ASEAN’s coffee industry offers several opportunities for foreign investors. Read our latest article to know more about the coffee industry in Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and the Philippines.
The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine titled, “Export and Import Procedures in ASEAN: Best Practices”, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
While Thailand does not mandate a written agreement between the employer and an employee, it does impose strict labor regulations with regards to working terms and conditions. In practice, therefore, it is advisable for employers to set out written terms and conditions of employment to avoid legal disputes.
With an average growth rate of 6.3 percent over the past five years, the Philippines is now among the fastest growing economies in Asia. Read more about the Philippines’ latest FDI trends and outlook for 2019 in our latest article.
Labuan offers the benefit of low tax regimes while retaining the protection of Malaysia’s laws and regulations. Read more about how the island is diversifying its financial portfolio of offerings to other niche areas.
The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine titled, “Growing Opportunities for Foreign Investors in Indonesia”, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
Singapore and China has signed an upgrade of their bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The expanded trade pact is expected to deepen trade and investment between the two countries, while affording Singaporean firms expanded market access in China.
On November 2, 2018, Malaysia’s Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng tabled the country’s much anticipated 2019 budget. In this article, we look at the salient features of the budget and their implications for businesses.
For foreign workers and their employers in Indonesia, understanding the process to obtain an employment permit is essential. Read more in our latest article.
In this article, we provide a brief overview of statutory regimes with respect to employment termination in the five major ASEAN countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.