Koon Thaveepat is in danger of losing his pickup truck and his livelihood. He’s behind on loan payments as Thailand’s anti-government protests delay state rice-purchase payments, threatening to plunge thousands of farmers deeper into debt.
Singapore said it will spend S$9 billion ($7 billion) on health care and other benefits for the elderly, while providing companies with more funds to increase efficiency as the economy adjusts to a tighter labor supply.
Here’s what to look out for when finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 nations meet in Sydney this weekend. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew are among those set to attend.