Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

CIMB Bank Singapore Partners SESAMi-Capital Match to Bring Cost-effective E-supply Chain

CIMB Bank Berhad, Singapore branch (“CIMB”) today announced its collaboration with SESAMi Holding and Capital Match, to finance the SESAMi trading community’s invoices digitally...

Sharia Finance Provides Stability, Promotes Equality amid Economic Uncertainty

The sharia financial system can offer a solution for the economy amid global uncertainty and reduce inequality brought on by economic volatility, a Bank...

Kyoto Considers Entering Japan’s Nascent Local Green Bond Market

Japan’s most-popular tourist city is exploring a possible sale of debt to finance environmental, social and governance projects, in what may be the country’s...

Brunei Seeks to Woo FDI to Halal Sector

The government is trying to woo more foreign direct investment to Brunei’s halal industry, saying the development of halal services and goods could be...

The Rise of Zakat-Tech: New Apps Boost Contributions in Indonesia

Two new apps were launched this week that will boost Indonesia’s digital payments for the obligatory zakat, even as the national zakat board says...

Nidec to Issue Green Bonds in Japan

Nidec Corporation (TSE:6594; OTC US: NJDCY) ("Nidec") today announced plans to issue Green bond in the Japanese domestic market through a public offering. Nidec...