The Critical Occupations List in Malaysia monitors occupational shortages and addresses these gaps for the future of the country’s labor market.
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.
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
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.
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.
Viachaslau Kananovich is a student from Minsk, Belarus. He is a winner of the essay writing competition held by the World Bank office in Belarus.
Belarus urgently needs structural economic reforms to avoid economic instability.
Why the urgency, you may ask, especially given that Belarus has made significant strides in reducing poverty…