Almost 35 million people would remain mired in poverty as COVID-19 forces an economic meltdown across East Asia and the Pacific, warned the World Bank in an economic update.
Amidst the economic slowdown and uncertainties, employers in Asia are planning modest salary increases for their employees.
Employees from the three Asia Pacific nations are the most optimistic in the world according to the LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused many large-scale job fairs in China to be suspended as Chinese graduates are set for a gloom job market this year.
Singapore is the sole Asian nation in the top 10 of the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) launched by INSEAD.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said they have created 50,000 jobs in India and sold a million devices in a single day.
The rise of Artificial Intelligence have threatened to displace millions of jobs in China. But the latest government report has played down the fears.
Let’s take a look back on some of the biggest news in the region that have made 2019 one of the most defining years in the employment world.
Japan has been ranked one of the most expensive countries for expats after four of its cities took up top spots in the latest global charts.
This is the second year in a row that the company has won the award, which recognises leading employers in more than 115 countries around the world.
Almost 40% of all U.S freelance jobs advertised on Upwork are hired by foreign-based companies.
Authorities in China are doubling down on national efforts to eradicate wage defaults across the economy.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes 15 member countries and covers half the world's population.
The two Asian countries will cooperate in technical and vocational education training to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The tide is turning when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics talent, with China now boasting more current students.
The Asia region is expected to see a significant rise in medical benefit costs, although they will vary vastly from country to country.
Acts of kindness by the employers of bus drivers determined the overall state of their mental and physical health.
Ram Charan, keynote speaker at HR Technology Conference & Exposition® China, shared some key ideas for HR leaders in the digital age.
As Jack Ma stands down from Alibaba with billions in the bank and an entire leadership philosophy in his name, how does anyone follow in his footsteps?
The two ASEAN economies both want to woo companies away from China amid its political and economic tensions.
China and Japan fuelling massive rise in wellness spending by companies as they do more for employees’ health.
Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg has resigned over the Hong Kong protests. the first casualty of China's warning to the business sector.
The services sector is attracting top talent as China's economy shifts away from the manufacturing industry that powered its growth previously.
The Hong Kong-based airline has issued a warning to staff as local protests escalate throughout the city and shut down the airport.
Shanghai and Beijing are losing their shine as cities of choice for graduates. Those in the know are choosing satellite and second-tier cities.
Companies in the US are gearing up to expand into Asian markets. They are in search of new talent, as well as customers.
Matthew Durham, with Simmons & Simmons, says the law on sexual harassment in Mainland China is rapidly catching up to societal change.
Jessie Ye, an Associate Director with TMF Group in China, says IT companies should resist the domestic industry pressure for 12 hours shifts.
HR Tech China featured a stellar lineup of HR leaders, industry experts and well-known business and thought leaders.
Out of that number, around 10,000 will be recruited to fill the positions of online managers for the company’s logistics business.