Unions from Asia and Jordan are guiding men and women migrant workers, preparing them through skills development and pre-departure programmes in origin countries and asserting their rights in destination countries, often as joint activities with other organizations. These steps and initiatives surfaced during the ILO training Trade Union Policy and Organising on Labour Migration in.. read more →

Driving the future demand in ASEAN 6’s healthcare system are factors such as shift in age demographics and unhealthy lifestyle habits In Thailand alone growth in overweight and obesity rates in 2016 showed one of the highest among the six ASEAN countries assessed at 31.6% and 9.2% respectively. A white paper released by Asia-focused management.. read more →

One program in Thailand helps improve housing standards in poor urban areas by providing financial assistance and partnering with NGOs and communities. Read the full article at https://development.asia/summary/dynamic-approach-urban-development read more →

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is setting up a special court to tackle rising numbers of human trafficking cases, in a move welcomed by campaigners who said it would help deliver justice to victims. The nation relies heavily on foreign domestic workers as well as labourers from countries including Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nepal for jobs shunned by locals.. read more →

2018 Jan 14
January 14, 2018

Asean faces disruptive trends

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Electrical and electronics is one of Asean’s most important sectors, directly employing more than 2.5 million workers. FILE PIC By PHIDEL MARION G.VINELESJanuary 14, 2018 @ 10:45am ELECTRONICS is the largest export of Asean, equivalent to 25 per cent of the region’s goods exports. According to the Asean Secretariat, the bulk of the world’s consumer electronics.. read more →