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ADB: Asia below pre-pandemic levels as variants slow rebound

Developing economies in Asia will likely grow at a slower pace than earlier expected due to prolonged COVID-19 outbreaks and uneven progress in vaccinations, the Asian Development Bank said in a repor...

HDBank gets US$50 million from French development agency to finance green projects

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 17 September 2021 - Proparco, the French Development Finance Institution, has granted a US$50 million loan to HDBank to finance green projects and promo...

African Swine Fever: China's other pandemic

During a teleconference more than two years ago, Chinese Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua urged health authorities to step up efforts to rein in a growing pandemic despite initial "positive results,"...

U.S. funding tapped for Pacific undersea cable after China rebuffed

SYDNEY, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The Federated States of Micronesia will tap a U.S. funding facility to construct a Pacific undersea communications cable, two sources told Reuters, after rejecting a Chinese...

Kamala Harris visits Singapore to deepen ties, counter China's influence

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will meet Singapore's leaders on Monday on the first working day of a trip to Southeast Asia aimed at bolstering ties as part of Washington's efforts to count...

Samoa's new leader confirms scrapping of China-funded port

The new prime minister of Samoa has confirmed she will cancel a China-backed port project, but hasn't closed the door to China as she navigates a path for the Pacific nation against a backdrop of ...

Biden picks Penn president for Germany ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday announced he's nominating University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to serve as U.S. ambassador to Germany. Gutmann has served ...

The Latest: Vaccinated Canadians won’t have to quarantine

TORONTO — Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country as of July 5, officials said Monday. ...

China, India drive Asia to defy COVID-19-induced investment slump

Foreign direct investment inflows to Asia rose 4% to $535 billion (€449 billion) last year, defying the COVID-19 pandemic as foreign investors continued to bet on the region's biggest markets...

AP Interview: Official says Nepal desperately needs vaccines

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has significantly reduced coronavirus infections after its worst outbreak, which overwhelmed the country’s medical system, but is in desperate need of vaccines, its healt...

The Rise of Asia Pacific’s Infrastructure Asset Class

China REITs add a compelling dimension to the real assets sector in the region.Enabling the sustainable financing of these massive projects will spur the development of new financing vehic...

APREA Expands Reach into Real Assets with Infrastructure Investments to Push Boundaries and Create New Opportunities in the Region

APREA’s rebranding celebrates 16 years of long-term industry advocacy with re-found purpose in “Driving the Future of Real Assets” BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 25 May 2021 - APREA celebrates its ...

COVID: Cambodia's harsh lockdown aggravates food insecurity

After having seemingly triumphed over the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, recording just 366 cases in total last year, Cambodia has been sent into a tailspin following a major outbreak on February 20, whic...

Asian lender forecasts strong rebound for region in 2021

NOT YET (AP) — Developing Asian economies will grow at a solid 7.3% pace this year after contracting slightly in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Asian Development Bank says in its latest regional outloo...

Asia-Pacific economy to rebound in 2021, despite COVID

Asian economies are forecast to grow by 7.3% this year, according to a report by regional lender the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The positive outlook follows a small economic contraction last year ...