East Asia and Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment, with developing economies growing by 7.2% in 2013. The proportion of people living in poverty in the region has steadily declined—less than 10% of the population lives on $1.25 a day—but much more needs to be done as there are still close to half a billion people living on $2 a day.
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Dr. Chanthala, a Lao national, is a Health Specialist for the World Bank in Lao PDR. Based in Vientiane, he oversees the Health Services Improvement Project, serves on the Community Nutrition Project ... Show More +task team, and does analytical health sector work. Show Less -
The World Bank’s senior country economist for Malaysia since September 2011. He coordinates work programs between the Government of Malaysia and the World Bank, contributes to the analytical and advis... Show More +ory work on the country’s towards a high-income economy. Show Less -
Iwan Gunawan is the Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist in Indonesia and coordinates the World Bank works on disaster and climate risk prevention, response, recovery as well as financing in the... Show More + country. Show Less -
Job Title: Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist for World Bank in Indonesia