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ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee holds 8th meeting
The ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee (ACJCC) held its 8th meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 25th.
Thailand’s paddy output to decline in 2019-2020 season
10:13 01/12/2019
Thailand's annual paddy production is forecast at 27-28 million tonnes in the 2019-2020 season, weighed down by a drop in production for the second crop because of flooding and drought.
ADB improves access to housing finance in Uzbekistan
10:31 29/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved USD200 million in loans that will help the Government of Uzbekistan reform its housing finance programs and provide families with more affordable mortgage products.
India expands energy efficiency investments
10:22 29/11/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of USD250 million as part of an assistance package to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a public sector energy service company, to expand energy efficiency investments in India.
Georgia provides supply chain financing to SMEs
10:20 26/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has provided a technical assistance grant to the Bank of Georgia, enabling it to offer working capital and other supply chain services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
ADB supports Tajikistan to develop tourism sector
11:02 25/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD10 million grant to help Tajikistan develop tourism in the country. The project is ADB’s first tourism sector operation in Tajikistan.
Cambodia to ban import, production of single-use plastic products
16:59 16/11/2019
Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment plans to issue a circular banning the import and production of single-use plastic products as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste pollution in the country.
ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link
16:50 16/11/2019
Transport Ministers of ASEAN member nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further promote cooperation between the two sides, especially in transport connectivity, at their meeting in Hanoi on November 15.
ASEAN should work harder for stronger transport connectivity: minister
15:59 15/11/2019
Vietnamese Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has highlighted the need for ASEAN to continue enhancing transport connectivity among its member countries.
ADB improves fiscal management and develop capital markets in Armenia
15:26 15/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD40 million-equivalent policy-based loan attached to reforms that help strengthen fiscal sustainability and develop the financial and capital markets in Armenia. These are crucial enablers of private sector development.