Wednesday, August 21, 2019

JOBS CREATED AMID ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN

China’s employed population in urban areas increased by 3.44 million in the first quarter of 2014, with the unemployment rate remaining low, the country’s...

GRADUATES PICK WORK OVER ADVANCED DEGREES

More college graduates in China are opting for work experience instead of advanced degrees, a survey showed. More than 76% of university students said...

CHINA’S HIGH SECURITY LAB TO TACKLE EBOLA

In a vital move in the fight against Ebola, China’s first high-security biosafety laboratory will be ready for use by December. The facility, located...

MINI STIMULUS TO BOOST SLOWING ECONOMY

China announced steps to boost its slowing growth, including extending tax breaks for small businesses and support measures for poor urban districts. Anticipation has...

MORE STIMULUS MEASURES EXPECTED

In September, China’s consumer inflation slowed more than expected to almost a five-year low. The drop has increased worries that global growth is experiencing...

YUE YUEN PRODUCTION CONTINUES AFTER STRIKE

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd, a maker of shoes for clients including Adidas AG and Nike Inc, said production at its Dongguan factory has...

SECOND-TIER CITIES IDEAL FOR JOBSEEKERS

University graduates are looking to second-tier cities because of greater job opportunities and lower property prices, a recent industry report shows. Suzhou topped a...

PROSPECTS BRIGHT FOR FOREIGN BANKS

Foreign banks continue to make inroads in China, but they remain marginal players in retail and consumer spaces. Still they slowly build market share...

GOVERNMENT JOB POPULAR AMONG YOUNG CHINESE

Young Chinese people still want to become public servants despite the country imposing the strictest ever scrutiny on officials, said Li Zhong, spokesperson for...

Leading in uncertain times

Cegos Asia Pacific’s new partnership with the Centre for Executive Education (CEE) is geared to take business critical executive and senior leader development beyond...

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Amid Declining Birth Rates Singapore Calls on it’s Ageing Workforce

As the current leadership of Singapore prepares to hand over power to the next generation of leaders in the coming years, new legislation are...

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Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible...

Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible employment styles Up to 3.41 million people, accounting for about 5 percent of Japan’s...

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Intercultural Advantage for Human Resources Leaders

When: 4 September 2019 Where: Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Human Resources leaders in international organizations face unique and stressful situations. Speaking...

3rd HR Leaders Asia 2019