Hello, Founders! Are you a foreigner needing to set up an organization or expanding one in Malaysia to catch the ASEAN market? Use this post as a guideline so you can take advantage of Malaysia's potential as a key market hub in the region.
The proliferation of coworking spaces in Jakarta has inspired countless of charming designs and features in an office space. These days it's getting harder to differentiate the workplace and home, considering all the things that you normally find in your living room can also be found in the common area of your coworking space, for instance, pool table, ping-pong table, and your favorite console, it's no surprise that some people linger in the office longer than you'd expect. Echoing my narrative above, is a friend of mine that recently updated her status on Facebook - "The problem with your office being too comfy, is that you find yourself firmly entrenched in it at 8 p.m. which becomes 10 p.m. which then becomes 12 a.m. and you realize several colleagues are also still here"
In the last decade, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig has become a new mecca for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. It is one of Metro Manila’s fastest growing financial hubs with a 240 hectare world-class business development area that’s home to upscale shopping centers, hotels, condominiums, offices, and schools.
GreenHub, Kota Kasablaka
Flexible space in Jakarta has experienced 16% growth in the last 12 months. As it stands, Jakarta is one of the leading cities in the Southeast Asian region for coworking spaces and serviced offices with a total of 146 centres. With so many options available, the common questions we get from people are "What is the best coworking space?" or "Which coworking space do you recommend?" Our short answer is "it depends." In truth, the perfect coworking space doesn't exist, the perfect one is probably the one that ticks all the boxes you need. One of the most, if not the most important factor that we notice when people look for an office space in Jakarta is location, so let's talk about that shall we?
Looking for a workspace in Malaysia? We know you won’t settle for anything less than the coolest office space or coworking space. As the first to hear about the latest and greatest spaces, we’ve put together a list of recommendations with some of our best picks in Kuala Lumpur that you’ll be proud to work in!
This isn’t about which cafe in Manila has the best coffee. We can argue for ages about that (appropriately, in a cafe)! The FlySpaces Team decides to compile a list of good cafe spaces to hang out after work, particularly in the CBD areas. Many of you may prefer drinks, but for some of us, a long evening of conversation and maybe some pastries are all we need.
As one of the most globalized economies in the world, Singapore is the perfect place to build a career or start your own business. It’s ranked first for ease of doing businesses because of its fast and efficient registration process and progressive tax system. It’s also rated as having the best labor force in the world, with local and foreign professionals that are known for their effectiveness and strong work ethic.
Going to Singapore as a tourist is very different from going there on business. When going as a tourist, you will most likely have an itinerary and travel services already prepared for you. Depending on where you’ll be coming from, you may not even need to secure a visa.
Southeast Asia is a great place to start your business. It has extremely affordable living rates and provides easy access to many goods and services. With a large pool of entrepreneurial opportunities, affordabe costs, and a wonderful community, Southeast Asia is the new frontier for expats around the world. Here is an infographic on the cost of living in Southeast Asia.
The Philippines has gained traction as a dynamic emerging market, with gradual financial developments leading to greater investment opportunities. A known powerhouse in the business process outsourcing industry, the country continues to be a strong performer in Asia, managing upward forecasts of 6% GDP growth for 2016 and 2017, according to both IMF and ADB. Focused investments implemented through the private sector, sensibly budgeted infrastructure, and public-private partnership projects, together with an astutely skilled labor force have contributed to the Philippines’s intensifying global competitiveness.