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    Malaysia Foreign Knowledge Worker Projections for 2018

    The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) on December 8, 2017 began accepting requests for foreign knowledge worker (FKW) projections. Companies planning to apply for employment passes in 2018 must ensure that they immediately apply for approval of their 2018 FKW projection to avoid any visa disruptions.

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    Payroll Outsourcing in Singapore: Allowing Companies to Focus on Regional Expansion in ASEAN

    Payroll outsourcing effectively reduces a firm’s overall liabilities and costs, and ensures that more time and resources get spent on critical business functions. In this article, we discuss the various benefits of outsourcing ASEAN payroll to a reliable third-party payroll processing provider in Singapore.

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    Singapore as a Payroll Processing Center for Companies in ASEAN

    Companies centralizing their payroll in Singapore benefit from the country’s double advantage of housing many regional headquarters as well as the country’s strong connectivity to other ASEAN states. Read more.

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    Thailand Launches New Online Service for Work Permits and Visas

    Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has launched a new online visa service for BOI-registered companies in order to ease the visa application process. Under the new system, authorities will issue an electronic work permit to the applicants instead of the work permit booklet currently in use.

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    The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in Laos

    For expatriate workers and their employers in Laos, understanding the process to obtain a business visa and employment permit is essential. Read more about the various business visas and employment permits issued to expatriates planning to work in Laos.

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    The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in Cambodia

    For expatriate workers and their employers in Cambodia, understanding the process to obtain a work visa and employment permit is essential. Read more about the various work visas and employment permits issued to expatriates planning to work in Cambodia.

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    The Philippines Launches Visas on Arrival Program for Chinese Nationals

    The Philippines Bureau of Immigration (BI) has launched a Visa Upon Arrival (VUA) program for Chinese nationals.The move comes as part of the government’s bid to boost tourism and investment in the Philippines.

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    Malaysian Labor Contracts: What You Need to Know

    While Malaysia offers foreign investors a skilled workforce, the country’s laws mandate a formal, written labor contract signed by the parties. This article discusses how these contracts can serve as an opportunity for foreign investors to establish a firm foundation for human resources management in Malaysia.

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    The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in the Philippines

    For expatriate workers and their employers in the Philippines, understanding the process to obtain a work visa and employment permit is essential. Read more about the various work visas and employment permits issued to expatriates planning to work in the Philippines.

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    Salary, Individual Income Tax, and Social Security in Singapore

    It is important for companies operating and hiring employees in Singapore to understand the key elements of the country’s payroll process and stay updated on the latest regulatory changes when computing salary and social security contributions. Read more in our latest article.

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