Asia-Pacific

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Asia-Pacific

The regions containing most countries and territories in East Asia, Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, and Oceania. Sometimes it also includes the North and South American nations on the eastern shore of the Pacific, as well as occasionally Russia and South Asia.
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As India is moving ahead on its growth trajectory, the extent of its partnerships is also expanding, which now traverse Southeast Asia to East Asia and the Pacific Isles.
The Philippines will remain as one of the fastest-growing countries in the East Asia and the Pacific region this year until 2020, the World Bank said in its latest report.
'On behalf of the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO), I look forward to welcoming you all for the 30th joint meeting of the UNWTO Commissions for East Asia and the Pacific and for South Asia' said Secretary General UNWTO.
The Philippines is expected to remain among the fastest-growing economies in East Asia and the Pacific with steady growth of 6.7 percent in 2018 and 2019, the World Bank said yesterday.
The World Bank warned that cities across East Asia and the Pacific were not delivering infrastructure, jobs and services at a pace as rapid as urban development, leading to widening inequalities which might hamper economic growth and lead to social divisions.
ISLAMABAD, January 05, 2012 (Frontier Star): Pamela Cox, a development professional with more than 30 years experience, has been appointed the World Bank's Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific, effective this week.
The World Bank raised its 2010 growth outlook Tuesday for developing countries in East Asia and the Pacific amid solid economic recovery, but the Washington-based multilateral institution lowered its forecast for next year due to subdued prospects for advanced economies.
There are three broad options that can be now contemplated for the political and security system of East Asia and the Pacific: hegemonic power and order; the reemergence of a power balance; or the construction of a new concord of powers in East Asian and Pacific affairs.
It will concentrate on leisure routes to South East Asia and the Pacific, and also code share with Qantas and offer interlining, unheard of for what will be essentially a long haul budget carrier.
HIV was most prevalent among clients born in North Africa and the Middle East (3.3%) and least prevalent among those from East Asia and the Pacific Islands (0.5%).
[The following testimony was presented before the Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific House Committee on International Relations, Washington, D.C., June 12, 2000.]
According to the World Bank, East Asia and the Pacific is expected to grow 7.7% from 1995 through 2004; South Asia, 5.4%; Latin America and the Caribbean, 3.5%; and Europe and Central Asia, 3.4%.

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