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  • A New Look at Special Economic Zones in Asia-ADB

    As countries in developing Asia adjust to shifting global economic realities – including lower trade volumes, volatile commodity prices, and ongoing slow growth in industrial ec...

  • Rural-urban migration and employment quality: A case study from Thailand

    This study investigates the effects of rural–urban migration on economic development in Thailand. It draws upon a panel database of 2,000 rural households collected from 2008 to...

  • Country Gender Assessment for Lao PDR: Reducing Vulnerability and Increasing Opportunity

    This assessment synthesizes information and findings from recent literature and research on gender issues in Lao PDR for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank’s (W...

  • The Role of Special Economic Zones in Improving Effectiveness of Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Corridors

    The paper brings together the wider literature and the GMS evidence to assess the arguments and modalities for harnessing SEZs for border development. The report concludes with ...

  • Public-Private Partnership Handbook

    This handbook is meant as an introduction or primer to the design and execution of PPP strategies and projects in the context of development finance.

  • To change the Curfew Order

    1. As per reference letter, the curfew order (not to go out between 10 PM to 4 AM) at the 26 townships in Ayarwaddy region starting from 18.4.2020 has issued for the prevention ...

  • Food Security in Asia and the Pacific amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has heightened food security risks in Asia and the Pacific. Disruptions to domestic and international food supply chains—caused as ri...

  • COVID-19 Impact on International Migration, Remittances, and Recipient Households in Developing Asia

    This brief assesses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on migrant workers, how reduced remittances will affect households and economies in Asia and the Pacific, an...

  • Viet Nam's Economy to Remain One of the Fastest Growing in Asia Despite Sharp Slowdown Due to COVID-19

    This is an archived webpage describing Vietnam's economic situation with reference to COVID-19.

  • Viet Nam: Environment and climate change assessment

    This environment and climate change thematic paper highlights development issues, needs, and strategic assistance priorities of Viet Nam and ADB, focusing on environmentally sus...

  • Asian Development Outlook 2020: What Drives Innovation in Asia?

    In these difficult times, when challenges to growth abound, innovation is critical to inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth. While some economies in developing Asia a...

  • Accelerating progress: An empowered, inclusive and equal Asia and the Pacific

    Empowering people, ensuring inclusiveness and equality is fundamental to realizing sustainable development. What change is needed to strengthen empowerment and promote inclusion...

  • Myanmar Special Economic Zones & Cross Border Economic Zones

    A geospatial dataset describing SEZ and CBEZ of Myanmar.

  • Airports of Thailand

    Airport locations in Thailand including attributes (name, type ICAO and IATA code).

  • Economic Corridors of Laos

    Transboundary roads declared GMS transport corridors (existing, planned and potential)

  • Airports of Laos

    Airport locations in Laos including attributes (name, type ICAO and IATA code).

  • Railway Lines of Laos

    A geospatial dataset containing polylines of known, existing, planned and potential rail network links throughout Laos.

  • ASIAN ECONOMIC INTEGRATION REPORT 2015: How can special economic zones catalyze economic development?

    Special economic zones (SEZs) can play a catalytic role in economic development, provided the right business environment and policies are put in place. In Asia, SEZs can facili...

  • Greater mekong subregion twenty-five years of partnership

    This publication, Greater Mekong Subregion: Twenty-five Years of Partnership, highlights the GMS Program’s successful use of economic corridors and focus on priority sectors t...

  • Economic Corridors of Thailand

    Transboundary roads declared GMS transport corridors (existing, planned and potential)