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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.

5 places relocating people because of climate change

Rising sea levels caused by climate change are threatening coastal areas around the world – but for some communities, it’s already too late to save their homes.

China is building a city bigger than Washington on 4 islands in Malaysia

Called Forest City, the $100 billion metropolis will be able to accommodate 700,000 people. That's about 20,000 more than the current population of Washington, DC

The world’s first refugee camp powered by renewable energy

The plant, funded by the Ikea Foundation, is the first in the world to be built in a refugee camp and will supply residents free of charge.

How Asia can maintain growth with an ever ageing population

To boost productivity in the future, Asian governments will have to implement well-targeted structural reforms today.

We’ll Live to 100, but Can We Afford It?

As the quality of healthcare has increased during the past century, so too have global life expectancies - but new generations will pay a high price for living longer.