Seven days after the earthquake in Nepal, it’s a race against time to provide food, shelter, and water to those affected. An ADB staff member in Kathmandu describes how they are still coming to grips with the devastation, and they take it one day at a time.
Western Mongolia struggles to attract investment due to high transportation costs, but thus may soon change with the construction of a new regional corridor.
The same spirit of cooperation we saw this week in Frankfurt will continue next year at ADB’s 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of technology in managing the crisis. Public-private partnerships, coupled with global cooperation, could help us explore technological solutions beyond the earth.
Governments in Asia and the Pacific must think about two things when restarting their economies: when to do it and how.
A harmonized set of industry-wide health and safety protocols are necessary for travel and tourism to recover.
Rebooting the Economy: What Countries Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing as They Relax Restrictions
Experts agree that safely restarting economies hinges on widespread COVID-19 testing. But what does that mean across countries with varying testing capacities?
As vaccines are rolled out across Asia and the Pacific, governments need to ensure equitable and transparent distribution. They also need to undertake deep healthcare reforms to manage future health crises. ADB's top health expert answers the pertinent questions.
We need to start taking more youth perspectives into account for social and economic development to stay relevant.
Crafting small business support efforts to specific country circumstances could help save millions of livelihoods in poor communities and fortify economies against future shocks.