Malaysia

Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Islamic finance

Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Islamic finance

Malaysia is home to a vibrant Islamic banking sector. Islamic finance has grown rapidly in the past two decades and it now stands as a potential contributor in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals. Photo: bigstock/joyful
Islamic finance has th…

by · Thursday, 15 February 2018 · Japan, Malaysia
Expanding opportunities for urban poor in East Asia and Pacific cities

Expanding opportunities for urban poor in East Asia and Pacific cities

Photo: © World Bank

Better jobs, higher salaries and improved access to basic services – the bright lights of cities seem to promise these and more.

But for millions lured to these centres for innovation and prosperity, cities can also lead to a …

by · Sunday, 4 February 2018 · China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam
교육을 통한 동아시아의 4차산업혁명 대응방안

교육을 통한 동아시아의 4차산업혁명 대응방안

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동아시아는 빠른 기술 진보에 대비하고 있다. (사진 : Gerhard Jörén / 세계은행)
‘4 차산업혁명 (4IR)’으로 불리는 자동화와 급속한 기술 발전은 경제 환경과 노동력에 요구되는 기술의 특성을 변화시키고 있다. 이와 관련한 새로운 도전이 전세계에 대두되고 있고 동아시아 또한 이에 대한 준비를 하고 있다.
 세계적 도전
자동화가 확대됨에 따라 기술력이 부족한 저소득 국가는 자동화에 더 많이 노출된다. 특히 기술수준이 높…

by · Wednesday, 10 January 2018 · Korea, Malaysia
The New ASEAN Green Bonds Standards

The New ASEAN Green Bonds Standards

The ASEAN Green Bonds Standards are a big step forward towards more green investments in the region. Photo: bigstock/jamesteoh

Climate change poses a significant threat to the economic development of countries around the world. The World Bank estimate…

by · Thursday, 4 January 2018 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia
Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Improving access to finance for SMEs in Tanzania: Learning from Malaysia’s experience

Shops lining Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. 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 becoming a mid…

by · Wednesday, 13 December 2017 · Malaysia