Human Resources & Payroll

Payroll Processing and Compliance in Singapore – New Issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine

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The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine, focusing on Payroll Processing and Compliance in Singapore, is out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store.

The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in Myanmar

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Hiring foreign employees in Myanmar can be a complicated process due to the country’s lack of a comprehensive employment permit system for foreigners. Here, we look at different options for foreigners to acquire legal working status in Myanmar.

Personal Income Tax in ASEAN: a Guide to 2017 Rates

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Personal income tax, or PIT as it is commonly referred, is a tax levied on all wage earners within a given jurisdiction. In the following article, we outline PIT tax brackets in individual member states of ASEAN.

Sourcing Talent in ASEAN: A Guide to Regional Opportunities

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With over 625 million inhabitants spanning 10 member states, ASEAN is endowed with a diverse workforce capable of supporting a multitude of manufacturing and service based investments. In this extract from the latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine, we look at sourcing talent in Southeast Asia.

Human Resources in ASEAN – New Issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine

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The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine, focusing on key HR considerations across ASEAN for foreign investors, is out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store.

Daily Minimum Wage Rates in Thailand to Increase from January 1, 2017

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In this article, we highlight recent adjustments to Thailand’s daily minimum wage rates passed in November and set to become effective in 2017.

Myanmar Opens Three Overland Crossings to e-Visas

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Myanmar has extended e-visas for tourists and business professionals to three land crossings: Tachileik, Myawaddy, and Kawthaung. Learn what you will need to apply.

Rooting Out Slave Labor: An Introduction to Sustainable Manufacturing in ASEAN

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When investing in emerging markets to lower costs, exploitative labor practices are always a reputational concern. Learn which ASEAN markets will allow you to retain a cost advantage over your competitors while producing goods in a sustainably manner.

Indonesia Promotes ASEAN Minimum Wage

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In the wake of Indonesia’s proposal for an ASEAN wide minimum wage, we assess the impact of such an arrangement and provide insight on the likelihood of its passage.

Labor Mobility in ASEAN: Current Commitments and Future Limitations

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With the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at the end of 2015, ASEAN achieved a significant milestone in the region’s growing political, economic, and cultural integration. Although ASEAN has clearly stated its goal to promote skilled labor mobility, current policies trail behind the EU and other regional initiatives.

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