Right-sizing the workforce is part of good management, but it's difficult to do even in a slowing economy like China, which operates differently from other markets. Here’s how to navigate the ins and outs of firing people in the world’s second-largest economy
India is finally moving to amend colonial British-era employment regulations that have been blamed for the country’s moribund manufacturing sector. But foreign investors looking for a cheaper production alternative to China should know that it is still very early days
On December 3, the number of sectors that foreign companies will not be allowed to engage in will be halved to just 35, and some ownership and control regulations will also be eased. But new restrictions will be put in place, including in healthcare and education
The European Union (EU) and Singapore have finalized their negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA). Singapore expects that exporters of electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and processed food products will especially benefit from the completion of the FTA.
Like China before it, Vietnam is soon to reap the benefits of a "demographic dividend" from the massive influx of young people into the workforce. But the way companies recruit and retain talent will be affected
A third of employees in China say their annual bonus will be a major factor in job switching, so employers must pay close attention to individual income tax due, which can take a big bite out of salary and bonuses
Singapore's new visa system may affect the ability of companies to deploy foreign expertise. Malaysia's grant of five-year multiple entry visas to foreign executives could attract more investment. Here's a guide to recent visa changes that will affect your business
Now that India has elected a majority government for the first time in three decades, hopes are high that there will be decisive action at last on policy and labor reforms, creation of investment incentives and improvement of infrastructure