Blog posts tagged to "People's Republic of China"

  • Higher education partnerships help create an ecosystem for innovation to thrive.

    University-industry collaboration at the heart of knowledge-based economic growth

    Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2019

    The Republic of Korea and the People's Republic of China offer 4 lessons for developing countries to strengthen their higher education systems and innovation capacities.

  • Long lines and delays have often been a feature of border crossings in Central Asia. Photo: ADB

    Reviving connectivity and diversifying trade in Central Asia

    Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019

    In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.  

  • Gui'an's New District aspires to make public transport enticing for all.

    Human-centered design: Putting people at the heart of urban transport infrastructure planning

    Published on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    ADB is helping a new tech hub in the PRC respond to user needs as it develops a sustainable public transport system.

  • Electric bus charging station owned by Jowing Group. Photo by Lu Jingwen.

    Lessons learned on electrifying PRC urban buses

    Published on Friday, 11 January 2019

    The PRC’s experience in putting low-carbon buses on their city roads can inform other countries interested in the technology.

  • The PRC supplies over 80% of Christmas decorations worldwide, including lights.

    Will trade tensions dim Christmas lights?

    Published on Thursday, 20 December 2018

    This holiday season, Christmas tree lights will still flicker despite the US-PRC trade tensions. But if the conflict rages, they may be dimmer next year.

  • Together We Deliver aims to demonstrate how ADB and its partners help improve the lives of stakeholders.

    Capturing results through the eyes of the beneficiaries

    Published on Friday, 09 November 2018

    Behind the results data of ADB projects are the people on the ground who have compelling stories to tell.

  • Will the Green Climate Fund pledges create a momentum for ongoing climate negotiations?

    Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014

    The recent formal pledging session for the Green Climate Fund (GCF)—more than $9 billion in just 5 months—is by far the most successful resource mobilization ever seen for a multilateral climate fund. The US has pledged $3 billion, followed by Japan ($1.5 billion), UK ($1.13 billion), and Germany and France (with $1 billion each). Four developing countries—Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, and Panama—have made pledges, breaking the traditional donor boundaries. 

  • Renminbi stepping in right direction toward internationalization

    Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

    The PRC may be a globally significant economic and trading power, but the market share of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), lags well behind the US dollar and the euro.
    To align the RMB with its growing global stature, the PRC has embarked on a strategy to internationalize the currency. Typically, it is taking a gradual approach. 
  • Photo Credit: Guillaume Brialon

    Make policies work: Getting the proof to the top of the pile

    Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013

    Policymakers are swamped. They have a wide range of interest groups talking to them all the time. They have large numbers of papers and emails and phone calls to deal with every day.  So if you approach them with a brilliant evaluation that is fifty pages long, complete with graphs and tables and lots of Greek equations, it will go straight to the bottom of the stack. And stay there.

  • Reforms high on agenda of People’s Republic of China’s new leaders

    Published on Monday, 28 January 2013

    In March 2013, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will convene to appoint the new General Secretary of the Communist Party Xi Jinping as President. At the same time, Li Keqiang is expected to be confirmed as Premier heading a newly appointed State Council.