Blogs on regional cooperation
Published on Thursday, 06 June 2019
After 500 days of trade conflict, policy uncertainty is growing worldwide and the negative effects are being felt.
Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018
SASEC is piloting an electronic cargo tracking system to make cargo transit more efficient and speed up customs processes.
Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2018
ADB-financed projects are good for American businesses and for developing countries in Asia-Pacific, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
Published on Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff looks back on the Thailand-ADB relationship, and outlines areas for future cooperation.
Published on Monday, 16 May 2016
Health impact assessments can seize the opportunity to attain positive health outcomes that would otherwise not happen, as we are seeing in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Published on Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Rail transport can help slash travel time, lower freight costs, and expand cross-border freight consignments across and beyond the region.
Published on Friday, 18 December 2015
The recently endorsed APLMA Malaria Elimination Roadmap will help implement national plans and accelerate regional progress on eradicating the disease by 2030.
Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015
Asian judiciaries are setting the global benchmark on legal climate action through their work on cases with environmental implications.
Published on Monday, 26 October 2015
Multiple and overlapping initiatives in Asia also risk creating a “noodle bowl” phenomena more usually associated with free trade agreements, which bring high transactions costs for economies and business.
Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015
The countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus have seen a surge in growth and investor interest in recent years, but the region also faces formidable obstacles. A seminar looked at how closer cross-border ties can help overcome existing challenges, and take advantage of new opportunities.