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Late Russian military expert in Vietnam honoured
A ceremony took place in suburban Moscow on August 4 to install a memorial stele dedicated to the late Sen. Lieut. Gen Anatoly Ivanovich Khiupenen, head of the Russian military expert delegation to Vietnam.
ADB President, President of Azerbaijan discuss combating COVID-19 and enhancing partnership
16:04 02/06/2020
(CPV) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa and President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on June 1st 2020 discussed how ADB can support the government’s response in combating the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
ADB USD100 million loan to mitigate adverse health, economic impacts of COVID-19 in Georgia
13:02 30/05/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD100 million loan to help the Government of Georgia contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, mitigate the impact on businesses, and protect the livelihoods of the most vulnerable, including women and children.
COVID-19: Number of children living in household poverty to soar by up to 86 million by end of year
12:51 30/05/2020
(CPV) - The economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic could push up to 86 million more children into household poverty by the end of 2020, an increase of 15 per cent, according to a new analysis released on May 28th 2020 by Save the Children and UNICEF.
ADB approves $300 million loan to increase Indonesia's geothermal electricity generation
17:35 29/05/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to help PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE), an Indonesian state-owned company, expand its geothermal power generation capacity by 110 megawatts in Java, the country’s largest electricity grid and a challenging market for the development of renewable energy. ADB will also manage a $35 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund for th
Malaysian economy capable of positive growth in 2020
15:36 29/05/2020
The Malaysian Islamic Party’s Central Committee on Economic, Real Estate and Entrepreneur Development has predicted that the country’s GDP growth rate can reach 2.5-3 percent in 2020 despite the COVID-19 outbreak.
APEC senior officials hold virtual discussions on economic cooperation
15:25 29/05/2020
Senior officials from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies held a virtual meeting on May 28th to discuss economic cooperation and open markets to counter the COVID-19 outbreak.
ADB study maps supply chains for key products in COVID-19 response
10:50 29/05/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a landmark study which maps supply chains for critical products in the global response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, clearing the way for the identification and removal of blockages in their production and distribution.
Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF
17:30 28/05/2020
(CPV) - A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are still falling short in protecting parents from misleading information.
Indonesia to resume tourism, trade activities
10:50 28/05/2020
The Indonesian government is preparing for the “new normal” scenario for some sectors such as tourism, trade and transportation in the context of the ongoing COVID-19, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said on May 27th.