How can technology improve existing transport modes and create new ways of moving around? To discuss, we checked in with Mr. Amadou Koné, Côte D’Ivoire’s Minister of Transport.
With the rising costs of out-of-pocket health care expenditures, currently estimated at half a trillion dollars globally, the number of people affected by this trend is expected to increase…
In a world of climate change and headline-grabbing cyclones, El Niño is one of the most unspoken climate risks in East Asia and the Pacific.
The word "convenience" in the single-use plastics context, needs urgent redefinition, especially in the East Asia region where several countries top the list in terms of plastics leaking…
Kim Eng and Mey Neang are among 250 poor students in Kampong Thom province who are going to get bicycles and school materials from a charity group.
With public resources strained, governments alone cannot fund large-scale infrastructure development
Clearly, Africa’s strong reform drive is cause for celebration. The sober truth, however, is that the world’s most difficult places for businesses are still largely found in Africa
A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.
In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.