An emergency fund for women entrepreneurs is helping Mongolian small businesswomen survive the pandemic and prepare for a prosperous future.
A major white paper has laid out China’s new vision for its global role and responsibilities in international development. In this week’s podcast, our analysts discern a China that is poised to become this century’s most prominent development actor.
When the Lim brothers emigrated from China to southern Thailand, three converted to Islam and one remained a Buddhist. Four generations later, a family reunion shows how ordinary people can bridge intercommunal conflict to find their shared humanity.
A special task force convened by The Asia Foundation has presented its findings on U.S.–Southeast Asia relations to the Biden administration. Here are the headlines.
For a decade, the Victims of Trauma Treatment Program has worked with Sri Lanka to heal the psychic wounds of war and natural disaster. When Covid-19 arrived, the pieces were in place to tackle the trauma of lockdowns.
Barriers to women in business are costly to Vietnam’s economy. Gender-smart investing integrates women’s capacities and life experiences into investment strategy to reduce gender gaps and increase profits.
From a pandemic that quickly swept the globe, to the storming of the U.S. capital, 2020 was a year that defied prediction. So, what can we say about 2021? After a year that derailed development trajectories across Asia, our experts look to the year ahead.
The year of the pandemic was a long, discontented winter that the glorious sun forgot. But it was a year we dug deep into the voices and ideas of our colleagues across Asia in our new InAsia Podcast.
The Myanmar Business Environment Index is a piece of statistical legerdemain that starts as a public perceptions survey and ends as a powerful tool to mobilize both government and the private sector to push for change.