March 31st marked the deadline to become a founding member of the soon-to-be-established Asian...
Asian development bank
by cdtstaff | Apr 6, 2011
The Asian Development Bank has released its annual study of Asian economies for the past year. In it, the ADB reassessed its economic forecast for China and predicts China’s GDP will grow by 9.6% in 2010 . From China...
by Japhet Weeks | Sep 16, 2008
The International Herald Tribune reports that Russia is not getting the help it has grown to expect from its Asian neighbors — China top among them — over the recent conflict with former Soviet satellite Georgia: The...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 18, 2007
From Xinhua: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a 100 million U.S. dollars loan to help develop an efficient and effective emergency management system for China’s railway system. The Railway Safety Enhancement Project will also receive 40 million dollars from the Ministry of Railways to complete the funding requirement, ADB said in a statement […]
by Kate Zhao | Aug 8, 2007
From BBC News: The gap between rich and poor has widened sharply in China and many other Asian countries as their economies have boomed, research has suggested. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) found that relative inequality had widened more substantially in China than any other Asian country except for Nepal . Other countries with rising […]
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 6, 2006
From BBC News: The Chinese economy is likely to grow even faster than previously thought this year, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The body has upped its forecast for China’s growth rate to 10.4%, from its previous prediction of 9.5%. China’s growth shows no sign of slowing down despite government efforts to cool […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods