Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Bank of Thailand Developing Central Bank Digital Currency

Following the adoption of the country’s first cryptocurrency regulation, the central bank of Thailand is working on its own digital currency in collaboration with...

Fiji: Partnership to Strengthen Green Growth Planning, Financing

A new partnership is in place which will see the strengthening of national, sub-national and local green growth planning, financing and institutional frameworks in...

Ho Bee Land Secures Singapore’s First Green Loan

The $352.9m will be utilised to acquire a 21-storey commercial property in London, Singapore Business Review informed. Ho Bee Land completed its £200m ($352.9m) bridged...

TMB Aims to Lead in Sustainable Banking

TMB BANK Plc , which recently issued Thailand’s first green bonds, aims to lead the way in sustainable banking by doing business in a...

Bank Australia Draws New Investors for Sustainability Bond Debut

The Australian market for socially responsible investments broadened on Monday with a very well received A$125m debut three-year Sustainability bond from Bank Australia that...

Indonesia’s Bank Mandiri is on Track to List Its Islamic Finance...

PT Bank Mandiri, Indonesia’s largest bank by assets, plans to list its Islamic finance unit in 2020 as demand for Shariah-compliant products surges in...