Retirement age to rise as from 2021 Society

InfographicRetirement age to rise as from 2021

The retirement age for male and female workers will increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively in 2035 under the revised Labour Code that has been passed by the National Assembly.
Retirement age to rise as from 2021 Society

Retirement age to rise as from 2021

The retirement age for male and female workers will increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively in 2028 and 2035 under the revised Labour Code passed by the legislature on November 20
Singapore's retirement system tops in Asia World

Singapore's retirement system tops in Asia

The retirement system of Singapore takes the top spot amongst Asian countries and regions, and ranked seventh out of 37 retirement systems globally, according to the latest Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
Philippine national police chief steps down amidst drug scandal World

Philippine national police chief steps down amidst drug scandal

Philippine national police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde resigned on October 14 after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge amount of illegal drugs they had seized.
PM asks labour confederation to take better care of workers Society

PM asks labour confederation to take better care of workers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to boost coordination with the Government to better ensure the legal and legitimate rights and interests of workers, at a working session with the VGCL Presidium in Hanoi on September 25.
Philippine President names new military chief World

Philippine President names new military chief

Spokesperson of the Philippine President Salvador Panelo said on September 20 that President Rodrigo Duterte has named Lieutenant General Noel Clement as new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
Singapore plans to raise retirement age World

Singapore plans to raise retirement age

Singapore will gradually raise retirement age by three years to 65, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 18 in his speech on the country’s National Day.
ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook Business

ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook

The Vietnamese government’s commitment to broad-based economic reforms bodes well for the country’s longer term prospects and look to have it on the path to upper middle-income status, held Khoon Goh, head of Asia Research at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).