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Malaysian students have significantly improved PISA scores, but are still below the global average

Malaysia is in the middle one-third of countries, a rise from being in the bottom one-third in previous exams.

This chart shows how hard Trump’s trade war is hammering global growth

"Escalating conflict over tariffs ... has hit trade, is undermining business investment, and is putting jobs at risk," the OECD said. Global GDP is set to plunge to 2.9% in 2019.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai (left) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Silicon Valley is losing its war against paying tax on big-tech revenues

Countries such as France have been pushing for stricter rules that would force the tech giants to pay more tax.

Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump’s trade war drags down economy

The OECD dimmed its outlook for the US economy, which it predicted would grow 2.4% this year and 2% in 2020.

This chart shows every recession the US has gone through since 1960, and how they compare to the economic meltdowns of other countries

The US yield curve has inverted, which is generally marked as a recession warning. We looked at recessions going back to 1960 across the world.
Switzerland spends about $8,000 on healthcare per capita.

The average cost of healthcare in 21 different countries

Twenty-one countries spent more than $3,000 on healthcare per capita in 2017, according to data from OECD.

OECD cuts forecasts, warning that Trump’s trade war, China’s slowdown, and a fragile Europe are threatening to ‘derail’ the wo...

"The global economy is facing increasingly serious headwinds," Laurence Boone, the OECD's chief economist said in a statement.
The United States has the wealthiest households.

Here’s how wealthy the average family is in 35 countries around the world

How much money people have in the bank varies widely from country to country. The OECD tracks average household financial wealth across its member countries. Here's how household net worth compares across the world.

‘What if China suddenly disappeared?’: A top strategist just published a reality check for those freaking out about the rise of China

China is the world's largest trader and is part of almost every supply and value chain. But a team of Macquarie Research analysts led by Viktor Shvets argue in a recent research note that the trade importance of China is "overstated" and "distorted."
OECD head of education Andreas Schleicher.

The Trump administration has opted out of testing whether school kids can recognise fake news

The OECD's 'global competence' test measures 15-year-olds' ability to spot fake news.