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Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established in 1966 to promote economic and social development in Asian and Pacific countries through loans and technical assistance. It is a multilateral development financial institution owned by 67 members (as of 2 February 2007), 48 from the region and 19 from other parts of the globe. ADB's vision is a region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their citizens.

Headlines Around the Web

India to grow at 4.7% in 2013: ADB

Dec 11 - The Times of India

Policy paralysis thing of past: ADB

Nov 21 - The Times of India

Asian Development Bank pegs FY14 growth lower at 4.7%

Oct 03, 2013 - The Times of India

Asian Development Bank cuts India growth forecast

Jul 17, 2013 - The Times of India

Rupee, yuan gain currency at Asian Development Bank

Jul 18, 2012 - The Times of India

India’s growth projection cut

Jul 13, 2012 - The Times of India

ADB lowers India's growth projection to 6.5 per cent

Jul 12, 2012 - The Times of India

ADB cuts India's growth forecast to 7.9% for '11-12

Sep 15, 2011 - The Times of India

Articles About Asian Development Bank

Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). (Reuters file photo)
Advisers to Narendra Modi Dream of a Thatcherite Revolution

By Reuters

When opposition leader Narendra Modi gave a speech on the virtues of smaller government and privatisation on April 8 last year, supporters called him an ideological heir to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died that day. (Apr 06)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, MANUFACTURING, ELECTIONS, INDIA, LONDON, CONGRESS

Adding to the woes, Indian telecom industry witnessed a slump in subscriber base in April
India Forecast to Grow 5.5 Percent this Year - ADB

By Reuters

Developing Asia is poised to sustain its current growth momentum and is well positioned to manage risks coming from a slightly slower Chinese economy and possible uneven demand from major industrialised nations, the Asian Development Bank said. (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, THAILAND, INDIA, INVESTMENT

China Takes Lead to Set Up $50 Billion Multilateral Infra Funding Bank in Asia

By IBTimes IN

With a capital of $50 billion, China is to set up a multilateral bank to finance infrastructure projects in Asian countries. (Mar 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, INVESTMENT

Phillippines: Wet Roads Caused Deadly Bus Crash in Manila, 22 Killed [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

Accident between a public bus and a delivery van in the Philippines capital of Manila claimed lives of 22 people on Monday, leaving 20 others injured. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: DISASTERS

Cyclone Phailin: World Bank Team Visit Odisha to Assess Damage and Assist with $313 Million

By IBTimes IN

As promised earlier, a joint expert team of World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) visited cyclone-hit Ganjam district in Odisha to assess the damage caused by the landfall of Cyclone Phailin last month. (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT

Typhoon Haiyan will Cost Philippines $5.8bn in Reconstruction [VIDEO]

By IBTimes UK

Philippines’ economic planning chief Arsenio Balisacan says costs of reconstruction may reach 250bn pesos. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: GDP, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, DISASTERS

Haiyan (Yolanda) Update: $700 Million Insurance Bill for Philippines; 5.1 Million Workers Lose Source of Livelihood (VIDEOS)

By IBTimes AU

Typhoon-battered Philippines have felt the impact of super storm Haiyan (Yolanda) as the 315-kph Category 5 Hurricane-equivalent massively destroyed homes, crops and infrastructure in the central part of the country, particularly provinces located in the Visayas. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: STORM, DISASTERS

Lower Catastrophe Costs to Boost Profits for Insurance Giant Amlin

By IBTimes UK

No major disaster claims in the third quarter will help insurance giant exceed targets. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: GDP, UNITED NATIONS, STORM, DISASTERS, MANAGEMENT

Typhoon Haiyan to Create $19bn in Philippines Economic Losses

By IBTimes UK

Philippine President Benigno Aquino says death toll has risen above 10,000. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: HSBC, GDP, UNITED NATIONS, STORM, DISASTERS

Majority Of Global Donor Organisations Fare Poorly In Aid Transparency Index

By Economy Watch

Over 40 major donor organisations, including government and private agencies, received "Poor" or "Very Poor" scores in the latest Aid Transparency Index (ATI), bringing into question how and where foreign aid money is being spent, contrary to prior pledges towards more openness. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, JAPAN, UNITED NATIONS, AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, AIDS