Development

Strengthening regulatory frameworks in ASEAN to enhance digital connectivity

This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues relating to Gender and Diversity, Green Recovery, and Emerging Economies. A report from the Asian …

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Discovering untapped sustainable finance opportunities towards green recovery in ASEAN

This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues relating to Gender and Diversity, Green Recovery, and Emerging Economies. ASEAN is highly exposed to …

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Lessons from Cambodia on its participation strategy in the GVC of bicycles

This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues relating to Gender and Diversity, Green Recovery, and Emerging Economies. According to the World Development …

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Feeding the world with green solutions: Young entrepreneurs sowing green entrepreneurial spirit for food waste projects

This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues relating to Gender and Diversity, Green Recovery, and Emerging Economies. Is it true that your …

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Economic recovery from COVID-19 – an opportunity for empowerment?

Green Recovery: How governments can use economic recovery from COVID-19 as an opportunity for empowerment This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues …

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ASEAN-Australia’s rankings in digitalisation and trade facilitation: How do they matter for regional development?

This op-ed is part of AASYP’s Digital Dialogues 2021, which is a programme that aims to provide a platform and forum for future leaders from across the region to contribute to the policymaking and diplomacy sphere by engaging in issues relating to Gender and Diversity, Green Recovery, and Emerging Economies. A myriad of global rankings …

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The untold impacts of the digital divide

The advent of the “fourth industrial revolution” has brought advanced digitalisation into the global economy, with increasing access to information and connectivity. The rise in technology throughout the world is apparent, over the last 10 years, the top five companies in the world have transitioned into tech companies. This revolution has caused a gap within …

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Tackling Poverty Amidst COVID-19 in Indonesia

During the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Indonesia like many other countries, experienced an economic shock, making it a challenge to alleviate poverty. Indonesia’s Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) takes surveys on poverty twice a year-in March and September respectively. Before COVID-19, the surveys recorded the poverty rate at 9.22 percent on September 2019, 0.44 percent lower …

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The Benefits of Knowing Multiple Languages in Increasing Youth Employability

Speaking more than one language has been proven to confer major gains on brain development. Research has shown that bilingual young adults not only tend to perform better in the job market but are also more likely to show traits such as empathy and problem-solving skills. In recognizing the importance of language, here are five …

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