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  • China Agrees to Invest $US 20 Billion into India’s Infrastructure

    India and China have signed agreements aimed at strengthening their respective economies, with $US 20 billion to be invested into India’s infrastructure over the next five years. However, the amount is less than what was expected, and talks were overshadowed by a recent border dispute between the two Asian...
  • Asia’s Sports Industry: Singapore’s Next Major Growth Market?

    A business panel in Singapore has this week identified Asia's sports industry as the island country's next potential growth market. Asia's sports sector has experienced unprecedented development in recent years and, with more growth forecast for the future, now might be the time for Singapore to take advantag...
  • A Guide to New Visa Regulations in Asia-Pacific

    During the last month, Visa regulations in the Asia-Pacific have undergone some major changes. In this article, we highlight some of the important schemes recently introduced that affect several of the region's major nations.
  • The Curious Case of Asia's Highest Denominated Banknotes

    A quirky way to examine the development of Asia’s many and varied economies is to take a glance at its banknotes. Quite apart from the staggering array of art and pomp on display, there is also a correlation with the value of their respective economies.
  • A Wary Mongolia Signs Infrastructure & Investment Deals with China

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed off on US$5 billion worth of trade deals with China’s northern neighbor Mongolia, and pledged to assist with further opening up what remain important and potentially lucrative mineral deposits in the country. Yet Mongolian wariness concerning China runs deep.

Economy & Trade

China Agrees to Invest $US 20 Billion into India’s Infrastructure

China Agrees to Invest $US 20 Billion into India’s Infrastructure

India and China have signed agreements aimed at strengthening their respective economies, with $US 20 billion to be invested into India’s infrastructure over the next five years. However, the amount is less than what was expected, and talks were overshadowed by a recent border dispute between the two Asian superpowers.

Tax & Accounting

Tax Exemptions on Foreign Income for Singapore-Based Companies

Tax Exemptions on Foreign Income for Singapore-Based Companies

According to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, a Singapore tax resident can enjoy tax exemption on specified foreign income that is remitted into Singapore.

Legal & Regulatory

A Guide to New Visa Regulations in Asia-Pacific

A Guide to New Visa Regulations in Asia-Pacific

During the last month, Visa regulations in the Asia-Pacific have undergone some major changes. In this article, we highlight some of the important schemes recently introduced that affect several of the region’s major nations.

Industries

Asia’s Sports Industry: Singapore’s Next Major Growth Market?

Asia’s Sports Industry: Singapore’s Next Major Growth Market?

A business panel in Singapore has this week identified Asia’s sports industry as the island country’s next potential growth market. Asia’s sports sector has experienced unprecedented development in recent years and, with more growth forecast for the future, now might be the time for Singapore to take advantage of its many opportunities.

Human Resources & Payroll

Asia-Pacific Expat Salary Survey

Asia-Pacific Expat Salary Survey

Japan continues to be the most expensive country in the Asia Pacific region for expatriate packages, followed by Australia and India, according to the latest ECA MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey.

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