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Special Recognition Sought for CDIA

House Representatives Jerry Treñas (Lone District, Iloilo City) and George Arnaiz (2nd District, Negros Oriental) are seeking tax-exempt status for CDIA. Both Representatives pointed out that the non-profit nature of CDIA and its objectives qualifies CDIA for tax exemption in the Philippines. House Bill 3816 proposes to exempt CDIA or its ...

Naga City, Philippines Recently Approved for Support

The Naga City Government received technical assistance and support from Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) with the objective of rehabilitating the Naga River. A prominent and immediate concern of the city government is the need to revitalize the Naga River due to issues of flooding, water pollution and associated ...

Singapore Partners Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) to Develop Capacity in Urban Management

SINGAPORE: 28 senior government officials from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are currently in Singapore to attend a course on “Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming”, including 8 Mayors/Vice Mayors. Jointly organised by the Singapore Cooperation Programme of the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs and CDIA, it is ...

CDIA to conduct survey for RCC programmes

RAJSHAHI, India: The City Development Initiative for Asia, an international investment organisation, has decided to conduct an overall survey in Rajshahi for improving its civic facilities and other pro-people services. A two-member CIDA delegation revealed this on Thursday while exchanging views with Rajshahi city corporation mayor AHM ...

Singapore and Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) Join Hands to Assist Developing Countries

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Cities Development Initiative for Asia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Programme (TCTP) which will provide joint technical assistance programmes to developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). CDIA was co-founded ...

Report on sustainable modes of transport to be presented today

KOCHI, India: A report on sustainable modes of transport for Kochi city will be presented on Tuesday. The report, which has been prepared by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), will also focus on investment packages in the transport sector of the city. A business session held here on Monday ...

Higher CO2 emission to affect air quality in Kochi

KOCHI, India. Annual Carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in Kochi due to vehicular movement is 7.65 million tonne. The estimation was made in the pre-feasibility study in urban transport sector of Kochi by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA). The study has assessed that around 25 per cent of ...

Experts begin feasibility study on urban transport

KOCHI, India: The officials of the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) have started a pre-feasibility study in the urban transport sector in the city. The officials of the CDIA also attended an interactive session at the Corporation council hall on Wednesday. The CDIA will not fund or invest in the ...

CDIA to play saviour for Corporation

KOCHI: Finally, the Kochi Corporation gets a helping hand to streamline its myriad projects. The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), a global organisation sponsored by the Asian Development Bank, has extended its support in appointing a technical consultancy for conducting feasibility studies on various development projects taken up by ...

LRT set for endorsement by RDC, Tom still rejects project

CEBU: Cebu City officials don’t want the project but proponents of the Light Railway Transit (LRT) will still submit it for discussion next month in the Regional Development Council (RDC) of Central Visayas. The $602 million project needs approval of the three cities where the electric-powered rail transit system will pass ...

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