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World Bank: Income distribution better than energy subsidies
In a comprehensive analysis of growth in East Asia and the Pacific, the World Bank has warned that policy responses to distortions in food and energy markets may reduce funding for infrastructure, health and education.
ADB managing director general: Water security needs action
Asia and the Pacific must greatly expand its efforts to address water security and resilience needs, says Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Woochong Um.
World Bank backs Uzbek thermal power plant PPP
Uzbekistan signs PPP agreement for modern efficient thermal power plant in Syrdarya, with backing from the International Finance Corporation.
AIIB makes funding more affordable for developing nations
Creation of a Special Fund Window will make financing more affordable to less developed members alongside ongoing support for modern infrastructure investment.
AIIB appoints six new Advisory Panel members
Global panel doubles in size with academics, political leaders and sector leaders to guide Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's strategy.
New ADB partnership will make sustainable infrastructure bankable
Asian Development Bank, HSBC, Temasek and Clifford Capital Holdings agree a deal to strengthen private investment in renewables, clean transport and water and waste management.
ADB annual meeting to take place online
The annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank will take place virtually in May. The 54th Asian Development Bank annual meeting of its board of...
ADB launches first Asian Transport Outlook data
New data to help investment decisions in the Asia transport sector. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released significant new data designed to help investment...