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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.

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India's Madhya Pradesh to Better Meet Power Needs with $350 Million ADB Loan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, December 13, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio)– The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $350 million loan for power asset upgrades that will allow the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to meet booming consumer demand for power.


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