Persistent, high levels of nonperforming loans could undermine bank lending and economic recovery in Asia’s developing countries.
A holistic disaster risk management approach starts with a change in the way we refer to disasters.
Cloud-based services can provide solutions for banks and other financial institutions that serve the poor and people in remote areas.
As World Cancer Day puts the spotlight on one of the world’s most devastating ailments, the situation in Asia needs greater attention.
Asia’s vast global diaspora – which includes many skilled, highly educated and prosperous people – is a strong potential source of financing for the region’s infrastructure and other development needs.
The lack of credit for small and medium-sized enterprises to participate in global trade stifles growth and makes supply chains more vulnerable.
The right actions by microfinance institutions and governments can ensure a promising outlook for microfinance in Asia this year.
Over three decades ago, economic researcher Martin Ravallion and his colleagues found a way to identify and quantify the world’s poorest people with an international poverty line that continues to guide policies to this day.