Statutory updates

Singapore to allow more WFH employees to return to office under specific conditions (checklist here) 24 September 2020
Applications for Singapore's extended COVID-19 Support Grant open on 1 October 23 September 2020
Expatriates now allowed to enter and exit Malaysia upon approval by Immigration Department 22 September 2020
Gardenia Foods, HanBaoBao, 1855 F&B among the 800 employers in Singapore offering jobs and skills opportunities 22 September 2020
Malaysia's government adds RM166mn to Sukuk Prihatin 21 September 2020
Malaysia's average salary was RM3,224 per month in 2019, median was RM2,442 18 September 2020
Key takeaways on the progress of Malaysia's PENJANA package 16 September 2020
11,350 were retrenched in Singapore in H1 2020, surpassing SARS numbers 15 September 2020
Reminder: Levy exemption for HRDF-registered employers to end on 15 September 14 September 2020
Jakarta to reimpose large-scale social restrictions from 14 September 10 September 2020
Singapore mandates pre-departure COVID-19 test for travellers from India, excluding citizens and PRs 10 September 2020
Return to the office soon? MOH advises employers to enable off-peak commuting post 0930 hours for employees 10 September 2020
No postponement on enforcement of housing and amenities rules: Malaysia's MOHR 09 September 2020
A breakdown of PMETs in Singapore: By industries and residential status (citizens, PRs, foreigners) 08 September 2020
60% of retrenched workers who found jobs by June received similar/higher pay: MOM 08 September 2020
Minister Josephine Teo responds to PQs on fair employment practices, cost-saving measures, and retrenchment 07 September 2020
Eligible Singapore firms to receive Jobs Growth Incentive from March 2021 in support of hiring locals 07 September 2020
Debate on President's Address: Young Singaporeans, workplace flexibility, and essential services workers 02 September 2020
Labour MPs share ideas for EP quotas, 'right to disconnect' legislation, and more: Your 10-min HR update 01 September 2020
Malaysia extends RMCO to 31 December 2020 31 August 2020