Blogs on Japan
Published on Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Hydrogen has the potential to be the next breakthrough energy source but key challenges need to be overcome before it can be scaled up to widespread use. Developing countries could be at the forefront of this new “hydrogen economy”
Published on Thursday, 04 April 2019
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
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 Thursday, 26 July 2018
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to investing in high-speed rail for Asian cities.
Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Asian economies generally meet the conditions for a demography-driven middle-income trap, especially in East and Southeast Asia.
Published on Monday, 19 February 2018
Both global and regional trade integration can affect national exports, and vice versa.
Published on Monday, 08 August 2016
The youth have the power in their hands to shape not only their future, but also the current state of affairs.
Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016
Sean O’Sullivan, ADB Director General for Central and West Asia, gives an update on a $1.2 billion project to improve the electricity supply with two giant gas turbines in Uzbekistan.
Published on Thursday, 05 May 2016
The same spirit of cooperation we saw this week in Frankfurt will continue next year at ADB’s 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.