Hong Kong's Hospital Authority digitalises sick leave certificates: What employers should take note of
Partner at Gall Solicitors, Felda Yeung shares guidelines employers should take into consideration while implementing their sick leave policies and engaging with third parties.
MOM Committee of Supply 2023 highlights: 11 key areas Singapore is tackling
These would include enhancing support for flexible work arrangements, and requirements for employers looking to hire Employment Pass holders.
China eases COVID testing requirements for inbound travellers from several countries effective 1 March 2023
Air passengers flying directly from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia are now only required to present rapid antigen test (RAT) results.
Malaysia to continue allowing walk-ins for passport renewals & applications
Home Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has affirmed a commitment to completing the documentation for walk-in applications within a day.
Japan and South Korea lift restrictions for travellers from Hong Kong and Mainland China starting 1 March 2023
Restrictions on Hong Kong passenger flights are lifted, while travellers from Mainland China are no longer required to undergo COVID tests upon arrival.
Foreign travellers from 10 countries can now use the e-gates at Malaysia's KLIA & KLIA2 immigration
Travellers (excluding permanent residents and long-term pass holders) are to submit their Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC) three days prior to arrival.
Studies do support policy-making, but can't account for less quantifiable effects of hiring foreigners: MOM
Further, the impact of interventions studied might change if applied at a different time period, Manpower Minister Tan See Leng highlighted.
Macao eases outdoor mask mandate, effective 27 February 2023
Individuals, except for those entering medical institutions, elderly and rehabilitation homes, or travelling by public transport, are no longer required to wear masks outdoors.
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