Djibouti president receives report on "Free Trade Zone" megaproject

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Djibouti president receives report on "Free Trade Zone" megaproject 

DJIBOUTI, May 11 — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Monday met with Justin Yifu Lin, a former deputy president of the World Bank, who currently heads Peking University' s Center for New Structural Economics.

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Algeria to hike natural gas output to meet growing local, global demand

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Algeria to hike natural gas output to meet growing local, global demand 

ALGIERS, Jan. 29 — Algeria will increase oil and gas outputs to meet both growing local and global demand, local media said on Thursday.

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World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 8 –- Eastern Visayas will get PHP89.38 million worth of projects under the livelihood component of the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP).

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Samar-based CSOs launch signature drive vs bank loan

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Samar-based CSOs launch signature drive vs bank loan 

CATBALOGAN CITY, Nov. 19 — Members of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Samar province launched a two-week signature campaign aimed at blocking the plan of the provincial government to enter into a Php800 million loan with the Landbank of the Philippines.

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Malaysia maintains ranking in World Bank's Doing Business Report

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malaysia maintains ranking in World Bank's Doing Business Report 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 28 — malaysia has maintained its 18th position out of 189 economies in the 2016 World Bank's Doing Business Report (DB 2016).

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World Bank lends 83-M euros to Macedonia for expressway construction

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank lends 83-M euros to Macedonia for expressway construction 

SKOPJE, Oct. 7 — The World Bank and the Macedonian Ministry of Finance on Tuesday in Skopje signed a 83-million-euro (about USD94 million) loan contract for construction of Rankovce-­Kriva Palanka expressway.

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4Ps, Listahanan implementations in Legazpi impress World Bank, DFAT mission

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4Ps, Listahanan implementations in Legazpi impress World Bank, DFAT mission 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, July 13 (PNA) –- Members of the 8th World Bank (WB) Implementation Support Mission that included representatives from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have expressed satisfaction over the implementation of government anti-poverty interventions here.

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HIV vaccine overwhelmingly successful in monkeys during trials

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on HIV vaccine overwhelmingly successful in monkeys during trials 

MOSCOW, July 3 — An experimental vaccine is set to be evaluated in an international human trial, after it successfully and completely prevented HIV infection in half the monkeys it was administered to.

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Opposition protests slow down anti-Ebola war in Guinea

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Opposition protests slow down anti-Ebola war in Guinea 

CONAKRY, April 21 — Guinea's National Anti-Ebola Agency has expressed concern that last week's protests by the country's opposition could derail efforts to fight against Ebola epidemic which is still prevalent in Guinea.

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Chinese economy faces delicate balancing act — World Bank

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese economy faces delicate balancing act — World Bank 

BEIJING, April 13 — With China's growth rate moderating, the country is confronted with a delicate balancing act in its economic restructuring and reforms, the World Bank said on Monday.

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