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Asia-Pacific: PNG, East Timor grew fastest

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) and East Timor were the fastest growing economies Asia-Pacific in 2012 due to high-volume resources exports and other factors, the...
Philippines wins investment grade rating

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The Philippines on March 27 received, for the first time ever, an investment-grade credit rating from one of the world’s major ratings agencies. Fitch Ratings...
E-trike wave

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The Philippine e-trike project majority financed by the Asian Development Bank has galvanised worldwide interest in the country’s electric vehicle industry.
Philippine pension fund to invest big

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State-owned Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the Philippines's largest pension fund with assets of $17.6 billion, has said it will step up its infrastructure...
The wide kaleidoscope of ASEAN politics

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Within the sometimes chaotic politics in ASEAN countries, there are patterns that good governance is emerging, with select members leading the bloc by example while others falter, writes Justin Calderon.
Sweetening the soured reputation of PPPs

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With the rising role the private sector is playing in the development of transport and energy infrastructure, the public-private partnership model seems unavoidable, writes Justin Calderon.
Interview with ADB on infrastructure

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ASEAN is in dire need for infrastructure financing. Inside Investor asked economist Jin Cyhn of the Asian Development Bank how support can be given.
ASEAN bond sales set to hit record in 2013

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Bond sales of companies from ASEAN countries are likely to rise at least 20 per cent from last year’s $101 billion of credit notes...
ADB president accepts Bank of Japan call

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda will leave his post on March 18 to take on the job as governor of the Bank...
Thailand turns to solar power

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As Thailand’s energy demand is projected to rise over the next decade, the country increasingly turns to the development of renewable energy sources, such...
Japan set to step up Myanmar investment

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Japan is likely to take the top spot as leading foreign investor in Myanmar, it turned out at a meeting of delegates of 50...

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The development of Myanmar’s energy sector will be financed by public and private sector investment, for which the World Bank has promised support. by Ju...
Philippines strengthens ties to East Timor

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The Philippines and the small Southeast Asian nation of East Timor are aiming to enhance bilateral relations in the areas of technical cooperation, human...

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The Philippines is now ranked among the top five most energy-efficient countries in Asia, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), yet the price...
Vientiane property prices jump up to 50%

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Laos' capital Vientiane saw real estate prices soar in 2012 by 15 per cent in the city center and up to 50 per cent...
ADB President reconnects with Myanmar

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Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda is meeting Myanmar President Thein Sein in Naypyitaw, the nation’s capital, on February 7, marking the first visit...
ADB ends 30-year hiatus in Myanmar

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The Asian Development Bank (ABD) has brought Myanmar back on its radar by resuming donor aid to assist the “new chapter” of the re-emergent...
$5b for power projects in Vietnam

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The Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN), the largest power provider in the country, said it will spend around $5 billion for power projects in...