In my last post, I discussed how emerging Asia is getting hit by the financial storm and the early signs of stress in the financial systems across the region. The intensity of this storm appears…

James Seward |

For about a week, I've been reminded of today's 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day by a giant red ribbon hanging on the World Bank's main building here in Washington, DC. A few…

James I Davison |

Image credit: simonpocock at Flickr under a Creative Commons license. If you want to know what movies are being shown on flights across the Pacific, ask me or my World Bank colleagues in the East…

Zoe Elena Trohanis |

Image credit: downingstreet at Flickr under a Creative Commons license.

James Seward |

A large number of export-oriented processing firms have already closed in Guangdong, the heart of China’s export machine. Image credit: lylevincent at Flickr under a Creative Commons license. I…

David Dollar |

More than 1,600 children from around the world participated in a photography project, designed in part to educate children about traffic safety.

James I Davison |