The Phnom Penh Post, 10 August 2015 - Unemployment is the top worry for Cambodian youth, according to a survey released on Friday.
Human Development Forum Foundation, June 5, 2015 - Human Development Forum Foundation (HDFF), in collaboration with The Asia Foundation, conducted the 2015-3 Chairman’s Circle on 26 May 2015 at the Aloft Hotel Bangkok under the theme of Challenges and Opportunities for SME’s after the ASEAN Integration. The opening remarks were delivered by the Chairman of HDFF, General (ret.) Bunchon Chawansin, and were followed by presentations from three distinguished panel speakers with extensive experience and expertise in academia and professional practice. The first speaker was Ms. Véronique Salze-Lozac’h, Senior Director, Economic Development and Chief Economist at The Asia Foundation. Mr. Matthieu Cognac, Youth Employment Specialist at International Labour Organization, was the second, and Dr. Suthikorn Kingkaew, Lecturer at Thammasat University, was the third speaker. The event was a half-day event moderated by HDFF Programme Officer, Mr. Adam Martin. The forum was attended by representatives of the foreign diplomatic, local academic, and regional private enterprise communities.
Green Hotelier, June 10, 2015 - A new partnership between HICAP and the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) is helping to provide career opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Asia Pacific.
EPP Group, June 2, 2015 - As politicians, we try to inspire visions for the future, we lay the ground for their realisation and gather momentum for worthy causes - causes that change people's lives, shape our economy and society. The brightest political ideas, the most far-reaching thoughts are those grounded in current, day-to-day challenges and issues. Any vision would otherwise be in danger of becoming but a mere illusion.
The Economist, 16 May 2015 - FOREIGN firms love Vietnam for its cheap electricity and docile workers. On the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s economic hub, hundreds of drab factories hum with quiet efficiency. Uniformed employees file by impassive security guards; shoes, garments and widgets leave by the truckload for nearby ports.
The Manila Times, 09 May 2015 - WE are living off a myth, a hopeful scenario that is impossible to take place: That the Philippines is blessed with a “demographic sweet spot” that can easily fill up jobs in either the domestic or the global market. In contrast with the graying workforce of other countries, we have a young and able demography that is an asset very few countries have.
The Mastercard Foundation - 04 May 2015 - Given the importance of agricultural transformation in the development process of Low Income Countries, improving the livelihoods of young people is a critical step toward increasing production and economic diversification in rural areas.
The New York Times, 04 May 2015 - When the dense pillar of smoke from cremations by the Bagmati River was thinning late last week, the bodies were all coming from Gongabu, a common stopover for Nepali migrant workers headed overseas, and they were all of young men.
University of Wisconsin-Extension, 30 April 2015 - With the beginning of summer, farms will be looking toward teens to help with the summer tasks. Youth employees, like all employees, are to be provided a safe and healthy workplace. However, when you hire a teen workers, employers have added legal responsibilities.
The News, 23 April 2015 - Pakistan has not reached any of the Education for All goals set in 2000 with measurable targets, but made significant progress in closing the gender gap, particularly in the early years after 2000. When the goals were set, there were 68 girls enrolled for 100 boys in Pakistan. By 2007, there were 83 girls but this only increased to 87 by 2012.
Thai Visa News, 19 April 2015 - The Department of Employment has instructed all of its provincial offices to caution job seekers wanting to work overseas to beware of fraud, as reports of illegal employment agents have recently been on the rise.
Channel News Asia, 07 April 2015 - TODAY reports: The Individual Learning Portfolio (ILP), which will help students and adults find the career best suited to their lifestyle, is to be rolled out in stages from 2017.
Arirang News, 16 April 2015 - The stumbling Korean economy added some 338-thousand new jobs in March.
The increase in new hires was the smallest since May of 2013.
Statistics Korea said Wednesday the total number of employed people was more than 25 million in March, driven by hiring in the manufacturing and service sectors.
CNN Money, 02 April 2015 - McDonald's is once again a target for criticism. This time for giving raises to 90,000 of its hourly-wage workers.
npr.com. 03 April 2015 - The pulse of the U.S. job market will be revealed Friday morning when the government releases employment data for March. Economists expect employers to have added more than 200,000 jobs.