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The 2023 World Happiness Report: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

The 11th edition of the World Happiness Report (WHR) was released on Monday, March 20, 2023, the International Day of Happiness. First published in 2012, the annual report reflects a growing…

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SDGs for Malaysian States

Hosted on the Esri ArcGIS platform, SDSN Malaysia’s SDG Monitor is a state-level dashboard for SDG performance. The platform’s interactive maps utilizes data from the Malaysian Department…

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Case Study: Pioneering Green Sukuk: The Technical Assistance of the World Bank in Malaysia

At the end of 2016, Malaysia’s local currency bond market, the 4th largest in emerging East Asia after China, Korea and Thailand, stood at 1.167 trillion Malaysian Ringgits or approximately…

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IsDB Projects: Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM) Project

Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM), consistent with the Malaysian Development Plan for 2001-2010, aimed at providing quality human resources geared towards the needs of the nation and…

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Case Studies: Integrating Sustainability into Banking: CIMB Malaysia

Islamic Banks have played a key role since the 1970s to prevent harm and promote goodness in their financing activities and services. However, the focus has been rather narrow and confined to a…

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Shifting Paradigm from Islamic Banking to Islamic Finance

The emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals has affected the Islamic finance industry to develop sustainable and green financing structures such as green Sukuk. There has been a dramatic…

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Poverty reduction in East Asia

Progress in the fight against poverty has been made in the poorest large countries in Asia in the last 40 years and the pace of progress in eliminating poverty has been particularly impressive in…

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Nature’s Solutions for Planetary Health: A case study from Borneo

This video is the second video of unit 1.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Social Policies to Combat Social Exclusion

This chapter uses two examples to give further insight into the processes that have been incurred in the context of social exclusion. First–The British assimilated or discarded the Aboriginal…

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