DEVELOPING Asia is on track to grow faster this year and next, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday, buoyed by a pick-up in world trade and China's expansion, but it flagged risks from...

[WASHINGTON] Hong Kong and Malaysia are proving to be the biggest growth surprises in Asia.

THE flow of optimistic projections on Asia's short-term economic outlook continued on Thursday as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) upgraded its growth forecast for the region from 5.7 per cent...

[MANILA] A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be "disastrous" for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty,...

[SHANGHAI] China and the Asia Development Bank (ADB) have launched a green financing platform to support efforts by small- and medium-sized enterprises to cut pollution in the smog-hit Beijing-...

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THE coming out party (as some termed it) in Beijing last week for President Xi Jinping's One Belt-One Road (OBOR) scheme came close on the heels of the Asian Development Bank's 50th...

BOTH the US and Japan appear to be moving closer to joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), in the wake of a massive global development initiative launched formally in...

THIS year's Asian Development Bank annual meeting took place in Yokohama under the threat of a possible military emergency involving North Korea. But a different kind of threat - that from a...

[YOKOHAMA] The Japanese-led Asian Development Bank is willing to cooperate, rather than compete, with China's development finance and infrastructure plans under its "One Belt, One Road...

THE Singapore-based Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (Amro) has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions on development...