With the expected growth in population, how much more of this waste will be left in the streets in coming years?
Government officials and business leaders from the Philippines also encourage potential participants to come to the Philippines and invest
Here are 5 issues the Asian Development Bank is prioritizing, as it crafts its long-term strategy for 2030.
The Asian Development Bank also launches Public-Private Partnership initiatives in an effort to strengthen its bankability and implementation, and approves $2.5B in financing support to private sector operations
'There are still over 300 million people living in poverty in this region, and poverty reduction through sustainable and inclusive growth remains an important agenda to us,' says the Crown Prince
ASEAN, Japan, South Korea, and China agree on the 'Yokohama Vision' which serves as guiding principles for a more resilient and integrated ASEAN+3
The ADB notes that inequality grew in many populous countries in the Asia-Pacific
Asian Development Bank's Takehiko Nakao says the financing need to develop infrastructure in Asia is so huge that the two banks must cooperate
Takehiko Nakao says the region must learn from past mistakes to avoid future conflicts
The theme of the 50th ADB Annual Meeting held in Yokohama is 'Building Together the Prosperity of Asia' as executives discuss solutions to achieving sustainable growth in the region.
The major contributors for the upward revision in 2016 were Construction, Mining and Quarrying, and Other Services says the Philippine Statistics Authority
The Asian Development Bank sees the country's GDP growth hitting 6.8% this year instead of 6.4%, and 6.4% next year instead of 6.2%
The Asian Development Bank credits the country's cash transfer program and the expansion of PhilHealth for the improvement in the protection of its vulnerable citizens
The Asian Development Bank sees the Philippines as an economic bright spot with growth expected to pick up on continued consumption and expected reforms
After a weeklong immersion, youth participants at the Asia Pacific Youth Exchange Forum came up with innovative community-based solutions focusing on the sustainable development goals
NEDA says the Department of Energy has to present its 'final and confirmed action plan' on the $504-M project to the Investment Coordination Committee
The ADB's latest growth forecast for the region is down by just 0.1% for 2016 as it expects the Brexit's impact in the short term to be minimal
In a forum hosted by the Asian Development Bank, farmers talk about the problems they face and the possible solutions that government and public sector can do
Advocates emphasize the importance of making sure that quality – not just quantity – of food is addressed to fight malnutrition
Experts say getting politicians to understand data and technology will help them implement evidence-based policies that will benefit the people
The majority of unbanked Filipinos are unemployed. A national ID would remove a key barrier to opening a bank account that would allow them to fully enjoy financial technology.
Leaders should recognize that it is a transparently enforced rule of law – not looking the other way on 'enforced disappearances' – that will be essential for business confidence and economic growth in the long run
The Asian Development Bank cuts its prediction for Asia's growth to 5.7%
ADB says private consumption will still be the main driver of the Philippine economy in 2016, although the impact of El Niño might set it back
The P10.7B Aboitiz-led bond will be boosted by a direct ADB loan of P1.8B for the development of the Tiwi-MakBan facilities
Indonesian women remain notably underrepresented in leadership and management positions
Tourism is uniquely suited to creating widespread social impact. Two homegrown firms show how to take advantage of it.
Firms with a cause are increasingly using their models to scale up, generating investor interest and changing the world at the same time and there is huge potential for them in the Philippines says global experts
ADB juga memuji paket ekonomi yang diumumkan pemerintah Indonesia Kamis, 11 Februari.
'What is really needed, not only in 2016 but going forward, are new sources of growth, more diverse growth... to create a more diverse economy'
A campaign by the Asian Development Bank Youth Initiative hopes to encourage the youth to contribute to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals in big and small ways
(UPDATED) Joining the China-led AIIB eventually means more jobs and better businesses, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima says
The success in ASEAN is also limited largely due to lack of linkages to the wider economy
The only bidder in the government’s e-trike program agrees to lower the price and may lower it further still
The Asian Development Bank slightly revises its forecast due to the massive exports drop in the last 3 quarters of 2015
Investor akan terdorong untuk mencari instrumen investasi lain yang memberikan imbal hasil lebih tinggi dibandingkan deposito
The $16 billion investment will also contribute to the expansion of climate financing for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific
A robust system to monitor progress is needed to enable effective communication about recovery. Without it, conflicting messages and directions can lead to confusion rather than clarity.
ADB says the Burgos wind farm will provide 'a shot in the arm to the government’s push to diversify its energy sources and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions'
The Supreme Court, in a ruling in 2000, however says ‘the DFA’s determination that a certain person is covered by immunity…has no binding effect in courts’
Countries like Vietnam are rapidly catching up with the Philippines, which needs to strengthen its manufacturing and its banks as competition for investment intensifies
'Nowhere is tackling climate change more critical than in Asia and the Pacific, where rising sea levels, melting glaciers, and weather extremes like floods and droughts are damaging livelihoods and taking far too many lives,' says Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao
Asian Development Bank’s latest report shows that the country’s growth prospects are the opposite of the rest of Asia, which faces its slowest growth since the turn of the millennium
Most countries have followed the example of the Philippines, not through complicated laws but because the market simply doesn’t buy inefficient incandescent bulbs anymore
The entry of more SMEs into global production chains can help develop competitive sectors throughout ASEAN, the Asian Development Bank says
Lending to SMEs has declined over the course of the global financial crises of 2008 and 2014, the Asian Development Bank says
A short term traffic solution is to appoint a 'traffic czar' devoted to fixing road congestion, the Management Association of the Philippines says
Malacañang issues the statement after the Vice President alleged that some of the beneficiaries of its flagship anti-poverty program are not really poor
The Asian Development Bank retains its growth assumptions for the country at 6.4% in 2015 and 6.3% in 2016
'Does Pantawid deliver the intended results? The evidence says yes,' writes the country director of the Asian Development Bank