As the world commemorates International Youth Day, governments should consider targeted policies, and cultural changes, to address the differences in leisure time among girls and boys.
Rapid socioeconomic development and population growth are escalating groundwater overexploitation, creating a potential crisis in Asia and the Pacific.
Facing global supply chain challenges, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework promotes economic cooperation among 14 economies, strengthening supply chain resilience, fostering innovation, and driving growth.
Economic corridors have the potential to bridge infrastructure gaps, foster industrial growth, and promote economic diversification, playing a pivotal role in propelling Asia towards a more inclusive and sustainable growth trajectory.
Viet Nam is committing to ambitious goals to address climate change. Here’s how to fund them.
The pandemic erased millions of jobs in Southeast Asia. But the digital economy offers renewed hope particularly for young job-seekers—if they can learn the necessary skills.
Despite the global economic turmoil, remittances remained remarkable resilient during the pandemic. Reforms are needed to keep this financial lifeline strong in the years ahead.
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.
Mandating public credit ratings for all publicly and privately traded bonds will improve the transparency and sustainability of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market.
Tourism has yet to recover in Asia and the Pacific, but a few green shoots can help us understand how best to heal the sector.