In the last three decades, East Asia has reaped the demographic dividend. An abundant and growing labor force powered almost one-third of the region’s per capita income growth from the 1960s to…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

El Niño is back and may be stronger than ever.   A wooden boat is seen stranded on the dry cracked riverbed of the Dawuhan Dam during drought season in Madiun, Indonesia's East Java province…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

In Mozambique in 2003, it took an entrepreneur 168 days to start a business. Today, it takes only 19 days. That kind of transformation has major implications for ambitious men and women who are…

Cecile Fruman |

版本:English ​ 一万亿美元是何概念?从字面意思上说,一万亿就是100万乘以100万,也就是说1后面加12个零。对于参与本周召开的亚洲——新加坡基础设施圆桌会议的代表们而言,每年1万亿美元指的是亚洲为维持其快速城市化进程所需的投资额。 在本次圆桌会议期间召开的高级别战略讨论会上,世界银行集团公私合作局高级局长劳伦斯·卡特(Laurence Carter)…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott |

Dans quinze ans, vous rappellerez-vous où vous étiez quand l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a adopté les Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) ?   Le vendredi 25 septembre 2015 ne…

Bertrand Badré |

​Fifteen years from now, will you remember where you were when the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Friday, September 25, 2015 may not be one of those days…

Bertrand Badré |

The 50th birthday of the nation this year has given Singaporeans a chance to look back with pride at the achievements over the course of one generation—as a country, as an economy and as a people…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Unprecedented economic growth in the last three decades propelled East Asia into an economic powerhouse responsible for a quarter of the world’s economy. Hundreds of millions of people across the…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |