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.
Vice-President Stephen Groff shares his views on cooperation among Mekong countries from the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the reputation of technical and vocation jobs is improving due to enhanced skills and increased incomes.
Performance assessments help people in Southeast Asia determine how well their government is performing and how they can be improved.
Hydrogen has the potential to be the next breakthrough energy source but key challenges need to be overcome before it can be scaled up to widespread use. Developing countries could be at the forefront of this new “hydrogen economy”
Weak statistics and informal land area measurement techniques can distort agricultural policies, ADB research shows.
Infrastructure has a critical role in narrowing gender gaps and accelerating the advancement of women and girls. If women are given a say in infrastructure design and investment, projects can become more effective enablers of their growth.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are working together to encourage the free flow of skilled labor within their countries.
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
The global value chains that help drive Asia’s export-driven economic miracle have widespread development impacts. We need to understand them better to maximize the benefits.