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Malaysia real estate overview

Malaysia-real-estate

With one of the highest level of income per capita in Southeast Asia, Malaysia has expanded its real estate sector to provide housing, office and commercial properties to a growing middle class. The largest urban areas have attracted most investments, but recent economic and political change modify the property landscape. Continue reading

Overview of India-Indonesia relations

Indonesia-India-relations

With deep-rooted ties that go back thousands of years, India and Indonesia have always been natural partners in culture, economy and politics. However, with the changing dynamics in Asia and the world, the two countries are looking to develop their exchanges and cooperation further and bring their relations to a new level. Continue reading

Guide to taxes in Laos

Taxes in Lao PDR

Taxes in Laos are among the lowest in the region: a low corporate income tax, a low progressive income tax and a low VAT make the country attractive for business. The Lao taxation system is quite simple and straightforward to encourage investment in the country and help develop its burgeoning economy. Continue reading

13 HR tips for foreign companies in Southeast Asia

HR tips for business in Southeast Asia

While the journey of acclimatizing to a culturally different business ecosystem is not without its challenges, the Dutch startup Saleduck has successfully launched its operations in Malaysia with an eye on regional expansion. Here are some tips on their journey with a focus on the aspect of human resources. Continue reading

Thailand Salary Guide 2016

Thailand salary guide 2016

Whether you are looking for employees to hire or to find a job that suits your profile, knowing the salaries usually granted for certain positions, in certain industries and with a certain level of experience can be very useful. For such purpose, here is a detailed report to assess your HR cost or salary expectations in Thailand. Continue reading

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