Tag: Labuan Island

Australian World War Two History, Labuan Island, Borneo, Malaysia

I visit the Labaun War Memorial and Surrender Point with local expat Australian Peter Searle. Peter discusses the Sandakan Death March, the greatest single atrocity committed against Australians in war. It is believed that almost 3,600 Indonesians, 1,381 Australians, and 641 British prisoners died at, or between, Sandakan and Ranau. At Surrender Point on Labuan, […]

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Digital Nomadism – The business end of the journey

After six months on the road it is now time to test some international business concepts. I explore setting up an offshore company on Labuan Island, Malaysia and will explore Geo-Arbitrage in the Philippines. Setting up a company on Labuan will reduce my tax bill to 3% fro any income earned outside Australia. Using Geo-Arbitrage […]

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Labuan Island, Malaysia – A drinkers paradise

Labuan Island, Malaysia is a free trade zone which means alcohol, chocolate etc are all extremely cheap. When one travels they have many opportunities to drink and I feel I’ve reached the stage where I’m now bored with ‘hitting the juice’. To quote my favourite comedian, Billy Connolly, “if you are still seeking that buzz […]

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Labuan Island, Malaysia. Setting up an International Company

I speak with Peter Searle from http://www.ectrustco.com about why Labuan Island, Malaysia is one of the best places in the world to set up an international company. Labuan Island is an International Business and Financial Centre. It has numerous double tax agreements with countries such as Australia and provides benefits to international business including ‘3% […]

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