Singapore’s government has made changes to its Global Investor Program to make it easier for foreign investors to apply for permanent residence (PR) status.
Myanmar has extended visa on arrival access to Austria, Hungary, New Zealand, Czech Republic, and Luxemburg. Read on to learn more.
Minimum wages across ASEAN countries are gradually increasing to match the rise in the cost of living.
Despite the increases, minimum wage rates in ASEAN remain among the lowest in Asia. Read on to learn more.
For expatriate workers and their employers in Singapore, understanding the process to obtain a valid employment permit is vital.
By January 2020, Indonesia will increase its minimum wage by 8.51 percent from the current 2019 rate. Learn more about how this regulation will impact businesses in the country.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Labor issued Regulation 228, 2019 to define the types of job positions open to expatriate workers in the country.
SMEs frequently underestimate the importance of cybersecurity to their business. It’s often not a question of “if” your company will be attacked but “when” . Cybersecurity is an often-overlooked item in small and medium sized companies (SMEs), putting these companies at risk every day. Lack of IT experts, fear of high costs, or even lack[…..]
The Singapore government enacted major amendments to the Employment Act earlier this year. The changes affect human resource administration for employers.
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.
While Thailand does not mandate a written agreement between the employer and an employee, it does impose strict labor regulations with regards to working terms and conditions. In practice, therefore, it is advisable for employers to set out written terms and conditions of employment to avoid legal disputes.