Asian Development Bank

Christopher H Lim, Nanyang Technological University and Vincent Mack, Nanyang Technological University Though climate change
At the age 13, Sanita stopped her own child marriage. She was too young to wed, and determined to stay in school, but understood
Like the other multilateral development banks, the Asian Development Bank has endorsed the Extractive Industries Transparency
While China's public pronouncements may at times appear mercurial, they are part of a well-conceived strategy. On one hand
Azerbaijan's government has been waging a repressive campaign against critics, a dramatic deterioration in an already poor
That is a question posed by a report released today by Oil Change International and the Sierra Club, which is an update to
As did the late Lee Kuan Yew during his iron-fisted rule in guiding Singapore's success, China is now advancing an "Asian way" in this newest of multilateral lenders.
Countries should encourage the development of large, legitimate trade unions that truly represent workers' interests and engage productively with employers, rather than stamping out strikes in the fear that they will drive away business.
Following decades of detrimental overseas coal project financing by MDB, there has been meaningful progress made to secure new policies at MDBs to limit this type of financing. But despite this progress, there are some entrenched interests that refuse to get with the times.
HONG KONG -- What the world needs is a West that is prepared to learn from the rest of the world as much as it seeks to teach it. It does not need a West at odds with the rest.
SINGAPORE -- The U.S. can no longer dominate world history. A new power has also arrived. The British decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was an epochal event. It may have heralded the end of the American century and the arrival of the Asian century.
If China will publicly stress the importance of good governance as an essential component of making the development process work, the AIIB has a chance of being successful, and may work well in generating significantly more financial resources for the region.
The time has come for FIFA and the world to expect a deeper dialogue about how a nation and a powerful multi-national organization can work together to synergistically support each other.
Lurking beneath the Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s clean energy exterior is a dirty secret: Despite their promises to bring clean energy in the Asia-Pacific region, ADB continues to be one of the main supporters of dirty coal projects overseas.
While finance is the name of the game VIA also takes on a number of technical assistance projects to help jumpstart the industry
These guidelines mean that the U.S. will have to vote no on using U.S. funding for coal projects that lead to more climate change. With clean energy booming around the world these banks should be focused on how to build more wind, solar, and energy efficiency -- not more coal projects.
The explosion in spontaneous protests should serve as a sobering reminder for rising economies such as the Philippines to avoid the mistakes of their more successful and prominent peers if they wish to move towards democratic deepening and full-fledged developed country status in the coming decades.
Over the past decade the Philippines' sovereign credit rating oscillated between "negative" and "stable," reflecting concern about the ability of the government to collect sufficient tax revenue, manage its budget, and sustain a high rate of GDP growth.
Yesterday's "rebels" are today's newer, younger generation of legitimate political and business leadership who will continue to transform the country from a post-conflict society to an active player in the global economy.
Criticism of this speculation has heated up in recent weeks, with the Asian Development Bank releasing a report critical