June 11, 2013ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Readies $1 Billion Pipeline for Lending Operations

NEW DELHI, INDIA – The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Limited (AIF) is set to begin its lending operations in the second half of 2013, with a pipeline of around $1 billion in projects for the next three years. At the meeting of the AIF Board of Directors, which took place on the sidelines of the 46th [...]


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June 11, 2013Asia’s Booming Cities Must Go Green or Risk Disaster – ADB Study

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Asia must act now to pave the way for green, resource-friendly cities or face a bleak and environmentally degraded future, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. “Asia has seen unprecedented urban population growth but this has been accompanied by immense stress on the environment,” said Changyong Rhee, ADB’s Chief Economist. [...]