ADB Inks Cambodia Rail Loan Deal

The Asian Development Bank and Cambodian government were due to sign March 2 a new loan deal worth USD42 million for the repair of the country’s rail network, The Phnom Penh Post reports. The sum represents the second half of ADB’s USD84 million pledge to support the USD141 million project, which aims to link Cambodia and Thailand via rail by 2013.

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    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.