Many workers who lost their jobs have resorted to farming, with employment in farming rising by 14 million in August.
More jobs are at risk of being lost if borders remain closed throughout 2020, warns the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
This is an exciting and important time for companies to unlearn what they have learnt for so many years in order to adapt to the new normal.
The economic outlook remains uncertain and Singapore has yet to feel the full economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts said.
Key government and business leaders from around ASEAN will provide key insights into how workforces in the region can be reshaped.
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Manpower Minister Josephine Teo also revealed there were 90,500 unemployed Singaporeans and permanent residents as of June this year.
The South-East Asian country is continuing to feel the impact of the pandemic after record growth was recorded in the previous two years.
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The coalition will collaborate to outline a set of guidelines for businesses and communities to help restart the economy safely.
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The deployment of 5G would contribute up to RM12.7 billion between 2021 and 2025 to the Malaysia's economy.
The reopening of the economy in the Philippines has helped the country reduce its unemployment numbers.
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The International Airport Transport Association has called on governments to open borders in a bid to save the ailing airline industry.
The latest statistics provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics also points to the country’s worst economic years in more than 60 years.
After weeks of anticipation, 16 qualifiers have emerged for Asia’s most popular platform for HR tech start-ups.
The latest job data paints a bleak outlook for Japan as it continues to struggle to recover from the economic impact caused by the pandemic.
While confident that they can tide over the pandemic, most businesses in Singapore acknowledge the challenges facing them.
The Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), which had been slated to end on August 31, will now be extended to the end of 2020.
The MOM is stepping up their scrutiny and enforcement actions against employers in Singapore who blatantly practise discrimination.
Further measures such as subsidies to encourage more hiring and domestic travel are expected to be rolled out in the near future.
From September 1, all sales employees under the group’s companies will work from home permanently.
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Under the special measure, companies will be given 100% subsidy for employees who are on paid leave for the next three months.
With workers staying at home because of the pandemic, the financial hit to Sydney’s central business district comes at a cost of AUD$10 billion.
Both workers and businesses will benefit from the stimulus programmes introduced by the Indonesian government.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said the adjustment is to enable firms to access the manpower they need while ensuring a strong Singaporean core.
Beginning this September, some Samsung workers based in South Korea will begin to work from home, as part of a pilot programme.