Blogs on Australia
Published on Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Criminals must be prevented from using the financial system but misdirected efforts to stop crime can harm small businesses and the jobs they create
Published on Monday, 04 February 2019
Time will tell whether Asia-Pacific’s increasing trend toward regional integration extend further into labor markets.
Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Australia and ADB share common objectives and interests which provide a basis for strong and lasting collaboration for development, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
Published on Thursday, 18 January 2018
The next 12 months are likely to bring us closer to a new era of renewable energy, much faster than I predicted a year ago.
Published on Monday, 21 November 2016
It's time for governments and the private sector to invest in protecting the natural capital of the Coral Triangle for tourism benefits.
Published on Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Tokyo, Seoul or Singapore illustrate how inclusive urban development, despite high cost of living, can make a city livable.
Published on Thursday, 17 March 2016
Designing and implementing private sector development programs in the region can take years, but the payoff is huge.
Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015
New technologies such as lithium-ion batteries, LED lights and rooftop solar power are changing the way electricity is generated and supplied. We also need less electricity; with energy-efficient lighting and appliances, our electricity needs are reducing every year.
Published on Monday, 18 March 2013
As I sat through two days of discussions in the first meeting of the G-20 Development Working Group under the Russian Presidency in Moscow in February this year, an uneasy question kept coming to my mind—is the G-20 losing its way?