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Overview of financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

The inclusion of a country’s population into its banking and financial system varies greatly across Southeast Asia. A well developed financial system makes some countries profit from the convenience of financial services, while opportunities arise to expand financial inclusion in less developed countries. Continue reading

Indonesia Salary Guide 2016

indonesia salary guide 2016

The most populous country of Southeast Asia, Indonesia has a large workforce, a fast-growing economy and a dynamic and varied business environment with many work opportunities. Potential candidates and hiring companies must be aware of salaries and compensations for the right skills and experience. Continue reading

Thailand FinTech ecosystem

Thailand FinTech ecosystem

The spread of the digital disruption to more and more sectors does not spare banking and finance. In Thailand, the emergence of a new generation of financial technology – FinTech – startups spurs the development of a complete ecosystem of supporting structures, from funding and regulation to accelerators and events. Continue reading

Guide to taxes in Myanmar

Myanmar-taxes

With a strong appetite for development, Myanmar has adopted a very accommodating fiscal regime. A low corporate income tax, a progressive but low personal income tax, no VAT but a light “commercial tax” and strong incentives, aim at attracting and helping companies to spur the development of Myanmar’s newly opened economy. Continue reading

Female entrepreneurship ecosystem of Singapore

Singapore female entrepreneurs ecosystem

A regional center for startups, Singapore is home to a vibrant environment of companies, support structures and entrepreneurs. Local traditions are however hard to bend and women are underrepresented in this ecosystem. This toolkit gathers all the information to provide extra guidance for female entrepreneurs of Singapore. Continue reading

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