RUSSIA has made a gesture of goodwill to restructure its outstanding loans to Cambodia worth US$1.5 billion. The Russian example could serve as a model for the United States to settle its own...

[BEIJING] - China's frenzied construction of subway systems in cities all over the country may be easing, amid reports funding has been pulled for some projects as Beijing pushes to rein in debt...

CHINA'S frenzied construction of subway systems in cities all over the country may be easing, amid reports that funding has been pulled for some projects as Beijing pushes to rein in debt levels...

[HONG KONG] - Chinese developers facing a looming wall of debt repayments have been thrown a lifeline by regulators easing access to offshore financing. That won't solve all their problems...

CHINA'S riskiest borrowers are ramping up sales of short-term dollar debt again, reigniting speculation that the authorities will clamp down on what has become a way to raise cash under the...

[NEW YORK] Toys 'R' Us Inc, the largest US toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry that is caught in a viselike grip...

RISING corporate profits are providing Chinese policymakers with room to do more to tackle the country's growing debt problems without inflicting major damage on the economy...

AS leaders of the Chinese Communist Party assembled at their secretive annual conclave at the Beidaihe seaside resort, one might think that, from an economic perspective, they could relax on the...

NATIONAL DAY: VOICES FROM THE FUTURE

STUDY hard, find a good job, work hard, and you'll be set for life. That's what I was told growing up. But as I near the end of my undergraduate studies, it's becoming clear things...

[SHANGHAI] A 59-year old woman from the central Chinese city of Wuhan transformed her appearance through plastic surgery in order to avoid 25 million yuan (S$5.06 million) of personal debts, state...