Sri Lanka and IMF reach preliminary agreement for US$2.9 billion loan
Sri Lanka needs to restructure nearly US$30 billion of debt, and Japan has offered to lead talks with the other main creditors, including India and China.
Biden forgives millions of student loans, critics fear inflation
Economists say the move may fuel inflation and some Republicans in the US Congress questioned whether the president had legal authority to cancel the debt.
Nepal cenbank governor sees no need for IMF loan as tourism earnings rise
Tourism earnings increased more than three times to US$201.8 million in the 11 months to end mid-June, compared with the same period a year earlier, though they are still well below pre-pandemic levels.
IMF says ready to support Bangladesh after loan request
Bangladesh's economy has been one of the fastest-growing in the world for years, but rising energy and food prices because of the Russia-Ukraine war have inflated its import bill and the current account deficit.
IMF says Bangladesh seeks loan under fund's resilience trust
Bangladesh's US$416 billion economy is the first in Asia to put such a request forward to the Washington-based lender as it seeks to ramp up its attention on how to mitigate the impact of climate change.
1MDB failed to service loan, govt now paying off US$3 billion debt, court hears
Former finance ministry deputy secretary-general Siti Zauyah Mohd Desa says her division received no reports on how the money was used.
Capital A sues MalaysiaNow over article on Danajamin loan
It says the article caused it to incur losses, tarnished its good name and exposed it to ridicule and hatred.
China Evergrande to resolve US$511 million trust loan with state help, sources say
Trust companies, which pool money from wealthy investors, are an important source of funding for Evergrande and other property developers in China.
No Danajamin loan for Capital A after top duo refuse to be guarantors
It says it is exploring other available debt financing alternatives with acceptable terms suitable to the operations and financing requirements of the company.
AirAsia threatens suit, gives MalaysiaNow 48 hours to retract report on half-a-billion ringgit govt loan
A lawyer's letter to MalaysiaNow defends the government loan for the troubled company as 'reasonable' given that it is a 'key driver' of Malaysia's economic growth.
Tony brushes aside AirAsia’s troubled status as he launches new name
He says AirAsia's PN17 status is an accounting issue.
Over 500,000 PTPTN borrowers yet to repay their loans
They are among 2,424,009 borrowers who had completed their studies and were supposed to repay their loans amounting to almost RM24.6 billion.