By leveraging new technology, the Philippines can pave the way for sustainable and jobs-rich growth in business process outsourcing.
The system help distinguish an inclusive business model from other types of investment.
Paolo Spantigati, ADB Country Director for Timor-Leste, hopes a coffee festival will be the first step in the country’s bid to diversify its economy.
Consumers, investors, producers, distributors, and the public all have a role to play in taking partial responsibility for environmental management.
Fifteen years ago I was working for a nongovernment organization (NGO) in Bangladesh documenting stories of training and economic empowerment of communities. A common recurring theme in virtually all the communities was the gender stereotyping in skills training programs.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership offers hope in in an ocean of trade policy pessimism.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.
With Asia’s continuing rise and growing impact on the global economy, regional cooperation and integration (RCI) is expanding, bringing with it both benefits and costs. To sustain region-wide economic growth, an integrated market for the free flow of trade and investment across the region is necessary.
If Malaysia truly wants to reach high-income countries, it must first arrest and then reverse its structural regression, and improve the business environment to revive private investment in manufacturing.
Beyond political rhetoric, the question is whether the current trend is indeed ominous of growing protectionism on the horizon.