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The future of labour skills in the Gulf

Photo credit: Unsplash / Florian Wehde Changing labour market skill requirements has become a significant focus area for vocational education Ministries and government organisations….

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Impact of Covid-19 on domestic migrants

Photo credit : Adnan Abidi/Reuters Border closures and lockdown restrictions to constrain the spread of Covid-19 have impacted labour mobility significantly in South (East) Asia,…

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How Thailand flattened the COVID-19 curve

Photo credit: WHO Thailand reported the first cases of COVID-19 on 13 January 2020. Cases were few initially but by mid-March, the situation started…

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What drives attitudes towards migrant workers?

Many developing countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand, are facing labor shortages due to ageing populations and low fertility rates. Employers struggle to find…

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How to spot fake polls

 Photo credit: Canada Free Press Fact based reporting in the media and opinion–based information has become increasingly more difficult to fact check. “Fake news”…

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Smartphone penetration amongst migrant workers

Photo credit: Rapid Asia With expanding access to technology—primarily through the use of smartphones—disseminating and sharing information has become increasingly more efficient. This should…