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.
Hope was abundant when the United States and the Taliban signed a peace agreement in February, but a new flash survey shows that stalled talks and rising violence have left many Afghans skeptical about the longer term.
In the vast archipelago of Indonesia, lawyers in remote areas are hard to find. As pandemic stress has caused rates of violence against women to soar, a new project from The Asia Foundation is connecting rural victims with pro bono lawyers eager to help.
The Asia Foundation alum describes a career spent working on democracy and Islam, resilience against violent extremism, the challenges faced by advanced middle-income countries, and forging the historic peace agreement between the Philippines government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
As Indonesia’s troubled prisons release young offenders to avoid the pandemic, a program managed by The Asia Foundation is helping them rebuild their lives and reconcile with their communities.
Meet these four young Asia Foundation Development Fellows who are tackling the problems that they say matter most.
The InAsia Podcast takes a field trip to northwestern Thailand, where a small farmer far from the big city learns about online marketing and how to tell the story of her unique avocados.
As cellphones and the internet have reached the farthest corners of Southeast Asia, violent groups and their supporters are increasingly turning social media into a new front in that region’s festering subnational conflicts.