A Cost-of-Living Survey in Southeast Asia during the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Mar 26, 2020 @ 07:34 AM / by Yimkwan Tsang

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    Last quarter, in the early stages of the global COVID-19 outbreak, I was surveying Southeast Asia. At the time of my transit through Kuala Lumpur, AirAsia had recently suspended flights from mainland China, Macau, and Hong Kong. Though normally a carrier that promotes customer self-service, the airline was diverting all travellers from these locations to the check-in counters to undergo screening questions before being allowed to proceed; in fact, they  were prohibited from using the automated-check-in machines as you can see in the photo below.

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    Kuala Lumpur - February 13th: Global Mobility Breakfast Briefing [Event]

    Jan 08, 2020 @ 08:15 PM / by Natalie Tong

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    Join AIRINC and your global mobility peers for a breakfast briefing discussion on the recent results from our Long-Term Assignment Benchmark Study. From this session, you will learn more about policy best practice from 185 global companies who participated in the survey.

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    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - February 21st: Global Mobility Breakfast Briefing [Event]

    Jan 16, 2019 @ 06:28 AM / by Natalie Tong

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    You are invited to join AIRINC and your global mobility peers for a breakfast briefing discussion on: Flexibility in global mobility programs.

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    A Cost of Living Survey in an Evolving Borneo [3-minute read]

    Dec 17, 2018 @ 11:55 AM / by Samuel Pearl Schwartz

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    On my recent trip, I surveyed Malaysian cities on the island of Borneo. The island is shared by Malaysia, Indonesia, and the small sultanate of Brunei. The largest of the cities I surveyed was Kota Kinabalu, known colloquially as “KK.”

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    Tax Changes in Malaysia: Will they impact your workforce?

    Aug 06, 2018 @ 08:18 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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    Malaysia The Malaysian government had reduced the employee contribution rate to the Employee Provident Fund from 11% to 8% without limitation, a move aimed at stimulating consumer spending.

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