A growing number of Malaysians, especially those in urban areas, feel that they have trouble making ends meet. Addressing the cost of living issue in the country will require the right combination…
A substantial proportion of refugee children will be in host communities for the entirety of their schooling years.
In a world of climate change and headline-grabbing cyclones, El Niño is one of the most unspoken climate risks in East Asia and the Pacific.
The word "convenience" in the single-use plastics context, needs urgent redefinition, especially in the East Asia region where several countries top the list in terms of plastics leaking…
Empowering women in Malaysia by promoting economic opportunities for them can go a long way towards fulfilling the country’s development potential.
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.