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    Work Permit and Visa Applications in Malaysia

    Oct. 24 – Malaysia has a flexible visa policy that allows a majority of countries to enter without a visa for business trips that do not last longer than 90 days, including foreign nationals from the United States, France, Australia, Brazil, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Nonetheless, it is important to check ahead of time[…..]

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    Vietnam, Myanmar Ease Visa Restrictions

    Oct. 9 – In a move to strengthen relations between the two ASEAN countries of Myanmar and Vietnam, starting October 26, 2013, Vietnamese passport holders will no longer have to obtain a visa in order to visit Myanmar for short term stays of up to 14 days. The visa exemption agreement, which was enacted to[…..]

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    Indonesia to Relax Tourism Visa Process

    Indonesia, currently hosting the annual APEC CEO Summit, will relax its tourist visa application process in a move that should help increase the numbers of travelers visiting the country.

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    New Issue of Asia Briefing: Work Visa and Permit Procedures Across Asia

    In this edition of Asia Briefing Magazine, we outline the specific documents required for foreign nationals working in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as highlight the relevant application processes in each of these countries. Attention is also given to the role of the sponsoring company and the regulations they must adhere to.

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    Southeast Asia Single-Visa Policy in Development

    Sept. 13 – Vietnamese tourism minister Hoang Tuan Anh and his counterparts from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar convened at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City this week to discuss a plan for the implementation of a single-visa policy between the countries, which should eventually extend throughout all of the Association of Southeast Asian[…..]

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    ASEAN’s Rising Minimum Wage Levels: Indonesia

    Investors have complained that the somewhat drastic minimum wage hikes amongst ASEAN nations have hurt the market in terms of global competitiveness. In this article we will discuss the impact of recent minimum wage changes in Indonesia on conducting business in the country.

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    ASEAN to Launch Business Traveler Card By 2015

    The leaders of ASEAN have agreed to launch an ASEAN business traveler card by 2015, allowing frequent business travelers from ASEAN countries to stay for months at a time in other ASEAN countries without the need to obtain a visa.

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