Viet Nam’s water sector is promising for investors but a bold reform agenda is needed to connect private capital to this crucial public service and unleash the development and economic growth that will follow.
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.
Women and young people were hit the hardest by job losses during the pandemic but some governments used innovative policies to improve the situation.
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
Flooding and other risks to the people, economy and infrastructure of coastal cities due to climate change cannot be underestimated.
The delivery of services – such as clean water, reliable public transport, schools and hospitals – through economic and social infrastructure is among the most important functions of government. Resources must be well spent to ensure quality.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Preserving urban heritage helps local industries develop, and provides income opportunities for citizens.
Here’s why the perception that skilled migration damages the source country is wrong.
On World Toilet Day, a marketing campaign in Viet Nam sheds light on what makes civil society organizations effective partners for development projects