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In China, 2017 is the year of the rooster. Photo: Sipa Asia/REX/Shutterstock.

Seven facts about employment law in China

What is the Chinese statutory public holiday entitlement for employees? Do employers have to pay a premium for working during...

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Singapore employment law: what changes are coming in 2017?

5 Dec 2016

To attract overseas business investment, Singapore has concluded an international network of trade agreements. Changes to Singapore employment law in...

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Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, is home to more than 10 million people.

Employment law in Indonesia: 10 key facts

3 Aug 2016

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. It comprises 17,500 islands spanning three time zones. It is...

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Employment law in Japan: 10 surprising facts

14 Mar 2016

The traditional Japanese idea of “lifetime employment”, with a full-time employee working for the same employer until retirement, has been...

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Annual leave

Congratulation leave? Unusual types of leave from around the world

14 Jan 2016

Anyone thinking that the UK’s upcoming grandparental leave is unnecessary meddling by law-makers should look beyond these shores at the...

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