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August, 29, 2016

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India's upper house of parliament on Wednesday passed a landmark tax reform bill that will pave the way for the introduction of a new national sales tax, creating a common market across the country for the first time.
 
Raising transport standards?
In this Tuesday, Aug. 2 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, people watch the Transit Elevated Bus TEB-1 as it passes vehicles, during a test run in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province.
 
Asian markets down in global retreat
Most Asian markets tumbled for a second day Wednesday, extending a global retreat, with Tokyo taking a hit from a strong yen after Japan's economy-boosting stimulus program fell flat with investors.
 
The yen held its gains Wednesday after markets were left underwhelmed by Japan's bid to stimulate the sluggish economy, sparking demand for safer assets.
 
Passengers from China accounted for nearly 40 percent of the foreign visitors to Taiwan in the first half of the year, although the total number represented a double-digit drop of more than 10 percent in May and June.
 
Apple buys from 865 Japanese firms
Apple Inc. did around 3.6 trillion yen worth of business with 865 Japanese suppliers for parts and other items in 2015, according to figures released by Apple on Tuesday.
 
South Korea fines, halts sales of VW cars for forged tests
South Korea has fined Volkswagen 17.8 billion won ($16 million) and suspended sales of 80 VW models, alleging the German carmaker fabricated documents on emissions or noise level tests.
 
China's manufacturing shrank in July, the government said Monday, blaming the deterioration on rainstorms that wreaked havoc across large swathes of the country.
 
Price rises for new homes in China accelerated in July from the previous month, a survey showed Monday, with some buyers possibly prompted by moves in some cities to curb prices.
 
To get by
A man collects recyclable materials among floating garbage at the Manila Baywalk, washed ashore after tropical storm Nida passed through northern Philippines, on Monday, Aug. 1. Turning in such materials is not lucrative, but it is a vital source of income for millions of people living below the poverty line in the Philippines and elsewhere.
 
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