ADB, IRRI to strengthen partnership on shared food security goals

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on ADB, IRRI to strengthen partnership on shared food security goals 

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Dec. 26 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are set on bringing their 40-year partnership to a new level.

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ADB, UK provide US$ 270-M for Pakistan's motorway project

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on ADB, UK provide US$ 270-M for Pakistan's motorway project 

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 22 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement of US$ 270 million with the Pakistani government on Thursday to fund the section of a motorway in the country's eastern Punjab province, officials said.

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Expert bats for disaster risk finance as a tool vs. adverse impact of climate change

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Expert bats for disaster risk finance as a tool vs. adverse impact of climate change 

BACOLOD CITY, April 29 — Economies must focus more on building stronger disaster risk financing to shield their people and communities from the adverse impact of more destructive and frequent natural calamities, an expert said during the opening of the APEC conference on disaster risk finance here.

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(Feature) Get up and get a job: Study says slow school-to-work transition diminishes 'employability'

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Get up and get a job: Study says slow school-to-work transition diminishes 'employability' 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — There are around half-a-million college graduates expected to join the Philippine labor force every year. But some graduates have slow transition from school to work, as some still want to have a break from at least 15 years of staying in the academe from kindergarten to college.

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DOT hosts fellowship affair for ADB officials in Mindanao

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT hosts fellowship affair for ADB officials in Mindanao 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 17 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) hosted a fellowship dinner Monday for the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for choosing Mindanao as a destination for their annual familiarization tour.

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