The pandemic threatens to reverse recent progress on gender equality. Making women central to pandemic recovery efforts will help the region to build back better. Here are answers to some of the key questions.
As vaccines are rolled out across Asia and the Pacific, governments need to ensure equitable and transparent distribution. They also need to undertake deep healthcare reforms to manage future health crises. ADB's top health expert answers the pertinent questions.
At Camp No 5, in Cox's Bazar, there are about 632,000 displaced people still living in terrible conditions. But an international humanitarian effort is helping people in the community in southern Bangladesh live a better life.
On Malalison Island, in the Philippines, people are enjoying 24/7 electricity service through the use of solar hybrid technology, a new kind of battery storage and smart metering.
Vice-President Stephen Groff explains how a new ADB loan and grants package will help boost economic activity in the southern Philippines.
Innovative solutions can help Asian cities and communities leapfrog wastewater management challenges.
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
Australia and ADB share common objectives and interests which provide a basis for strong and lasting collaboration for development, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
ADB-financed projects are good for American businesses and for developing countries in Asia-Pacific, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.