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.
On World Toilet Day, a marketing campaign in Viet Nam sheds light on what makes civil society organizations effective partners for development projects
Here’s why the perception that skilled migration damages the source country is wrong.
Preserving urban heritage helps local industries develop, and provides income opportunities for citizens.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
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.
Flooding and other risks to the people, economy and infrastructure of coastal cities due to climate change cannot be underestimated.
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
Women and young people were hit the hardest by job losses during the pandemic but some governments used innovative policies to improve the situation.
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.