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China Briefing

China Briefing

Hiring Foreign Employees in China: A Quick Checklist of Requirements

08/04/2022

As travel restrictions gradually loosen, we discuss some essential considerations when hiring foreign employees in mainland China.

China Briefing

China Travel Restrictions 2021/2022: An Explainer (Updated)

07/28/2022

The latest China travel restrictions, including flights to China, Chinese visas, China entry requirements during Covid, and current China quarantine rules.

China Briefing

PU Letter Exemption for China Visa Applicants: Latest Updates

07/27/2022

According to various sources, certain China visa categories do not require foreign travelers to apply for a PU Letter. Read for more details.

China Briefing

A Guide to Minimum Wages in China in 2022 (Last Updated on July 15, 2022)

07/15/2022

We offer a guide to the minimum wage levels in Mainland China and discuss how labor costs are affected by changes to the minimum wage levels.

China Briefing

China Insurance Premium Deferral: What Businesses Need to Know

07/06/2022

China is allowing deferral of social insurance premium payments for certain businesses affected by the pandemic. We discuss the conditions.

China Briefing

China Annual IIT Reconciliation – Your Tax Owed Payment FAQs Answered

06/14/2022

We answer frequently asked questions on the payment of tax owed in China during the annual IIT settlement process for foreigners.

India Briefing

India Briefing

Latest Guidelines on International Travel Applicable to Indian Travelers

08/10/2022

India continues to impose international travel restrictions due to COVID-19, with certain exceptions.

India Briefing

Key Considerations for Expatriates in India: Jobs, Location Costs, and Tax

06/29/2022

We discuss some of the tax, HR, and payroll considerations for expatriates when choosing to relocate to India for work or other purposes.

India Briefing

Human Resources and Payroll in India 2022 – New Publication from India Briefing

05/16/2022

The Human Resources and Payroll in India 2022 Guide covers India’s labor laws and provides operational intelligence related to HR and payroll management.

India Briefing

Introduction to the Social Security System in India

05/06/2022

This article discusses five categories of social insurance in India, along with their coverage, contribution rates, and supporting laws.

India Briefing

Women and Work in India: Trends and Analysis

04/18/2022

We outline the various trends surrounding women and work in India, including the gendered disparity in employment as well as unjustifiable pay gaps. We also list the laws protecting women's rights in the workplace in India.

India Briefing

How to Structure a Salary in India: Key Components

03/28/2022

We provide a guide on how to structure a salary in India by explaining the key salary components, types of allowances, and their taxable scope.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Briefing

Typhoon Season in Vietnam: How to Prepare Your Business

08/10/2022

Vietnam is prone to several typhoons every year. Vietnam Briefing discusses the key risks and how businesses can prepare for the typhoon season.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam to Increase Regional Minimum Wage from July 2022

06/14/2022

Vietnam is set to increase its minimum wage by 6 percent from July 2022 after a span of two and half years which includes a new minimum hourly rate.

Vietnam Briefing

Planning for Uncertainty: Global Staffing Solutions to Facilitate Your Vietnam Market Entry

06/09/2022

Global Staffing Solutions is a flexible entry strategy for businesses to test the Vietnamese market without needing to physically set up an operation.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Business Operations and the Coronavirus: Updates

06/07/2022

Businesses in Vietnam need to prepare for an escalation of the coronavirus outbreak; measures taken by authorities may get enforced with little or no notice.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam’s Hiring Challenges and Potential Incentives for Retaining Employees

05/31/2022

Vietnam Briefing discusses Vietnam's hiring challenges for businesses post-pandemic and solutions they can incorporate to retain labor.

Vietnam Briefing

COVID-19 in Vietnam: Travel Updates and Restrictions

05/15/2022

Vietnam Briefing highlights the travel updates and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam.

ASEAN Briefing

ASEAN Briefing

The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in the Philippines

07/12/2022

For expatriate workers and their employers in the Philippines, it is essential they understand the process of obtaining a work visa and employment permit.

ASEAN Briefing

The Guide to Employment Permits for Foreign Workers in the Philippines

07/12/2022

For expatriate workers and their employers in the Philippines, it is essential they understand the process of obtaining a work visa and employment permit.

ASEAN Briefing

Indonesia Makes Changes for the Disbursement of Old Age Security Funds

07/05/2022

Employees in Indonesia will not have to wait until the age of 56 to withdraw their JHT / old age security funds. We discuss the new criteria.

ASEAN Briefing

Indonesia Ponders Issuing Five Year, Tax Free ‘Digital Nomad’ Visas

06/28/2022

Indonesia is pondering whether to issue ‘nomad visas’ to attract digital nomads to work from popular destinations such as the island of Bali.

ASEAN Briefing

Malaysia Increases Minimum Wage from May 1, 2022: What are the Implications for Businesses?

06/06/2022

Malaysia will increase the national monthly minimum wage from May 1, 2022, by 25 percent from 1,200 ringgit (US$276) to 1,500 ringgit (US$345).

ASEAN Briefing

Assessing the Current Human Resources Talent Pool in ASEAN

04/26/2022

ASEAN is endowed with a diverse workforce but these are spread across different levels of the developmental spectrum.

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