ADB Urges Asian Countries to Promote Employment

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    and better social protection programs for their unemployed citizens, Asian Development Bank Vice President Ursula Schaefer-Preuss said. "The need for social protection strategies to address the post-crisis labor market becomes more urgent with the prospect that growth rates may not reach the levels of just a few years ago," Schaefer-Preuss told participants of a conference in Vietnam.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.