Outside the Prime Minister’s Department in Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital of Malaysia. Malaysia sits at an important juncture in development history and the country’s experience is…

Bernard Myers |

Outside the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia where the National Budget Office operates. Malaysia’s experience in ensuring government spending contributes to better public services through reforms…

Bernard Myers |

Editor's Note: The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too polluted and too little. At the World Bank, our job is to find and implement solutions to tackle this crisis. In the “Water…

Naif Abu-Lohom, Dambudzo Muzenda, Yogita Upadya Mumssen |

يخوض اليمن – وهو أفقر بلدان منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا حتى قبل نشوب الصراع - غمار سلسلة من حالات الطوارئ المتشابكة التي وصفتها الأمم المتحدة بأنها "أسوأ أزمة إنسانية في العالم."…

رجاء بن تاويت قطان |

​The poorest country in the Middle East and North Africa even prior to the conflict, Yemen has through violence and subsequent economic freefall landed at the epicenter of a series of interrelated…

Raja Bentaouet Kattan |

J’ai pris mes fonctions de responsable des opérations de la Banque mondiale pour le Yémen au mois de juillet dernier. Beaucoup de choses se sont passées depuis, et il n’y a pas un jour sans que je…

Raja Bentaouet Kattan |

As an early pioneer in the digital economy, Malaysia has many of the building blocks to leapfrog to a new digital future, but the country will need faster Internet to go the next mile. Photo:…

Siddhartha Raja |

Malaysia’s latest budget points to many encouraging directions. How the government balances its priorities is key to ensuring low-income populations get to share in the benefits of development. (…

Firas Raad |

Belanjawan negara terbaru Malaysia memperlihatkan beberapa langkah yang menggalakkan. Cara kerajaan Malaysia mengimbangkan keutamaannya akan menjadi kunci untuk memastikan populasi berpendapatan…

Firas Raad |

Small, landlocked, and resource-rich Lao PDR has been quietly maintaining its place as one of East Asia and Pacific’s fastest growing economies for nearly 20 years. Since 2000, the average…

Stephen Danyo |