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What is Asia's role in the fight against Climate Change?
  May 10, 2016

EAST ASIA PACIFIC
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  May 10, 2016

Asia Can Help Lead the Way to Change the Course of Climate Change
Last month, 175 countries signed the historic Paris agreement on climate change. Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President of the East Asia and Pacific Region, and Annette Dixon, Vice President of the South Asia Region at the World Bank, discuss how Asia, as the world's biggest emitter, will be a key player in making the accord's goals a reality. Read the op-ed.

 

Live Long and Prosper: Aging in Vietnam
As Vietnam's population rapidly ages, the country is trying to find ways to improve its pension, labor market, and healthcare systems. Find out Vietnamese people's concerns and hear a World Bank expert explain the challenges and solutions for this aging society.

Watch it here | Download the report: Aging in East Asia Pacific

 

Highlights
Strengthening Lao PDR's Financial System by Making Room for Failure: Read blog.
World Bank Group opens Malaysia Office, a global knowledge and research hub. Learn more.
An Urban Construction Eco-laboratory leads to Innovation in Architecture schools in China. On our blog.
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