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CHINA will take more steps to support debt financing for companies that are working on preventing or controlling the spread of the coronavirus, and for firms operating in areas that have been hit...

DISCUSSIONS with a financier who was planning to extend at least US$180 million in new debt to Pacific Radiance have come to a halt.

[SYDNEY] Papua New Guinea's new leader has asked China to refinance its entire 27 billion kina (S$10.7 billion) government debt and enter into free trading arrangements with Pacific island nations...

REFINANCING risk in the Asia-Pacific will remain low and manageable over the next five years with most of the maturing debt in the investment-grade category, says S&P Global Fixed Income...