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Taiwan most democratic country in East Asia: The Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is the most democratic country in East Asia and No. 11 in the world, according to the annual Democracy Index published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Tues...

China, India's COVID-19 vaccinations to stretch to late 2022: study

COVID-19 vaccination programs in China and India will stretch until late 2022 due to the sheer size of their population, and more than 85 poor countries will not have widespread access to vaccines bef...

Prudential Launches New Research that Underscores Critical Role of Technology in Improving Healthcare in Asia

81% of respondents say technology has improved their access to health services 71% believe that in the future they will be more reliant on technology to improve their personal health and wellbeing Pru...

Four in ten Asian executives say being openly LGBT would hinder one’s career, according to new EIU research

Nearly half of respondents say enacting more LGBT-friendly workplace policies and practices presents a business opportunity Three in five respondents believe the business world has a fundamental imper...

Representative highlights Taiwan's economic, political achievements at Italian university seminar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to Italy, Li Hsin-ying (李新穎), was invited to hold a discussion at the Sapienza University of Rome last Thursday (Dec. 3) to showcase Taiwan’s po...

Zambia's risk of default highlights Africa's debt crisis

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Facing financial difficulties aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic, the southern African nation of Zambia appears headed for a default on debt owed to private investors. ...

More consumer education and collaboration needed, argues new Economist Intelligence Unit study on the impact of covid-19 on illicit trade

There will be at least five lasting effects from the pandemic, including rising demand for certain categories of illicit goods and an exacerbation of the e-commerce problem. Those effects can be addr...

Is rapid urbanization making Pakistan's cities less livable?

Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, is shrouded in plumes of smog from October to February every year as crop burning exacerbates the city's air pollution problem. The monsoo...

Japan’s innovative life sciences sector risks falling behind global rivals, according to Economist Intelligence Unit report

High-quality scientific publications from Japan decreased by 17% between 2015 and 2019, while China's increased by 80% during the same period. Women make up only 15% of the R&D workforce, and fore...

Structural changes required to make Japan’s health system sustainable, according to Economist Intelligence Unit report

Challenges from ageing populations and covid-19 are putting pressure on Japan's health system Japan's health system falls behind its peers in terms of long-term strategic perspective Price review and ...

New political turmoil hits Peru with dicey impeachment vote

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra is facing the threat of impeachment after the country’s opposition-controlled Congress agreed Friday to vote on his possible ouster just a day afte...

Urban flooding — who is responsible for Karachi's woes?

"I had to walk for nearly five hours to reach home from my workplace. It was raining heavily and I had to wrap a plastic bag around my mobile phone and other electronic gadgets," Saad Ahmed ...

The US, Australia and Canada lead, but no G20 country is fully prepared for the needs of ageing populations, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit

The US ranks the highest globally in creating an enabling environment supportive of longevity and healthy ageing with an overall score of 76.1 out of a possible 100 Canada (3rd) and Brazil (11th) scor...

The US, Australia and Canada lead, but no G20 country is fully prepared for the needs of ageing populations, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit

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G20 countries in Asia Pacific are not prepared for the needs of ageing populations, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit

Australia leads the Asia Pacific region in creating an enabling environment supportive of longevity and healthy ageing with an overall score of 75.2 out of a possible 100, ranking second globally behi...