Takehiko Nakao - updates

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ADB president Takehiko Nakao to resign January 2020

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:45 PM

'I am announcing my resignation with a deep sense of satisfaction and gratitude. With support from staff, board members, and member governments, we have achieved many things,' says Takehiko Nakao

ADB not yet ready to quit coal

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:13 PM

At the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao says it could not rule out funding coal power as there is 'no other option' for some countries in Asia

ADB vows to fund more Mindanao projects

May 03, 2018 - 8:40 PM

As the Asian Development Bank holds its annual meeting, protesters outside demand an end to 'anti-poor and anti-development strategies'

ADB vows to fund more Mindanao projects

PH shows off best products, hospitality ahead of 2018 ADB hosting

May 07, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Government officials and business leaders from the Philippines also encourage potential participants to come to the Philippines and invest

ENTICING. The Philippines' giveaways to guests as it encourages them to attend the 2018 ADB meeting in Manila. Photo by Rappler

Looking ahead: Gender equality, universal healthcare in ADB's priority list

May 07, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Here are 5 issues the Asian Development Bank is prioritizing as it crafts its long term strategy for 2030

ADB CHIEF. Asian Development Bank (ADB) chief Takehiko Nakao on November 24, 2016. Noel Celis/AFP/File

ADB president: We're not rivals with China's AIIB

May 04, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Asian Development Bank s Takehiko Nakao says the financing need to develop infrastructure in Asia is so huge that the two banks must cooperate

ADB president: Geopolitical stability crucial for projects to succeed

May 04, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Takehiko Nakao says the region must learn from past mistakes to avoid future conflicts

AVOID CONFLICT. ADB President Takehiko Nakao emphasized the need to maintain stability in the region. Photo by ADB

Use of data and technology to solve food security issues - experts

Jun 24, 2016 - 4:41 PM

Experts say getting politicians to understand data and technology will help them implement evidence based policies that will benefit the people

File photo by Rappler

ADB, Japan to pour $16B for infra in Asia and the Pacific

Nov 21, 2015 - 4:37 PM

The 16 billion investment will also contribute to the expansion of climate financing for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific

BOOST APEC INFRA. ADB and Japan cofinanced Indonesia's Sarulla Geothermal Project. Photo by Sarulla Operations Limited

ADB approves $500-M loan for Yolanda rehab

Dec 06, 2013 - 7:03 PM

The Manila based lending agency says the fund will be used for 5 priority areas

REHAB FUNDS.  The ADB board has approved the $500 emergency loan for the rehabilitation of  areas affected by Yolanda.Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig

Takehiko Nakao is new ADB president

Apr 26, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Having another Japanese on ADB s perch is a test of Japan s diplomacy over recent years with the rest of Asia especially with the growing influence of China in the region

NEXT ADB HEAD. Takehiko Nakao was unanimously elected as the ninth President of the Asian Development Bank. Photo courtesy of ADB

Aquino bestows Order of Sikatuna to ADB's Kuroda

Mar 13, 2013 - 2:08 PM

President Aquino confers a III confers a national order of diplomatic merit to outgoing Asian Development Bank ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda

ORDER OF SIKATUNA. Outgoing Asian Development Bank President becomes the latest recipient of the Order of Sikatuno. Photo by the Malacañang Photo Bureau

How to become the next ADB president

Mar 08, 2013 - 1:38 AM

Qualifying to become the next ADB president is easy but getting elected is not as simple

SUCCESSOR. Who will replace and what is the process in choosing the successor of outgoing Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda? Photo by AFP

Japan names bet for ADB post

Mar 07, 2013 - 10:25 AM

The government of Japan names Takehiko Nakao as its nominee to become President of the Manila based Asian Development Bank