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ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth

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ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Board of Directors has approved a new six-year country partnership strategy with the Philippines, under which the bank will provide a credit package worth 7.8 billion USD to the Southeast Asian country until 2021 to support it in attaining sustained high and inclusive economic growth.

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

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ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.

 New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN

Health

New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN

Two new initiatives to accelerate the elimination of malaria and improve health outcomes in the ASEAN region were announced in Hanoi on September 13 in the framework of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018.

Cambodia records noted socio-economic achievements

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Cambodia records noted socio-economic achievements

Over the past years, the maintenance of peace, political stability and security has created favourable conditions for Cambodia to continue obtaining new achievements in socio-economic development and in the improvement of the people’s living standards.

Digital era changes labour market

Society

Digital era changes labour market

The labour market in Vietnam and many other countries has changed significantly under the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has said.

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.