Empowering women in Malaysia by promoting economic opportunities for them can go a long way towards fulfilling the country’s development potential.
Even though Thailand is now an upper-middle income country that has nearly eradicated extreme poverty, data show that poverty reduction has slowed down and have been uneven across the country.
From this visit to Huimin, it is clear that e-commerce has brought new opportunities to China’s countryside. It has catalyzed local entrepreneurship, brought some migrants back home, reuniting…
Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.
In rural Indonesia, rice accounts for almost one-quarter of the total expenditures of the poor. However, food prices have been on a rollercoaster ride because of unreliable production data.
Di pedesaan Indonesia, beras menyumbang hampir seperempat dari total pengeluaran penduduk miskin. Namun, harga makanan sering bergejolak seperti rollercoaster karena data produksi pangan belum…
While Vietnam’s Human Capital Index is at 0.67 – exceeding the upper-middle-income average – such indexes for ethnic minorities groups are consistently lower.
Vietnam has come a long way in its tourism development since the mid-2000s, but now stands at a tipping point where continued rapid and unmanaged growth could have adverse economic, environmental…