Governments in Asia and the Pacific should consider the direct and indirect benefits of resilient infrastructure, including losses avoided and economic and development benefits even when disaster doesn’t strike.
Mandating public credit ratings for all publicly and privately traded bonds will improve the transparency and sustainability of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market.
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.
A range of factors have helped Asia’s supply chains weather the pandemic better than those in other parts of the world. Vigilance is needed to maintain these vital trade links.
The recent IPCC reports have pointed out the climate emergency the world is facing. Through women’s leadership in climate action, we can better address the crisis.
New technologies in water treatment systems, as well as other measures, are needed to better understand the problem of pharmaceutical contamination of Asia’s rivers.