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Updated : 6 months ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], Jan 25 (ANI): Governments and stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific should initiate far-reaching reforms to strengthen the resilience of education and training systems as they deal with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a guidance note from th
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], January 15 (ANI): Asian Development Bank (ADB) and European Investment Bank (EIB) on Friday formed a new clean and sustainable ocean partnership to support initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to help meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate goals of the
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
Bangkok [Thailand], Dec 24 (ANI): Despite facing a sharp decline in trade, Asia and the Pacific is expected to perform better than rest of the world during 2020, according to a new brief by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP).
Manila [The Philippines], Dec 18 (ANI): Economies of Asia and the Pacific must put water security at the top of their agenda to recover from the fallout of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and adapt to climate change, according to a new flagship report released on Friday by the Asian
Bangkok [Thailand], December 18 (ANI): Massive drops in working hours due to COVID-19 crisis have had a devastating effect on jobs and incomes in Asia and the Pacific, according to a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Updated : 10 months ago IST
Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic is expected to stoke the slowest growth in more than 50 years in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, World Bank said in an economic update on Monday, stated Reuters.
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], Sep 18 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to partnering with developing economies in Asia and the Pacific to achieve their recovery goals from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, President Masatsugu Asakawa said in an address to ADB's boar
Manila [The Philippines], Sep 17 (ANI): More than 40 finance and health ministers and deputy ministers from across Asia and the Pacific on Thursday stressed the importance of universal health coverage (UHC) and the need for stronger collaboration to mobilise healthcare financing.
Manila [The Philippines], September 14 (ANI): The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has reinforced the need for stronger and more strategic partnerships in Asia and the Pacific, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa said at the launch of a new report released on Mond
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
Hong Kong, August 25 (ANI): The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has said that thousands of micro, small, and medium enterprises besides millions of farmers across Asia and the Pacific stand to benefit from its first phase of COVID-19 crisis response funding.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], July 10 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has renewed a memorandum of understanding with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to scale up collaboration and advance progress on sustainability with an increased focus on energy sector resilience in Asia and the
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): Nearly three-quarters of domestic workers around the world -- more than 55 million people -- are at significant risk of losing their jobs and income due to lockdown and lack of effective social security coverage, according to new estimates by the Internat