Malaysia’s experience in addressing access to finance for SMEs has been successful, serving as a learning point for countries like Tanzania. Photo: Samuel Goh/World Bank Tanzania is set towards…

Djauhari Sitorus |

Photo: Sasin Tipchai/bigstock Khát vọng của Việt Nam là trở thành một quốc gia thịnh vượng, sáng tạo, công bằng, và dân chủ vào năm 2035. Muốn đạt được mục tiêu đầy tham vọng này thì Việt Nam cần…

Jana Kunicova, Huong Thi Lan Tran |

Around the world, development financial institutions help to promote economic growth, support social development and alleviate poverty. Photo: bigstock/Elena Larina Are national development…

José de Luna-Martínez |

Photo: Bigstock/Amlan Mathur The recent debate on whether it makes more sense to measure Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Ringgit or in Dollars is a healthy one. It reflects a sound interest by…

Richard Record, Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Photo: bigstock/ f9photos Income growth is not the sole aim of economic development. An equally important, albeit harder to quantify objective is a sense of progress for the entire community, and …

Victoria Kwakwa |

Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, launching the Virtual Teller Machine (VTM) at the National Savings Bank. Digital technologies such as the VTM are now changing…

Djauhari Sitorus, Nisha Singh, Ahmad Hafiz Abdul Aziz |

The green sukuk, or Islamic bond, is a big step forward to fill gaps in green financing. Proceeds are used to fund environmentally sustainable infrastructure projects such as solar farms in…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

English Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank Энэ жил Олон улсын Хүүхдийг хамгаалах өдрийг Монголд бүх нийтийн амралтын өдөр болгон тэмдэглэлээ. Энэ нь сургуульд суралцахаас эхлэн насанд хүртлээ…

Rabia Ali, Pagma Genden |

Also available in English Tsetsen-Uul soum, Zavkhan province, Mongolia. Photo: Miles McKenna/World Bank Хүнсний аюулгүй байдлын зарчмын хувьд хүнсий сүлжээнд фермээс хоолны ширээ рүү хүрэх тухай…

Miles McKenna |

Photo: mozakim/bigstock As an upper-middle income country with a majority of its population living in cities, Malaysia is situated among the countries that prove urbanization is key to achieving…

Judy Baker, Marcus Lee |