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Joint Declaration of 5th GMS Summit

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) leaders adopted a joint declaration of their fifth summit in Bangkok , Thailand on December 20, committing to the inclusive and sustainable development of the subregion, especially the effective management and use of Mekong River water resources.
World

Myanmar gets assistance to develop private sector

Myanmar will become a major beneficiary of an assistant package worth 10.5 million USD, provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Australia, to promote private sector development, according to Myanmar ’s Global New Light newspaper.
ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure Business

ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese Government on November 25 signed a 50 million USD loan agreement to upgrade the country’s tourism infrastructure, boost tourist spending, and create more jobs for poor and ethnic minority communities.
Environment

ADB continues helping preserve biodiversity in Vietnam

An Asian Development Bank (ADB) delegation on Augut 7 and 8 inspected the implementation of a project funded by the bank in the central province of Thua Thien Hue which aims to preserve the biodiversity corridor in the locality and the region.