AN INFRASTRUCTURE assistance scheme providing technical expertise will be set up to aid in carrying out the government’s infrastructure programs, forming part of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) pledged $100-million loan to the government.
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday capped here the 50th meeting of its Board of Governors — themed: “Building Together the Prosperity of Asia” — with a commitment to strengthen efforts to develop infrastructure and make economic expansion more inclusive, as well as an agreement among some members to collectively fortify resilience in the face of growing uncertainty.
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it will help promote public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the Asia-Pacific by offering an independent consulting service to mediate disputes between governments and their contractors.
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said the focus of tax reforms on increasing the excise on key goods will make the system less regressive, helping improve the business environment while sustaining growth.
EXPORTS in developing Asia, including the Philippines, may have recovered slightly in 2016 after the global slowdown in 2010-2015, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a brief yesterday.
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a statement said its president, Takehiko Nakao, met on Wednesday with President Rodrigo R. Duterte to explore ways the institution can support his administration’s efforts in promoting sustainable growth, reducing poverty, and increasing transparency in government affairs.
DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has signed separate agreements with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the development of the South Central Mindanao Corridor (SCMC), one of three geographic clusters identified under the Mindanao 2020 plan.
MULTILATERAL LENDER Asian Development Bank (ADB) is targeting to double its private sector financing and investment portfolio to $16 billion by 2020, with the Philippines seen to continue serving as an “important market.”
THE HEAD of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said its Board will soon green-light an additional $400 million for the Philippines’ conditional cash transfer (CCT) program.
MORE investment in clean energy and energy efficiency is necessary to meet rising Asian demand while containing the impact of climate change, officials said yesterday.