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Rebuilding Asean’s financial safety net

SINGAPORE and Indonesia signed a US$10 billion bilateral swap agreement (BSA) in October 2018, allowing the two countries to assist each other through US dollar loans during financial stress. The...

Can Japan do better than muddle through?

SHINZO ABE is into his sixth year as Japan’s prime minister and is poised to become the longest serving in Japan’s history if he serves out his term to 2021....