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| October 24, 2017

Najib Razak confident ringgit will regain its strength and appropriate market rate as Malaysia's economy continues to perform well. More ››

| October 11, 2017

Poverty is one factor behind child marriages, with parents having to marry girls off so they have one less... More ››

| October 9, 2017

World Bank says that of the 6.5 million migrants, a vast majority are low-skilled, and often undocumented. More ››

| October 9, 2017

Amanah strategy director Dzulkefly Ahmad speculates on Prime Minister Najib Razak's balancing act for an 'election budget' while practising... More ››

| October 5, 2017

Malaysia remains exposed to foreign exchange rate risk with tightening of global financial conditions that may impact their sizeable... More ››

| October 3, 2017

The bank urged governments to craft policies targeted at connecting the urban poor with job markets, ensuring quality and... More ››

| September 26, 2017

The camps are currently facing dire shortages of food and medicine, while the World Health Organisation warned Monday of... More ››

September 21, 2017

Reviving subsidies, especially for fuel will only benefit the rich and not the poor, in addition to creating more... More ››

| September 14, 2017

World Bank hopes more similar bonds will be issued by Malaysia and other countries, and that innovative green financing... More ››

| August 27, 2017

Having to pay for RM55 billion ECRL and RM60 billion HSR outweighs any benefits that will be derived from... More ››

| August 11, 2017

Writer says effectiveness of procurement guidelines by World Bank will help prevent corruption and ensure better management of the... More ››

| July 31, 2017

With South Asian nation's revenue going to settle debts of up to US$64 billion for infrastructure projects with China,... More ››

| April 13, 2017

The bank sees the country recording a modest GDP growth this year, driven by private consumption. More ››

| March 17, 2017

These investments by the World Bank's private financing arm, the International Finance Corporation, violate its own guidelines on environmental... More ››

January 11, 2017

It says Malaysia is expected to accelerate in 2017 as adjustment to lower energy prices ease and as commodity... More ››

| December 10, 2016

Abdul Rahman Dahlan says World Bank sanction does not apply to China Communications Construction Company which is involved in... More ››

December 7, 2016

World Bank economist also says country's economic growth is projected to trend upwards until 2018, driven by internal demand. More ››

| November 18, 2016

It says the open economic policies, good infrastructure, strategic location, good investment climate and competitive costs provide global investors... More ››

| October 21, 2016
work from home

World Bank report shows commuters wasted more than 250 million hours stuck in traffic jams in the Greater Kuala... More ››

| September 6, 2016

The economy grew by four per cent in the second quarter of this year despite softer economic conditions regionally,... More ››

| August 11, 2016

World Bank's senior country economist for Malaysia says uncertainty over “global economic growth trajectory” is the key risk to... More ››

July 7, 2016

World Bank's Malaysia Economic Monitor report on 'Leveraging Trade Agreements' is a good benchmark to assess the Finance Ministry... More ››

| July 6, 2016

The World Bank reports that Malaysia has especially succeeded in its innovation and technology adaptation programme. More ››

July 1, 2016
Rafael Munoz Moreno

Projected decline to 2.1 per cent in the current account surplus is due to the increase in imports.... More ››

June 30, 2016

Private investments are also expected to slow down as commodity prices and global economic growth is subdued. More ››

May 25, 2016
fake passport

“Princess Edwige” told her Indonesian victims the EU passports would enable them to attend a UN programme in Brussels... More ››

| October 18, 2014

If prices cannot be reduced, then services must be on par with amounts charged. More ››

| October 9, 2014

The figures spell out the net effect of the Federal government’s unsustainable policies in Sabah and Sarawak. More ››

June 23, 2014

Current debt service ratio continues to be moderate, says Idris Jala. More ››

April 29, 2014
Ulrich Zachau

World Bank director Ulrich Zachau says that Malaysia is doing good in terms of reducing untargetted subsidies and channeling... More ››

| December 26, 2013
Rafizi Kementrian Kewangan

He tells the Finance Ministry not to trivialise the issue. More ››

| June 15, 2013
sabah sarawak flag

2013 marks 50 years since Sabah and Sarawak joined the federation, and two NGOS ‘fighting for the sovereignty” of... More ››

April 15, 2013

By Kazi Mahmood PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is one of the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) countries that outperformed growth... More ››

December 20, 2012

By Tanu Pandey KUALA LUMPUR: The World Bank has raised its growth forecast for China to 7.9% for 2012,... More ››

October 23, 2012

Malaysia is placed ahead of economies such as Sweden, Taiwan, Germany, Japan and Switzerland. More ››

| October 19, 2012
charles santiago

Speaking at a forum in Laos, Klang MP Charles Santiago calls for an alternative development model that does not... More ››

| October 4, 2012

Pakatan Rakyat MPs point out that, without a facilitation fund, even BN’s RM900 minimum wage could bankrupt low-end manufacturers. More ››

| August 22, 2012

A social activist has called for the current absolute poverty measurement used by the government to be revamped as... More ››

May 29, 2012

The budget will focus on quality and balanced growth, says the prime minister. More ››

| May 23, 2012
Eco 2

A World Bank reports states that the country’s export oriented economy likely to be affected by global recession. More ››

May 23, 2012
Workers produce bras for export at the Intimate Fashions factory in Kanchipuram district, 30 km (18 miles) south of India's southern city of Chennai, May 22, 2012

A World Bank project in Tamil Nadu enhances rural women's lives. More ››

| March 9, 2012

Many Malaysians – a majority of whom are Chinese – still prefer to remain overseas, despite Talent Corp's recent... More ››

| March 8, 2012
1 Speaker ETP

Even if Malaysia successfully achieved high-level income status by 2020 it will still be lagging behind developed nations like... More ››

| February 27, 2012
miskin sabah

STAR’s Jambun takes Najib to task over his statement about poverty reduction. More ››

| February 23, 2012
kemiskinan di sabah

The federal government should step up its poverty-eradication programme in Sabah instead of spinning 'glowing statistics', says a SAPP... More ››

| February 14, 2012

PETALING JAYA: A staggering RM92 million is spent on food imports to Malaysia every day, marking a disturbing trend... More ››

| January 22, 2012

Food prices will remain high over the next 10 year and could trigger political upheavals, studies note. More ››

| January 17, 2012

Malaysia could have braced for a food disaster if it did not take its eyes off agriculture and focus... More ››

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