Tag: Asia

57 Founding Members of China-led Bank — Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

The China-led bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a regional development bank that will help finance infrastructure development and improvement in Asia. AIIB is seen by many as a competitor to the United States-headquartered World Bank and the Japan- and U.S.-led Asia Development Bank (ADB). The AIIB will be headquartered in Beijing, China. The […]

World Bank Founding — Sikat Pala ang Philippines Noon

I was answering a question on WebAnswers — a site where you can earn money answering questions — when I found out that the Philippines was sikat pala in the 1940s. Imagine, the Philippines was one of only five Asian countries that were represented when the World Bank was established in a series of conferences […]