Household spending continues to decline as a constricted Japanese labour market sees real wages dropping at its fastest rate in five years.
Under a new ‘Work Life Shift’ programme, the company’s Japanese workforce of 80,000 will work remotely whenever possible.
A national programme will raise the profile of SMEs in Indonesia, while reducing the country’s reliance on imports.
A new CFO survey found that many businesses remain bullish despite the negative impact of COVID-19.
The Thai Chamber of Commerce expects more jobs to be on the line, as the economy is expected to contract by 5%-8% this year.
Close coordination between monetary and fiscal policy, resource allocation and addressing inequalities are key for COVID-19 recovery.
More than 29,000 businesses have had to suspend operations in Vietnam in the first half of 2020, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
TCS is advocating to make WFH permanent, while Infosys prefers to explore a hybrid model of home and the office.
A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
61% of businesses in the region expect a significant or worse decline in annual revenue in the wake of COVID-19, new survey shows.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warns that the aviation industry’s recovery will be long and challenging.
The job cuts, affecting a mainly Singapore-based workforce, will come from across all parts of the business.
100 flights will also be grounded for a year as the Australian carrier grapples with economic fallout from C0VID-19.
Ernst & Young details how organisations should plan for their return to work with the adoption of a people-centric approach.
Deloitte is the latest company to announce job cuts in Australia, joining the likes of PwC and KPMG.
This comes three months after cutting 25% of its senior management pay and all budgeted salary increases for the year.
DBS Bank offers some insights into how organisations can redesign the workplace to improve employee engagement and collaboration.
In April, the bank had called a halt on the proposed layoffs, saying it did not want staff to be unable to find work elsewhere.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
EXCLUSIVE: We spoke to Elisa Mallis, Managing Director and Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Center for Creative Leadership, on why leaders need to partner HR in this battle during the pandemic.
In a blog post, Anthony Tan, Grab’s CEO and co-founder, said this will be the last round of layoff across the organisation this year.
Despite filing for bankruptcy with outstanding debts of 200 billion baht, Thailand's national carrier said there will be no layoffs for now.
EXCLUSIVE: Much of HP's digital transformation and growth is down to the strategic partnership its HR has with the management.
We spoke exclusively to companies in the region to find out how they are ensuring a safe return to the workplace for their employees.
The World Bank paints a bleak picture of economic uncertainty as the world economy faces worst recession in 80 years.
Saving jobs is one of the key objectives of the third supplementary budget released by South Korea this year.
A new research by ADP reveals that workplace trends that were five years in the making, have arrived ahead of time.
A JobStreet survey also revealed that 35% have suffered a pay cut of more than 30% during the ‘Movement Control Order’ period.
EXCLUSIVE: We spoke to Samir Bedi, Partner, People Advisory Services, EY, on what it takes to build a data-literate workforce.
The latest survey from Leapgen, a global consultancy firm, examines how organisations need to create workforce experiences that works for today’s new model of work.