Monday, May 27, 2019

OVER 10,000 FEARED DEAD IN TYPHOON

The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, making it the country’s worst...

THOMSON REUTERS INCLUDES SAME-SEX PARTNERS IN BENEFITS

Media and information firm Thomson Reuters announced that it now offers health insurance benefits to Philippine employees’ partners, whether of the same or opposite...

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...

UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASES ON SLOWING ECONOMY

The number of unemployed across Indonesia has increased as employment vacancies fall due to a slowdown in economic growth. The declining employment rate was...

AUDIT DISCOVERS GHOST STAFF ON ROLLS

India Institute of Technology Bombay About 400 employees of Air India (AI) have been “missing” from work, some for as long as seven years....

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The All-seeing Eye of Social Media

Thanks to the internet and social media, we can barely keep anything a secret anymore. There are even websites and online services now that...

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Leaders call for new playbook to accelerate gender equality

Global Leaders call for a new playbook to accelerate progress on gender equality at P&G WeSeeEqual Summit Procter & Gamble today hosted the second annual...

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MERIT Asia Summit 2019

When: 3-4 July 2019 Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore In July 2019, Singapore will be the centre of a vibrant two-day discussion around Leading People and Digital...