Asia Pacific Region

India second most complex tax jurisdiction: Deloitte

India second most complex tax jurisdiction: Deloitte

Indian tax laws are perceived to be second most complex in the Asia Pacific region, becoming even less predictable over the last three years, a Deloitte survey has said.

May 28, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

US sees India as key nation in Asia Pacific region: Pentagon

The US sees India as a pivotal nation for its security in the Asia Pacific region, the Pentagon has said as the Trump administration quietly started the process of implementing the recent designation of India as a "major defence partner".

Apr 13, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

The "better angels in America will prevail" in the upcoming presidential elections, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he warned about xenophobia during a visit to Australia.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:17 PM IST
Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

The Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6): Regional Assessments said that the worst impacts of climate change are projected to occur in the Pacific and South and Southeast Asia.

May 20, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth

Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth

Bengaluru is ranked first in the Asia Pacific region in terms of city's socio-economic growth and momentum in the commercial real estate space, according to property consultant JLL.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

'No convergence of views between India and US on Pakistan'

"Pakistan is the hub of terrorism in the world," Gen (rtd) N C Vij, director VIF, said in his address to the Atlantic Council, a top American think-tank.

Nov 05, 2015, 05:12 AM IST

Startup Capital conferences planned for Delhi and Bangalore

Prominent technopreneurs and investors from across the Asia Pacific region will gather in India next week to brainstorm on the innovation hotspots and startup ecosystem.

Oct 20, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

India worst hit by malware attacks: Report

India has emerged as the top targeted nation by data-stealing malware to hijack business transactions and steal information from small and medium sized businesses, a report says.

Sep 09, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years: Boeing

Commercial airlines will need to recruit and train 558,000 new pilots over the next 20 years to meet rising travel demand, according to a Boeing forecast released today.

Jul 21, 2015, 04:10 AM IST

Asia Pacific sovereigns, including India, resilient to shocks: Moody's

Rating agency Moody's on Thursday said emerging economies in Asia Pacific region, including India, have a high degree of immunity to external shocks, but will face challenges when the US Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates.

Apr 23, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

India second most optimistic nation in Asia Pacific

India is the second most optimistic nation among the Asia Pacific Region after Myanmar, says a study.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

India fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific: IDC

The growth in sales is being driven by increasing preference of consumers to upgrade to smartphones as well as shorter refresh cycles.

Nov 26, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Indian luxury market on lower growth trajectory: Deloitte

After growing at the fastest pace in Asia Pacific region, the Indian luxury goods market appears to be on a lower growth trajectory, says a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) report.

Sep 19, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

533,000 new pilots needed in next 20 years: Boeing

Boeing said the Asia Pacific region would need to recruit 216,000 pilots and 224,000 technicians in the next 20 years.

Jul 30, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Top military leaders of US, Japan and S Korea meet in Hawaii

Top military leadership of the US, Japan and S Korea have met in Hawaii to discuss the evolving security environment in the Asia Pacific region and exchange views on regional security issues, the Pentagon said.

Jul 02, 2014, 07:52 AM IST

Smartphones driving BYOD growth in Asia: IDC

BYOD refers to employees purchasing devices with their funds and employers neither subsidising nor supporting the devices' hardware and software.

Jun 04, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

Smartphones, tablets driving retail growth in Asia: report

Euromonitor data showed that the number of smartphones in the Asia Pacific is forecast to rise to nearly 700 million in 2017.

May 30, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

High economic growth key to poverty reduction: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised the importance of high economic growth for poverty reduction.

Sep 30, 2013, 21:32 PM IST

'Rising price of raw material top biz concern in APAC region'

Rising price of raw materials and high taxation have emerged as biggest threats to corporates in the Asia Pacific region, says a survey.

Jul 11, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

Chinese think-tank warns of military clashes with Japan

A Chinese think-tank has warned that China may get involved in a military conflict with Japan over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, as "big powers" have intensified their efforts.

May 30, 2013, 19:04 PM IST