The Indonesian Government introduced the second amendment to the Work Accident Benefit and the Life Insurance social security programs.
Expatriate workers and their employers in the Philippines must understand the process of obtaining a work visa and employment permit to legally work in the country.
Singapore’s 2023 budget provides an array of support for local employees. This includes co-funding worker wages and encouraging the reskilling of employees.
This Guide covers the fundamentals of investing in Indonesia, including market entry, company setup, tax and audit, and HR and payroll.
The proposed amendments to Malaysia’s Employment Act hopes to bring the act to international standards as required by the ILO and others.
ASEAN is endowed with a diverse workforce but these are spread across different levels of the developmental spectrum.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how medical workers from the Philippines are working, both at home and abroad.
In March 2021, Cambodia introduced Sub-Decree 32 which implements a new pension scheme in the country.
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.
Digital transformation, climate change and green investments, and ageing societies present new challenges and opportunities for foreign investors in ASEAN.