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Before COVID-19, ASEAN was on track to become the fourth-largest economy in the world. Here's how the region can drive sustainable, resilient growth.
The resilience of Asian economies has reinforced long-term trends that will continue driving China and Southeast Asia’s growth.
Asia-Pacific's economy is rebounding from the pandemic, but analysis from the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook shows its countries aren't recovering at the same speed.
The COVID-19 death toll in countries in East Asia, including Vietnam and Singapore, has been low compared to western nations. This could be why.
From reducing exposure to COVID-19 to supporting everyday operations, fintech has helped the ASEAN's MSMEs survive the pandemic and grow in unexpected ways
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.
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.
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.