10 October 2012, Tokyo, Japan. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of Japan signed today the JPY7.775 billion (about US$100 million) Loan Agreement to support the implementation of the Development Policy Support Program-Investment Climate Program Loan at the sidelines of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund Annual Meeting in Tokyo, Japan.Read More
ADB Annual Meetings. It’s more fun in the PhilippinesRead More
ADB Board of Governors Chairman and Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima and ADB Country Director Neeraj K. Jain signs memorandum of understanding for a $650,000 ADB technical assistance to the Philippines to establish “knowledge hubs” at the country’s higher education institutions as part of efforts to align school curricula to the needs of the information technology-business process outsourcing sector. Also present at the signing are Joel Mangahas (leftmost side), education specialist of ADB’s South East Asia Department and ADB Director-General Kunio Senga (rightmost side).
TRANSCRIPT: Finance Sec. Cesar V. Purisima, Asia Finance and Risk Mitigation Forum in the Asian Institute Management, April 30, 2012. Purisima: We thank the ADB for putting the eye of Asia, the eye of the financial world on the Philippines. In fact, the whole week, there will be an eye on the Philippines featured in CNN. The ADB meeting is like a coming out party for the Philippines under the Aquino administration, under new management.Read More
TRANSCRIPT: Malacanang Press Briefing, ADB Launch, March 1, 2012Read More