Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

ESG in ASEAN: a Shared Vision of Sustainable Recovery

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are increasingly shaping the global corporate agenda. ASEAN presents a range of ESG opportunities: green infrastructure will boost...

‘Rainforest Canopy’ Concept Unfolds, Highlights Sustainability Commitment

Malaysia today unveiled the details of the unique `Rainforest Canopy’ concept at its EXPO 2020 country pavilion, highlighting its commitment to sustainability. Addressing a press...

Pakistan Borrows $2.5b via Eurobonds

Pakistan on Tuesday borrowed $2.5 billion through Eurobonds by offering very lucrative interest rates to lenders aimed at building foreign exchange reserves that remain...

Bank Indonesia Persistently Pushes for Transformation of Sharia Economy

Bank Indonesia (BI) has made unwavering efforts to boost transformation of the sharia economy and finance (EKSyar) as a new source of economic growth. "The...

Sapura Energy Seals RM10.3 Billion Debt Refinancing

Sapura Energy Berhad today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sapura TMC Sdn Bhd ('Sapura TMC'), had executed multi-currency financing facilities agreements (collectively, the...

Maldives to Raise $200 Mln via 5-yr Islamic Bonds

The government of the Maldives plans to raise $200 million via a five-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, yielding 10.5%, according to a...