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.
In our well-intentioned efforts to counter the Covid-19 crisis, we face ethical dilemmas, and will invariably be constrained by the existing conditions of urban design.
2017 AsiaGlobal Fellow and bioethics expert Florencia Daud urges authorities to pursue a more focused approach to protect the most vulnerable.
Governments are preparing for huge Covid-19-related spending that could lead to vast wastage. That can be prevented, argues Bryane Michael of The University of Hong Kong.
A dangerous decade lies ahead for the global economy as well as for health and safety, and only a fundamental rethink about how nations can collaborate will be the cure.
Winning the battle against the coronavirus pandemic is not a case of democracy vs. dictatorship or “East vs. West”. What matters are trust, equality and competence.
Such interventions only serve to worsen wealth inequality and, as a result, could fuel anti-globalization sentiment.
The big obstacle to full diffusion of technology in health is that best practices and acceptable rules of engagement, ethics and liability have yet to be determined.
Governments worldwide will increasingly have to turn to their armed forces to deal with climate-related disasters, requiring new ways of thinking.
While governments have long seen cybersecurity as a national concern, the need to include non-state actors in relevant policymaking is slowly being recognized.
Vasuki Shastry, Associate Asia Fellow of Chatham House in London, offers lessons from the past year and considers what they may portend at the beginning of a new decade.
The US-China trade dispute is much more than a battle over a US$420 billion deficit, what the tensions are really about is a race for “geo-technological” superiority.
Climate change is severely affecting smallholder farmers in Africa, who represent the majority of the agriculture sector across the continent.
Since the Paris Agreement was signed, the world continues to experience extremes of climate change as signatories to the accord struggle to meet their climate goals.
As an archipelagic nation spread over 17,000 islands, Indonesia faces numerous challenges in addressing water supply and sanitation issues.
Time to assess the international community's response to the dramatic increase of forced migrants: Rohingya refugee children attend class in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Shinzo Abe, now Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, is steering Japan across tricky diplomatic waters.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is far more than an instrument of Chinese foreign economic and development policy, argues Mher D Sahakyan