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  • Taiwan stocks - Factors to watch - Oct 8 Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 8:29 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct 8- Following are news items and media reports that may affect the Taiwan stock market. >Huawei, ZTE should be kept from US: Congress. >Taiwan Sept CPI dips, rate view seen unchanged.

  • Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Oct 8 Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 8:05 PM ET

    -Singapore on Friday set a maximum tenure of 35 years for all new residential property loans as part of new measures to cool its housing market.

  • BERLIN, Oct 6- Germany will start talks with Singapore next week on a deal to prevent its citizens from evading taxes by shifting their money to the Asian state, a government source said on Saturday.

  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- American companies should avoid doing business with China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee is warning in a report to be issued Monday.

  • Australia shares ease as Wall St dips Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Oct 8- Australian shares slipped 0.1 percent in early trade on Monday, in line with a dip on Wall Street where a surprise drop in the U.S. unemployment rate was overshadowed by investor concern about the coming earnings season.

  • S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Oct 8 Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 7:02 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 8- Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets. >Korea won't weaken won to spur exports- officials.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 8- U.S. crude eased towards $89 a barrel on Monday, as concerns over the global economy and Europe's debt crisis offset support from an unexpected drop in U.S. unemployment.

  • Australia shares seen steady around 14-month high Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 5:58 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Oct 8- Australian shares are expected to open roughly unchanged on Monday, buoyed by a surprise drop in the U.S. unemployment rate, with the market set to consolidate gains that took the benchmark index to a 14- month high last week.

  • *Board cheers investors, but analysts say hurdles remain* Hundreds of big-ticket projects stuck By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Matthias Williams.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 8- Indonesia is buying submarines from South Korea and coastal radar systems from China and the United States. Vietnam is getting submarines and combat jets from Russia, while Singapore- the world's fifth-largest weapons importer- is adding to its sophisticated arsenal.

  • By Sanjeev Choudhary and Ross Colvin. NEW DELHI, Oct 8- It is rough being an employee of Torrent Power Ltd in the Indian city of Agra.

  • BANGALORE, Oct 8- Shopping in a U.S. department store? It's called Big Data, and although much of the work is done in the United States, India is getting an increasing slice of the action, re-energising an IT sector whose growth has begun to falter. "There are hundreds of boutiques in India right now.

  • BEIJING, Oct 8- China is spending $14 billion on pilot projects to turn coal in remote parts of the country into natural gas, a risky bet that could help meet the country's surging demand for the cleaner fuel.

  • DUBAI, Oct 7- Iran's parliament voted on Sunday to consider suspending plans for further reform of the country's food and fuel subsidies, with legislators citing economic pain caused by the plunge of the rial currency.

  • ABU DHABI, Oct 7- Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi's flag carrier which has expanded globally through stake purchases in firms like Air Berlin and Virgin Australia, will look to extend its geographical reach to India and other Asian markets.

  • *Canada expects Indian companies will make oil sands deals. *Chinese bid for oil producer Nexen makes waves in Canada. To some political consternation in Canada, China is rapidly buying up assets in the tar sands of northern Alberta, one of the world's biggest crude oil deposits.

  • DUBAI, Oct 7- Iran's parliament voted on Sunday to consider suspending plans for further reform of the country's food and fuel subsidies, with legislators citing economic pain caused by the plunge of the rial currency, Iranian media reported.

  • DUBAI, Oct 7- Iran's parliament voted on Sunday to consider suspending plans for further reform of the country's food and fuel subsidies, with legislators citing economic pain caused by the plunge of the rial currency, Iranian media reported.

  • Kuwait's ruler dissolves parliament - media Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    KUWAIT, Oct 7- Kuwait's ruler ordered the dissolution of parliament on Sunday, television channel al-Rai and state news agency KUNA said, a step which opens the way for parliamentary elections. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al- Sabah had been widely expected to take the step.

  • DUBAI, Oct 7- Iran's parliament voted on Sunday to suspend plans for further reform of the country's food and fuel subsidies, with legislators citing economic pain caused by the plunge of the rial currency, Iranian media reported.