Your Questions Answered: What Jobs Can Be Done from Home?
An ADB economist who specializes in the areas of education, skills development and jobs, answers questions about which jobs are best suited to work-from-home arrangements, based on a recent study in Southeast Asia.
Yolanda Response Shows Power of the Virtual Citizen
A year ago this last weekend, Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the Philippines, the strongest tropical cyclone in recorded history. You may have heard about this tragedy via traditional media but it is likely you heard more about it through social media.
World TB Day – Reaching the Missing Millions
World Tuberculosis Day provides an important occasion to raise awareness about a disease that continues to affect millions of people around the globe.
Workers Need Digital Skills to Remain Relevant in the Post-Pandemic Job Market
As the region emerges from the pandemic, businesses should adopt more flexible approaches to developing talent for digital jobs, while workers must embrace lifelong learning of digital skills.
Work from Home to Beat Traffic
Traffic jams will surely worsen, in Manila and elsewhere in Asia, without innovative solutions like work-from-home policies.
With ADB Assistance, Marawi Looks Forward to Rebuilding
Vice-President Stephen Groff explains how a new ADB loan and grants package will help boost economic activity in the southern Philippines.
Why Wastewater Matters, and Innovation is Indispensable
Innovative solutions can help Asian cities and communities leapfrog wastewater management challenges.
Why Southeast Asia Shouldn’t Worry About “Brain Drain”
Here’s why the perception that skilled migration damages the source country is wrong.
Why Social Protection Should Top the Asian Agenda
In Asia's fastest-growing economies millions have been lifted out of poverty, but the benefits have accrued to certain regions and cities, particular sectors and population groups, leaving many mired in poverty and dangerously disconnected from the new motors of growth.
Why Social Protection Matters for the Youth
For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.