Tag: Asia

A string of new COVID-19 outbreaks is weighing on the Asia-Pacific region’s economic recovery. Among Asia’s developed economies, the caseload is low compared to other nations. But, amid low tolerance... Read More

In the race to become the leader in artificial intelligence (AI), China and the US are way ahead of the global competition, but it provides plenty of opportunities for smaller,... Read More

Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the... Read More

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Thinking... Read More

Governments in Asia need to focus on long-term planning that informs policies, decision-making, and allocation of finances to tackle the region’s water crisis, written by Cecilia Tortajada, Professor in practice,... Read More

A heady cocktail of stronger global recovery prospects, surging prices for crude oil and other commodities, supply-side disruptions and rising container shipping costs has fuelled concerns of rising inflation. This... Read More

Ms. Rosy Khanna (Asia-Pacific regional industry director, Financial Institutions at IFC) talks about the importance of financial inclusion, the role of digital payments in supporting the post-COVID economic recovery, and... Read More