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| April 13, 2017
world-bank

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

| March 17, 2017
southeast-asia

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

January 11, 2017
malaysia-economy

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

| December 10, 2016
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Abdul Rahman Dahlan says World Bank sanction does not apply to China Communications Construction Company which is involved in... More ››

December 7, 2016
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World Bank economist also says country's economic growth is projected to trend upwards until 2018, driven by internal demand. More ››

| November 18, 2016
Faris-H-Hadad-Zervos

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
Faris-H-Hadad-Zervos

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

| August 11, 2016
malaysia-economy1

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

July 7, 2016
COMMENT
Ramon-Navaratnam

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

| July 6, 2016
bank

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
malaysia-economy1

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
internet

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

| October 9, 2014
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The figures spell out the net effect of the Federal government’s unsustainable policies in Sabah and Sarawak. More ››

June 23, 2014
Idris_Jala_300x200

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
bank

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

December 20, 2012
eco

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

| November 17, 2012
musa aman jeffery kitingan

STAR believes that Chief Minister Musa Aman should stand up to 'bullying tactics' of Putrajaya if he wants... More ››

October 23, 2012
economy

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
SME

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
jayanath

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

May 29, 2012
PM+Ekonomi

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
malaysian

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
Food

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

| January 22, 2012
Vegetables

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

| January 17, 2012
Mohd-Peter-Davis

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

| January 17, 2012
food

Malaysia's heavy reliance on food imports will see many of its citizens starve when the global economy goes bust,... More ››

| January 4, 2012
padi23

A rice shortage and a worsening self-sufficiency on food could force many Malaysians to go hungry. More ››

| December 30, 2011
bilik darjah

A powerful driving force behind the talent outflow is a waning education system that has fallen short of meeting... More ››

| December 21, 2011
mahathir

PKR says that a World Bank loan was sought through the National Economic Action Council, of which Mahathir was... More ››

| December 21, 2011
Najib Mahathir

Mahathir would not have surrendered the country to the controls of the IMF, says the prime minister. More ››

| December 20, 2011
mahathir mohamad

PKR claims that it has proof that Mahathir took a loan from the World Bank during the financial crises. More ››

| December 14, 2011
tun-razak-flood

Floods in cities today are a result of climate change and rapid development, the World Bank says. More ››

| December 9, 2011
Pekerja Kilang

The group says anything below RM1,500 would not ease workers’ burdens. More ››

| December 2, 2011
landfill-file-pix-300x207

Transporting trash across the South China Sea to Sarawak is just 'too expensive'. More ››

| December 2, 2011
Mahmoud Mohieldin

The bank says that it is collaborating with Malaysia in various aspects as the country is a strong source... More ››

| November 22, 2011
landfill file pix

More than a fifth of Malaysia's rubbish is stored in the state, according to a World Bank report. More ››

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