For expatriate workers and their employers in Singapore, understanding the process to obtain a valid employment permit is vital. Read more about the various work passes and permits issued to expatriates planning to work in Singapore.
In this article, we discuss the salient features of labor contracts and social security obligations in five major ASEAN economies – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
Last month, Singapore announced its 2019 budget. In this article, we present key highlights from the budget and outline their potential implications for businesses.
Indonesia’s e-commerce industry holds a lot of promise for foreign investors. In this article, we discuss some of the latest trends in the Indonesian e-commerce market.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in Indonesia and Laos in the second part of our four-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.
Located between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia is an attractive investment destination for businesses looking to expand in ASEAN. Read more about the country’s latest FDI trends and outlook for 2019 in our latest article.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in Brunei and Cambodia in the first part of our four-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.
The European Parliament has now approved the free trade pact between the European Union (EU) and the Republic of Singapore – the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA). The trade pact signals both sides’ strong commitment to free trade at a time of increasing protectionism and is also seen as a prelude to a future FTA between the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Brunei’s government has in recent times sought to diversify the country’s economy by reducing its reliance on its hydrocarbon exports and focusing on industries such as information and communication technology and halal manufacturing. Read more about the country’s latest FDI trends and outlook for 2019 in our latest article.
In recent years, Laos’ energy sector has experienced massive investments largely due to the country’s natural hydropower resources. Read our latest article to understand Laos’ latest FDI trends and outlook for 2019.