The HK$5,000 (US$645) handout will only cover residents such as freelancers, taxi drivers, and the self-employed.
HK Express has requested all 200 of its pilots to sign new contracts with further cuts in salaries and allowances of up to 40%.
The company that handles ground services for the Hong Kong International Airport will axe 340 staff from next month.
The extension by the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation (HKMC) comes amid rising unemployment and recession due to COVID-19.
The Hong Kong carrier announced it will be changing the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring exercise.
Despite the lowest increment in a decade, Hong Hong employees can look forward to a slight pay rise next year.
The Hong Kong carrier is also planning to make changes to the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring.
New measures by the Hong Kong government include the raising of loan caps for SMEs, as well as an extended repayment period.
Hong Kong continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its recovery threatened by a third wave of infection.
Hong Kong's unemployment rate eased slightly, likely helped by the newly launched government wage subsidy.
Digital transformation needs to be a carefully thought-out process with an organisation’s people at the core, says Workday.
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.