India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand are paving the way for technology to make governance more effective.
Girls and women today have far more opportunities and role models than their mothers and grandmothers, but there is much more to be done.
Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
The Asia-Pacific region has the expertise and resources to take a leadership role in not only developing a COVID-19 vaccine but distributing it to those who need it most.
Asian cities act as engines of economic growth, providing jobs, expertise, and the sharing of resources. But in some cases, these powerful engines are sputtering due to insufficient infrastructure, inadequate planning, and poor governance.
At the local level, public services have gone digital in Indonesia as the pandemic forces government offices to restrict access to them.
Making it easier for workers to move between countries is key to liberalizing the trade in services and unleashing the benefits it will produce across national and regional economies.
Peer-to-peer data sharing is being tested in Georgia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.
The pandemic has shown central bankers and public debt managers that innovation and creativity are needed to maintain borrowing opportunities and keep local currency bond markets functioning.
Informal settlers, water, and public transport are the three main challenges for Asia’s cities.