Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam are experiencing some of the highest number of mining attempts globally.
The accounting giant will be partnering with an international business school to provide its employees with an online MBA course.
Infrastructure and cost issues are hindering the efforts of SMEs trying to go digital, said the Indonesian government.
Singapore employers are facing a challenge in retaining their talent, with 41% of workers considering to be entrepreneurs.
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Household spending continues to decline as a constricted Japanese labour market sees real wages dropping at its fastest rate in five years.
It will also help companies in Singapore meet manpower needs by mobilising workers from firms with excess manpower.
More than half of them also believe that their employers' existing training and re-skilling programmes are not adequate.
Under a new ‘Work Life Shift’ programme, the company’s Japanese workforce of 80,000 will work remotely whenever possible.
A national programme will raise the profile of SMEs in Indonesia, while reducing the country’s reliance on imports.
Speaking ahead of the country's general elections, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted that jobs will be the government's top priority.
Despite an expected drop in revenue because of COVID-19, investment in technology tops priority for ASEAN businesses in 2020, a new survey reported.
A new CFO survey found that many businesses remain bullish despite the negative impact of COVID-19.
Despite the optimism, there are still concerns among Malaysian workers that automation is putting their jobs at risk.
The Thai Chamber of Commerce expects more jobs to be on the line, as the economy is expected to contract by 5%-8% this year.
Close coordination between monetary and fiscal policy, resource allocation and addressing inequalities are key for COVID-19 recovery.
Besides equipping job seekers with digital skills, the initiative will also help employers upskill new and existing employees.
More than 29,000 businesses have had to suspend operations in Vietnam in the first half of 2020, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
TCS is advocating to make WFH permanent, while Infosys prefers to explore a hybrid model of home and the office.
The programme will help equip leaders with digital leadership skills and competencies needed to thrive in today’s fast-changing business environment.
A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
61% of businesses in the region expect a significant or worse decline in annual revenue in the wake of COVID-19, new survey shows.
The latest survey also revealed that Singaporeans had to work outside of their usual hours such as evenings and weekends during the work-from-home period.
The tech giant is helping COVID-19 recovery efforts in Asia-Pacific, including expanding direct support for small businesses.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warns that the aviation industry’s recovery will be long and challenging.
Despite the jobs saved, Malaysia's unemployment rate is expected to increase in the coming months due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The job cuts, affecting a mainly Singapore-based workforce, will come from across all parts of the business.
Employees said they will only be comfortable going back to their offices if a treatment or vaccine is found, according to a survey.
100 flights will also be grounded for a year as the Australian carrier grapples with economic fallout from C0VID-19.
10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.