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KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Before he drove his mother’s Toyota sedan to the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Yau Khai Leed, 19, emptied the trunk. As his team made final preparations...
As a 40 year old, I’m an old first time dad. I’m reminded of my old age every time I bend over to pick up my little one from the bassinet. My lower back aches and my knees sometimes...

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As part of the World Bank’s flagship series of reports Pacific Possible, which focuses on the future potential of the Pacific Islands, we reached out to some of the region’s next-generation of leaders for their take on the future of...
PORT VILA, VANUATU (10 August 2017) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors is providing $8.2 million in total additional financing to continue the reconstruction, rehabilitation, and climate-proofing of roads affected by Cyclone Pam.The additional funding consists...
Once upon a time, I was 28 and dumb. But I was never as dumb as author James Damore who wrote a 3,200 word manifesto saying the reason why women and some minorities aren’t more represented at his firm is due to biological differences. That’s just offensive...
Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Public trust in financial institutions is important for any country, particularly one that seeks to attract investment. And key to building this trust is the ability to undertake high-quality audits of these institutions. In Cambodia, achieving...
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (9 August 2017) — The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a loan package totaling $200 million to strengthen urban infrastructure, service delivery, and governance in Bangladesh’s pourashavas (municipalities).“The country’s pourashavas still need significant...
В 1960 году Аральское море было четвертым по величине бессточным озером в мире. К 1990 году в результате активного водозабора на орошаемое земледелие уровень воды уменьшился настолько, что море разделилось на части, оставив на высохшем дне лишь напоминания о...
In 1960, the Aral Sea was the fourth largest inland lake in the world. By 1990, as a result of the massive water intake for irrigated agriculture the water level had sharply decreased thus dividing the sea into two...
ARMONK, New York - 08 Aug 2017: While marketing and sales professionals increasingly find themselves drowning in data, a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study finds that nearly two thirds—64 percent--of surveyed CMOs and sales leaders believe their industries will...
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