Technology could make aging a 'Silver Dividend' for Asia's economies
(CPV) - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt technology policies that improve elderly people’s health, extend skills and working lives, and facilitate job matching, according to a new report from ADB.
15th ASEAN ministerial meeting on environment opens in Cambodia
12:39 09/10/2019
The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME15), the 15th ASEAN Meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution and relevant meetings kicked off in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 8th.
Myanmar facilitates entry of foreign visitors
10:16 07/10/2019
The Myanmar government recently announced new regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists to enter the country.
Mongolia develops tourism sector
10:04 07/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Mongolia on early October wrapped up one successful eco-tourism project and embarked on a second project aimed to help Mongolia benefit from a boom in domestic and overseas tourists while safeguarding the environment.
Philippines, Russia to expand bilateral cooperation
18:16 05/10/2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to enhance cooperation between the two countries.
Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal
17:06 03/10/2019
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1st.
Hydropower plants to boost Uzbekistan for securing a cleaner, more sustainable energy future
11:34 02/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD60 million loan to construct hydropower plants capable of adding 25 MW capacity, which will help Uzbekistan achieve its goal of diversifying the country’s energy mix through greater use of clean energy sources and lowering carbon emissions.
Indian media condemn China’s activities in Vietnam’s EEZ
11:01 02/10/2019
The Economic Times of India on September 30 published an article backing Vietnam and opposing China’s illegal activities in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Indonesia marks one year since devastating twin disasters
15:05 29/09/2019
Indonesia on September 28th marked one year since a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami smashed the city of Palu, killing more than 4,000 people.
ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook
15:05 29/09/2019
Laos’ economic growth will be moderate in 2019 and 2020, projected to be at 6.2 percent, slightly lower than April forecast of 6.5 percent, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.