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AseanPlus News 11 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fatter wallets for farmers

The central government will redouble its efforts to replicate this year's favourable results in China's grain production and farmers' incomes for next year.

Business 06 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB bond sale sets benchmark

Asian Development Bank's (ADB) successful RM400mil five-year bond sale, the first issue by a foreign entity, has set the benchmark for other overseas issuers coming into the local debt market.

AseanPlus News 08 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Railway project may uplift 2.6 million lives

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday that it is helping China prepare an east-northwest railway project through a technical assistance grant of US$500,000 (RM1.9mil).

Business 29 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB expects East Asia growth at 7.3% this year

Despite a rise in oil prices, East Asian economies will grow stronger than expected this year due to robust growth in the United States and Japan, higher domestic demand and buoyant regional trade, an Asian Development Bank think tank said Thursday.

Business 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

The case for public-private partnerships

Privatisation was the buzzword of industry in the 1980s especially in Britain under the leadership of Margaret Thatcher.

Business 11 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB: Rising jobless rate a threat to Asian economy

Unemployment in Asia is set to rise as the modernisation of agriculture displaces farmers who will have to seek work elsewhere, threatening to cloud prospects for regional economic growth, the Asian Development Bank warned Friday.

Nation 11 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government nod for RM8.5bil projects

Compiled by WONG LI ZA: July 4 to July 10.

Nation 08 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB praise for anti-graft fight

Malaysia#8217;s fight against corruption is heading in the right direction under the leadership of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, said Jak Jabes, the Asian Development Bank#8217;s (ADB) governance and regional co-operation director.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fund to curb terrorist financing

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said yesterday it has formally established a trust fund to help countries in the region curb money-laundering and terrorist financing.

Lifestyle 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

The X-factor

THE hottest three-letter acronym (TLA) in the motoring industry in recent years has been SUV, coined by the Americans for their beloved Sports Utility Vehicles. Since nearly all major car makers thrive or dive according to their well-being in the US market, every marque just has to have an SUV, or several, in its line-up.