Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
Bangladesh not only kept girls in school but improved their lives on multiple levels with a simple, low-cost stipend program. It offers valuable insights for school systems around the world struggling with the pandemic.
Reinforcing the regional trade-FDI nexus is imperative to promote sustained high and inclusive growth in developing Asia.
World Statistics Day reminds us that to ensure social and economic growth, support for data-backed policymaking is needed.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for Asia and the Pacific to undertake reforms that can make it more resilient.