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.
With the right policies in the sustainable finance market, Southeast Asian governments can add momentum to the region’s post-pandemic recovery and improve lives through the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Vice-President Stephen Groff shares his views on cooperation among Mekong countries from the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
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.
Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.
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.
Pacific nations, led by the smallest and least well-off, moved decisively to restrict travel from a fast-growing list of COVID-19 affected countries.
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.