Indonesia’s New Provisions for the Construction Sector Under Omnibus Law


GR 14/2021 revises several provisions of Indonesia’s Construction Law of 2007. These include simplifying the business licensing process and the obligation of technology transfer by qualified foreign construction workers.

New Regulation Opens Up Foreign Investment Opportunities in Indonesia’s Hospital Sector


Indonesia’s hospital sector is now open to 100 percent foreign investment thanks to the Omnibus Law.

Thailand’s Laem Chabang Deep Seaport to Begin Phase 3 Expansion


Thailand’s Laem Chabang deep seaport is to begin its Phase 3 expansion that will see the port have a container throughput capacity of 18 million TEUs per year once completed in 2029.

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law Looks to Support the Aviation Industry


Indonesia’s GR 32/2021, an implementing regulation of the Omnibus Law, aims to support the recent liberalization of Indonesia’s aviation industry.

Malaysia Imposes Licensing Requirements for Cloud Service Providers


Effective from January 1, 2022, Malaysia has imposed a licensing requirement on the provision of cloud services, although it will only be enforced from April 1, 2022.

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law: New Provisions for the Shipping Sector


Indonesia issued Government Regulation 31 of 2021 which amends several aspects of the country’s shipping law.

Scotland Eager to Support Offshore Wind Power Projects in Vietnam


Vietnam’s offshore wind power industry has significant room for growth as a scalable alternative to coal imports.

Malaysia Looking to Increase Palm Oil Exports to Bangladesh


Malaysia is eager to increase palm oil exports to Bangladesh as the country seeks to increase its global market share of the industry.

Indonesia to Construct World’s Largest Green Industrial Park


Indonesia will construct the world’s largest green industrial park, aiming to attract producers of high-tech and precision products.

The Completed China-Laos Railway: Bringing Opportunities for ASEAN and the Asia Pacific


The completed China-Laos railway can transform Laos from a landlocked country into a land-linked hub that connects the wider region.

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