[BANGKOK] Asia Pacific growth is expected to slow to 5.8 per cent in 2019, down from 6.3 per cent in 2018, due to uncertainty around the ongoing US-China trade tensions, a World Bank report said...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysians' income could rise 26 per cent if women are given equal access to economic opportunities, according to the World Bank.

THE International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Monday appointed Nicolas Marquier as its next country manager for Singapore.

[ISLAMABAD] Pakistan and the World Bank signed on Tuesday a US$918 million loan agreement to support the economy, reform the tax system and broaden the revenue base.

[WASHINGTON] The World Bank slashed its global growth forecasts for this year in a report released Tuesday that portrayed a world gripped by deepening trade conflict, tumbling confidence and...

[BRUSSELS] European Union leaders raised the possibility of making Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, the chief executive officer of the World Bank, the next president of the EU Commission, two...

[TEL AVIV] The World Bank called on Israel to relax restrictions on imports to the Palestinian territories that can have both civilian and military applications, saying such limits are harming the...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump considered nominating his daughter Ivanka Trump for a variety of jobs including one at the World Bank, according to a new interview.

[WASHINGTON] David Malpass, a senior US Treasury official in President Donald Trump's administration, was unanimously chosen on Friday as the next president of the World Bank.

[MANILA] The World Bank on Monday cut its economic growth forecasts for the Philippines for this year and next due to a delay in the 2019 budget approval, and a slowdown in global trade that could...