In Thailand, COVID-19 will worsen an already challenging situation for households facing droughts, stagnant wage growth, and rising poverty.
Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home
The first Diversity and Inclusion Learning Forum in this region was organized in Bangkok for staff to learn more about unconscious bias - or hidden bias - and how it can impact the workplace.
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…
World Bank volunteers from the Thailand office took to Pattaya city’s coastlines, cleaning it, planting coral reefs, and setting nursery-raised sharks and crabs free to help balance the ecosystem…
Tapping the minds of children and youth for their ideas and solutions through an art competition called “Thailand Young Artists: Our Country, Our Future.”
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.
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…