China-led AIIB head Jin sees opportunities for cooperation with ADB

Business May 12, 2017

China-led AIIB head Jin sees opportunities for cooperation with ADB

The new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is not competing with the long-established Asian Development Bank backed by Japan and the United States, the Beijing-based bank's leader said Thursday. Instead, the two complement each other and enjoy "very good cooperation," the Beijing-based bank's leader Jin ...

Business 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 at ...

National Jun 29, 2016

JICA completes development plan for Philippines' Bangsamoro region

A development plan for the proposed Bangsamoro region in the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao has been completed despite a setback in the government's peace process with the country's largest Muslim rebel group, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. JICA's Philippine office said the ...

Business Mar 15, 2016

European development bank opens new office in Tokyo

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has opened a new representative office in Tokyo to boost ties with Japanese firms and attract private-sector investment to regions it supports. "I do believe we can do a lot more together with our Japanese friends," EBRD President ...

Business Sep 3, 2015

Bidders Japan, China await decision on Jakarta high-speed rail line

Indonesian ministers assigned to evaluate feasibility studies of bids by Japan and China to build the nation's first high-speed rail line on Wednesday prepared to submit recommendations to President Joko Widodo, Indonesia's top economic minister said. "We have already had the recommendations and we will ...

Business Aug 28, 2015

Abe sends envoy to Jakarta in high-speed rail bid

Shinzo Abe has sent an envoy to Indonesia to offer a sweeter deal to build a high-speed railway, a Japanese Embassy official said on Thursday, highlighting the importance of the multibillion dollar project that China also wants to win. The two Asian giants are in ...