ADB launches $9 billion vaccine initiative for Developing Asia

ADB’s $9 billion vaccine initiative, the Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility, or APVAX, will provide a comprehensive program to support developing Asia’s vaccine process.

Developing Asia’s Economy to Contract 0.7% in 2020 (ADB)

Economies across developing Asia will contract this year for the first time since 1960, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today.

Developing Asia to Grow 0.1% in 2020, Thailand to shrink 6.5%

Developing Asia is expected to grow by 0.1% this year, the slowest rate since 1961 while Southeast Asia is expected to contract by 2.7%

COVID-19 Economic Impact Could Reach $253 Billion in Southeast Asia, says ADB

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic could reach as much as $253 million, or almost 7.2% of GDP in Southeast Asia, and between 158 million to 242 million jobs could be lost globally, with 70% of those in Asia and the Pacific, according to the ADB.

Vietnam leads ASEAN in women's employment

The share of Vietnamese women in total employment stayed at about 48.5 percent in 2016, however this was little changed from 2009.

New Bangkok Metro Lines get $311 million financing from ADB

The number of private cars in Southeast Asia has more than doubled since 2000, and 30 million more passenger cars are expected to be added by 2040.

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ASEAN 4.0: What does it mean for regional economic integration?

The region will need a new approach to policy and governance to help it navigate these technologies, which do not recognize national borders.