Older persons have vulnerabilities related to gender, family dynamics, financial and digital literacy, access to labor markets and long-term care. Policymakers should support the region’s growing elderly population to achieve healthier and more productive lives.
Decreased tax revenues and increases in public spending due to COVID-19 make it imperative for developing Asian countries to mobilize private capital for the vast investments needed to achieve the SDGs.
In Asia and throughout the world, tourism is a double-edged sword that brings huge benefits and serious impacts.
An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects
Amid uncertainty over the evolution of the PRC-US trade dispute, markets in the region are taking a wait-and-see stance.
The region's strong fundamentals limit the risk of foreign exchange volatility.