Takehiko Nakao

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Takehiko Nakao said : “Transport is a weak part, isn’t it? There’s a lot of traffic jams and connectivity between rural parts and Manila is more limited and unless we address those issues, the growth reach is preventive,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

today-az Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

azernews Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

trendnews-az Friday, October 18, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I am committed that I will do my best in performing my responsibility until my last day at ADB,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao dit : "C'est avec un profond sentiment de satisfaction et de gratitude que je vous présente ma démission (...) Je présente ma démission dès maintenant, de façon à ce que l'institution puisse aisément opérer la transition entre les administrations présidentielles" External link

french-news Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao dit : "C'est avec un profond sentiment de satisfaction et de gratitude que je vous présente ma démission (...) Je présente ma démission dès maintenant, de façon à ce que l'institution puisse aisément opérer la transition entre les administrations présidentielles" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

firstpost Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

ecns Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

ecns Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

chinabroadcast Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

chinabroadcast Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

asianage Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

nampa Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

polandsun Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

myanmarnews Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “What is necessary for sound economic growth is investment in infrastructure, education and human capital,” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 29, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB expects the country’s growth in 2019 at 7 per cent and in 2020 at 7.2 per cent, despite downside risks in the global economy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital," External link

firstpost Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “For the atoll nations, climate change is not a distant threat for a future generation to face but an immediate emergency, with tropical storms and rising seas taking their toll on human lives, livelihoods, and infrastructure,” “Dialogues such as this event are vital so that the affected atoll nations can voice their needs and share their experiences for staving off the threat of climate change posed to them” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I commend the government for Maldives' remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades," External link

polandsun Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I commend the government for Maldives' remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades," External link

irishsun Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I commend the government for Maldives’ remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades,” “ADB reaffirms its support to help address the country’s key development challenges, which include a dispersed population spread over several islands, a narrow economic base, and vulnerability to climate change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to continuing its support for these subregional programs as a financier, honest broker, provider of knowledge, and a facilitator in leveraging public and private resources for regional investments,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I would like to commend IMT–GT and BIMP–EAGA countries on their significant economic cooperation in recent decades, as Southeast Asia has become more resilient, inclusive, sustainable, and economically competitive,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to continuing its support for these subregional programs as a financier, honest broker, provider of knowledge, and a facilitator in leveraging public and private resources for regional investments,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The IMT–GT initiative has delivered remarkable gains including improved connectivity, stronger institutional networks, and enhanced government capacities,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Our enduring partnership with BIMP–EAGA has been productive and has substantially contributed to advancing prosperity in the subregion,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

polandsun Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

polandsun Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

myanmarnews Monday, June 24, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

myanmarnews Monday, June 24, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

irishsun Monday, June 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

irishsun Monday, June 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “There have been many changes [since 2009] so we should adjust our policies to address these new developments. It’s too early to tell what the essence of our new policy will be, but lending to coal will be a key issue [in this review],” External link

eco-business Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It's created to boost inter-connectivity. It's reasonable and understandable," "If there is a good project, we can surely cooperate" External link

ecns Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I expect that private consumption and the service sector will continue to provide growth momentum to the economy. To achieve a more balanced, inclusive, and consumption-based growth, the government is encouraged to strengthen its efforts to increase ruralurban mobility and ensure greater access to health care and education by all people. Reform of the household registration system, orhukou, is a step in the right direction. Local government taxation authority should also be strengthened to increase revenue available for delivering social services," External link

polandsun Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I expect that private consumption and the service sector will continue to provide growth momentum to the economy. To achieve a more balanced, inclusive, and consumption-based growth, the government is encouraged to strengthen its efforts to increase ruralurban mobility and ensure greater access to health care and education by all people. Reform of the household registration system, orhukou, is a step in the right direction. Local government taxation authority should also be strengthened to increase revenue available for delivering social services," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB’s partnership with the Philippines has always been strong, and it has become stronger in the last three years,” External link

publicfinanceinternational Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “It will be ADB’s single largest infrastructure project financing ever, and from a development perspective, we are pleased this investment is taking place in ADB’s host country,” External link

publicfinanceinternational Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ program is clearly steering the much-needed acceleration in infrastructure spending, from less than 2 percent of gross domestic product a decade ago to 6.3 percent now, well on track to achieve the 7-percent target by 2022. One of the key flagship projects of the BBB program is the MalolosClark railway,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust2 Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Countries need to continue to pursue prudent macro-economic policies, implement structural reforms and invest in human capital and infrastructure,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Maintaining open trade and investment regimes is key to vibrant and sustainable growth. In this respect, the ongoing efforts by Asian governments to promote new multilateral trade agreements within the region and beyond are encouraging,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Countries need to continue to pursue prudent macro-economic policies, implement structural reforms and invest in human capital and infrastructure,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Maintaining open trade and investment regimes is key to vibrant and sustainable growth. In this respect, the ongoing efforts by Asian governments to promote new multilateral trade agreements within the region and beyond are encouraging,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We will strengthen our support to the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the region, including those in fragile and conflict-affected situations and many small island developing states,” External link

news-lk Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

kualalumpurtimes Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

polandsun Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

irishsun Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “Going forward, one important agenda for you and ADB is to continue to secure adequate ADF allocations for eligible Pacific DMCs beyond 2020 under ADF 13,” External link

samoaobserver Sunday, May 5, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “If tensions escalate, they could seriously undermine consumer and investor confidence and weaken growth in the region,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 3, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The prosperity of our region depends on healthy oceans and sustainable development. We must work toward a more resilient future, where humanity and oceans thrive together,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 3, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "There has been much discussion lately about the value of multilateralism. I am a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 3, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We will strengthen our support to the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the region, including those in fragile and conflict-affected situations and many small island developing states,” External link

montsame Friday, May 3, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The prosperity of our region depends on healthy oceans and sustainable development,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 2, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I think it’s a very good idea and we are in constant communication with Secretary Dominguez on how to use our resources for the Philippines, and I appreciate his devotion to make the Manila meeting last year go well and it was very successful and commended by many participants,” “The ADB is now doing more work in the Philippines and Secretary Dominguez said ADB should play a larger role in the Philippines. He said we should cooperate more, so this means that in forming country strategies, we can align our ideas more,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

4-traders Friday, April 26, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust Friday, April 26, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “There is merit in lending to China. We can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and the region,” External link

tribune Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Inflation is now more controlled in many countries including in India and the Philippines, so there’s more room for monetary policy (action). Monetary policy should be prepared responsibly for future challenges,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The Philippine economy is growing at a solid pace. Inflation is coming down. There is more space for monetary policy… Poverty reduction is ongoing. It is high, still, but there is progress,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We are increasing our lending to the Philippines. This year we expect new lending to the Philippines to be $3 billion including the Malolos Clark Railway project… There are many important projects — one is the Angat Water Transmission Improvement Project. This is an addition to the previous project. So we will support water for Manila,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We are looking at rural development and food security so there is no starvation and there is good nutrition. In the Philippines, we do not have direct agriculture support but we have rural development,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust2 Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

4-traders Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “As our region continues to develop and transform, so too must ADB,” “Strategy 2030 provides us with a clear roadmap to meet the needs of our developing member countries (DMCs) and guide our operations for the next decade. We set out clear corporate targets to significantly increase operations, to build climate and disaster resilience, address gender equality, and mobilize long-term private financing” External link

app-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “It’s natural for the Chinese economy to slow,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 15, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “ADB’s new long-term strategic framework Strategy 2030 and its aspirations for Asia and the Pacific are fully aligned with the sustainable development goals and the global call for UHC,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We look forward to working together with WHO to help achieve UHC, increase health security against pandemics through surveillance and laboratory support, and improve urban health, elderly care, and climate change impacts on health in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “ADB’s new long-term strategic framework Strategy 2030 and its aspirations for Asia and the Pacific are fully aligned with the sustainable development goals and the global call for UHC,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 8, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We look forward to working together with WHO to help achieve UHC, increase health security against pandemics through surveillance and laboratory support, and improve urban health, elderly care, and climate change impacts on health in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 8, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "A clean Manila Bay is good for the health and wellness of the people," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "Sunset in Manila Bay is regarded as one of 3 [most] beautiful sunsets and it is in a sense damaged by pollution in Manila Bay which is very sad," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I would say that the AIIB is more of a partner than a rival," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "We need $1.7 trillion a year in addition to the current level of investment," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "A clean Manila Bay is good for the health and wellness of the people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "Sunset in Manila Bay is regarded as one of 3 [most] beautiful sunsets and it is in a sense damaged by pollution in Manila Bay which is very sad," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So although there is a lot of concern about a slowdown in China, Asia as whole is growing in a very solid way," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of Capital markets and small and medium enterprises are aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of capital markets and small and medium enterprises are aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken steps to strengthen the country’s public finances. It is essential to continue the measures to reduce debt,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken encouraging steps to strengthen the country’s public finances and it is essential to continue those measures to reduce debt,” External link

dailymirror Friday, January 18, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of capital markets and small and medium enterprises are well aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

news-lk Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken encouraging steps to strengthen the country’s public finances and it is essential to continue those measures to reduce debt,” External link

news-lk Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has exercised prudent macroeconomic management in recent years. This has attracted new investments and created an environment in which businesses can grow and generate more jobs,” External link

fijitimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao déclaré : "Nous pouvons coopérer via l'ICR pour soutenir les pays qui ont besoin de notre aide" External link

french-news Friday, January 11, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao déclaré : "Nous pouvons coopérer via l'ICR pour soutenir les pays qui ont besoin de notre aide" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, January 11, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "We can cooperate through BRI to support the countries that need our help" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 11, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is a founding member of A.D.B. since 1966 and we have worked in close partnership to address development challenges and create new opportunities in this country,” “A.D.B. is increasing its support to Samoa and we are committed to helping the government continue to improve access to renewable energy, extend I.C.T. connectivity, and strengthen public sector management” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is well-placed to further expand its tourism industry, which is already a key driver of economic growth and foreign currency earning,” “It will be important to pursue sustainable tourism, which protect the environment, and ensure local communities to benefit” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m so impressed by the very systematic management of the power using renewable but also diesel to back up the baseload,” “It’s managed in a very comprehensive system and I was impressed by that,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We have spent a lot of money, and I think the Government has used this money in a very efficient way,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is a founding member of ADB since 1966 and we have worked in close partnership to address development challenges and create new opportunities in this country,” “ADB is increasing its support to Samoa and we are committed to helping the government continue to improve access to renewable energy, extend ICT connectivity, and strengthen public sector management” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is well-placed to further expand its tourism industry, which is already a key driver of economic growth and foreign currency earning,” “It will be important to pursue sustainable tourism, which protect the environment, and ensure local communities to benefit” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao ajouté : "Nous sommes attristés d'apprendre cette troisième catastrophe à frapper l'Indonésie dans un laps de temps aussi court" External link

french-news Tuesday, December 25, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "We are heartbroken to hear of this third calamity to hit Indonesia in such a short time span," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao ajouté : "Nous sommes attristés d'apprendre cette troisième catastrophe à frapper l'Indonésie dans un laps de temps aussi court" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 25, 2018 12:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government’s effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 10, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government’s effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years,” “It is encouraging that the Philippine economy is continuing on a sustained, high growth rate and the robust banking sector is helping build resilience amidst global volatility,” External link

bworldcom Monday, December 10, 2018 6:56:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “So a total of $408 [million] and we would like to sign within this year,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, December 10, 2018 6:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “So a total of $408 [million] and we would like to sign within this year,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, December 10, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Next year, we will have more programs, and we are now thinking of raising once again our lending to the Philippines, doubling from 1.3 billion U.S. dollars average in these three years to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in coming years," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Total commitments will increase to 7.4 billion U.S. dollars during the three-year period 2019 to 2021, or about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars annually, which is more than double ADB's annual assistance from 2011 to 2017," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government's effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Next year, we will have more programs, and we are now thinking of raising once again our lending to the Philippines, doubling from 1.3 billion U.S. dollars average in these three years to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in coming years," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Total commitments will increase to 7.4 billion U.S. dollars during the three-year period 2019 to 2021, or about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars annually, which is more than double ADB's annual assistance from 2011 to 2017," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government's effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This report will help both policymakers and investors make informed decisions, manage risk better and ensure a more stable environment for PPPs,” External link

vietnamnet-en Sunday, December 3, 2017 6:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB values its deep and strong ties with Tajikistan and will continue to support the country’s development priorities,” “ADB plans to provide over $280 million to Tajikistan during 2018-2020 by supporting energy sector reforms and infrastructure investments, improving water resource and disaster risk management, urban development, health and education, and rehabilitating key transport corridors” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan’s midterm economic outlook is favorable, given rich natural resources, improving infrastructure, and reform efforts by the government to expand the private sector’s role in the economy,” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan is one of the best performers among ADB member countries in effectively implementing projects,” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB values its deep and strong ties with Tajikistan and will continue to support the country’s development priorities,” “ADB plans to provide over $280 million to Tajikistan during 2018-2020 by supporting energy sector reforms and infrastructure investments, improving water resource and disaster risk management, urban development, health and education, and rehabilitating key transport corridors” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan’s midterm economic outlook is favorable, given rich natural resources, improving infrastructure, and reform efforts by the government to expand the private sector’s role in the economy,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan is one of the best performers among ADB member countries in effectively implementing projects,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:58:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "we will strive to remain the region's premiere development bank by providing financing, knowledge, and partnership," External link

economictimes Monday, January 9, 2017 4:45:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “Asia is growing at a steady pace, but more needs to be done to achieve development that is both sustainable and inclusive,” “ADB will continue to improve by becoming a stronger, better, and faster bank to help the region achieve its development objectives” External link

sunstar Monday, January 9, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia is growing at a steady pace, but more needs to be done to achieve development that is both sustainable and inclusive," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 9, 2017 8:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao promis ( about Malcom Cottom ) : "La BAD est prête à aider la Chine à poursuivre sa transformation et à affronter les difficultés économiques, sociales et démographiques à travers notre financement et nos connaissances" External link

french-news Friday, November 11, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Policies to expand manufacturing, promote local value chains and integrate them into the global ones are critical to create stronger and more balanced growth in Turkmenistan,” “They will reduce the country’s dependence on the hydrocarbon sector and will help to create jobs for its growing working-age population” External link

trendnews-az Friday, September 23, 2016 11:18:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao says : “I believe the most daunting challenge is to double food production by 2050 for an increasingly prosperous and growing population, while also providing water for more domestic users and meeting industrial and energy demands,” External link

eco-business Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:58:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development,” External link

japantoday Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It is a great honor to serve as President of the ADB for another 5 years. I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and Pacific," External link

economictimes Friday, August 5, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 5, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development," External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 5, 2016 9:50:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development," External link

afp-en Friday, August 5, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "I was very impressed with President Duterte's clear messages on building confidence on public service delivery, respecting contracts and transactions already approved and awaiting implementation, removing red tape, and fighting corruption," External link

sunstar Thursday, July 14, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I was very impressed with President Duterte’s clear messages on building confidence [in] public service delivery, respecting contracts and transactions already approved and awaiting implementation, removing red tape, and fighting corruption,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 13, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “How to use that money wisely and effectively is important,” External link

mmtimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We are not considering raising [non-concessional lending] except ... to the private sector,” “The amount can be $150 or $200 [million] depending on transactions. We don’t have any set target, but we are trying to expand” External link

mmtimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "She stressed the importance of infrastructure-building, especially power and road connectivity," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "She stressed the importance of infrastructure-building, especially power and road connectivity," External link

reuters Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The successful political transition is a landmark in Myanmar’s development and an encouraging sign for further socioeconomic progress,” “I am impressed by the government’s commitment to ensuring all citizens benefit from growth. ADB will support this effort by helping to promote education and quality jobs, enhance infrastructure, and attract private investment” External link

mizzima Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “A strong focus on structural reforms in key areas is also critical to the country’s development,” External link

mizzima Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The successful political transition is a landmark in Myanmar’s development and an encouraging sign for further socioeconomic progress,” “I am impressed by the government’s commitment to ensuring all citizens benefit from growth. ADB will support this effort by helping to promote education and quality jobs, enhance infrastructure, and attract private investment” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “A strong focus on structural reforms in key areas is also critical to the country’s development,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region,” External link

japantoday Friday, June 10, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 10, 2016 10:35:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Expanding the deployment of clean energy is key to achieving the twin goals of mitigation and development. We must promote an energy transition to decarbonization,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The first challenge is how to develop consistent energy policy. Countries need clear policies on an appropriate energy supply mix reflecting their COP21 commitments as well as a thorough cost analysis of different energy sources including possible decreasing costs of clean energy over time. We need specific regulations to incentivize clean energy development,” “We should reduce fossil fuel subsidies, which encourage the overuse of energy and distort the market by making fossil fuels cheaper. Asia accounts for half of global fossil fuel subsidies. Eliminating them will promote cleaner energy, protect local environments, and reduce the carbon footprint,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Last September, we announced that we will double our annual climate financing to $6 billion by 2020. Of this, $4 billion will support mitigation and $2 billion will be for adaptation. Out of the $4 billion for mitigation, $3 billion annually will go to clean energy projects on renewable energy and energy efficiency, such as solar and wind, and transmission projects with smart grid technology. Another $1 billion will be used on sustainable transport and mitigation efforts in the urban and water sectors,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Climate Investment Funds ) : “ADB is also partnering with multilateral sources, such as the Green Climate Fund and Climate Investment Funds. In our new partnership with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, we will make combating climate change a priority,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "The project has strategic value to Pakistan as it supports north-south connectivity, new trade and business opportunities, which will boost jobs and cut poverty," External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 10, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region. The project has strategic value to Pakistan as it supports north-south connectivity, new trade, and business opportunities, which will boost jobs and cut poverty” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, June 10, 2016 1:39:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

usnews Friday, June 10, 2016 12:20:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ajc Friday, June 10, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region,” External link

seattletimes Friday, June 10, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ABCnews Friday, June 10, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Cambodia is among the world’s fastest-growing economies,” External link

vietnamplus-en Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2:14:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It has rapidly reduced poverty from nearly 50% of the population in 2007 to just 19% in 2012, although many people have moved only slightly above the poverty line and remain vulnerable," External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:12:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It has rapidly reduced poverty from nearly 50% of the population in 2007 to just 19% in 2012, although many people have moved only slightly above the poverty line and remain vulnerable," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:25:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB will work with the government to improve the quality and relevance of education, through targeted skills development at post-basic education level, especially for women and the poor,” External link

akp-en Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:57:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Prime Minister Modi and his government is aiming for a good balance between fiscal consolidation by rationalising expenditure and growth-oriented policies by expanding public investments. Better targeting of subsidy payments is essential to achieve higher and more inclusive economic growth," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB will help the government attract private sector investment and public private partnership for large scale hydropower and transmission projects,” External link

asianewsnet Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
adb president35.61%EN05/24/201724/05/2017
president37.61%EN05/11/201711/05/2017
asian development bank president10.54%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
development bank president5.41%EN05/07/201707/05/2017
président de la bad2.56%FR05/07/201707/05/2017
president asian development bank0.28%EN05/05/201705/05/2017
president adb0.28%EN05/05/201705/05/2017
asia development bank president1.14%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
chief0.57%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
adb chief0.28%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
president of adb0.85%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
incumbent asian development bank president0.85%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
président de la banque asiatique de développement0.28%FR06/17/201617/06/2016
adb head0.85%EN03/17/201517/03/2015
president of asian development bank2.56%EN04/18/201418/04/2014
minister0.28%NL08/29/201229/08/2012
Names Lang Count
Takehiko NakaoEN76.20%
Takehiko NakaoFR12.95%
Takehiko NakaoDE8.73%
Takehiko NakaoPT1.51%
Takehiko NakaoSA0.30%
Takehiko NakaoLO0.30%


 
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Takehiko Nakao said : “Transport is a weak part, isn’t it? There’s a lot of traffic jams and connectivity between rural parts and Manila is more limited and unless we address those issues, the growth reach is preventive,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

today-az Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

azernews Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I had a very good meeting with the Minister of Finance of Georgia. As you know, last year I visited your country, and I was impressed by the improved business environment of Georgia,” External link

trendnews-az Friday, October 18, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I am committed that I will do my best in performing my responsibility until my last day at ADB,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao dit : "C'est avec un profond sentiment de satisfaction et de gratitude que je vous présente ma démission (...) Je présente ma démission dès maintenant, de façon à ce que l'institution puisse aisément opérer la transition entre les administrations présidentielles" External link

french-news Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao dit : "C'est avec un profond sentiment de satisfaction et de gratitude que je vous présente ma démission (...) Je présente ma démission dès maintenant, de façon à ce que l'institution puisse aisément opérer la transition entre les administrations présidentielles" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

firstpost Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

ecns Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

ecns Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

chinabroadcast Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

chinabroadcast Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "Although my term remains as I was reelected on Nov. 24, 2016 for the 5-year term, I feel this is a good time to ask someone with fresh ideas and a strong commitment to development to succeed me. I announce my resignation now so that the institution can have a smooth transition of presidential administrations," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “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,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

asianage Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "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," External link

nampa Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

polandsun Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

myanmarnews Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "India is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and the Pacific, maintaining a growth rate of about 7.5% on average in the last 5 years. ADB expects the country's growth in 2019 at 7.0% and in 2020 at 7.2%, despite downside risks in the global economy," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “What is necessary for sound economic growth is investment in infrastructure, education and human capital,” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 29, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB expects the country’s growth in 2019 at 7 per cent and in 2020 at 7.2 per cent, despite downside risks in the global economy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So, I am not really worried about the future of India if the country continues to implement needed reforms and investment in infrastructure and human capital," External link

firstpost Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “For the atoll nations, climate change is not a distant threat for a future generation to face but an immediate emergency, with tropical storms and rising seas taking their toll on human lives, livelihoods, and infrastructure,” “Dialogues such as this event are vital so that the affected atoll nations can voice their needs and share their experiences for staving off the threat of climate change posed to them” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I commend the government for Maldives' remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades," External link

polandsun Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I commend the government for Maldives' remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades," External link

irishsun Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I commend the government for Maldives’ remarkable economic and social progress over the last few decades,” “ADB reaffirms its support to help address the country’s key development challenges, which include a dispersed population spread over several islands, a narrow economic base, and vulnerability to climate change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, August 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to continuing its support for these subregional programs as a financier, honest broker, provider of knowledge, and a facilitator in leveraging public and private resources for regional investments,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I would like to commend IMT–GT and BIMP–EAGA countries on their significant economic cooperation in recent decades, as Southeast Asia has become more resilient, inclusive, sustainable, and economically competitive,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to continuing its support for these subregional programs as a financier, honest broker, provider of knowledge, and a facilitator in leveraging public and private resources for regional investments,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The IMT–GT initiative has delivered remarkable gains including improved connectivity, stronger institutional networks, and enhanced government capacities,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Our enduring partnership with BIMP–EAGA has been productive and has substantially contributed to advancing prosperity in the subregion,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

polandsun Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

polandsun Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

myanmarnews Monday, June 24, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

myanmarnews Monday, June 24, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Myanmar demonstrates strong potential for achieving sustained growth in the future, with prospects for boosting investments, as well as productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors," External link

irishsun Monday, June 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB stands ready to support Myanmar as it takes steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation, including in Rakhine State," External link

irishsun Monday, June 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “There have been many changes [since 2009] so we should adjust our policies to address these new developments. It’s too early to tell what the essence of our new policy will be, but lending to coal will be a key issue [in this review],” External link

eco-business Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It's created to boost inter-connectivity. It's reasonable and understandable," "If there is a good project, we can surely cooperate" External link

ecns Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I expect that private consumption and the service sector will continue to provide growth momentum to the economy. To achieve a more balanced, inclusive, and consumption-based growth, the government is encouraged to strengthen its efforts to increase ruralurban mobility and ensure greater access to health care and education by all people. Reform of the household registration system, orhukou, is a step in the right direction. Local government taxation authority should also be strengthened to increase revenue available for delivering social services," External link

polandsun Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I expect that private consumption and the service sector will continue to provide growth momentum to the economy. To achieve a more balanced, inclusive, and consumption-based growth, the government is encouraged to strengthen its efforts to increase ruralurban mobility and ensure greater access to health care and education by all people. Reform of the household registration system, orhukou, is a step in the right direction. Local government taxation authority should also be strengthened to increase revenue available for delivering social services," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB’s partnership with the Philippines has always been strong, and it has become stronger in the last three years,” External link

publicfinanceinternational Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “It will be ADB’s single largest infrastructure project financing ever, and from a development perspective, we are pleased this investment is taking place in ADB’s host country,” External link

publicfinanceinternational Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ program is clearly steering the much-needed acceleration in infrastructure spending, from less than 2 percent of gross domestic product a decade ago to 6.3 percent now, well on track to achieve the 7-percent target by 2022. One of the key flagship projects of the BBB program is the MalolosClark railway,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust2 Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Countries need to continue to pursue prudent macro-economic policies, implement structural reforms and invest in human capital and infrastructure,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Maintaining open trade and investment regimes is key to vibrant and sustainable growth. In this respect, the ongoing efforts by Asian governments to promote new multilateral trade agreements within the region and beyond are encouraging,” External link

vietnamnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Countries need to continue to pursue prudent macro-economic policies, implement structural reforms and invest in human capital and infrastructure,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Maintaining open trade and investment regimes is key to vibrant and sustainable growth. In this respect, the ongoing efforts by Asian governments to promote new multilateral trade agreements within the region and beyond are encouraging,” External link

vietnamnews Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We will strengthen our support to the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the region, including those in fragile and conflict-affected situations and many small island developing states,” External link

news-lk Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

kualalumpurtimes Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

polandsun Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia and the Pacific has some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes and unique cultural monuments," "As tourism continues to expand rapidly, it will be important to pursue sustainable tourism that protects the environment such as forests and coral reefs, preserves local cultures, and benefits local communities" External link

irishsun Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “Going forward, one important agenda for you and ADB is to continue to secure adequate ADF allocations for eligible Pacific DMCs beyond 2020 under ADF 13,” External link

samoaobserver Sunday, May 5, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “If tensions escalate, they could seriously undermine consumer and investor confidence and weaken growth in the region,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 3, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The prosperity of our region depends on healthy oceans and sustainable development. We must work toward a more resilient future, where humanity and oceans thrive together,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 3, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "There has been much discussion lately about the value of multilateralism. I am a firm believer in the multilateral system, which includes multilateral development banks such as ADB," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 3, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We will strengthen our support to the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the region, including those in fragile and conflict-affected situations and many small island developing states,” External link

montsame Friday, May 3, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The prosperity of our region depends on healthy oceans and sustainable development,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 2, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I think it’s a very good idea and we are in constant communication with Secretary Dominguez on how to use our resources for the Philippines, and I appreciate his devotion to make the Manila meeting last year go well and it was very successful and commended by many participants,” “The ADB is now doing more work in the Philippines and Secretary Dominguez said ADB should play a larger role in the Philippines. He said we should cooperate more, so this means that in forming country strategies, we can align our ideas more,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

4-traders Friday, April 26, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust Friday, April 26, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : “There is merit in lending to China. We can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and the region,” External link

tribune Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Inflation is now more controlled in many countries including in India and the Philippines, so there’s more room for monetary policy (action). Monetary policy should be prepared responsibly for future challenges,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The Philippine economy is growing at a solid pace. Inflation is coming down. There is more space for monetary policy… Poverty reduction is ongoing. It is high, still, but there is progress,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We are increasing our lending to the Philippines. This year we expect new lending to the Philippines to be $3 billion including the Malolos Clark Railway project… There are many important projects — one is the Angat Water Transmission Improvement Project. This is an addition to the previous project. So we will support water for Manila,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We are looking at rural development and food security so there is no starvation and there is good nutrition. In the Philippines, we do not have direct agriculture support but we have rural development,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

trust2 Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao told : "There is merit in lending to China. One we can have influence over such policies like climate change and the environment, which might have a positive impact on developing countries and to the region," External link

4-traders Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “As our region continues to develop and transform, so too must ADB,” “Strategy 2030 provides us with a clear roadmap to meet the needs of our developing member countries (DMCs) and guide our operations for the next decade. We set out clear corporate targets to significantly increase operations, to build climate and disaster resilience, address gender equality, and mobilize long-term private financing” External link

app-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “It’s natural for the Chinese economy to slow,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 15, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “ADB’s new long-term strategic framework Strategy 2030 and its aspirations for Asia and the Pacific are fully aligned with the sustainable development goals and the global call for UHC,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We look forward to working together with WHO to help achieve UHC, increase health security against pandemics through surveillance and laboratory support, and improve urban health, elderly care, and climate change impacts on health in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Strategy ) : “ADB’s new long-term strategic framework Strategy 2030 and its aspirations for Asia and the Pacific are fully aligned with the sustainable development goals and the global call for UHC,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 8, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “We look forward to working together with WHO to help achieve UHC, increase health security against pandemics through surveillance and laboratory support, and improve urban health, elderly care, and climate change impacts on health in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 8, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "A clean Manila Bay is good for the health and wellness of the people," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "Sunset in Manila Bay is regarded as one of 3 [most] beautiful sunsets and it is in a sense damaged by pollution in Manila Bay which is very sad," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I would say that the AIIB is more of a partner than a rival," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "We need $1.7 trillion a year in addition to the current level of investment," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "A clean Manila Bay is good for the health and wellness of the people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Manila Bay ) : "Sunset in Manila Bay is regarded as one of 3 [most] beautiful sunsets and it is in a sense damaged by pollution in Manila Bay which is very sad," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "So although there is a lot of concern about a slowdown in China, Asia as whole is growing in a very solid way," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 4, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of Capital markets and small and medium enterprises are aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of capital markets and small and medium enterprises are aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken steps to strengthen the country’s public finances. It is essential to continue the measures to reduce debt,” External link

sundayobserver Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken encouraging steps to strengthen the country’s public finances and it is essential to continue those measures to reduce debt,” External link

dailymirror Friday, January 18, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB’s technical and financial assistance to support the development of capital markets and small and medium enterprises are well aligned with the government’s reform priorities,” External link

news-lk Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has taken encouraging steps to strengthen the country’s public finances and it is essential to continue those measures to reduce debt,” External link

news-lk Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The government has exercised prudent macroeconomic management in recent years. This has attracted new investments and created an environment in which businesses can grow and generate more jobs,” External link

fijitimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao déclaré : "Nous pouvons coopérer via l'ICR pour soutenir les pays qui ont besoin de notre aide" External link

french-news Friday, January 11, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao déclaré : "Nous pouvons coopérer via l'ICR pour soutenir les pays qui ont besoin de notre aide" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, January 11, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "We can cooperate through BRI to support the countries that need our help" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 11, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is a founding member of A.D.B. since 1966 and we have worked in close partnership to address development challenges and create new opportunities in this country,” “A.D.B. is increasing its support to Samoa and we are committed to helping the government continue to improve access to renewable energy, extend I.C.T. connectivity, and strengthen public sector management” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is well-placed to further expand its tourism industry, which is already a key driver of economic growth and foreign currency earning,” “It will be important to pursue sustainable tourism, which protect the environment, and ensure local communities to benefit” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I’m so impressed by the very systematic management of the power using renewable but also diesel to back up the baseload,” “It’s managed in a very comprehensive system and I was impressed by that,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We have spent a lot of money, and I think the Government has used this money in a very efficient way,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is a founding member of ADB since 1966 and we have worked in close partnership to address development challenges and create new opportunities in this country,” “ADB is increasing its support to Samoa and we are committed to helping the government continue to improve access to renewable energy, extend ICT connectivity, and strengthen public sector management” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Samoa is well-placed to further expand its tourism industry, which is already a key driver of economic growth and foreign currency earning,” “It will be important to pursue sustainable tourism, which protect the environment, and ensure local communities to benefit” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao ajouté : "Nous sommes attristés d'apprendre cette troisième catastrophe à frapper l'Indonésie dans un laps de temps aussi court" External link

french-news Tuesday, December 25, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "We are heartbroken to hear of this third calamity to hit Indonesia in such a short time span," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao ajouté : "Nous sommes attristés d'apprendre cette troisième catastrophe à frapper l'Indonésie dans un laps de temps aussi court" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 25, 2018 12:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government’s effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 10, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government’s effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years,” “It is encouraging that the Philippine economy is continuing on a sustained, high growth rate and the robust banking sector is helping build resilience amidst global volatility,” External link

bworldcom Monday, December 10, 2018 6:56:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “So a total of $408 [million] and we would like to sign within this year,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, December 10, 2018 6:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “So a total of $408 [million] and we would like to sign within this year,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, December 10, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Next year, we will have more programs, and we are now thinking of raising once again our lending to the Philippines, doubling from 1.3 billion U.S. dollars average in these three years to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in coming years," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Total commitments will increase to 7.4 billion U.S. dollars during the three-year period 2019 to 2021, or about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars annually, which is more than double ADB's annual assistance from 2011 to 2017," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government's effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years," External link

ecns Monday, December 10, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Next year, we will have more programs, and we are now thinking of raising once again our lending to the Philippines, doubling from 1.3 billion U.S. dollars average in these three years to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in coming years," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Total commitments will increase to 7.4 billion U.S. dollars during the three-year period 2019 to 2021, or about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars annually, which is more than double ADB's annual assistance from 2011 to 2017," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "ADB is committed to supporting the Philippine government as it pursues more inclusive growth across the archipelago. Boosting the government's effort to build up infrastructure and expand financial services in underserved areas of the country will help reduce income inequality in the country, which has persisted despite sustained strong economic growth in recent years," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 10, 2018 11:28:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This report will help both policymakers and investors make informed decisions, manage risk better and ensure a more stable environment for PPPs,” External link

vietnamnet-en Sunday, December 3, 2017 6:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB values its deep and strong ties with Tajikistan and will continue to support the country’s development priorities,” “ADB plans to provide over $280 million to Tajikistan during 2018-2020 by supporting energy sector reforms and infrastructure investments, improving water resource and disaster risk management, urban development, health and education, and rehabilitating key transport corridors” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan’s midterm economic outlook is favorable, given rich natural resources, improving infrastructure, and reform efforts by the government to expand the private sector’s role in the economy,” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan is one of the best performers among ADB member countries in effectively implementing projects,” External link

azernews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB values its deep and strong ties with Tajikistan and will continue to support the country’s development priorities,” “ADB plans to provide over $280 million to Tajikistan during 2018-2020 by supporting energy sector reforms and infrastructure investments, improving water resource and disaster risk management, urban development, health and education, and rehabilitating key transport corridors” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan’s midterm economic outlook is favorable, given rich natural resources, improving infrastructure, and reform efforts by the government to expand the private sector’s role in the economy,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Tajikistan is one of the best performers among ADB member countries in effectively implementing projects,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:58:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia needs new and upgraded infrastructure that will set the standard for quality, encourage economic growth, and respond to the pressing global challenge that is climate change," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:33:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "we will strive to remain the region's premiere development bank by providing financing, knowledge, and partnership," External link

economictimes Monday, January 9, 2017 4:45:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : “Asia is growing at a steady pace, but more needs to be done to achieve development that is both sustainable and inclusive,” “ADB will continue to improve by becoming a stronger, better, and faster bank to help the region achieve its development objectives” External link

sunstar Monday, January 9, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Asia is growing at a steady pace, but more needs to be done to achieve development that is both sustainable and inclusive," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 9, 2017 8:16:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao promis ( about Malcom Cottom ) : "La BAD est prête à aider la Chine à poursuivre sa transformation et à affronter les difficultés économiques, sociales et démographiques à travers notre financement et nos connaissances" External link

french-news Friday, November 11, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Policies to expand manufacturing, promote local value chains and integrate them into the global ones are critical to create stronger and more balanced growth in Turkmenistan,” “They will reduce the country’s dependence on the hydrocarbon sector and will help to create jobs for its growing working-age population” External link

trendnews-az Friday, September 23, 2016 11:18:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao says : “I believe the most daunting challenge is to double food production by 2050 for an increasingly prosperous and growing population, while also providing water for more domestic users and meeting industrial and energy demands,” External link

eco-business Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:58:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development,” External link

japantoday Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It is a great honor to serve as President of the ADB for another 5 years. I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and Pacific," External link

economictimes Friday, August 5, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 5, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development," External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 5, 2016 9:50:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "I will devote myself to continuing to lead ADB to an even more elevated standing as the primary development institution in the region that helps achieve inclusive and sustainable development," External link

afp-en Friday, August 5, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "I was very impressed with President Duterte's clear messages on building confidence on public service delivery, respecting contracts and transactions already approved and awaiting implementation, removing red tape, and fighting corruption," External link

sunstar Thursday, July 14, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “I was very impressed with President Duterte’s clear messages on building confidence [in] public service delivery, respecting contracts and transactions already approved and awaiting implementation, removing red tape, and fighting corruption,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 13, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “How to use that money wisely and effectively is important,” External link

mmtimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “We are not considering raising [non-concessional lending] except ... to the private sector,” “The amount can be $150 or $200 [million] depending on transactions. We don’t have any set target, but we are trying to expand” External link

mmtimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:49:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "She stressed the importance of infrastructure-building, especially power and road connectivity," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "She stressed the importance of infrastructure-building, especially power and road connectivity," External link

reuters Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:27:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The successful political transition is a landmark in Myanmar’s development and an encouraging sign for further socioeconomic progress,” “I am impressed by the government’s commitment to ensuring all citizens benefit from growth. ADB will support this effort by helping to promote education and quality jobs, enhance infrastructure, and attract private investment” External link

mizzima Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “A strong focus on structural reforms in key areas is also critical to the country’s development,” External link

mizzima Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The successful political transition is a landmark in Myanmar’s development and an encouraging sign for further socioeconomic progress,” “I am impressed by the government’s commitment to ensuring all citizens benefit from growth. ADB will support this effort by helping to promote education and quality jobs, enhance infrastructure, and attract private investment” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “A strong focus on structural reforms in key areas is also critical to the country’s development,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region,” External link

japantoday Friday, June 10, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 10, 2016 10:35:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Expanding the deployment of clean energy is key to achieving the twin goals of mitigation and development. We must promote an energy transition to decarbonization,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The first challenge is how to develop consistent energy policy. Countries need clear policies on an appropriate energy supply mix reflecting their COP21 commitments as well as a thorough cost analysis of different energy sources including possible decreasing costs of clean energy over time. We need specific regulations to incentivize clean energy development,” “We should reduce fossil fuel subsidies, which encourage the overuse of energy and distort the market by making fossil fuels cheaper. Asia accounts for half of global fossil fuel subsidies. Eliminating them will promote cleaner energy, protect local environments, and reduce the carbon footprint,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Last September, we announced that we will double our annual climate financing to $6 billion by 2020. Of this, $4 billion will support mitigation and $2 billion will be for adaptation. Out of the $4 billion for mitigation, $3 billion annually will go to clean energy projects on renewable energy and energy efficiency, such as solar and wind, and transmission projects with smart grid technology. Another $1 billion will be used on sustainable transport and mitigation efforts in the urban and water sectors,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said ( about Climate Investment Funds ) : “ADB is also partnering with multilateral sources, such as the Green Climate Fund and Climate Investment Funds. In our new partnership with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, we will make combating climate change a priority,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 10, 2016 6:08:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao added : "The project has strategic value to Pakistan as it supports north-south connectivity, new trade and business opportunities, which will boost jobs and cut poverty," External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 10, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region. The project has strategic value to Pakistan as it supports north-south connectivity, new trade, and business opportunities, which will boost jobs and cut poverty” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, June 10, 2016 1:39:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

usnews Friday, June 10, 2016 12:20:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ajc Friday, June 10, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region,” External link

seattletimes Friday, June 10, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "This is a historic milestone for ADB and AIIB as we jointly aim to meet the pressing infrastructure needs in Asia and the Pacific region," External link

ABCnews Friday, June 10, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “Cambodia is among the world’s fastest-growing economies,” External link

vietnamplus-en Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2:14:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It has rapidly reduced poverty from nearly 50% of the population in 2007 to just 19% in 2012, although many people have moved only slightly above the poverty line and remain vulnerable," External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:12:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "It has rapidly reduced poverty from nearly 50% of the population in 2007 to just 19% in 2012, although many people have moved only slightly above the poverty line and remain vulnerable," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:25:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “ADB will work with the government to improve the quality and relevance of education, through targeted skills development at post-basic education level, especially for women and the poor,” External link

akp-en Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:57:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : "Prime Minister Modi and his government is aiming for a good balance between fiscal consolidation by rationalising expenditure and growth-oriented policies by expanding public investments. Better targeting of subsidy payments is essential to achieve higher and more inclusive economic growth," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:05:00 PM EAT

Takehiko Nakao said : “The ADB will help the government attract private sector investment and public private partnership for large scale hydropower and transmission projects,” External link

asianewsnet Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
adb president35.61%EN05/24/201724/05/2017
president37.61%EN05/11/201711/05/2017
asian development bank president10.54%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
development bank president5.41%EN05/07/201707/05/2017
président de la bad2.56%FR05/07/201707/05/2017
president asian development bank0.28%EN05/05/201705/05/2017
president adb0.28%EN05/05/201705/05/2017
asia development bank president1.14%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
chief0.57%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
adb chief0.28%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
president of adb0.85%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
incumbent asian development bank president0.85%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
président de la banque asiatique de développement0.28%FR06/17/201617/06/2016
adb head0.85%EN03/17/201517/03/2015
president of asian development bank2.56%EN04/18/201418/04/2014
minister0.28%NL08/29/201229/08/2012
Names Lang Count
Takehiko NakaoEN76.20%
Takehiko NakaoFR12.95%
Takehiko NakaoDE8.73%
Takehiko NakaoPT1.51%
Takehiko NakaoSA0.30%
Takehiko NakaoLO0.30%


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