THE WORLD BANK Press Releases http://www.thailand4.com/theworldbank/ World Bank Board Approves Action Plan for Democratic Republic of Congo Inspection Panel Case WASHINGTON, September 11, 2018 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has considered the Inspection Panel's investigation of the Second Additional Financing for the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) High-Priority Roads Reopening and th-TH Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:04:38 +0700 World Bank Ready to Support Reform Plans of New Pakistan Leadership http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-30/ef7f493f583342fd167c8f335b2bc7e3/ ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2018 The World Bank today said it was ready to support the reform plans of the new government in Pakistan that are needed to stabilize the economy and accelerate growth to end poverty and boost prosperity. The commitment was http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-30/ef7f493f583342fd167c8f335b2bc7e3/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 9:17:34 +0700 World Bank Group Announces Settlement with Flycom d.o.o. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-23/729461e87c377b1ab0667e133f8a4325/ WASHINGTON, August 22, 2018 The World Bank today announced the 18-month debarment of Flycom d.o.o. (Flycom), a Slovenian provider of infrastructure services that engaged in corrupt practices under the Southern Africa Power Market Project (SAPMP) http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-23/729461e87c377b1ab0667e133f8a4325/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 9:15:42 +0700 World Bank Group Announces New Commitments on Disability Inclusion http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-07-25/cea040ab4b6e61651c4838726cae50d4/ LONDON, July 24, 2018 Today, at the Global Disability Summit, co-hosted by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DfID) in partnership with the Government of Kenya and the International Disability Alliance, the World Bank http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-07-25/cea040ab4b6e61651c4838726cae50d4/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 9:40:22 +0700 ธนาคารโลกชี้ความมั่งคั่งเปลี่ยนมือ ประเทศรายได้ต่ำ-ปานกลางเตรียมทะยานสู่ความร่ำรวย http://www.thailand4.com/fin/2018-07-02/a759b3ade6dbc93fcb8c6c41a9315b88/ สถาบันระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการค้าและการพัฒนา (องค์การมหาชน) หรือ ITD ร่วมกับธนาคารโลก หรือ The World Bank Group เผยรายงานล่าสุด หัวข้อ การเปลี่ยนแปลงความมั่งคั่งแห่งชาติสู่การสร้างอนาคตที่ยั่งยืน (The Changing Wealth of Nation 2018: Building a Sustainable http://www.thailand4.com/fin/2018-07-02/a759b3ade6dbc93fcb8c6c41a9315b88/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 18:07:29 +0700 World Bank Supports Improved Transport, Sanitation and Preschool Facilities in Vietnamese City of Thai Nguyen http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-26/af3618edcebb65c7cd11735cbf563911/ Hanoi, June 23, 2018The World Bank#s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved an International Development Association (IDA)* Credit in the amount of US$80 million to improve the quality of key urban infrastructure, including transport http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-26/af3618edcebb65c7cd11735cbf563911/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 9:23:58 +0700 World Bank Rwanda Economic Update http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/50bb654c6ce9582f6e53792d6dd99840/ KIGALI, June 21, 2018-Rwanda#s annual growth reached 6.1% in the second half of 2017, thanks to improved export performance, revitalized agriculture and resumption of growth in private consumption, according to the 12thedition of the World Bank Rwanda http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/50bb654c6ce9582f6e53792d6dd99840/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 9:27:37 +0700 World Bank Groups Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) Welcomes Australia as New Donor http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/9b5d90ed20e7ebddcf2e5af01f536ce1/ WASHINGTON, JUNE 21, 2018 - The World Bank Group#s Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) welcomes Australia as a donor to the PEF, joining Japan and Germany. Australia is contributing US$7.2 million to the PEF#s Cash Window, which was set up http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/9b5d90ed20e7ebddcf2e5af01f536ce1/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 9:25:54 +0700 2018 Ideas for Action winners announced http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-21/91a5a4cf8b24941e1fd2fb936c99fb8e/ The World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of its fourth annual youth development finance competition, entitled Ideas for Action (I4A). This http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-21/91a5a4cf8b24941e1fd2fb936c99fb8e/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 8:53:20 +0700 World Bank Group Announces Settlements in Connection with Fraudulent Practices in Projects in Nicaragua http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-21/69319dca8929641ed88f911c53a9b2b0/ WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018 The World Bank Group today announced the debarment of a construction company and a consultant in connection with fraudulent practices in two separate projects in Nicaragua. The debarments make Nicaragua-based Constructora http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-21/69319dca8929641ed88f911c53a9b2b0/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 8:47:54 +0700 Ugandan Agriculture Must Commercialize to Drive Economic Growth and Reduce Poverty http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/e2bd08c232a1df98297f0fec9323ab63/ KAMPALA, June 19, 2018The Government of Uganda and the World Bank today launched Closing the potential performance divide in Ugandan agriculture report that provides an unprecedented review of the structural context of Ugandan agriculture, its http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/e2bd08c232a1df98297f0fec9323ab63/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:07:32 +0700 Report: Persistent Conflict and Instability Hamper the Recovery of the Central African Republic http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/20080adc98aeb5df0d3f42f1b50b290e/ BANGUI, June 19, 2018 According to the first issue of the Central African Republic (CAR) Economic Update published today by the World Bank, the deterioration in security conditions and the humanitarian situation is dampening hopes for a robust http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/20080adc98aeb5df0d3f42f1b50b290e/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:05:12 +0700 Statement Regarding World Bank Support to Nepal#s Education Sector http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/131270c72f94608e0f9bbf5abf6fc865/ KATHMANDU, June 19, 2017 The World Bank#s attention has been drawn to recent commentary in the media regarding the National Curriculum Framework prepared by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. We wish to clarify the World Bank#s http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/131270c72f94608e0f9bbf5abf6fc865/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:02:43 +0700 New World Bank Group Strategy Aims to Support a More Prosperous and Resilient Romania http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/b8987524d6936aefa0bf138476ded75b/ WASHINGTON, June 19, 2018 The World Bank Group#s Board of Executive Directors endorsed a new five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Romania that will prioritize investments in people, support for vibrant private sector development and http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/b8987524d6936aefa0bf138476ded75b/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:01:45 +0700 World Bank to Support Aged Care Project in Anhui http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/3dee7fb0b83feb1e9ebd665171e4e8d2/ WASHINGTON, June 19, 2018The World Bank#s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$118 million loan today to support China#s Anhui Province in developing and managing a diversified, three-tiered aged care service delivery system for the elderly, http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/3dee7fb0b83feb1e9ebd665171e4e8d2/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:00:30 +0700 The World Bank Approves Loan to Improve Access to and Quality of Healthcare Services in Bolivia http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-19/ae3692dbb2e8231475301fb9e807c4f5/ WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 The World Bank Board of Directors approved a US$ 300 million loan today to improve access to and quality of healthcare services for 3.8 million Bolivians. The goal of the project is to implement a comprehensive hospital http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-19/ae3692dbb2e8231475301fb9e807c4f5/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 9:09:00 +0700 New US$130 Million Support for Ongoing Empowerment of Local Communities in Tunisia http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-19/dbdf73f63912e09e46de922ac5e4742c/ WASHINGTON, June 18, 2018 The World Bank announced today US$130 million in additional support for decentralization in Tunisia, which is putting local governments in charge of addressing the development needs of their communities. The ongoing http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-19/dbdf73f63912e09e46de922ac5e4742c/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 9:07:45 +0700 Comoros: Inequalities Persist Despite Declining Poverty Levels http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/ec8b3e17aa7adcd66d568b9122e6633d/ MORONI, June 14, 2018 Living conditions in Comorian households have improved and poverty levels have fallen by over 10% since 2004 in rural and urban areas alike, shows the World Bank#s poverty assessment released today. Multidimensional poverty http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/ec8b3e17aa7adcd66d568b9122e6633d/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:10:29 +0700 World Bank and SEB partner with Scandinavian Institutional Investors to Finance Green Projects http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/0e62dcbe1a7734b4d95760082f66187c/ Stockholm, November 6, 2008 The bond issue is one example of the kind of innovation the World Bank is trying to encourage within its Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change, launched earlier this year to help stimulate and http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/0e62dcbe1a7734b4d95760082f66187c/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:09:23 +0700 World Bank Supports Regional Connectivity and Renewable Energy in Pakistan http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/b6c36550a49618d9f8e17f6d9c2b9019/ WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 - The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/b6c36550a49618d9f8e17f6d9c2b9019/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:08:24 +0700 World Bank Provides $700 Million to Improve Primary Education in Bangladesh http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/450e48a2ae50a1bdd56b2b2a8f012a21/ WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 The World Bank today approved $700 million to improve the primary education sector in Bangladesh. The Quality Learning for All Program (QLEAP) will benefit more than 18 million children studying in pre-primary level to http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/450e48a2ae50a1bdd56b2b2a8f012a21/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:07:14 +0700 World Bank Group, OAS and Panama Promote Transparency to Mobilize Development Finance http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-14/d6ea46202bfcc88e1ba6abb7021d3cd5/ PANAMA CITY, June 13th, 2018 The World Bank Group (WBG), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Panama unveiled an agreement today to enhance transparency and accountability in Latin America and the Caribbean countries, http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-14/d6ea46202bfcc88e1ba6abb7021d3cd5/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 8:54:53 +0700 World Bank Issues Sustainable Development Bond to Raise Awareness of Health and Nutrition of Women, Children, and Adolescents http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-13/ba3ce3dbb0db109130e0c1895b790c61/ The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) is launching an initiative to engage investors on the importance of investing in the health and nutrition of women, children and adolescents to save and improve lives, http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-13/ba3ce3dbb0db109130e0c1895b790c61/ Wed, 13 Jun 2018 9:06:55 +0700 World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Morocco to Develop a Second Solar Power Complex http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-12/e4b93e91ffc2ca1222b1e56b5f259b74/ WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018The World Bank announced today US$125 million in additional support for Morocco#s adoption of innovative solar technology, as part of the national goal of developing the country#s world-class solar and wind energy http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-12/e4b93e91ffc2ca1222b1e56b5f259b74/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 9:24:57 +0700 Community-based Provision of Social Services is Key for Building Sustainable and Inclusive Communities http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-12/e79d1f4d8d0f5ed93166e1222e57682c/ The European Commission and the World Bank prompt discussions on the process deinstitutionalization in Croatia ZAGREB, June 11, 2018 In Croatia the process of replacement of residential institutions as dominant forms of care of children and http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-12/e79d1f4d8d0f5ed93166e1222e57682c/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 9:23:34 +0700 World Bank Country Director Meets Prime Minister and Finance Minister http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-11/6d2e5bafe3d5d1082f1fa230b0aa28e0/ KATHMANDU, June 10, 2018 The World Bank#s Country Director for Nepal, Qimiao Fan, met with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli today and reaffirmed support for the priorities and programs of the new government. Fan was accompanied at the meeting by http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-11/6d2e5bafe3d5d1082f1fa230b0aa28e0/ Mon, 11 Jun 2018 9:04:49 +0700 A safer, more secure aviation sector for the Pacific as World Bank boosts funding for regional safety authority http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-08/b77a7b5e0bbc6b11ab7b9b98c5e09379/ Washington D.C., June 8, 2018 The World Bank#s Board of Executive Directors has approved additional grant funding to bolster the operations of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO), responsible for delivering regulatory expertise on aviation http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-08/b77a7b5e0bbc6b11ab7b9b98c5e09379/ Fri, 08 Jun 2018 9:02:39 +0700 Maldives to Improve Efficiency of Its Public Finances and Services http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-08/e2d162a18c3217490e94a0024725b5ae/ WASHINGTON, June 7, 2018 The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $12 million financial package to further strengthen Maldives# public sector financial management systems. Building on the existing Public Financial Management Systems http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-08/e2d162a18c3217490e94a0024725b5ae/ Fri, 08 Jun 2018 9:01:21 +0700 Six Million Indonesians Will Gain Access to Water at Home http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/49d81a692f0b84cb3e11c10dbb4cfd5e/ WASHINGTON D.C., June 6, 2018 Six million Indonesians, including three million women, should have access to water through piped connections to their homes, due to a new US$100 million project approved today by the World Bank#s Board of Executive http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/49d81a692f0b84cb3e11c10dbb4cfd5e/ Thu, 07 Jun 2018 9:04:43 +0700 Indonesia: Investment-led Growth Continues http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/1f4b26d826ef64d26970d2c0c93b6b83/ JAKARTA, June 6, 2018 An investment-led economic expansion has kept Indonesia#s economy growing at a solid pace, reaching 5.1 percent in the first quarter of 2018, according to the World Bank#s June 2018 Indonesia Economic Quarterly released here http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/1f4b26d826ef64d26970d2c0c93b6b83/ Thu, 07 Jun 2018 9:03:18 +0700