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China Briefing

China Briefing

China Coronavirus Updates: Latest Developments and Business Advisory


Our daily updates on the latest events as they occur, together with ongoing advisory on how best to manage your China business exposure during COVID-19.

China Briefing

Can Employers in China Unilaterally Request Employees to Use Paid Leaves during the Period of COVID-19 Prevention and Control?


We discuss the issue using a case study and with references to existing laws and regulations.

China Briefing

Are China Port Closures to Blame for Continued Supply Chain Disruption?


China port closures only add pressure to already strained supply chains. We look at what has sustained the global logistics crisis and outlook for 2022.

China Briefing

2022 Chinese New Year: How Foreign Businesses Should Prepare in the COVID Context


We discuss how the 2022 Chinese New Year festival period could be impacted by COVID-related developments and how foreign businesses can prepare in advance.

China Briefing

China Travel Restrictions 2021/2022: An Explainer (Updated)


The latest China travel restrictions, including flights to China, Chinese visas, China entry requirements during Covid, and current China quarantine rules.

China Briefing

China’s Latest Corporate Income Tax Update for Six Items: Q&A


China has clarified CIT treatment on six items, including COVID-19 charitable donations, convertible bonds, art assets, and cross-border hybrid investments.

China Briefing

Restructuring Your China Company to Survive, Stabilize, and Succeed


In the context of China's continued growth story despite COVID-19, we look at how businesses invested in the region can strategize to survive and succeed.

China Briefing

China Permanent Residence Application: Explaining the Process in Shanghai


We explain the procedure for and benefits of obtaining a Chinese permanent residence ID card, with a focus on Shanghai.

India Briefing

India Briefing

What are India’s Latest Guidelines on International Travel?


India continues to impose international travel restrictions due to COVID-19, with certain exceptions.

India Briefing

Profiling India's EdTech Industry: A US$10 Billion Opportunity


We profile the latest trends in the Indian Edtech industry whose valuation is pegged at US$30 billion by 2032. India has 5 Edtech unicorns as of Jan. 2022.

India Briefing

COVID-19 in India: Live Updates


This page provides daily updates on the coronavirus outbreak in India, including tracking new cases and the COVID vaccine roll-out.

India Briefing

India COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Availability


India has several contenders for producing the COVID-19 vaccine, which are in trials presently; all adults eligible for free shots at government centers from June 21.

India Briefing

India's Response to COVID-19: Stimulus Measures Driven by Credit Guarantee Schemes, Not Direct Relief


We look at India's economic stimulus measures to overcome the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

India Briefing

Relief Measures for Taxpayers Announced Under GST Law Due to Severity of COVID Wave


Several concessionary measures were announced by India's tax authorities due to challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting statutory and regulatory compliances.

India Briefing

What is India Doing to Contain the Latest COVID Pandemic Wave?


India is taking various steps to control the COVID spread as well as address major gaps in the availability of life saving healthcare facilities and drugs.

India Briefing

India's Pharmaceutical Industry – Foreign Investment Opportunities, Incentives


India's pharmaceutical industry offers massive investment opportunities in contract manufacturing, R&D, and biotech – besides market access.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Business Operations and the Coronavirus: Updates


Businesses in Vietnam need to prepare for an escalation of the coronavirus outbreak; measures taken by authorities may get enforced with little or no notice.

Vietnam Briefing

COVID-19 in Vietnam: Travel Updates and Restrictions


Vietnam Briefing highlights the travel updates and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam’s New Normal: The Hybrid Work Strategy


Vietnam Briefing highlights the advantages and challenges of the hybrid work strategy as Vietnam embraces the new normal.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Issues Tax Breaks for Businesses, Individuals Affected by Pandemic: Resolution 406


Vietnam issued Resolution 406 to help businesses and individuals affected by the pandemic including a 30 percent corporate income tax cut.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam's Business Recovery: 4 Industries to Watch


Vietnam Briefing examines four key industries that are geared for recovery as Vietnam's economy gradually reopens and moves towards a new normal.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam's Economy Reopening: Why Should Investors Stay Positive


Vietnam Briefing higlights Vietnam's recent opening and business recovery, including the impact of the lockdown and positive future outlook.

Vietnam Briefing

A Guide to Export Processing Enterprises in Vietnam


Export Processing Enterprises located in EPZs benefit from significant tax exemptions. Vietnam Briefing highlights the preferential policies for investors.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Cuts Land Rent for Those Affected by COVID-19


To aid with economic recovery and for those affected by the pandemic, Vietnam issued Decision 27 on cutting land rent by 30 percent.

ASEAN Briefing

ASEAN Briefing

COVID-19 Cases in ASEAN & Asia – Regular Updates by Country


We will be operating this article as a running live update service to keep businesses in the ASEAN region informed with regards to the coronavirus.

ASEAN Briefing

Singapore Issues Third COVID-19 Stimulus Package


On April 6, 2020, the Singaporean government issued its third stimulus package valued at S$5.1 billion (US$3.6 billion) to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

ASEAN Briefing

Malaysia Issues Second Stimulus Package to Combat COVID-19: Salient Features


The Malaysian government has issued its second stimulus package to combat the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more

ASEAN Briefing

Singapore Announces Second COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Salient Features


The Singaporean government launched its second stimulus package to counter the economic fallout of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read on to learn more.

Our firm Dezan Shira & Associates provides legal, tax and operational advisory across Asia.
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