15 dead and 118 missing in China landslide
28/06/2017
Summer rains in China have caused extensive flooding and triggered landslides which have killed at least 15 people and left 118 missing in Sichuan province.
Uttar Pradesh invests USD300 million to upgrade about 430 kilometers of major district roads
16:24 28/06/2017
(CPV) - ADB President Takehiko Nakao, who commenced his 3-day visit to India on June 27th 2017, met with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the state capital, Lucknow, and discussed future cooperation between ADB and the state. Uttar Pradesh is India’s most populous state with 200 million people and the largest rural population.
Thailand intensifies trade connectivity with CLMV
16:07 28/06/2017
Thailand’s Commerce Permanent Secretary Chutima Bunyapraphasara said the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) is intensifying connectivity between Thai investors and groups and leading trade and investment businesses from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).
Cambodia exploits abundant solar resources
16:03 28/06/2017
(CPV) - ADB is supporting Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) in setting up a national solar park program to exploit Cambodia’s abundant solar resources.
RoK trade to top USD1 trillion in 2017
11:42 28/06/2017
Overall trade of the Republic of Korea (RoK) is projected to exceed USD1 trillion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 11.5 percent.
Indian PM Narendra Modi visits US
11:10 28/06/2017
Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington, beginning his official visit to the U.S.
Pacific island countries to finance a series of renewable energy projects
10:32 27/06/2017
(CPV) ADB has approved a new Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility which will finance a series of renewable energy projects and sector reforms in the smallest 11 Pacific island countries consisting of the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, the Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Malaysian faces five risks, challenges: PM Najib Razak
10:22 27/06/2017
Malaysian Prime Minister (PM) Najib Razak has pointed out five risks and challenges facing his country in a message marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
At least six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
16:47 26/06/2017
A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia, leaving at least six dead and 28 missing.
Cambodia announces results of communal elections
10:55 26/06/2017
The ruling Cambodia People’s Party (CPP) took the lead while the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) came second in the communal elections which took place on June 4th.