The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine, titled “Opportunities for Foreign Investors in Thailand”, is out now and available as a complimentary download.
For foreign investors, entering Indonesia’s special economic zones and taking full advantage of what they offer requires a long-term outlook.
The BARMM has untapped economic potential, especially through increasing maritime trade with neighbors Indonesia and Malaysia.
Thailand's Halal economy presents ample opportunities for investors in Halal food manufacturing as well as tourism.
Indonesia and Saudi Arabia have had historical trade and diplomatic relations for centuries and are now focused on increasing bilateral trade in the modern era.
Economic ministers from several ASEAN countries attended the first official meeting of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework in Los Angeles.
Outbound travelers from Singapore’s Changi International Airport will face higher airport charges starting from November 1, 2022.
Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) offers a range of tax and non-tax incentives to foreign companies making investments in the country. In this article, we discuss the various tax and non-tax incentives on offer for foreign investors in Thailand.
The Philippines has extended and expanded the tax incentives for a variety of industries under the 2022 Strategic Investment Priority Plan.
Indonesia has pledged to make the SEZs a policy priority to attract foreign investment – further facilitated through its tax incentive programs.
Malaysia has extended the timeline for applicants seeking income tax incentives for qualifying activities in the East Coast Economic Region.
Singapore has one of the world’s most extensive DTA and FTA networks and why the country attracts businesses from many nuanced industries.
Changing a company name in Vietnam be challenging and time-consuming. However, understanding the regulations on business name changes can help alleviate some of these challenges.
Singapore has elected to widen its regulations aimed at curbing the nation’s sugar intake.
Indonesia’s OJK Regulation No. 22/2021 allows tech companies to have multiple voting rights when they conduct an IPO in the country's stock exchange.
Indonesia's GR 39/2021 mandates businesses in most industries to be Halal compliant and Halal certified.
Vietnam has made amendments to its Intellectual Property Law, considered the most significant since its creation.
American fast-food giants have grown into the Indonesian market by using culturally appropriate programs and tailoring their foods to engage and suit the tastes of the local population.
The growing high-wealth Chinese population living in Singapore will likely create more business and investment links between the two countries.
Indonesia's parliament has approved the country's membership in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact.
Indonesia is home to some 40 percent of the world’s geothermal resources, and the sector will be key to the country’s energy sustainability goals.
Singapore is highly dependent on food and beverage imports and the country presents a highly lucrative market for Australian food brands.
ASEAN Briefing discusses investment opportunities in Singapore’s healthcare sector, which is considered one of the best in the world.
Cambodia has increased the monthly minimum wage to US$200 from the current US$194.
Singapore's Ministry of Manpower provides a range of employment permits for professional expatriates planning to work in the country.
Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower has mandated that all work pass holders must be fully vaccinated when applying for a new work pass.
Malaysia has issued a special work permit specifically for digital nomads called De Rantau. The program aims to attract foreign and local digital professionals.
The proposed amendments to Malaysia's Employment Act hopes to bring the act to international standards as required by the ILO and others.
Among the new changes is the introduction of the Overseas Network & Expertise Pass, which allows high-earners and achievers to live in Singapore without the need to secure employment first.