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    Internet Speeds Across ASEAN

    According to the results of an analysis by ASEAN DNA, only two ASEAN member states – Singapore and Thailand – currently have internet speeds above the global average of 17.7 Mbps.

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    Trade Mark Protection in Southeast Asia for SMEs – Registration and Trade Mark Search

    A trade mark is an important asset with significant monetary value for a company. In this article, we outline the registration process for trade mark holders operating in Southeast Asia and review the key issues affecting SMEs’ intellectual property rights.

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    ASEAN Economic Community 2015 Deadline May Not Be Met

    A report issued by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that with less than two years to go till the December 31, 2015, deadline, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) may no longer be a reality.

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    Intellectual Property Rights Strategies in Southeast Asia: Know Before You Go

    The principle issues surrounding Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) development, protection and enforcement are essential to all aspects of your ASEAN business. Your IPR strategy should be considered one of the main pillars of your business, not unlike your business strategy or HR strategy.

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    Understanding ASEAN’s Free Trade Agreements

    As Free Trade Agreements continue to take center stage in economic development across ASEAN and Asia, understanding the benefits of these agreements and how to avail them is becoming ever more important.

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    Competition Set to Take Off in ASEAN as Open Skies Policy Looms

    As the biggest airshow in the Asia-Pacific region kicks off this week in Singapore, progress towards implementing an ASEAN-wide open skies regime by 2015 appears to be slow but steady.

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    ASEAN Public Holiday Schedule for 2014

    ASEAN Holiday Schedule for: Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand.

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    Report: ASEAN Should Facilitate Visa Procedures

    A joint report from the UN World Tourism Organization and World Travel & Tourism Council suggests that facilitating ASEAN visa procedures could attract between 6 and 10 million additional international tourist arrivals by 2016.

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    ASEAN Tax Comparator

    In this article, we outline the key corporate and individual income tax rates for the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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    New Issue of Asia Briefing: The 2014 Asia Tax Comparator

    In this issue, we examine the different tax rates in 13 Asian jurisdictions – the 10 countries of ASEAN, plus China, India and Hong Kong. We examine the on-the-ground tax rates that each of these countries levy as well as residency triggers, available tax incentives for the foreign investor, and important compliance issues.

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