China seeks to allay Belt and Road debt concerns

BEIJING (Apr 25): China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, its finance minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay criticism that the infrastructure plan to boost trade and investment creates a heavy burden for some nations....

Singapore’s finance minister Heng named deputy PM

SINGAPORE (Apr 23): Singapore finance minister Heng Swee Keat is set to become deputy prime minister, the prime minister’s office said in a statement on Tuesday, strengthening expectations he will take over as the future leader of the city-state. Heng’s promotion will...