Posts Tagged Asian Development Bank

No shortage of syringe supplies for COVID vaccination rollout — DOH, NTF

Maris Federez   •   December 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) and the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 have ensured that there are enough supplies of syringes – both 0.3ml syringes (microsyringes)...

Over 20 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs procured through ADB loan – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   October 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – More than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been procured by the Philippine government through a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Department of Health...

Philippines, ADB sign $200-M loan deal to augment gov’t cash aid to poor families

Robie de Guzman   •   April 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Finance (DOF) on Thursday said the Philippines and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $200-million loan agreement to augment the funding for...

Duterte eyes enhanced PH-ADB partnership for infra program

Robie de Guzman   •   February 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte met with the new head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for an enhanced collaboration in various areas in relation with the government’s development...

ADB study finds Metro Manila as most congested city in developing Asia

Robie de Guzman   •   September 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila is the most congested city in Asia, a recent study conducted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has found. According to ADB’s Macroeconomic Research Division,...

Duterte directs DOTr to fast track construction of Malolos-Clark Railway Project

Marje Pelayo   •   July 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed on Thursday (July 11) the official signing of the agreement between the Department of Finance (DOF) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for...

PNR Clark-Calamba railway project gets boost from ADB loan

Robie de Guzman   •   May 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Thursday it is extending a record loan of $2.75 billion to the Philippine National Railway (PNR)for the construction of two...

ADB approves P17-B government loan for Mindanao’s infrastructure projects

UNTV News   •   January 11, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the Philippine government’s loan of USD 380 million or an approximately P 17-billion for Mindanao Road Sector Project. Finance Secretary...

Quezon City gov’t hopes to reopen Payatas dumpsite

UNTV News   •   August 10, 2017

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) closed Payatas Sanitary Landfill last week due to health risks it could cause to nearby...

Over 500 youths assured of employment through DOLE’s JobStart program

admin   •   March 15, 2017

Unemployment rate in the Philippines has spiked to 6.6 percent in January, based on data from the Philippine Statistics Agency (PSA). It is a 1.9 percent increase from 4.7 percent...


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