Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Vietnam’s Ambitious IT Sector Development Plan

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Vietnam has announced its intentions to have 10 localities with a revenue of more than US$1 billion each from the information and technology (IT)...

Singapore: The Foreign Worker Conundrum

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Singapore has always relied on foreign workers to perform low-skilled jobs. In recent years, the government has been attempting to reduce the nation’s reliance...

ILO: More than one in six young people out of work...

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More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic while those who remain employed...

Covid-19 pandemic creating ‘lockdown generation’

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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused surging unemployment worldwide, but has hit young workers especially hard, forcing more than one in six people...

Singapore’s Fortitude Budget Aims to Create Over 40,000 Jobs

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Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in Parliament during the fourth Budget this year an SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package that will...

Breaking Down Thailand’s Compensation Benefits Scheme

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COVID-19 continues to be a shadow looming over businesses and workers in Thailand. The subsequent lockdown measures that came as a result of the...

The Curious Case of Indonesia’s Religious Holiday Allowance

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One of Indonesia’s most important and celebrated holidays is just around the corner. Eid al-Fitr, commonly known as “Lebaran” in Indonesia, is a day...

Korean Workers May Be Getting Universal Employment Insurance

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in has stated that his government are in the planning phase for laying the foundation for a universal employment insurance...

Changing Dynamics Of The Workplace Post COVID-19

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By Sunny Choudhary Lenin very rightfully said, “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” Nothing is truer than these...

The Need to Manage Employee Engagement

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Article Contributed by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Ask any human resources guru and they are likely to say unequivocally that employee engagement,...