Human Resources & Payroll

Overhaul for Malaysia’s My Second Home Program: What You Need to Know


Malaysia’s MM2H program introduces a three-tier system with mandatory property purchases and revised visa requirements.

Updates to Employment Permits for Professional Foreign Workers in Singapore


Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower provides a range of employment permits for professional expatriates planning to work in the country.

Supporting Families: Indonesia’s New Law on Maternity and Paternity Leave


Indonesia’s new draft legislation aims to extend maternity leave to six months to combat child stunting and enhance family health.

Navigating Indonesia’s Housing Savings Program: What You Need to Know


Indonesia’s government plans to introduce a mandatory public housing savings program (Tapera) for employees in the private sector and those who are self-employed.

Regional Minimum Wages to Increase Across Vietnam 2024


Vietnam’s Ministry of Labor, War Invalids, and Social Affairs has proposed a six percent increase in the minimum wage, effective July 1, 2024.

The Guide to Employment Contracts for Foreign Workers in Indonesia


Applying for an employment permit in Indonesia as a foreigner involves several steps and requirements. We provide a detailed guide.

Indonesia Introduces Bridging Visa Policy


Indonesia has introduced a new ‘bridging visa’ policy which enables foreigners to stay in the country while they are processing their resident permits.

Formalized Flexible Work Arrangements to Be Introduced in Singapore from December 2024


Singapore is set to implement new guidelines requiring all employers to have a formal process in place for workers to request flexible work arrangements, starting December 2024.

Indonesia’s Minimum Wage Rates for 2024


Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower announced the increase of minimum wages across the country for 2024.

New Salary Criteria for Hiring Foreign Executives in Singapore


Singapore will increase the salary criteria for foreign executives and professionals working in the country from January 1, 2025.

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