Asia Should Lead the Way in Producing a Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
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.
Asia’s Vibrant Elderly are Redefining What It Means to be “Old”
The Asia and Pacific region is aging rapidly, and that is affecting the region’s workforce, but increased longevity is adding an unexpected element to the picture
At Your Service: Trade Liberalization Could Bring Huge Benefits to Southeast Asia
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.
Capital Markets Can Power Southeast Asia’s Sustainable Pandemic Recovery
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.
COVID-19 is Sending Millions of Overseas Workers Back into Southeast Asia’s Rural Areas
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.
Farming in the City: A New Path to Food Security
Cities can play a bigger role in food security while building a sense of community and the pathways to a green economy.
Government Budgets Strengthen Safety Nets, Inclusiveness
The government budgetary process can have a powerful impact on societal gains.
Helping Governments Improve Performance
Performance assessments help people in Southeast Asia determine how well their government is performing and how they can be improved.
How Big Data Can Be Used for Tourism Recovery in Asia and The Pacific
The pandemic-driven surge in data collection offers major opportunities, and some risks, for the reopening of tourism in the region.
How Social Enterprises Contribute to Training and Job Creation: Examples from the United Kingdom and Asia
Social enterprises play an important role in building human capital and creating a more inclusive labor market. They also inject new talent into the services sectors that face a growing shortage of appropriately skilled workers.