Human Resources & Payroll

Cambodia Introduces New Pension Scheme


In March 2021, Cambodia introduced Sub-Decree 32 which implements a new pension scheme in the country.

Hiring Costs in ASEAN


When assessing labor costs in ASEAN, foreign investors should be aware that governments are increasing social protection expenditure in areas such as pensions, health coverage, and welfare assistance.

Three Key Factors Impacting Human Resource Development in ASEAN


Digital transformation, climate change and green investments, and ageing societies present new challenges and opportunities for foreign investors in ASEAN.

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law: Changes to the Immigration Law


Indonesia issued Government Regulation 48 of 2021 (GR 48/2021) in March 2021 which amends the country’s immigration law.

ASEAN Talent and HR Compensation Benchmarking – Latest Issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine


In this issue of the ASEAN Briefing magazine, we provide an overview of current talent availability in ASEAN and the future factors that will impact its human resources.

How to Prepare a Foreign Worker Utilization Plan: Hiring in Indonesia


MOM Reg 8/2021 is an implementing regulation that details the requirements businesses must fulfill to hire foreign workers.

Vietnam Issues Latest Incentives for Businesses and Employees


Under Resolution 68/NQ-CP the government has unveiled several financial packages to employers and employees affected by the fourth wave of COVID-19.

Singapore to Increase Central Provident Fund Contributions From 2022


Singapore will increase the Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for employees aged 55 to 70 years from January 1, 2022.

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law: Provisions on Minimum Wage


Indonesia’s GR 36/2021 has eliminated the sectoral minimum wage while establishing a provision for hourly pay for part-time workers.

Foreign Employees and Work Permits in Vietnam: Decree 152


Vietnam’s Decree 152 overlooks the management of foreign workers in Vietnam as well as the hiring of Vietnamese employees that work for foreign businesses.

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