Linking Asia’s Financial Markets Will Help the Region Respond to the Next Crisis
Just as past crises triggered international and regional financial cooperation, the pandemic offers an opportunity to collectively improve financial resilience and soundness.
To Make the Transition to Digital Learning, Start with Teachers
Teachers need to be provided the tools and training to successfully lead students into making the jump to effective digital learning.
How Governments Can Use Tax Policy to Speed Pandemic Recovery
The COVID-19 pandemic has created opportunities for a fairer, more robust and more efficient tax revenue and spending system.
For Southeast Asian Employers, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a Chance to Create Jobs
Companies deploying Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, and investing in reskilling and upskilling for digital occupations, are likely to recover faster from the impact of the pandemic.
Despite the Pandemic, Remittances Have Kept Flowing Home to Asia’s Families
Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.
Southeast Asia Needs High-Performing Public Sector to Beat COVID-19
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.
RCEP is a Gargantuan Trade Deal But Will Economies be Able to Make the Most of It?
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.
COVID-19 is Sending Millions of Overseas Workers Back into Southeast Asia’s Rural Areas
With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
Five Ways to Stop Corruption in Its Tracks
During the pandemic, corruption in projects could mean the difference between life and death for the poor and vulnerable.
Why are Interest Rates Falling in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.