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Thailand supports SMEs to expand overseas
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) and the Bank of Thailand (BoT) have agreed to launch new measures for Thai small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to encourage them to expand overseas.
International community confirms importance of UHC financing in developing countries
17:20 20/10/2019
The international community has confirmed the importance of universal health coverage (UHC) financing in developing countries. At the G20 in Osaka in June 2019, leaders affirmed the G20 Shared Understanding on the Importance of UHC Financing in Developing Countries.
Philippines, India stress rules-based international order
16:41 20/10/2019
The Philippines and India signed four agreements, including those on maritime domain and security, on October 18th during a visit to the Philippines by Indian President Ram Nath Kovin.
Thailand works out four strategies to promote exports
16:03 19/10/2019
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has come up with four strategies to boost exports in 2020, including plans to expand existing major markets such as ASEAN, the European Union, the US, Japan, and China.
Cambodian court announces jail term for opposition leader
11:59 19/10/2019
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on October 18th sentenced exile leader of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy to one year and eight months in prison.
ADB Invests THB3 billion in energy absolute's green bond for wind farm development
23:26 18/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB will invest THB3 billion (USD98.7 million) in Energy Absolute’s maiden green bond issuance, proceeds from which will help support the long-term financing of the company’s 260-megawatt (MW) Hanuman wind farm in Thailand.
Cambodia: Investments poured into construction sector increase
14:34 17/10/2019
Cambodia’s construction attracted a total investment of 6.49 billion USD in the first nine months of 2019, up 34.7 percent from 4.82 billion USD over the same period last year, said the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC).
Key to Asia and Pacific's sustainable future
10:55 17/10/2019
(CPV) - Countries and teritories in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to secure greener and more sustainable growth, delegates heard at a forum hosted by ADB and the Hunan Department of Ecology and Environment.
Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy
11:16 15/10/2019
Singapore on October 14th decided to ease monetary policy for the first time in more than three years as the national economy has narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter of 2019.
Mongolia provides high-quality health care services
10:52 15/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved its first multitranche financing facility (MFF) in the health sector in Mongolia. The USD158.34 million MFF will provide high-quality health care services in selected disadvantaged ger areas of Ulaanbaatar, provinces, and subdistricts to support the Government of Mongolia’s commitment to universal health coverage.