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Asia’s informal workers risk losing out in green economy push, officials...

The rate of informal employment across the region is on average 68% of the workforce

Little-known nut helps Indonesian farmers build sustainable forest economy

Through an enterprise set up by the village authorities, residents are harvesting and selling kenari, a mineral-rich nut

‘Dark future’: The distress of Afghan women who can no longer...

The United Nations predicts half of Afghanistan's population could run out of food during the long, cold winter

Hopes high as tourists touch down for Thailand re-opening

The pandemic hammered the kingdom's tourism-reliant economy, which last year saw its worst performance since the 1997 Asian financial crisis

Desperate Indians sell family gold to survive COVID cash crunch

Business closures and job losses pushed more than 230 million Indians into poverty in the past year

Thailand to re-open to vaccinated tourists from November

COVID-related travel restrictions have left the economy battered, contributing to its worst performance in more than 20 years

World needs action to back COVID vaccines, health care access, Cardinal...

He called for “a renewed examination of how health care systems have largely been overwhelmed by the pandemic"

Photos: A day in the life of Manila under COVID-19 pandemic

Filipinos in Manila observe minimum health protocols as the country continues to face high incidences of COVID-19 infections

Economic recovery in East Asia, Pacific faces setback, says World Bank

Economic activity began to slow down in the second quarter of 2021, and growth forecasts have been downgraded for most countries

Cambodian migrants facing lack of jobs at home want to return...

Unable to find work to support themselves in Cambodia, workers are making risky illegal border crossings to Thailand

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