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Asia's growth is expected to contract by 1.6% - something few predicted. But the right policy responses, says the IMF, can help boost recovery.
Thailand is one of the world's biggest plastic polluters, but a small community project is recycling its discarded fishing nets into vital supplies to help fight coronavirus.
China is home to the continent’s top two universities for the first time this year, according to the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings.
Asia-Pacific countries have been praised for their containment strategies, and many are now cautiously announcing plans to reopen their schools and get people back to work.
In the Asia-Pacific region, informal workers account for nearly 60% of non-farm workers, a group particularly vulnerable to economic disruption caused by COVID-19.
Innovative solutions to enhance the region’s cohesion.
With just 96 reported cases, Singapore has done well to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus, despite being a major hub for international business and travel.
Mobility could define the future for emerging economies, who must find a way to balance leapfrogging technologies with improving access and lessening environmental impacts.
By 2030, Asia will contribute roughly 60% of global growth with the bulk of that coming from China, India and developing markets throughout South-East Asia.
The OECD’s latest global test of 15-year-olds in math, science, and reading revealed that Asian countries excel in education, with China and Singapore ranked first and second, respectively.
From lowering tariffs to reducing layers of bureaucracy on exports within the bloc, the deal is set to have a significant impact on the global economy.
Research conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute shows the extent to which the global center of gravity is shifting towards Asia.
Disgust is a powerful and basic emotional reaction, designed to steer us away from potential contaminants. But it's lead us to reject valid sources of nutrition, writes Professor of Healt...
While tight-knit trade linkages have contributed to economic success in the region, how can the ASEAN embrace the free flow of goods, services and skilled labor?
The reasons for ASEAN’s new Indo-Pacific outlook are varied, but the U.S. – China trade war was key, writes Premesha Saha, of the Observer Research Foundation