The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us that being able to move patients, key workers, and essential supplies quickly can mean the difference between life and death. So, how can we ensure reliable…
Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home
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.
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.
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.
Interview by Kathy Chen, Consultant at the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF).