Malaysia presents a remarkable story of modern economic development. Over the past 40 years Malaysia has been transformed from an environment of food shortages, restricted human capacity, and ethnic divisions, to one with admirable level of food security, prosperity, and opportunity for its 29 million people. In the 1970s, Malaysia was internationally perceived as an impoverished and remote producer of a limited set of raw mining and agriculture materials. Today, it is an industrialized, upper-middle-income
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States today launched a program to place scientists in ASEAN ministries and help the region’s countries make greater use of science to improve public policy and support national development..
Last updated: September 17, 2014