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A $700-million urban development project saw its groundbreaking ceremony in Yangon downtown on February 17: The "Yoma Central" complex, the country's largest real estate...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered Cambodia development loans of more than $1 billion in the coming four years as the Manila-based financial...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in an update of its Asian Development Outlook 2016 revised down its forecast for Indonesia’s economic growth this year...

There could be no better proof that the Philippines has emerged as one of the most popular investment destinations in Southeast Asia than the...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts healthy GDP growth for Vietnam this year, although challenges persist. The country is projected to sustain 6.7 per...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its economic report on Thailand released on March 28 recommends that the country's government raises value-added tax (VAT)...

Scheduled passenger train services between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville will resume on April 9 after having been suspended for 14 years, according to a...

The Philippines in a last-minute decision is officially joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) before the deadline by the end of this...

Myanmar is drafting its second five-year plan (2016-17 to 2020-2021) aiming to boost economic growth by encouraging investment in the public and private sectors...

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, on November 22 declared the establishment of the long-planned regional economic bloc, the ASEAN...

The Asian Development Bank is supporting countries across Asia-Pacific in reforming and updating their healthcare systems, which requires proper management and funding. ADB health expert Dr Susann Roth goes...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 16 cut its economic-growth forecast for developing Asia amid slower-than-expected growth in the US and China. The...

The general strength of the US dollar and poorly managed currency control by the Myanmar central bank has led to another plunge of the...

China pushed ahead with the creation of its proposed $50-billion Asia regional bank by signing a memorandum on October 24 with 21 countries, which...

Myanmar is making efforts to meet electricity demand in the country and has unveiled an energy bill aimed at curbing extraction and sale of...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cast fresh doubt over the region’s ability to meet the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) self-imposed 2015 deadline, the...

Myanmar’s economic growth rate could rise to 9-10 per cent if the country invests more in human capital and infrastructure, and this could push...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved funding worth $217 million for a 290-megawatt hydropower project in Laos The bulk of the electricity generated by...