Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Pakistan Energy Sukuk-II of Rs 200 Billion: PD Urged to Expedite...

Independent Power Producers Association (IPPA) has urged Power Division to expedite Pakistan Energy Sukuk-II of Rs 200 billion to clear sizeable overdue amounts of...

Algorand App on Blockchain against Coronavirus

Towards battling novel coronavirus, Algorand Foundation, a blockchain firm based in Singapore, has created an application dubbed IReport-Covid. With the new app, Algorand aims to...

IFC Invests $200m in a Gender Bond to Empower Women-Owned SMEs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an investment of up to $200 million, in privately-placed gender and...

China’s Fresh Green Debt Is Drying Up as Virus Hits Economy

Green financing for Chinese borrowers has slowed to a trickle due to the virus outbreak, threatening the nation’s goals to clean up its environment. Just...

PHL May Venture into Sukuk Bonds

With large funding needed for the country’s massive infrastructure drive, Moody’s Investors Service said the Philippines might potentially venture into Sukuk issuance, especially after...

IFC Invests $200m in a Gender Bond to Empower Women-Owned SMEs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an investment of up to $200 million, in privately-placed gender...