You have searched for "Asian Development Bank"
Showing 1-10 of 1294
WHILE many central banks are still investigating the possibility of issuing a digital currency, China has rolled out a digital currency via a series of pilot programmes since last year.
HANOI: Leading economists have an optimistic growth outlook for Vietnam in 2021 despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
News highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Saturday (May 8)
SINGAPORE (Reuters): The Asian Development Bank will no longer finance coal mining or oil and natural gas production and exploration, it announced in a draft policy statement on Friday (May 7), a move welcomed by environmental groups, which said it was a decade overdue.
KUALA LUMPUR: Asia and the Pacific region can emerge stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic by focusing on five areas that would help to achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable future, Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Masatsugu Asakawa said.
TOKYO: Finance ministers and central bank governors from China, Japan and South Korea have vowed “targeted” measures for those countries most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and committed to foster fiscal and financial stability.
TOKYO (Reuters): Finance ministers and central bank governors from Asean, China, Japan and South Korea on Monday (May 3) vowed to strengthen regional financial cooperation while providing continued support for countries hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Philippines is considering a 24 billion-peso (US$499 million) wage subsidy plan that could help pandemic-hit companies retain as many as one million workers.
Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Friday (April 30)