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ADB's country partnership strategy for Viet Nam is based on promoting job creation and competitiveness, increasing the inclusiveness of infrastructure and service delivery, and improving environmental sustainability and climate resilience.

22 Oct 2020 | News Release

MSMEs Key to Southeast Asia's Post-COVID-19 Recovery — ADB

Strengthening the dynamics of MSMEs with innovation and internationalization will be key to revitalizing Southeast Asian economies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from ADB.

21 Oct 2020 | News Release

ADB Urges Southeast Asian Countries to Close Digital Divide, Promote Equitable Growth Amid COVID-19

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa today urged Southeast Asian countries to expand investments in digital infrastructure and ensure equitable access to technology as economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

09 Oct 2020 | News Release

ADB, PHU YEN JSC Sign Viet Nam’s First Certified Green Loan for 257 MW Solar Power Project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company (Phu Yen JSC) today signed a $186 million loan for the development and operation of a 257 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Hoa Hoi, Phu Yen Province, Viet Nam,...

15 Sep 2020 | Article

How Countries in Asia and the Pacific are Working Toward Universal Health Coverage and Controlling COVID-19

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic across Asia and the Pacific has exposed the gaps and deficiencies in the region’s health systems and the interdependence between health security and economic stability.


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21 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

COVID-19 is sending millions of overseas workers back into Southeast Asia’s rural areas

With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.

21 Oct 2020 | Speech

Harnessing Digital Technology for Sustainable Recovery - Masatsugu Asakawa

Speech by Masatsugu Asakawa, President, Asian Development Bank, at the Southeast Asia Development Symposium, 21 October 2020

19 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Spurring development of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market

Reforms that drive the demand for credit ratings will support the development of the corporate bond market.

11 Sep 2020 | Asian Development Blog

How to drive the economy by reforming state-owned debt

The more Viet Nam’s state-owned enterprises can access capital through the strength of their own balance sheets, the more they can help fund infrastructure, social development and COVID-19 response.


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