The Essential Guide to One Person Corporation in the Philippines

At last, the answer to the question ‘Can one person own a corporation in the Philippines?’ is yes. With the implementation of the Revised Corporation Code (Republic Act No. 11232), the Philippines now allows the establishment of One Person Corporations (OPC). Who can register it, and what are the key benefits, requirements, and restrictions? In […]

Business in Bali During Ramadan: 4 Common Myths Debunked

Ramadan is the most important month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world and consequently, Ramadan affects the everyday life of many Indonesians as well as its businesses. But does Ramadan affect doing business in Bali? In this article, we will […]

Doing Business in Indonesia During Ramadan: Essential Tips

Ramadan is the Holy Month for Muslims during which they forgo eating and drinking from dawn to dusk. It is a serious religious undertaking that impacts the daily routine of many Indonesians. One of the common misperceptions, usually among newer expatriate business managers, is that the business stops during that time or that it’s followed […]

Indonesia Visa Overstay Fine Rises Sharply from May 2019

Are you in a situation where your stay permit in Indonesia is about to expire? Or your visa in Indonesia has already expired, but you haven’t left the country? Make sure to get your visa documentation in order as soon as possible as Indonesia has significantly raised the daily penalty for overstaying a visa in […]

Living in Bali: 2019 Guide to Moving to Bali as an Expat

If the question ‘how to move to Bali’ has ever crossed your mind, you have come to the right place. In this comprehensive guide, you will get an overview of the fundamental things you need to know about how to become a Bali expat, including: What type of visa to choose When you need a […]

How to Start an E-Commerce Business in Vietnam

Did you know that there are over 60 million Internet users in Vietnam? Or that by 2020, the predicted turnover in Vietnam’s e-commerce sector is US$ 10 billion? Starting an e-commerce company in Vietnam offers enormous opportunities. We have put together this guide to give you an overview of Vietnam’s e-commerce market as well as […]

Conducting Personal Background Checks in Indonesia

Indonesia is a large, developing, market. You will want to do what you can do prevent bad deals from happening.

2019 Guide to Import to Vietnam

With average annual GDP growth of more than 6% over the past two decades, Vietnam is among the fastest-growing economies in the world. However, despite becoming a more open economy, import to Vietnam is still highly regulated by the government. In this article, we are going to explain some of the key elements you need […]

Guide to Setting Up a Company in the Philippines: 2019 Edition

Philippines’ rapidly growing economy and regulatory changes attract foreign investors from all over the world. In February 2019, President Duterte signed the Republic Act No. 11232 that simplified the process of setting up a company in the Philippines significantly. In this guide, we will pinpoint the key changes as well as give an overview of the […]

Complete Guide to Cosmetic Product Registration in Vietnam

Vietnam’s cosmetic industry is thriving. The country’s overall development and the rapidly growing number of middle-class Vietnamese have brought along an increasing demand for beauty and personal care products. Imported cosmetics grab the lion’s share of Vietnam’s cosmetic market. In this guide, we will explain the key things you need to know about importing and […]