Asian Development Bank
In 2005, it approved loans and grants for projects totaling $6.95 billion, and technical assistance amounting to $198.8 million.
Taking the opportunity of a visit to Tokyo by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, ADB President, ADB and ADBI are organizing a symposium titled "Challenges for the Asian Economy in 2008 and Beyond".
The Asian Development Bank, in association with Japan's Ministry of Finance and Thailand's Finance Ministry, will host a bond conference in Tokyo on 2 November 2007.
About 40 securities regulators from around Asia and the Pacific are gathering here to share knowledge about collective investment schemes and hedge funds.
Asian Development Bank (ASX: ATB) and the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited of India have signed a $50 million loan to support the development of infrastructure in the country.
The countries of the Mekong region took a major step forward today in linking their nations through improved transportation and border facilities.
Asian Development Bank (ASX: ATB) will help fund the expansion of the Colombo Port with a $300 million loan that will substantially upgrade the facility.
Can Asia sustain its impressive growth rate even if the US economy slows down? What does the evidence say? Has China succeeded in reining in overinvestment in key sectors? Will rising inflation put a brake on India's accelerating growth? What are the risks facing Asia in the year ahead? Has Asia finally overcome the painful memories of the crippling 1997/98 economic crisis?
Multilateral Development Banks urged public and private institutions to work together more closely to meet future energy needs and combat climate change. "Only in the context of a genuine public-private partnership can we create the conditions for investments that will meet the world's demands for energy in an environmentally sustainable way", the heads of the MDBs and the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
The Asian Development Bank (ASX: ATB) celebrated International Women's Day with the launch of a tool kit to guide staff and consultants on how to more effectively promote gender equality, including legal aspects and policy issues in its developing member countries.
In small ethnic communities scattered around the uplands of the Mekong region, groups of women come together during afternoons to listen to a rare form of entertainment - radio dramas that teach them about HIV/AIDS, trafficking and drug use.