Following the data breach of over 36 million accounts from the Ashley Madison dating website, the Australian Privacy Commissioner has released a report in conjunction with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada which outlines recommendations for complying with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).
On August 29, 2016 the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) issued a set of guidelines that will take effect immediately.
On August 3, 2016, the upper house of India's parliament passed the country's Goods and Services Tax Bill, paving the way for the implementation of GST in India.
On July 1, 2016, the High Income Threshold (HIT) will increase to $138,900.
Beijing has introduced new rules which have relaxed the residency requirements for foreign workers who exhibit "innovative and entrepreneurial talent."