Human Resources & Payroll

Indonesia Introduces Wage Subsidy Program for Employees


Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower issued Reg 14/2020, which provides wage subsidies for employees in the private sector.

Singapore Increases Qualifying Salaries for Foreign Employees


Singapore’s government has increased the minimum qualifying salaries needed for foreign workers to receive the Employment Pass (EP) and S Pass permits.

Singapore Extends Job Support Scheme: Businesses Receive Tiered Wage Subsidies


The Singaporean government has extended the Job Support Scheme (JSS) until March 2021.

Vietnam’s Entry Procedures for Foreign Employees amid the Pandemic


Vietnam’s government has allowed selected international visitors to enter the country provided they meet the necessary requirements.

Indonesia Increases Social Security Premium for 2020


Indonesia has increased the premiums for its national health and pension insurance schemes.

Thailand Allows Entry for Selected International Travelers


Thailand began allowing selected international arrivals from July 1, 2020, as the country began easing its lockdown measures.

Singapore’s COVID-19 Immigration Measures: Latest Updates


As of June 17, 2020, Singapore will allow inbound travelers from selected countries to undergo self-quarantine in their place of residence.

Cambodia Lifts Entry Ban on Six Countries


Cambodia has lifted its entry bans on six countries from May 20, 2020, although strict entry requirements will still apply.

The Singapore-China Fast Lane: Key Features


The Singapore-China fast lane came allows for essential business and official travel between Singapore and six provinces in China.

Indonesia Issues Safety Guidelines for Businesses Post Lockdown


Indonesia’s Ministry of Health issued Decree 228/2020, which provides safety guidelines for businesses after the lockdown ends.

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