10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
The latest survey also shows that more than eight in 10 Hong Kong employees are concerned about job security this year.
The one-stop solutions platform will help HR employers better engage their employees with flexible compensation, lifestyle perks, and rewards.
Year-on-year declines in total employment and the labour force widened further to 3.6% and 2.2% respectively, both the largest on record.
The Human Capital Management (HCM) cloud system will expand its presence in Asia Pacific which includes China, Singapore and Philippines.
International Labour Organisation paints bleak picture of major labour market and economic crisis emerging from COVID-19.
Singapore’s flag carrier will ground 138 SIA and SilkAir aircraft, out of a total fleet of 147, as border controls continue to be tightened around the world.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has identified Singapore, Hong Kong and Osaka as the most expensive cities in the world to live in.
Increasing for the fifth straight month, Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits 3.7% in February, the highest since January 2011.
The companies are recognised for their business integrity and corporate citizenship after being named in the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list.
With the economy coming to a stand-still, financial institutions in Hong Kong and Singapore are putting their recruitment plans on hold.
Amidst the economic slowdown and uncertainties, employers in Asia are planning modest salary increases for their employees.
Plunging sales amidst the coronavirus outbreak have forced cosmetics retailer Sasa to axe jobs and cut up to 40% of its salaries in Hong Kong.
As if things weren't bad enough for the hotel industry in Hong Kong, the Wuhan virus outbreak may prove to be its final nail in the coffin.
The Hong Kong carrier has asked its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave as demand has been hit by the Wuhan virus outbreak.
Asia has the highest level of employee engagement globally as three of its countries took up top three spots in the Employee Engagement Score.
In a bid to stop a further outbreak of the Wuhan virus, the Hong Kong government has asked employers to allow their staff to work from home.
Hiring in the troubled city will be subdued but some sectors will recover faster than others. Find out which ones they are.
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.
Anti-government protests in Hong Kong dominated the news headlines this year and may have long-term repercussions for companies based there.
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.
The city's third-biggest carrier is delaying salary payments as protests have "severely affected" its finances.
With Hong Kong on the brink of an emergency, companies across the city are taking extra measures to protect their staff.
A blockchain model is being developed that allows payments by different currencies on the same network that are faster, cheaper and safer.
The Hong Kong-based airline is offering free economy class tickets to boost morale among employees who suffered during the political protests.
The founders of a banking trade union set up in Hong Kong to protect workers talk to HRM Asia about why they set up the group up and its future plans.
Hong Kong-based duty-free operator DFS Group has backed down and agreed to pay higher severance pay to laid-off workers in Singapore.
With the goal of ‘’defending democracy and freedom’’ The Hong Kong Financial Industry Employees General Union has been founded.
The fallout from the Hong Kong protests continues with a lawyer from French investment bank BNP Paribas the latest casualty.
Its leader Carrie Lam is talking about creating new jobs and has tried to get a PR agency to help rebrand the troubled city.