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Doing Business in Asia Resources Recent news on Japan and the world, including business, politics and lifestyle.

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. (APEC) Member states include Australia, Brunei Darussalem, Canada, Chile, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailan, United States, and Viet Nam.

Asian Development Outlook. (ADO) A series of annual economic reports on the developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank. The ADO provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and development issues on the DMCs.

Association of South East Asian Nations. (ASEAN) Member states include Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Viet Nam, and Cambodia.

Bangkok Post. This daily provides free access to the last seven days of news on political, social, and economic events in Thailand.

Beijing Review. China's national English weekly that reports and comments on China's social, political, economic and cultural affairs, policy changes and latest developments. Also offers in-depth analysis on major regional and international events.

China Daily. Offers some of the latest news on China and the world and includes links to Biz China, City Life, Life Style, and more.

Commonwealth of Independent States. (CIS) Member states include Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine.

Eastday. Online source of China news and global business. Free access to part of Shanghai Daily, as well as a search mechanism for archived articles. Insight on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, culture and society.

The Embassy of India. The Embassy, in Washington, D.C., supports a web page called Doing Business in India. Links to foreign direct investment, legal ramifications, the taxation and financial systems in India, labor laws plus much more.

The Government of India. Has a very complete and easy-to-navigate portal to government web pages. Select Commerce, for example, for information on exports, imports, etc. Use the Business category for entries on regulations, and starting a business abroad.

India Brand Equity Foundation. A public-private partnership between the Ministry of Commerce, the government of India, and the Confederation of Indian Industry. Links to information on India's economy and industry are especially helpful.

Japan External Trade Organization. (JETRO) A Japanese government-0related organization that promotes trade and investment. Access trade statistics, economic indicators, JETRO's economic reports and survey, as well as how to set up a business in Japan.

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. (SAARC) Member states include Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.