The Delhi government is set to launch a programme designed to attract startups to the capital city, with a 150-arce hi-tech business park to be built.
Out of 100,000 employees insured under Socso who have been laid off, about 31% or 30,977 have found new jobs.
Employers may need to upskill or re-skill their foreign workers, especially in sectors where local staff are hard to employ.
Those in the management and supervisory posts in conditional movement control order (MCO) areas have been told to continue working from home.
The decision to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for the kingdom’s citizens is set to boost business confidence and the prospect of economic recovery.
Technology-enabled solutions, especially those using automation, will impact the majority of human resource (HR) roles in the near future.
The change in policy aims to create more flexibility for employers and more hours for employees.
After allowing half of its staff to work from home last week, the Delhi government is now asking them not to leave the city without permission.
Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has launched MalaysiaBiz – a one-stop government portal that aims to streamline the setting up of businesses.
PM Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the country’s technology-based agencies and companies must be headed by leaders who are technical professionals.
Japan’s cabinet has approved a third round of fiscal stimulus of about 73.6 trillion yen (US$706 billion) to deal with the economic impact from the pandemic.
Women formed only 20.9% of managers in 2,486 organisations in the country, according to the Ministry of Employment and Labour.
The Ministry of Labour has set new risk-management rules to contain the pandemic in factories and businesses after a surge of cases on November 28th.
Three million new jobs may be created with US$50 billion of new foreign direct investments (FDI) entering the country.
The employment rate of residents aged 25 to 64, the bulk of whom are in their prime working age, fell to 80.3% from 80.8% in 2019.
The Justice Ministry is relaxing work restrictions for foreigners, either as students or on other visa statuses, who are stuck in the country.
Companies now have the option to hire contract staff from Tier 2 and 3 cities as working from home becomes more prevalent and accepted.
The Ministry of Labor and Employment will implement the 52-hour cap on the working week for SMEs as scheduled.
Chief executive Carrie Lam has announced sweeping measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, ordering all government employees to work from home (WFH).
The Public Service Division (PSD) has announced that civil servants will not get any year-end bonus.
From next week, except for senior officials, half of the capital city’s government staff will start to work from home (WFH).
Manufacturing, the largest contributor to the country’s GDP, will play a big role in economic recovery, and government support will be key.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has updated its guidelines to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The country’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended that the Home Ministry (KDN) and HR Ministry (KSM) jointly set up an integrated system.
The top 10 countries expected to see the largest real salary increase are from the Asia-Pacific region.
Trade and Industry minister Chan Chun Sing highlighted the infocomm media (ICM) sector as one that has potential to generate good jobs.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) has announced that it will end a programme that allowed employers of migrant workers to apply for short-term extensions.
The third supplementary budget is expected to be more than 20 trillion yen (US$192 billion), and include measures to help small businesses.
Cambodia has asked Singapore for more support in the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) sector.
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) has launched a “green travel bubble” to resuscitate the local tourism industry.