Millions of Asia’s informal workers – such as vendors, day laborers, and others – are left out of national pension systems. Here’s what we can do to help them in their later years.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Disaster-related displacement is often negative, but can result in more resilient communities under the right circumstances. This can include better management of remittances sent to family members in the disaster zone.
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
Teaching science, technology, engineering and math benefits students and society in a variety of ways.
In cities around Asia, governments are exploring ways to capture the increased value of land near public infrastructure projects, and direct these funds back toward the needs of city residents.
Thailand’s next phase of growth requires a transition to a low-carbon economy while ensuring energy security, affordability, and sustainability.
India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand are paving the way for technology to make governance more effective.
Weak statistics and informal land area measurement techniques can distort agricultural policies, ADB research shows.