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  • June 2013

    Pacific Economies Continue Strong

    The economic prospects are still bright for the Pacific region this year and next even as inflation ticks up, says Senior Economist, Christopher Edmonds.
  • June 2013

    Measure of Success

    Karl Hughes, ADB Senior Evaluation Specialist, explains how impact evaluation can help identify and scale up development interventions that work for the poor.
  • June 2013

    Meeting the Challenge of Increased Access to Clean Water in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    An ADB-financed water supply and sanitation project in Lao PDR's Houn District in Oudomaxy province brings piped water supply to more than 2,200 households and has improved sanitation facilities in nearly 1,900 homes.
  • June 2013

    Customs for Connectivity

    Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya, talks about the need for harmonized customs procedures and practices to boost trade connectivity and promote economic growth in Asia.
  • June 2013

    Customs for Connectivity: CAREC

    Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya, talks about the need for harmonized customs procedures and practices to boost trade connectivity and promote economic growth in the CAREC region.
  • June 2013

    Customs for Connectivity: SASEC

    Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya, talks about the need for harmonized customs procedures and practices to boost trade connectivity and promote economic growth in the SASEC region.
  • June 2013

    In the Philippines, It’s Fun to Read

    Manila public school teacher Amcy Esteban is getting ten-year olds excited about reading, as part of the Computer Access Mentorship Program. Less than a quarter of grade six public school students in the Philippines read at the required level. Many of the students come from poor families who do not have access to quality books. The program offers a free multimedia tutorial for elementary school teachers to help make reading fun for the students. One of the fundamentals of the program is that in order to get to the students, you work through the teachers.
  • June 2013

    Philippine Maternal Health Care and the Mangyan People of Mindoro

    ADB assists indigenous Mangyan women access maternal care in the central Philippine province of Mindoro.
  • June 2013

    ADB Supporting Food Sustainability

    ADB is helping combat hunger by raising food productivity, while at the same time, supporting initiatives to reduce food waste.
  • June 2013

    East Asia's Local Bond Markets Continue to Grow in Early 2013

    Thiam Hee Ng, Senior Economist with ADB's Office of Regional Economic Integration, discusses the benefits and challenges of ongoing growth in the local currency bond markets, notably corporate issuance.

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