Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Beijing Tells Employees to Take a Break

China’s policymakers may have just found a viable solution to fire up the nation’s economy, which has been losing some of its steam this...

Sharp rise in women-owned businesses in Central America

Case studies from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico and Panama show that women’s success as business owners and employers can be influenced by the...

Hong Kong’s Market Trends Heading Into 2020

2019 has been a rather tumultuous year for Hong Kong. The ongoing trade war between US and China combined with six straight months of...

South Korean Employment Rate Hits All-time High

South Korea saw its major job indexes improve in November 2019, with the employment rate hitting an all-time high and the number of newly...

Singapore’s Total Employment Rises, But So Does Unemployment

2019 was a rocky year for the global economy. Singapore was no exception, having experienced a mixed bag throughout the year. However, total employment...

A Call for LGBT Labour Statistics

Inclusion and diversity in the labour market: a call for LGBT labour statistics Equal opportunities for employment and equal treatment in employment are a key...

Vietnam to Adopt New Employment Code to Meet New Standards

After much debate and consultation, Vietnam has adopted a new employment code in November 2019, which will come into full effect in January 2020....

Indonesia Aiming to Submit Revised Employment Law Bill by January

The Indonesian government plants to hand over a revised employment law bill to parliament by early January. This is being done in an effort...

Slowing Inflation Makes for Higher Real-Wage Salaries in Singapore

Korn Ferry has recently released a forecast that reveals that while 2020 salary increases across the globe are expected to grow at around the...

US$500b a year to ensure basic levels of social protection worldwide

More than US$500b a year needed to ensure basic levels of social protection worldwide More than US$500 billion a year needs to be invested if...

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7 of 10 Malaysians Halfway to Retirement Aspiration

Is USD1 million enough for your retirement? Standard Chartered’s new Wealth Expectancy Report 2019, which examines the saving and investment habits of 10,000 emerging affluent,...

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7 of 10 Malaysians Halfway to Retirement Aspiration

Is USD1 million enough for your retirement? Standard Chartered’s new Wealth Expectancy Report 2019, which examines the saving and investment habits of 10,000 emerging affluent,...

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3rd Annual Digital HR & Analytics

Date: 25 -27 March 2020 Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia HR Leaders are being pushed to drive the organization "to be digital", not just "do digital”. With...

HR Summit & Expo