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.
The implications of working from home on costs, productivity, and work-life balance are just now being understood by workers and companies around the world. Will this new awareness transcend the pandemic?
Improved rural road infrastructure enables connectivity and safe mobility. It also affects access to health, education and economic opportunities.
Young people have a unique perspective on international development. Here are examples of how they are helping Asia and the Pacific deal with COVID-19.
Crafting small business support efforts to specific country circumstances could help save millions of livelihoods in poor communities and fortify economies against future shocks.
Small and medium-sized enterprises make up more than 96% of all Asian businesses. Their survival and resilience is essential for a green recovery.
The COVID-19 crisis requires innovative thinking in conducting social analysis and assessments for development projects
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.
Households and small businesses are being offered a dizzying array of financial assistance packages to survive COVID-19, but many lack the financial skills to judge if they are right for them.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for Asia and the Pacific to undertake reforms that can make it more resilient.