NEWS & INSIGHTS
NEWS & INSIGHTS
The Thai private sector and Thai Chamber of Commerce are urging the incoming coalition government to reconsider its pledge to increase the minimum daily wage to 450 baht ($13.5), expressing concerns over escalating labour and utility costs, particularly for SMEs still recovering from the Covid-19 crisis.
Uncover vital perspectives from distinguished HR and business leaders across Southeast Asia as they impart their expert viewpoints on the urgent matters of the present day.
A new QBE survey revealed a decrease in the number of Singaporean SMEs implementing ESG initiatives due to cost barriers, lack of skilled staff, and time constraints, with potential correlation to a rise in workplace incidents.
Amid rising global demand for data centres, STT GDC Philippines positions the country as a potential big player in the business, leveraging its strategic location and boosting talent through educational collaboration.
Malaysia’s labour market expanded by 2.5% in Q1 2023, backed by strong domestic demand and a decrease in unemployment rate, according to the Labour Market Review by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
In this second extract of the exclusive interview, Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief HR Officer at Marriott International (Asia-Pacific), has underscored the hotel chain’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), revealing strategies such as Associate Resource Groups, the Women Ambassador Network, and fair hiring practices to empower the hotel’s 140,000 Asia-Pacific associates.
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Chief of Staff Asia’s preview edition, published in December, 2022, ahead of the official launch magazine in April, 2023.