08/07/2019 02:11 PM

The Government of Malaysia has promulgated new policies and regulations to be applied to foreign expats working in the Southeast Asian nation, according to the Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs’ Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB).

26/04/2019 08:52 AM

A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

23/04/2019 04:45 PM

THE International Labor Organization (ILO) said employers need to update their business models to adapt to growing technological innovation, with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) identified as a potential hot spot for adopting more automated processes.

22/04/2019 09:44 AM

At a global forum on fair pricing and access to medicines, delegates from governments and civil society organizations called for greater transparency around the cost of research and development as well as production of medicines, to allow buyers to negotiate more affordable prices.

22/04/2019 08:53 AM

A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

18/04/2019 01:10 PM

Organisations and companies could reduce occupational diseases by implementing engineering control through specific methods built into plant design, equipment and processes. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said engineering control was more effective than administrative control (or work practice control) and the use of personal protective equipment.

12/04/2019 08:56 AM

Muscat- Statistics issued by the Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI) till the end of January 2019 showed an increase in the number of active establishments covered by the social insurance system to 16,676.

12/04/2019 08:48 AM

THE Philippines needs to spend an average of 3.48 to 5.58 percent of its GDP to fill its social protection gaps up to 2030, according to estimates by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Vietnamese workers join social insurance in Malaysia

New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

ILO urges employers to adapt to growing automation

WHO to continue to facilitate countries’ information-sharing to improve transparency on prices

Occupational safety and health: New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

NIOSH can give practical solutions to occupational health problems, says its chairman

Oman: 16,676 active firms covered by social insurance system

‘PHL must spend more for social protection’