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Beijing’s silence on impending Evergrande collapse has analysts split over next move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Persistent default fears eclipsed efforts by the chairman of China Evergrande Group to boost confidence in the embattled firm, with its shares falling by as much as 7% bef...

Taiwan Central Bank governor receives A- rating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has received an “A-" rating from Global Finance magazine, ending up in the same category as United States Federal Res...

Mastercard Foundation Appoints Robin Washington to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO - African Media Agency - 22 June 2021 - The Mastercard Foundation announced changes to its Board of Directors. Robin L. Washington was appointed to the Board and long-time Board membe...

China passes Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's National People's Congress passed the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law on Thursday (June 10), providing legal grounds for the Chinese government to force any ind...

GeTS wins 2021 Global Finance - The Innovators Award for Outstanding Innovation in Trade Finance

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 2 June 2021 - Global eTrade Services (GeTS) is proud to be recognised as one of the Outstanding Innovators in Trade Finance category for "Global Finance The Innovators...

Former governor of Taiwan's Central Bank awarded honorary doctorate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) on Thursday (April 29) accepted an honorary doctoral degree in economics from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) for his...

GameStop nominates Chewy founder Ryan Cohen as chairman

NEW YORK (AP) — GameStop says it's nominating Chewy founder Ryan Cohen as chairman of the board at its annual shareholders' meeting on June 9. The current board chair is Kathy P. Vrabeck. ...

Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust secures its Sustainability-linked Loan of HK$500 million from DBS Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 2 February 2021 - Henderson Sunlight Asset Management Limited (the "Manager") and DBS Hong Kong jointly announce that Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust ("Sunli...

Swiss to lift freeze on millions linked to ex-Tunisia leader

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities are preparing to lift a freeze on tens of millions of dollars’ worth of assets linked to former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, a decade after the longtime ...

New Report Highlights Significant Private Sector Opportunities in Scaling Natural Climate Solutions in Southeast Asia

The report spotlights the importance of NCS in climate change mitigation, challenges to NCS investments and country-specific opportunities for businesses SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 December 2020 -...

Business Highlights

___ US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a h...

Taiwan central bank governor Yang receives top grade in global report

Taiwan's central bank governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has earned an "A" grade, for the second consecutive year, in an annual report issued by the New York-based Global Finance magazine. ...

Executive Appointment: Mashreq names new Group Head of Compliance and MLRO

Scott Ramsay appointed as Group Head of Compliance & Bank Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) DUBAI, UAE - EQS Newswire - 8 October 2020 - Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions ...

Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan issued sweeping financial sanctions against Afghanistan’s Taliban, just as the militant group is in the midst of U.S.-led peace process in the neighboring country. ...

Book details how China courts global finance giants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An excerpt from the new book “Hidden Hand: Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World” by Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg details how B...