Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor has issued a new investor visa in a bid to boost foreign investments in targeted industries.
Thailand is set to announce a minimum wage increase for 2024, expected to surpass the inflation rate. It is likely to fall short of the initially proposed 400 baht (US$11.12) per day to mitigate potential negative impacts on small and medium-sized enterprises.
Service contracts in Vietnam are a flexible alternative for firms to find human resources support and staff time-bound or specialized projects.
Cambodia’s vital GFT industries, encompassing garments, footwear, and textiles, are set for a minimum wage increase in 2024. We’ve observed adjustments in minimum wages for various worker categories, including regular, probationary, and piece-rate employees.
Cambodia has opened the application window for businesses to apply for the foreign employee quota. Under the quota system, only 10 percent of a local company’s workforce can be a foreign employee.
Indonesia is introducing a golden visa scheme to attract foreign corporate and individual investors. The scheme offers between five-to-10-year resident permits, depending on their investment value.
Singapore will introduce a new points system for Employment Pass applicants in September, in addition to higher qualifying salary thresholds.
Since July 1, 2023, the minimum wage for micro-enterprises in Malaysia has come into force having been previously deferred since 2022.
In this article, we explain what foreign nationals entering Cambodia need to know as regards employment-related visas and work permits in the country.
Indonesia has made it mandatory for all Indonesian citizens and expatriates to participate in its social security programs.