10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
Deloitte is the latest company to announce job cuts in Australia, joining the likes of PwC and KPMG.
Four Asian countries make the International Trade Union Confederation’s list of top 10 worst countries for working people.
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Developing countries in Asia-Pacific will combine for a meagre 0.1% growth this year, said the Asian Development Bank in a new report.
In April, the bank had called a halt on the proposed layoffs, saying it did not want staff to be unable to find work elsewhere.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
In a blog post, Anthony Tan, Grab’s CEO and co-founder, said this will be the last round of layoff across the organisation this year.
In the NTUC LearningHub Employer Skills Survey report, 2 In 3 employers identified upskilling in digital competencies as a business imperative.
The latest labour market report released by MOM reveals total employment fell by 25,600 in Q1 2020, the largest quarterly contraction on record.
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Time spent learning on LinkedIn platform increased 144% in March and April, when Singapore entered into a ‘circuit breaker’ phase.
A new KPMG survey indicates that 69% of workers in Malaysia want to continue working from home post MCO.
Among a lineup of new training and career support initiatives is a new training programme developed in collaboration with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
The majority of employees from India’s top three IT companies are continuing to work from home as India’s Unlock 1 phase kicks into effect.
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The World Bank paints a bleak picture of economic uncertainty as the world economy faces worst recession in 80 years.
Under the recovery phase, the majority of business activities and economic sectors will reopen in phases, with SOPs to be adhered to.
Investment will help grow South-east Asia’s digital economy and accelerate digital payments adoptions among small businesses.
As of May 17, more than 65% of Malaysia’s workforce have returned to work, according to Malaysia’s finance minister.
Saving jobs is one of the key objectives of the third supplementary budget released by South Korea this year.
Khoo Chen Ee, a 36-year old permanent resident in Singapore, is a former HR manager at Hydrochem, a Hyflux subsidiary.
63% of HR managers in India said their organisations will continue to work virtually even when COVID-19 lockdown is lifted in the country.
A new strategic partnership sees Workday customers able to run Workday Adaptive Planning on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
AIA Singapore and Hyper Island have collaborated to launch Digital Ei8ht, a programme that redefines learning as companies undergo digital transformation.
The majority of Citi Singapore employees will continue to work from home until July, even as Singapore eases ‘circuit breaker’ measures on June 2.
From July 6, Google buildings in more cities will reopen with 10% capacity, which will be increased to 30% by September.
A new workforce survey found that employees are happier now than before COVID-19 struck.
The expansion follows considerable demand in Asia for workforce management (WFM) and HR services and software, said Smart WFM.
Organisations need to put a strong focus on security for remote working, said a new report from Verizon Business.