Tuesday, March 19, 2019

RISING HOUSEHOLD DEBT HITS NEW RECORD

Malaysia now has the highest householddebt-to-GDP level in Asia. According to the central bank’s annual report, household debt in the country had grown at...

FOREIGN WORKER REMITTANCES DOUBLED

Remittances by legal foreign workers doubled from RM10 billion in 2009 to almost RM20 billion in 2012. The top five countries that received remittances...

LEADERS TO BE GROOMED FOR CHALLENGES

Global companies like General Electric Co (GE) recognise the importance of good leaders who can help others thrive and create development opportunities according to...

EXTREMISM BAD FOR ECONOMY

Malaysia will lose economic competitiveness if it continues to be held “captive” by extreme racial and religious based politics, warns former senior diplomat Tan...

SAFETY AND HEALTH BEGINS EARLY

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) offers help to the Education Ministry to create awareness of occupational safety and health (OSH)...

TRAINING GAP PLAGUES ISLAMIC FINANCE INDUSTRY

Finding a job is difficult for graduates entering Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry; employers are choosy about qualifications. Thousands have flocked to many Islamic finance...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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China promises 11 million new job

China has pledged to create more than 11 million new jobs this year – equivalent to the population of Belgium and more than that...

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Asia Human Capital Development Conference 2019

Many companies are driving towards the future with talents built for the yester-years. To evolve, we need to drive transformation in this unprecedented environment...

HR Festival Asia 2019