Confusion over how the 13th month pay and Christmas bonuses differ in the Philippines is common. We look at the differences between the two types of bonus payments, how they are taxed, and who is eligible.
The government introduced Regulation 78 of 2019 offering a variety of income tax incentives for investment in specific industries and provinces. Read on to learn more.
Chris Devonshire-Ellis writes on the continuing growth of Vietnam-Russia trade amidst the ASEAN bloc eyeing an agreement with the EAEU.
On October 24, 2019, the Philippines and China signed six bilateral agreements covering infrastructure, trade, communications, and customs. Read on to learn more.
Chris Devonshire-Ellis writes on the Singapore-EAEU FTA, which is poised to provide new trade opportunities for Singaporean businesses. Read on to learn more.
For expatriate workers and their employers in Singapore, understanding the process to obtain a valid employment permit is vital.
Amidst the US-China trade war and China’s slowing growth, the option of ASEAN as a China+1 destination is fast becoming the most appealing option. Read on to learn more.
In this issue of ASEAN Briefing magazine, we examine Indonesia’s business environment, tax incentives for investments, and corporate establishments. Read on to learn more.
Singapore’s corporate income tax (CIT) rate of 17 percent is the lowest in ASEAN and has attracted a dynamic investment community of more than 7,000 multinational firms into the country. Read on to learn more.
Singapore’s extensive free trade agreements (FTA), coupled with a transparent legal system and educated workforce, have made it an attractive destination for investors looking for business opportunities in Asia. Read on to learn more.