Be ready to be treated to an exciting line-up of speakers and sessions for Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020.
Government and industry leaders from Southeast Asia converged at the ASEAN Future of Work Track to discuss how the region can emerge stronger from the crisis.
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said Singaporeans should not worry as there are 3.5 million jobs for 2.5 million locals.
The company, who has offices in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, sees Singapore as a strategic location to expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia saw an improvement in its unemployment rate after the progressive reopening of economic sectors in May.
The European chief of the WHO have urged workers to shed their fear of returning to the workplace, saying it is an inevitable development.
SIA CEO said it is the "hardest and most agonising decision", and that the retrenchment will be done in a fair and respectful manner.
More jobs are at risk of being lost if borders remain closed throughout 2020, warns the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
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.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo also revealed there were 90,500 unemployed Singaporeans and permanent residents as of June this year.
The coalition will collaborate to outline a set of guidelines for businesses and communities to help restart the economy safely.
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.
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.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said the adjustment is to enable firms to access the manpower they need while ensuring a strong Singaporean core.
The human resources ministry in Malaysia is working to reduce cases of local and foreign workers losing their jobs through the redeployment initiative
The three most common cost-cutting measures are adjustments to monthly salary components, no-pay leave and shorter work weeks.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) also revealed the top five jobs that are offered in its weekly jobs situation report.
The latest Singapore data centre, which is its first in Southeast Asia, brings its total to 18 sites globally.
The scheme, which was due to expire in August, will be extended by seven months until March next year at a more sustainable level.
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The RM1.5 billion programme was introduced to help workers who have been displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic find jobs.
The job creation Bill will make it more attractive for foreign companies to create jobs in the country which has seen record unemployment rate.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo revealed that about seven in 10 of the jobs committed so far are PMET roles.
Thailand will permit entry for four groups of foreign nationals subject to stringent requirements and quarantine.
The companies, which comprise of both large and small firms, are found to have “exceptionally high share of PMETs compared with their industry peers".
Indonesia, which has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia, is reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we enter into a new era of work, leadership will have to evolve and adapt to an increasingly agile and mobile workforce.