1. Asia-Pacific is a massive region with a mix of developed and developing economies that do not have similar regulations YET (see 3 below).
2. The advantage of hiring employees and expats in the Asia-Pacific region is that it has the lowest employer contribution rates, therein lowering the cost of employment.
3. The Asia-Pacific region, especially the ASEAN bloc, is trying to harmonize their labor regulations to come together as a single market.
4. Be compliant!
5. Test your target Asian country first before creating a foreign subsidiary.
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