Malaysia

From gangster to kindest: Curbing school violence

Worldwide, it is reported that one in every two students between 13-15 are victims of bullying. My school is no different. My school in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah is located close to squatter homes which is known as a known as a bad area. It had a reputation…

by · Friday, 18 January 2019 · Malaysia
Improving public sector performance through innovation and inter-agency coordination

Improving public sector performance through innovation and inter-agency coordination

Outside the Prime Minister’s Department in Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital of Malaysia. Malaysia sits at an important juncture in development history and the country’s experience is key in generating insights to improving public sector p…

by · Wednesday, 19 December 2018 · Malaysia
Lessons from Malaysia: Linking government spending to performance

Lessons from Malaysia: Linking government spending to performance

Outside the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia where the National Budget Office operates. Malaysia’s experience in ensuring government spending contributes to better public services through reforms like performance-based budgeting is a learning point for …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Malaysia
Malaysia’s digital future needs faster Internet

Malaysia’s digital future needs faster Internet

As an early pioneer in the digital economy, Malaysia has many of the building blocks to leapfrog to a new digital future, but the country will need faster Internet to go the next mile. Photo: bigstock/ mast3r

About 20 young women in the eRezeki c…

by · Thursday, 15 November 2018 · Malaysia, Oman

Long-term agri productivity gap: The major cause of poverty

Why is national poverty incidence in the Philippines more than twice that of ASEAN peers — Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam? It is even …

by · Monday, 12 November 2018 · Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Belanjawan 2019 – Langkah Pengimbangan bagi Kerajaan Malaysia Baharu

Belanjawan 2019 – Langkah Pengimbangan bagi Kerajaan Malaysia Baharu

Belanjawan negara terbaru Malaysia memperlihatkan beberapa langkah yang menggalakkan. Cara kerajaan Malaysia mengimbangkan keutamaannya akan menjadi kunci untuk memastikan populasi berpendapatan rendah dapat berpeluang untuk berkongsi dalam faedah has…

by · Wednesday, 7 November 2018 · Iran, Malaysia
Malaysia budget 2019 – A balancing act for the new government

Malaysia budget 2019 – A balancing act for the new government

Malaysia’s latest budget points to many encouraging directions. How the government balances its priorities is key to ensuring low-income populations get to share in the benefits of development. (Photo: Samuel Goh/World Bank)

The unveiling of Malaysi…

by · Wednesday, 7 November 2018 · Malaysia
Malaysia Baharu yang Inklusif

Malaysia Baharu yang Inklusif

Perjalanan Malaysia menuju ke tahap negara berpendapatan tinggi akan menjadi lebih bermakna jika semua lapisan masyarakat diberi peluang untuk berkongsi dalam kemakmuran negara. Foto: Bank Dunia/Samuel Goh
Sejak 1992, tarikh 17 Oktober telah diiktiraf…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · Iran, Malaysia
Inclusiveness in the new Malaysia

Inclusiveness in the new Malaysia

Malaysia’s journey towards becoming a high-income nation will become more meaningful if all Malaysians are given the opportunity to share the benefits of prosperity. Photo: World Bank/Samuel Goh
Since 1992, October 17 has been recognized as the Intern…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · Malaysia
Taxing the digital economy in Malaysia: How do we balance growth with sustainability?

Taxing the digital economy in Malaysia: How do we balance growth with sustainability?

As the digital economy gears up to be the new driver of development in Malaysia, tax policy will need to keep pace with the country’s ambitions towards increased digitalization. Photo: bigstock/szefe

Malaysia wants the digital economy to play a centr…

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Malaysia, Singapore