The addition of two more dependents is likely to prove overwhelming for most families’ resources.
We should have known better.
The passage of the national security law and China's suppression of the democratic movement in Hong Kong could mean the end of the supply of global talent.
The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.
The pandemic has accelerated innovation efforts and increased the willingness to conduct higher-risk experimentation. What are some potential lessons for Asia?
Against the backdrop of China's success in poverty alleviation, the country could explore the benefits of a basic-income guarantee.
As the Chinese economy emerges from the pandemic, the philanthropy sector can build on its swift and effective responses to communities affected by Covid-19.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh already face many health risks including malnutrition, poor sanitation and inadequate medical facilities.
The gap between the estimated number of modern slavery victims and the number who were helped suggests failings in processes. But technology could change things.
How has the pandemic contributed to new vulnerabilities among workers? What can companies and managers do to help mitigate abuses and keep workforces safe?
A rethinking of development strategy and planning beyond the traditional economic- and city-centric world is essential, especially in the Global South.
Health authorities must adopt a targeted approach so that different populations or population segments are treated differently based on their relative risk assessment.
As Covid-19 grips the world, the Filipino workforce looks increasingly vulnerable, despite strong growth in recent years.
There is an opportunity to redesign health policies with the same broad goals for everyone but with a country or area-specific methodology of planning and execution.