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[South Korea] Citizens becoming ‘more receptive’ to migrant workers [South Korea] Citizens becoming ‘more receptive’ to migrant workers

Only around 37.3 per cent of the respondents objected to the need for migrant workers in the country at all.
20 Jan 2023

[Indonesia] ‘Golden visa’ will roll out red carpet for talented foreigners [Indonesia] ‘Golden visa’ will roll out red carpet for talented foreigners

A Golden Visa will be specifically given to foreigners with skills in the digital, health, and investment fields.
20 Jan 2023

[Australia] End approaching for Plutus Payroll trial [Australia] End approaching for Plutus Payroll trial

Plutus Payroll had allegedly been funnelling wage payments through several sub-contracted ‘second-tier’ companies.
18 Jan 2023

[Japan] Tokyo to make childcare free for second-born children [Japan] Tokyo to make childcare free for second-born children

The measure will apply to children between the ages of 0 and 2 and have no limitations.
13 Jan 2023

[Australia] Third of GPs at risk from payroll tax ruling [Australia] Third of GPs at risk from payroll tax ruling

If the major corporates are forced to the table in Queensland, there would be little to stop states across the...
12 Jan 2023

[Australia] AEC will replace payroll system for temporary election workforce [Australia] AEC will replace payroll system for temporary election workforce

The payroll system replacement is part of an ongoing and broader once-in-a-generation core IT systems overhaul.
11 Jan 2023

[Hong Kong] Hourly minimum wage to increase to HK$40 as early as May 1 [Hong Kong] Hourly minimum wage to increase to HK$40 as early as May 1

The change will see the SMW rate lifting from its current level of HK$37.50 per hour, an increase of HK$2.50...
11 Jan 2023