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World 14 Mar 2017 | 8:47 PM

Germany needs to move to long-term refugee plan -OECD

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has mounted a good initial response to a large wave of migrants and now needs to step up investments to ensure they have prospects beyond low-skilled jobs, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said.

Nation 11 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia lauded for fighting corruption

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been lauded by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for making good progress in combating corruption.

Business 09 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Swift action to adopt OECD standard vital

IT is a great relief that Malaysia has been taken off the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) list of jurisdictions that had not committed to internationally agreed standards for exchange of information (EOI), which some have called the 'blacklist'.

Business 11 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Making statistics credible, accessible

Commenting on perceptions of official inflation statistics, Enrico Giovannini, chief statistician for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), is reported in a recent issue of I>Time/Ias saying that 'an economy cannot function if half the people think that inflation is at 100% and the other half think that it's at 2%.'

World 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Slovenia's biggest bank backs 1-billion-euro recapitalisation figure

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The head of Slovenia's largest bank backed a government estimate of around 1 billion euros to recapitalise the country's three main lenders after the figure was questioned by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development earlier this week.

World 04 Jul 2019 | 12:15 AM

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle' - OECD

GENEVA (Reuters) - Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticising some governments for going the wrong way.

World 10 Mar 2016 | 9:08 PM

Refugee crisis creating 'significant problems' for Greek economy - OECD

ATHENS (Reuters) - Europe's refugee crisis is posing risks for the Greek economy and the debt-laden country needs substantial help to deal with the migratory flows, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday.

Nation 15 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia at 52 in global school placing

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is placed 52 out of 76 countries in a global school rankings titled Universal Basic Skills: What Countries Stand To Gain published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Develop­ment (OECD).

Business 13 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

OECD expects uphill task

LONDON: An Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report, due for release this month, will say markets and governments face an uphill struggle to fund themselves next year amid extreme uncertainty over the eurozone and the global economy, according to the i>Financial Times/i>.