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
In Southeast Asia, only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. But now a new approach to credit scoring, developed and led by fintech star-tups, could change that - and unleas...
Violence, political instability and poverty have caused the number of IDPs to increase by more than a million worldwide over the last year.
The single most critical government body, the ministry of finance, has the power to influence national development and economic policies, in the way that determines where public and priva...
Thailand created a successful universal healthcare system others can learn from.
Trump's Indo-Pacific Strategy is going toe-to-toe with China's infrastructure plans for the region. As long as the geopolitical balance holds, the outlook is good for developers.
Traditional insurance companies are being buffeted by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including changes in customer behaviour and expectations brought on by technology, ne...
Investors, academia and industry all have a role to play
The world's fastest-growing region stands to gain from promoting financial equality, shows new research.
The region's governments can consider several ways of challenging a culture of mass disposability and kickstarting a circular economy.