The Critical Occupations List in Malaysia monitors occupational shortages and addresses these gaps for the future of the country’s labor market.

Harry Edmund Moroz |

Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.

Kenneth Simler |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

World Bank president argues that new leadership must revamp agriculture and finance.

David Malpass |

Les Ukrainiens ont donné mandat à leur nouveau Parlement et à leur président d’entreprendre des réformes et de promouvoir la croissance.

David Malpass |

El presidente de Ucrania, Volodymyr Zelensky (a la izq.), y el presidente del Grupo Banco Mundial, David Malpass, durante su reunión en Ucrania. Fotografía: © Banco Mundial.

David Malpass |

With new regulatory reforms in place, Malaysia is set to benefit from faster Internet connections for all its citizens, closing the gap in Internet speed with leading countries.

Siddhartha Raja, Richard Record |

As the country gears up to work on its 12th Malaysia Plan, its rich experience in national development planning for the past 60 years provides key lessons to consider.

Deryck Brown, Jeevakumar Govindasamy |