NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India has revised its double taxation agreement with Singapore to reduce revenue losses due to the evasion of taxes on capital gains.
NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - Under the new law, those unable to explain the sources of funds for purchases are liable to face jail term.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Finance Ministry announced on Thursday that Japan’s national debt is likely to reach 1.094 quadrillion yen at the end of the fiscal year 2017, up some 21 trillion yen from the end of fiscal 2016.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - President Park Geun-hye scandal's key figures, Choi Soon-sil and her daughter, reportedly possess $667 million in Germany.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Fed's latest hike has downsides, but change was expected and local economy can weather it.
MANILA (The Straits Times/ANN) - The weapons and equipment are expected to be delivered by the second quarter of next year.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietjet is set to raise $170 million through an initial public offering.
HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - One reason for the quick transition away from cash has been Asia’s rapid urbanisation, especially in China.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Hong Kong, Japan were the top sources of investments into the country.