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USB

Universal Serial Bus informatics An external bus with transfer rates up to 12 Mbps, which accommodates up to 127 peripherals, replacing serial and parallel ports. Cf Firewire.
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He will lead ADB operations in the Philippines and supervise the effective implementation of ADB's 'Country Operations Business Plan 2018-2020' (COBP) and the 'Country Partnership Strategy' (CPS) 2018-2022, which are currently being prepared.
ADB, based in Manila, is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration.
ADB has also clarified that it is hoped that the Financial Advisory Services Agreement (FASA) would be signed soon between ADB and the TAPI Company.
Citing recent studies, 'natural disasters are expected to cause further displacement from rural to urban areas, as has already occurred in the past,' the ADB said, although 'displacement after natural disasters in the Philippines is usually localized as people want to stay as close to their homes as possible.
It is satisfactory that the ADB will double its climate financing by 2020 to help developing countries.
Next priority area includes ADB efforts to mobilize private resources for development besides promoting greater and more effective use of public-private partnerships, or PPPs, he said.
Lauding the efforts made by ADB in regional development, the minister said the bank is not fixated to a certain stance but it keeps adapting according to the changing environment which is conducive to progress.
The first assistance from the ADB was a loan to the country in 1968 to help modernize tea factories, and it progressed to fund projects in a variety of sectors according to the needs of the country and in keeping with the development policies of the respective governments of the day.
These were among the key findings of the Annual Country Portfolio Performance Review conducted by ADB and the Government of Tajikistan recently.
ADB would set up 2,000 MW solar energy projects under public- private partnership in two years.
The Indian finance minister said that the proposed BRICS bank would complement rather than compete with ADB.
ADB announced it will fund $525 million to promote Cambodia's growth for the next three-years, starting from 2013 to 2015.