Hong Kong’s minimum wage will increase to HK$37.50 per hour, from the current HK$34.50 – the highest since it was introduced.
Sri Lanka’s unemployment rate declined slightly in the third quarter of 2018 year on year, according to a government report.
A recent study forecasts that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is likely to generate up to 700,000 jobs in Pakistan by 2030.
Germany is accepting applications for up to 400 positions for Filipino nurses under a bilateral jointed initiative called the Triple Win Project.
Taiwanese firms are now expected to give lower year-end bonuses for the upcoming Chinese New Year in early February.
Pakistan will need to create an additional 1.3 million jobs every year until 2035, owing to the country’s fast growing working-age population.
Cornerstone OnDemand has appointed a new Managing Director of Asia to lead sales, marketing, client success, and alliances.
The law allows employers to compel up to 400 hours per year of overtime from employees; effectively an extra day a week.
More than 10 million jobs were lost in India last year, according to a recent report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.
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Jobs creation is expected to continue in the United Arab Emirates UAE, albeit at a slowed pace, with Dubai leading the way.
Despite the increasing popularity of automation, the state of jobs on a global scale remain largely unaffected.
Japan’s biggest investment bank, Nomura Holdings, is looking to recoup losses on global financial markets.
Following the revised Minimum Wage Act, which resulted in a higher minimum wage, South Korean small businesses are struggling to stay afloat.
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Hong Kong Disneyland employees aged 60 or above are now allowed to continue on open-ended permanent contracts with no termination date.
Maybank employees in Malaysia will see a 10% pay raise, following the bank signing onto a Collective Agreement with its in-house unions.
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Monthly salaries of new hires in Taiwan dropped from the previous year, with engineering graduates receiving the highest pay compared to others.
The new policy will provide visas for blue collar foreign workers with skills in 14 industrial sectors, to address the nation’s manpower shortage.
Employees at KB Kookmin Bank, a major South Korean, are set to hold a strike on January 8 – for the first time in 19 years.
Labour costs in Vietnam are among the highest in Southeast Asian countries, and poses the largest investment risk in the country.
It is expected that an additional 400,000 jobs will be created for Filipinos at local firms by 2030, according to new forecasts.
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A potential three-way merger of three banks in the United Arab Emirate might result in the termination of some 1,000 jobs.
In a bid to improve South Korea’s chronically low birthrate, the government will be increasing the monthly benefits for paid parental leave.
According to official data unemployment dropped 0.05 percentage points from a month earlier to 3.7%.