Asia

Despite the recent slowdown in its economy, China remains a magnet for multinational companies looking for new opportunities. Inbound, outbound and domestic relocations are all thriving. Read more

Much of the wider Asia Pacific region is also a relocation hotspot, as global mobility surveys regularly show. Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong have been rated by the World Economic Forum as among the world’s top ten most competitive economies, the downturn in China’s manufacturing sector is creating opportunities for countries like Indonesia, and Vietnam is tipped as a future hub for the electronics industry.

Managing talent mobility in APAC poses unique challenges. This section includes the latest news, articles, tools and resources to help you develop solutions and achieve your business objectives. With contributions from specialists across the global mobility and relocation industry and the latest perspectives from regional conferences, we analyse key trends influencing Asia Pacific’s relocation and global mobility scene, including the impact of demographic and economic shifts.

We investigate the latest trends in inbound, outbound and domestic relocation – from key relocation destinations and industry sectors to immigration, talent management and commercial property – as well as the full range of employee and family support topics, including residential property, serviced apartments, and education and international schools.

HR and global managers with international assignees, whether they are on long-term, short-term, rotational, developmental or project-led assignments, will find practical advice and information. There’s also plenty of support for those setting up a business or a company office in the Asia Pacific region. Read less

Latest News

Shanghai – major changes in work permit process

Shanghai – major changes in work permit process

China’s new nation-wide standardized work permit system is slated for implementation across the country on April 1 2017. Shanghai has perhaps the most sophisticated immigration and work authorization process in China.

Education

The future of private & international schools in Asia

The future of private & international schools in Asia

Global education experts gathering at the International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF Asia) are giving school owners and investors insights into the future of education in Asia.
Oasis International School to Open in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Oasis International School to open in Kuala Lumpur, 2018

Oasis International Schools, in partnership with IJM Land Sdn Bhd, is to create a new Oasis International School at Bandar Rimbayu Township in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The school will open in autumn 2018.
Examining international school growth in Asia at the IPSEF conference

Examining international school growth in Asia at the IPSEF conference

A recent report by ISC Research shows that the number of international schools in East Asia has grown by 32 per cent in four years. In Southeast Asia the figure rises to 39 per cent over the same time period.

Supporting Your Employees

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Singapore cements reputation for quality of life: study

Singapore ranks highest among Asia-Pacific countries for quality of life on the latest Mercer 'Quality of Living' index.
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Australia and New Zealand reveal appeal in new Mercer index

Oceania makes a good showing in the latest ‘Quality of Life’ index from global HR consultancy Mercer, with two of the region's key cities appearing in the worldwide top ten.
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‘Confidence returning’ to oil and gas recruitment: study

A review of the energy sector jobs market suggests rebounding oil prices will see talent demand pick up again after the past two years’ contraction.
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