Monday, October 21, 2019

SOCSO coverage for self-employed to be expanded to cover small businesses

Minister of Human Resources M. Kulasegaran has urged the stakeholders to uphold the principles of social dialogue and tripartism in formulating labour policies going...

Malaysia to propose new chapter on forced labour

Malaysia to propose new chapter on forced labour under Employment Act Malaysia’s Human Resources Ministry will propose a new chapter on forced labour under the...

Longer Maternity will have Cost Impact on Small Businesses

Longer Maternity will have Cost Impact on Small Businesses: MEF The Human Resources Ministry’s proposal to increase the number of maternity leave from 60 to...

Culture key to help nurture AI-mindset in Universities

AI to Have 2x Impact on Rate of Innovation in Asia Pacific Universities Microsoft Asia and IDC Asia/Pacific released last week, findings specific to the...

Wage Stagnation and Structural Changes Underpin Skills Mismatch

Wage Stagnation and Structural Changes in the Labour Market Underpin Skills Mismatch Recent years have seen a widespread drop in global unemployment rates but what...

Higher Education Institutions in Asia Pacific Stand to Double the Rate...

Microsoft Asia and IDC Asia/Pacific released findings specific to the education sector for the study, Future Ready Skills: Assessing APAC Education Sector's Use of...

Employer Medical Benefit Costs in Asia Pacific to Grow 8.7% in...

Medical costs in Asia Pacific are forecasted to increase from 8.6 percent in 2019 to 8.7 percent in 2020, according to the 2020 Global...

700,000 Malaysian Youths Ready for Future Digital Careers

Dedicated to preparing youths for jobs of the future, the #mydigitalmaker Movement have touched the lives of over 700,000 students nationwide since its formation...

Global Tech Leaders Partner NTUC to Upskill Singaporeans

Global technology leaders work with NTUC LearningHub to help Singaporeans upskill for the digital age NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) and Skills Future Singapore (SSG) will...

UK-Malaysia Tech Partnerships in Academia

Two of Malaysia’s Premier Digital Tech Universities - Multimedia University (MMU) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) - have entered into agreements with three leading...

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South Korea Efforts to Boost Employment Appears to be Working

For a long time now, South Korea has been suffering from employment issues. The country employment market is more often than not dominated by...

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HRDF Welcomes Government’s Efforts to Upskill Workforce

The Human Resources Development Fund has welcomed efforts by the Malaysian Government to up-skill the local labour workforce, as recently announced in Budget 2020....

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Human Resources Revamped Asia 2019

When: 15 - 17 October Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The world of work has changed dramatically in the past decade, shaped by factors that include technological...