NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Arun Jaitley, leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, compared the Indira Gandhi's government to the Nazis when the former Congress prime minister declared a state of emergency in 1975.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan plans new earned income tax credit measures aimed at low and moderate-income working families, which would reduce tax for expenses incurred on pre-school education, vocational school fees and long-term care, at the next legislative session, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford told reporters yesterday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - There are around 400 varieties of so-called brand-name pork produced in Japan.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The monument being erected on Taiping Island in the South China Sea will be visited by Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou on December 12 when it is officially unveiled, local media revealed yesterday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to announce that Japan will reinforce research and development of “revolutionary technologies” that will balance the goals of preventing global warming and promoting economic growth.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Cross-party endorsement has become a notable feature in this year’s election race, local media observed yesterday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea is faced with demographic challenges that could deal a blow to the country's economic growth.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Data showed that South Korea's suicide rate was the highest in the elderly and those living in less affluent regions.

PARIS (The Daily Star/ANN) - We need to have a clear stance on two key issues. One of them is that Bangladesh and other countries that can be considered to have credit in terms of CO2 emissions, have a legitimate need for financing. The other one is that the mechanism for ‘loss and damage’ arbitration must be formally adopted at the Paris Summit.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - No conversation on 'sustainable peace' can be meaningful without addressing the issue of Palestine. The raising of the Palestinian flag at the UN this September offers hope.