When I was asked to look back at Cambodia's economy in 2009 and ahead to 2010, I began to wish I had some magic tools such as this ox (although in that case, the ox was not that magical,…

Stéphane Guimbert |

Some recipients of a scholarship given to young girls in Cambodia at the end of primary school. The program has had a significant effect on girls’ secondary enrollment. (photo by Deon Filmer)…

Emmanuel Jimenez |

Regionally speaking, developing countries in East Asia and Pacific have rebounded surprisingly quickly from the financial crisis and global recession. But according to a report just released by…

James I Davison |

In Laos, the government has reportedly already healed the economy from the economic flu.

Frederico Gil Sander |

This is the latest installment of the regional round-up and it has been a while.  However, there has not been much groundbreaking news related to the financial crisis to report, with a few…

James Seward |

Students take a computer course at a private school in Cambodia. A number of fascinating web-related findings came out of a World Bank report, released this week, which ties Internet and mobile…

James I Davison |

It's been a very enriching experience to listen to the reactions of these 1200 or so college students.

Stéphane Guimbert |

Carbon finance sounds boring and technical and not much fun. However, it actually does a lot of good and can help fund critical environmental preservation projects as well as introduce clean and…

Florian Kitt |

Royal oxen, cousins to the more common variety in the photo, offered their take on Cambodia's agricultural prospects. (Photo courtesy of dee under a Creative Commons license)

Stéphane Guimbert |

Despite a surge in joblessness and a regional drop of the forecasted GDP growth to 5.3 percent expected in 2009, developing East Asian and Pacific countries may be able to look to China for hope…

James I Davison |