Four Ways To Fund Viet Nam’s COP26 Climate Commitments
Viet Nam is committing to ambitious goals to address climate change. Here’s how to fund them.
Preparing Southeast Asia’s Youth to Enter the Digital Economy
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.
Turbulent Remittance Flows During the Pandemic Highlight the Need for Reforms
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.
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.
Debunking Viet Nam’s Credit Rating Misconceptions
Mandating public credit ratings for all publicly and privately traded bonds will improve the transparency and sustainability of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market.
What Emerging Bright Spots Tell Us About Reviving Тourism in Asia
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.
How Banks in Viet Nam Can Empower Women’s Businesses
Bank boards can drive growth and profits while spurring positive social change by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises owned by women.
The Pandemic Has Pushed Women Out of Work. These Policies Can Help.
In Southeast Asia, women workers were disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Urgent policy action is needed to address the issue and improve the welfare of women in other areas as well.
What Policies Saved Jobs During the Pandemic? Five Key Findings from Southeast Asia
Women and young people were hit the hardest by job losses during the pandemic but some governments used innovative policies to improve the situation.
Bold Reforms Can Unleash the Power of Microfinance in Viet Nam
For microfinance institutions in Viet Nam to flourish and grow their client base, regulatory changes are needed, beginning with their ownership.