India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand are paving the way for technology to make governance more effective.
For the country to take full advantage of financial technology, 3 significant steps need to be taken.
The country needs to focus on improving education and skills training to improve job quality and quantity.
Spilling hydropower in one country can benefit a neighboring country that lacks power or is relying on diesel.
Peer-to-peer data sharing is being tested in Georgia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.
Managing solid waste remains a low priority for most Asian cities. Here’s what we have learned needs to change.
Informal settlers, water, and public transport are the three main challenges for Asia’s cities.
Indonesia has made impressive gains in poverty reduction in recent years, but some unfavorable childhood nutrition figures bode ill for the economy and the country’s achievement of a key Millennium Development Goal (MDG).
The conventional view of wage gaps between men and women is that they have been steadily narrowing over recent decades and this trend will inevitably continue as women achieve higher education levels and enter areas of the workforce which have been dominated by males in the past. Unfortunately recent evidence from Indonesia suggests that pay parity between the sexes remains some way off.
As the world marks International Day of Action for Women's Health, maternal deaths are an uncomfortable reminder that much work still needs to be done. Indonesia is a case in point. While it is one of the fast growing economic powerhouses in Asia it is also experiencing a worrying rise in maternal deaths.