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These are the cities where visitors spend the most

While Bangkok is the most popular destination overall - with 19.4 million visitors last year - those visitors spent just under half of what was spent in Dubai.

Why China could lead the next phase of globalization

While the US is currently the world’s largest economy, in purchasing-power terms China is expected to overtake it in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund

This is the cost of Asia’s ageing population

In some countries, like Japan, the population is ageing rapidly, and the labor force is shrinking. In others, like the Philippines, young people are flooding the job market in search of work

Vague commitments by the US vs. billions of dollars of cash-rich China

Vague commitments by the US, coupled with offers of billions of dollars in investments by cash-rich China, have the potential to disrupt the usual order of things in Asia.

How active is your country? Smartphone data reveals the answer

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates almost 2 billion adults – more than a quarter of the global population – are overweight or obese.

How can we realize the opportunities of China’s Belt and Road strategy?

Even though the B&R’s initial objective was to rebuild the ancient land network that connects China to Europe via Central Asia, it has subsequently gone beyond that to include building highways, railways, ports, airports

How can we ensure Asia’s future cities are both smart, and sustainable?

There are already more people living in cities than in rural areas, and the United Nations estimates that by 2050, almost 70% of the world’s population will be city dwellers.

These are the lessons we can learn for the future of Aid-for-Trade

We know that Aid-for-Trade plays a vital role in ensuring that the gains from more and cheaper cross-border trade reach everyone, everywhere.
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