Japan is likely to join the AIIB, according to its ambassador to Beijing, a move that would see leave the US as the only big holdout, the FT reports.
Asian equities are off to a winning start, with China emerging as the region's best performing market in the first quarter, followed by Japan.
Indonesia's taxman is banking on fresh data for a huge revenue jump after years of tax shortfalls, but analysts aren't convinced.
China courted home buyers with a bigger tax break as it cut downpayment requirements for the second time, stepping up against sliding house prices.
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