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Think Differently for Asia's Water, Food, and Energy Security - ADB President

It is critical that Asia’s precious but increasingly scarce water resources are managed in a coordinated way to ensure the region has not only sufficient water but also enough food and energy to meet its needs, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao said today.

ADB President Assures PRC Vice Premier of Strong Support for Reforms, Environment, and Poverty Reduction

During a three-day visit to People’s Republic of China (PRC), Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao expressed appreciation for the PRC’s reform vision announced last month and assured Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of ADB’s strong support for reforms and efforts to address environment and poverty.

National Urban Livelihoods Mission - Empowering The Lives of Urban Poor

Like countless others, forty-year- old Usha left her village in Uttar Pradesh and came to Delhi in search of a better life. Two decades later, she finds herself living in a jhuggi while she struggles to bring up her five children on the meagre salary she earns as a domestic help.

Big Cinemas launches multiplex in Kundli Haryana

Pushing up the cadence of its expansion plans, Reliance MediaWorks is all set to launch a Big Cinemas, multiplex in Kundli Haryana. Conveniently located at Ansal Highway Plaza Mall one of the most happening and widely popular places in the city. Big Cinemas multiplex in Kundli is Reliance MediaWorks 96th multiplex in India, 3rd inHaryana and 32ndin Northern India.


ADB Assistance to Typhoon Recovery Reaches $1 Billion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has so far approved $900 million in assistance for livelihood restoration, infrastructure reconstruction climate resilience initiatives in communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, as well as budget support to the Government of the Philippines.

Reforms and Measures Undertaken by Central Board of Excise and Customs to Facilitate Trade

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has been an early starter in introducing reforms and substantial reforms have already been carried out in the Central Excise laws and procedures since 1994.  The object of these reforms was to repose a greater trust in the tax-payers and bring about a substantial improvement in the delivery system and compliance through automation and trade facilitation measures.

ADB Supports Early Education, Elderly Health Care Training in PRC

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Nanning city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC), to improve the quality of pre-school education and training programs for elderly health care services via a comprehensive vocational training system.

ADB Supports Pakistan's Push to End Energy Crisis with $900 Million Loan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $900 million loan for a new supercritical coal power generation unit in Pakistan that will deliver reliable, cost effective electricity  to hundreds of thousands of energy-starved households and businesses.

Improving Myanmar's Electricity Network

Some 480,000 households in four regions in Myanmar will have better access to a more reliable supply of electricity to support their daily activities with a $60 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the first project loan since re-engaging with Myanmar, which will rehabilitate sections of the country’s power distribution network.

ADB Board Approves $500 Million Loan As Its First Phase of Support to Help Philippines Rebuild After Typhoon Yolanda

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $500 million emergency loan announced in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda to help the Government of the Philippines cover immediate costs associated with rebuilding areas affected by the super storm.

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