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  • The Advantages of Being a Remote Worker in Kuala Lumpur

    June 30, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    There are lots of advantages to be had when it comes to being a remote worker in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Usually, when people think of the benefits that can be acquired from remote work, they tend to associate them with the employees instead of the employers. However, the truth of the matter is that remote workers are a huge benefit not only to themselves but to those that hire them.

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  • The Features of Servcorp Serviced and Virtual Offices in Menara Citibank in Kuala Lumpur

    June 24, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Menara Citibank is a 50-storey class A commercial building/tower located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The magnificent skyscraper was officially opened in 1995. The building was constructed by The Lion Group. Originally, the tower was named Menara Lion. The name however changed to Menara Citibank when Citibank bought 50% stake in 2000 and moved into the tower.

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  • Features of Servcorp Serviced and Virtual Offices at NU Tower 2

    May 31, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Nu Towers contains two adjoining office buildings known as Tower 1 & 2, which are attached to the Aloft Hotel, a four-star beauty in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With the exciting Nu Sentral shopping mall nearby, this area attracts investors, business people and tourists from all over the world.

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  • The Future of Workspaces in Malaysia

    May 29, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    There's a change in the dynamics of how work is currently being done in modern businesses, and we have to thank personal computing, the Internet, cloud computing, and the virtualization of the office for it.

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  • Home Office Versus Virtual Office in Malaysia: What You Need to Know

    May 19, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Before discussing; home office versus virtual office in Malaysia, it's important to understand why anyone would want to do business in Malaysia. First and foremost, Malaysia is strategically located in Southeast Asia, which is one of the best locations (cost effective and competitive locations) for investors keen on setting up offshore businesses in the manufacturing sector. Malaysia is home to many foreign-owned companies doing manufacturing business for both regional and international markets. Many products, especially technology advanced products are manufactured in Malaysia. The country is among the most technologically advanced countries, among industrialized nations in the entire ASEAN region.

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  • How a Serviced Office in Malaysia Can Benefit Your Small Business

    May 04, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Sometimes referred to as an "instant office", the serviced office can provide Malaysian business owners with all the equipment, furnishings and personnel necessary to do business. Instead of spending thousands on setting up a dedicated office space, you simply sign up online for space you need, and suddenly you have a professional space where you can go each day and get your work done.

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  • Options for Office Space in Kuala Lumpur

    April 25, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia and affectionately known as KL, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with over seven million people in the greater metropolitan area. Many large corporations, such as Fox Network, CNN, and BBC, have a presence in KL and enjoy this city with its vast selection of excellent restaurants, colonial architecture, and an abundance of green areas.

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  • How to Get Your Employees' Loyalty in Malaysia

    April 20, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Malaysia's strong economic background has made it a remarkable attraction to start-up companies and large organizations looking for an offshore presence in Southeast Asia. With one of the strongest gross domestic product records, Malaysia offers a great deal to any business owner. As entrepreneurs move into the area and set up their businesses, they often run into a number of different issues.

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  • The Right Time to Expand your Business in Malaysia

    March 22, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Malaysia is an exciting country with an economy that has been robust for more than 50 years.  Malaysia's gross domestic product has risen steadily during that time. Today, Malaysia's economy is one of the strongest in all of the Asia.

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  • The Benefits of Having an Office in Ilham Tower

    March 07, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    The spectacular combination of steel accents, lustrous glass, and beautiful vegetation equates to an amazing sight on the unforgettable skyline of Kuala Lumpur. That is the building known as Ilham Tower and it's the city's newest skyscraper. As a world class business address, it offers the very best in luxury furnishings and amenities.  There's ample transportation using Ampang Park LRT Station and it is near major thoroughfares like Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Ampang.

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  • Tips for Small Business Tax Deductions in Malaysia

    March 04, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Malaysian small to medium businesses (SMBs) or enterprises (SMEs) can avail of multiple tax benefits to get maximum tax savings. The Malaysian government has also incentivized SME growth by giving them tax benefits or breaks under certain legal circumstances for them to increase their potential profits and decrease the number of overhead expenses as they struggle to stay afloat in the first few years of their existence.

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  • Tips for Working with Temp Agencies in Malaysia

    March 01, 2016 | Trinh Danh

    Recruitment agencies abound in Malaysia, providing workers for all types of jobs from common laborers to specialized technicians. Today's global businesses have changing needs, and that includes employees. Temp workers offer solid services to business owners who are not ready to hire a full-time person to fill a position. When a company needs workers quickly or just to fill temporary needs, they often hire temporary workers from local agencies in Malaysia.

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  • Most Successful Malaysian Businesses in 2015

    February 28, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    Due to its vibrant economy, which is the result of hard work and vigilant planning of many years, Malaysia is one of the countries of Asia that has many success stories to tell. The government acted expeditiously and cautiously in the year 2009 to bring down the impact of the global recession, and the result of this was affirmative allowing many of the businesses to become world leaders in their specific niches. Having said that, here are some of the top companies in Malaysia in the year 2015 that have contributed significantly to the growth of the country:

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  • Flexible Working Arrangements Advantages in Malaysia

    February 18, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    Due to its vibrant culture and thriving economy, Malaysia has become an excellent place for new startups and offshore offices. Malaysia's ethnic diversity and historical significance make it a popular choice for many corporations. With the right business plan, some startup capital and lots of hard work, anyone can become a successful entrepreneur in Malaysia.This has happened for thousands of people over the years.

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  • Ilham Tower - The Best Location for the Serviced Office in Kuala Lumpur

    February 11, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    Ilham Tower is quickly becoming the most sought after high rise building in Kuala Lumpur. This beautiful 60-story office building is the result of years of planning and hard work. It features sleek glass and steel surrounded by lovely trees and flowers. It casts a dynamic silhouette against the city's skyline, and many large, well-known corporations are moving in and calling Ilham Tower their new home.

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  • Top 3 Destinations for Executive Suites in Kuala Lumpur

    February 09, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    With splendid landscapes and fascinating lifestyles, the Kuala Lumpur is easily one of the best cities in Malaysia. The ever-expanding market and relatively low operating costs of the capital, Malaysiahas attracted plenty of businessesto invest and have their offices set up in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Coworking Spaces in Malaysia

    February 05, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    When you have a great idea for a new business in Malaysia, but you don't have a very large budget, a co-working space can be the right solution. These have popped up all over the place because they're so affordable. In most cases, you have access to a desk and a few common office machines such as a copier. This is probably the least expensive option for those with a home-based business who need to get out of the house to work at times.

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  • Malaysia Economic Forecast in 2016

    February 04, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    As reported before, Malaysia's political polarization has directly affected its economy. Prime Minister Najib Razak's government was more concerned with entrenching their positions by implementing security measures to strengthen their roles in the National Security Council rather than concentrate on ensuring Malaysia's positive economic outlook in the future. This soon changed when it came to their attention the slowing of the Malaysian economy.

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  • How to Find Employees in Malaysia

    February 02, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    If you've been in business a while, then you understand how difficult it can be to find the right employees, screen them, test them and then hire them. Established companies generally have an HR department that will handle these tasks. If you own a new startup in Malaysia, you may have to do it yourself. This nation has become popular as a destination for outsourcing work and companies from every country come each year to take advantage of lucrative opportunities. Though there is a vast pool of skilled workers, it can be time-consuming and stressful to find the right fit for your company.

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  • The Difference Between Servcorp Virtual Offices and Other Providers in Malaysia

    January 27, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    Malaysia offers so much to investors, entrepreneurs, and startups. Their economy is very stable and as a member of the ASEAN, investors can count on a steady growth rate for their business. Kuala Lumpur is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and offers a great deal to large and small businesses. The region also boasts excellent seaports, airports and ground transportation. There is also an ample supply of manufacturing space, industrial space, and office space available.

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  • The Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements in Kuala Lumpur

    January 26, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    If you're a small business based in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia and you're interested in making your business grow despite your small-scale reach and miniscule budget for your overhead, then it's perhaps time you implemented a flexible working arrangement for your employees.

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  • The Best Locations Where You Can Rent Office Space in Kuala Lumpur

    January 22, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    A resourceful startup company in Kuala Lumpur can turn into a successful business in a short period of time. Nonetheless, it is very important for new companies to get the best office space at affordable rates. When a new business spends a lot on monthly expenses, the entrepreneurs can be left fighting to make ends meet each month. This is why it is essential to get the best office space at the lowest and most affordable price.

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  • 2015 Malaysia Business Review

    January 18, 2016 | Sharon Cheong

    Because of the recent polarization of Malaysia's political scene, Malaysia's economy has had a roller coaster of a year. As of December 7, the United Malays National Organization's deputy leader has publicly called for the maligned Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down from office. Meanwhile, the much-criticized administration intensified its efforts to entrench their positions, strengthening the PM's roles within the National Security Council and the powers of the government.

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