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Asia has some of the most expensive cities for expats

Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominating the list of most expensive locations for expats working abroad: Five of the top 10 cities in this year’s ranking are in Asia with Hong Kong (2) more »

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Survey: Employee (dis)engagement in Asia

The Asian Nikkei Review has noted a recent survey by Gallup conducted globally from 2014 through 2016 which found that workers in East Asia are much less engaged in their jobs than their counterparts in the rest of the world. more »

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The Human Capital Report 2015: Asia findings

The Human Capital Report 2015, was recently published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer with Asia-Pacific, the world’s most populous region, scoring towards the middle of the range of the Human Capital Index results, with an overall more »

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Asia-Pacific outsourcing deals most likely to include recruitment

According to a report by global management consulting firm Everest Group, recruitment outsourcing was included in 59% of MPHRO (multi-process human resources outsourcing) deals in APAC in 2013. This compares with 36% in EMEA and 24% in North America. When more »

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A glass ceiling for Asian managers at Western employers?

The Wall Street Journal has a lengthy article about the lack of Asians in upper management or executive roles at western MNCs in Asia as the top slots are usually still filled with westerner expats. Traditionally when Western MNCs entered more »

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Entrepreneurs create the “American dream” back home in Asia

CNBC has a lengthy article about Asians shunning the “American dream” to return home. The article began by profiling Thomas Woo who returned home after studying in the USA to become a co-founder and president of City Super – a more »

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For western expats in Asia, the job market will keep getting tougher

For westerners thinking of coming to Asia to further their careers, the New York Times has a must read article about how the job market in Asia is gradually becoming less welcoming for westerners – and its not due to more »

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Indonesian students prepare to study abroad

The Jakarta Globe has profiled various Indonesian students who are about to leave their country to study abroad in the United States. A total of 25 fresh graduates out of among 226 students who formed the first batch of graduates more »

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Indonesia’s US Ambassador talks about the first Congress of Indonesian Diaspora

Dino Djalal, the Indonesian Ambassador to the United States, has appeared on CNBC to say that his country wants to move up the value chain when it comes to raw material exports plus he talked about the first Congress of more »

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Changing official attitudes about the Indonesian Diaspora

In the past, the official attitude towards Indonesians who gave up their Indonesian citizenship was one of indifference at best to outright hostility at its worst. However, the Jakarta Post via the Brunei Times has reported that the government of more »

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