The slump is in large part due to the Nepalese government’s ban on workers heading to Malaysia - imposed due to exploitative brokers.
In advance of HR Festival Asia, the region's largest gathering of the HR and tech industries, we chat with one of the event's slated expert speakers.
Ethiopia has passed a law giving almost one million refugees the right to work outside of camp, as part of a programme creating 100,000 jobs.
A UNICEF poll of 10,000 young people from more than 160 countries has a stark message: “We need more jobs and better education.”
After a controversy last year over a reportedly 'hedonistic' culture, Under Armour has appointed a new head of people and culture.
In a bid for profitability, electric car maker Tesla will be cutting seven percent of its workforce, per an announcement by CEO Elon Musk.
The new Asia Learning Centre will train approximately 2,000 Shiseido employees each year in leadership and innovation skills and behaviours.
The company, known for its 'supersonic' hair dryers and bladeless fans, says the move is a result of Asia's increasing importance.
Real-wage salaries across the globe are predicted to increase by 1% on average this year, down from the forecast of 1.5% for last year.
At HR Festival Asia's HR Tech stream, delegates will be partake in cutting edge discussions about the increasing confluence of HR and technology.
Huawei, together with 16 partner companies, offered more than 100 job vacancies - all of which were filled by the end of the event.
The country needs to create 15 million new jobs in 2019 to support the record number of at 8.34 million college graduates that will enter the job market.
To boost e-commerce capabilities, Thailand is establishing up the first e-commerce park dedicated to digital training.
The cloud computing training programme will upskill new and existing employees and enhance the company’s digital capabilities.
Labour force growth and employment growth has been outpacing unemployment growth since March 2017, according to a new report.
The unemployment rate in South Korea exceeded that of the US for the first time in 17 years, in 2018’s third quarter.
If plans by the Indonesia Manpower Ministry come to fruition, women in the country will soon enjoy more flexible working hours.
Many in these three territories have already been using the website, but they will now be served by bespoke, localised sites.
At HR Festival Asia's exclusive CxO Symposium, business leaders will have the opportunity to learn about the latest visionary research and thinking.
The most popular reasons for desiring change were low pay, poor working conditions, and poor company prospects.
The majority of Japanese firms operating in Asia consider rising labour costs and the shortage of skilled labour as their top concerns.
It plans to expand beyond its e-commerce and cloud business into areas such as payments, content, voice-assistance, and food retail.
The company has suffered its first sales drop in China in 20 years, and a lower demand for diesel vehicles in Europe.
The wide-spread error has resulted in an underpayment of unemployment benefits, in the range of billions of yen.
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.