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.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
As we work on the next IDA replenishment we have a chance to integrate these lessons across our programs that are focused on countries affected by fragility and conflict.