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ADB Says Asian Growth ‘On Track’ in 2013

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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A new report from the Asian Development Bank says lagging Asian economies should pick up steam in the coming year. The latest Asian Development Outlook Supplement predicts that developing Asia will post growth of 6.0 percent in 2012 and 6.6 percent in 2013, about a tenth of a percentage point lower than anticipated in October. […]

Japan Pledges $7.4 Billion in Aid to Mekong Region

Posted April 21st, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japan has pledged $7.4 billion in development aid to five Southeast Asia nations in an effort to promote cooperation with countries in the Mekong region. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda announced the pledge at a Japan-Mekong summit in Tokyo on Saturday, after meeting with leaders from Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam. He said the […]

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ADB to Help Boost Biomass Use in Southeast Asia

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Asian Development Bank says it will help the Greater Mekong subregion increase the use of organic waste, or biomass, in agriculture. The bank said Monday the program will help the region to meet its growing need for clean energy and food security of poor and rural households. In a press release, the ADB said […]

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