Nov 1, 2016

Japan ties up with regional development bank to aid Jamaica and Bolivia

The government and the Inter-American Development Bank said they will jointly support energy-related projects in Jamaica and Bolivia under a co-financing program. Using a $3 billion co-financing program agreed on in April, Japan and the regional development bank will help Jamaica improve energy efficiency ...

China overtakes Japan as Asia's top technology exporter

Dec 8, 2015

China overtakes Japan as Asia's top technology exporter

China has brought to an end Japan’s dominance of Asia’s high-technology exports, according to the Asian Development Bank. China’s share of Asia’s exports of high-tech goods such as medical instruments and aircraft and telecommunications equipment rose to 43.7 percent in 2014 from 9.4 percent ...

China heralds boost for emerging nations with BRICS Bank opening

Jul 21, 2015

China heralds boost for emerging nations with BRICS Bank opening

The biggest emerging economies opened their New Development Bank in Shanghai on Tuesday, strengthening China’s ability to offer developing nations the support traditionally given by the U.S. and Japan through organizations like the World Bank. The NDB — or BRICS Bank as it is ...

China escapes G-7 blame in sea row

Jun 8, 2015

China escapes G-7 blame in sea row

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The leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized countries release a statement expressing "strong opposition" to massive land reclamation in disputed waters in the South China Sea, but without naming China specifically, and call for a thorough implementation of the cease-fire in Ukraine.