Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Japan Looks to Thai Workers

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Japan’s workforce has been facing a severe manpower shortage for the past decade. Like many other developed nations, a large portion of the younger...

Singapore: Most Employers Remain Fair and Reasonable Amid COVID-19

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In the months since 12 March 2020, the Singaporean Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has received thousands of reports from employers regarding cost-saving measures that...

Singapore Ministry of Manpower Enforces New Fair Hiring Conditions

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Singapore’s employment agencies will have to meet new license conditions to strengthen fair hiring practices. This announcement was made by the nation’s Ministry of...

Over 20,000 New Job Opportunities for Malaysians

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More than 20,000 job opportunities by selected companies will be offered through the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) initiative under the short-term National Economic...

Singapore Places Focus on Its Older Workers

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Singapore has recently announced a concerted effort to help its middle-aged and older workers as they represent a majority (approximately 60 percent) of the...

As the COVID-19 Battle Remains Long-drawn, How Can Asia-Pacific Leaders Protect...

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By Stephen Koss The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a great amount of responsibility on leaders to guide an increasingly worried and uncertain workforce through the...

India Among Top Four Countries With Positive Hiring Outlook

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India features among the top four countries in the world projecting a positive hiring trend for the three months of the July-September 2020 period....

Robot built for Japan’s ageing workforce finds COVID-19 role

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Mira Robotics developed its Ugo robot to reinforce greying Japan's shrinking workforce, but as the coronavirus threat persists, the Japanese start-up is...

China to Train 14 Million Migrant Workers Within Two Years

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China has recently announced its plans to train up to 14 million migrant workers in vocational programmes over the next two years. This is...

Pandemic Taking a Toll on South Korean Job Market

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Throughout the first quarter of 2020, reports have been coming in regarding the desperate struggle of South Korean jobseekers who are more than qualified...