—$5.8 billion and counting.
Asia Bond Monitor – September 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, rising COVID-19 cases have cast a shadow over emerging East Asia's growth outlook. Yet the region's financial conditions remain broadly stable amid accommodative monetary policy stances despite some weakening signs.