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.
Informed decision making requires timely and relevant evidence. This holds for national decision makers as well as development practitioners. Here at the World Bank...
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.
Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
A World Bank project is making a small difference in the lives of thousands of women and girls every day in the seven countries in which it is being implemented, such as Mali.