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[Papua New Guinea] Payroll review would save millions [Papua New Guinea] Payroll review would save millions

Mr Juffa said the massive overruns in public service emoluments since 2010 were noted by the National Executive council (NEC)...
14 Sep 2022

[Singapore] Special work visa intended to attract global ‘rainmakers’ [Singapore] Special work visa intended to attract global ‘rainmakers’

The regional financial hub announced new rules a fortnight ago to attract expatriates earning at least S30,000 ($21,452) a month.
14 Sep 2022

[Kuwait] Differentiation of government service fees between citizens and expats [Kuwait] Differentiation of government service fees between citizens and expats

According to recent statistics, the number of Kuwaitis represents about 31 per cent of the total population compared to 69...
14 Sep 2022

[Greece] Prime Minister announces first pension rise in a decade [Greece] Prime Minister announces first pension rise in a decade

The pension increase is the first since the financial crisis erupted more than a decade ago.
12 Sep 2022

[Maldives] Proposed amendment to indefinitely postpone minimum wage of expat workers [Maldives] Proposed amendment to indefinitely postpone minimum wage of expat workers

According to the Act, if an employee is a foreigner, the minimum wage fixed by the government will be applied...
09 Sep 2022

[India] Employment creation and construction workers’ welfare [India] Employment creation and construction workers’ welfare

Large-scale employment creation potential exists in labour-intensive sectors such as construction, textiles, retail, tourism and agro-processing.
23 Aug 2022

[India] Statutory maternity leave cannot be denied to working woman [India] Statutory maternity leave cannot be denied to working woman

Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna said childbirth should be considered a natural aspect of the life of working women...
19 Aug 2022