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  1. FILE PHOTO: A nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, in South Africa

    World Bank chief says COVID-19 vaccine rollout critical for poorer countries

    World Bank President David Malpass on Wednesday (Jan 13) warned that an accelerated rollout of COVID-19 vaccines would be critical to boosting ...
  2. Singapore tops World Bank 'human capital' rankings based on health, education | Video
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    Singapore tops World Bank 'human capital' rankings based on health, education | Video

    Singapore topped the World Bank Group's newest index which ranks 157 countries based on the productivity of the next generation's workers. 
  3. Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing

    US Treasury chief urges IMF, World Bank to be prudent fighting pandemic

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to work judiciously within their existing ...
  4. A small bottle labelled with a "Vaccine" sticker

    World Bank board approves US$12 billion for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments in developing countries

    The World Bank said its executive board approved on Tuesday US$12 billion in new funding for developing countries to finance the purchase and ...
  5. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

    More synchronised action needed to tackle COVID economic crisis, IMF's Georgieva says

    The international community must do more to tackle the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund said ...
  6. A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syri

    Exclusive: World Bank seeks board approval for US$12 billion coronavirus vaccine financing plan

    World Bank President David Malpass said on Tuesday he is seeking board approval for a US$12 billion coronavirus vaccine financing plan to help ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund - Wor

    World Bank's IFC to launch US$4 billion medical supply financing platform

    The World Bank Group's private-sector arm said on Wednesday it is launching a US$4 billion financing platform aimed at boosting the production and ...