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ADB's new energy policy to help expand...

ADB's new energy policy to help expand...

Asia-Pacific

Thu, Oct 21 2021

350 million people in Asia do not have an adequate supply and about 150 million people still have no...

OP-ED: Is the Asia-Pacific ready for...

OP-ED: Is the Asia-Pacific ready for...

Bangkok Post

Sat, Oct 2 2021

The elderly shouldn't get left behind in our development vision

ADB revises Bangladesh's GDP outlook...

ADB revises Bangladesh's GDP outlook...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 22 2021

However, Bangladesh remains one of the few countries to achieve commendable economic growth amid the...

EU sends help to Turkey as wildfire...

Death toll in Turkey wildfires rises...

World

Mon, Aug 2 2021

Greece and Sicily also hit by wildfires

Covid-19 surge hits Asia; Tokyo, Thailand,...

Covid-19 surge hits Asia

World

Sun, Aug 1 2021

The government of New South Wales reported 210 new infections in Sydney and surrounding areas from the...

Delta variant sweeps Asia, prompting...

Delta variant sweeps Asia

World

Fri, Jul 2 2021

WHO warns it could soon become the dominant form of the virus

Hospitals run short of beds as Asia's...

Hospitals run short of beds as Asia's...

World

Thu, Apr 15 2021

India breached 200,000 daily infections for the first time on Thursday

Asia's rising coronavirus cases a worry...

Asia's rising coronavirus cases a...

World

Thu, Apr 8 2021

South Korea and the Philippines have suspended the use of the vaccine for people under 60 over a possible...

Is the UK variant behind the recent...

UK variant behind recent spike in Covid...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 28 2021

Several countries in Asia confirmed presence of the UK variant over the last few months

South Korea population falls for first...

South Korea population falls for first...

East Asia

Mon, Jan 4 2021

The South has spent more than $166 billion since 2006 to boost birth rates but the population is projected...

Developing Asia to contract by 0.4%...

Developing Asia to contract in 2020,...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 10 2020

Recovery in Southeast Asia continues to lag as virus containment efforts in the larger economies hamper...

Muhammed Aziz Khan recognized as Asia's...

Muhammed Aziz Khan recognized as Asia's...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 18 2020

He was recognized by the award jury panel for his outstanding leadership and was one of only seven winners...

Asia at a crossroads in fight against...

Asia at a crossroads in fight against...

World

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Analysts expect rising infections to slow the recovery in the world's third-biggest economy

Pfizer vaccine could be cold comfort...

Pfizer vaccine could be cold comfort...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine needs to be stored at temperatures of -70°C -- a challenge for countries...

Asia becomes 2nd region to exceed 10m...

Asia to exceed 10m Covid-19 cases

South Asia

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Within the region, South Asia led by India is the worst affected, with nearly 21% of the reported global...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

World

Tue, Sep 29 2020

The region is projected to grow by only 0.9% this year

ADB vows to be developing Asia's partner...

ADB vows to work with Asia for Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 18 2020

ADB will build on its relationship with its members to support them in six key areas

ADB: Developing Asia to shrink for first...

Asia economy to shrink 1st time

Economy

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Updated forecasts show the damage brought by the pandemic was greater than previously thought

Asia's factory pain eases as China's...

Asia's factory pain eases as China's...

World

Mon, Aug 3 2020

'With the pace of recovery slowing in some of Japan's key trading partners, exports and business...

Active Covid-19 cases: Bangladesh still...

Active Covid-19 cases: Bangladesh still...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jul 16 2020

There are 86,864 active cases of Covid-19 in the country, as of Thursday morning

OP-ED: While India slept

OP-ED: While India slept

Partha S Ghosh

Fri, Jul 10 2020

India may have been lulled into complacency by Xi’s lullaby