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Ola commences construction of world’s largest two-wheeler factory

Business Line 25 Feb 2021
Ola’s mega-factory will have an initial capacity of 2 million units a year in Phase 1 and will serve as the company’s global manufacturing hub for its range of electric-powered scooters and two-wheelers across India and international markets including Europe, UK, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.
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Indian retail investors dabble in stocks directly, ditching mutual funds

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
(Graphic ... Schneps Connects ... They have driven the market higher,” said Herald van der Linde, head of equity strategy, Asia Pacific, at HSBC. The rise in demat accounts comes as millennials, faced with job losses and pay cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dabble in stock markets directly to try to make some extra income while staying at home ... .
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Graphic: Indian retail investors dabble in stocks directly, ditching mutual funds

Yahoo Daily News 24 Feb 2021
Read full article ... FILE PHOTO ... They have driven the market higher," said Herald van der Linde, head of equity strategy, Asia Pacific, at HSBC. The rise in demat accounts comes as millennials, faced with job losses and pay cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dabble in stock markets directly to try to make some extra income while staying at home ... 1 ... .
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Lost opportunities and the youth

Manila Bulletin 20 Feb 2021
An August, 2020, joint report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) highlighted how the pandemic has caused massive disruptions (reduced working hours or layoffs) particularly in the jobs of young people (15 to 24 years old) in Asia and Pacific.
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Crucial role oil giant plays in world a key driver for new boss

Straits Times 14 Feb 2021
Staying nimble and flexible is key to leading a major firm amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says ExxonMobil Asia-Pacific chairman and managing director Geraldine Chin ... Despite working in a male-dominated industry, ExxonMobil Asia-Pacific chairman and managing director Geraldine Chin said she has never felt sidelined.
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More women in top positions, but more can be done to push up numbers, say observers

Straits Times 14 Feb 2021
Last month, ExxonMobil Asia-Pacific named Ms Geraldine Chin, 55, as chairman and managing director, making her the first woman to make it to the top in the company. Ms Nicole Tan, 45, also made history when she became the first female president and CEO of Shiseido Asia-Pacific in October last year.
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Emergency Coordinator (Roster for International Consultant Level II)

Reliefweb 12 Feb 2021
Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific (RBB)/ Programme Unit. various locations in WFP Country Offices in Asia and the Pacific, based on country needs ... The Asia-Pacific is the most disaster affected region in the world, especially susceptible to sudden-onset disasters that can outstrip short-term national response capacities.
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Lufthansa Technik Philippines to cut 300 jobs amid pandemic

China.dot.org 12 Feb 2021
MANILA, Feb ... 11 ... Lutter said the "rightsizing program" will be carried out in two phases, first by voluntary separation, and then by retrenchment ... The flight restrictions forced several carriers such as PAL, Cebu Pacific, and Air Asia Philippines to slash jobs to stay afloat. Enditem .
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80% of PH firms to maintain or hike headcount in 2021 – survey

Manila Bulletin 11 Feb 2021
In addition to recruitment insights and industry analysis on the Hong Kong job market, the report also shares new insights across the Asia Pacific market on related topics such as digital readiness, organisational structure, flexible working, leadership, performance management, and diversity and inclusion.
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India Inc may offer 6.4% hike on avg, top performers to get 20%

Hindustan Times 11 Feb 2021
India corporates have been struggling since the covid-19 outbreak, resulting in a massive job crisis over the past year ... In the Asia-Pacific, companies in Indonesia are projected to offer a 6.5% pay hike, followed by China (6%,) Philippines (5%), Singapore (3.5%) and Hong Kong (3%), the survey said.
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Leveraging digital technologies key to Asia's Covid-19 recovery: ADB

Yahoo Daily News 10 Feb 2021
"Countries in Asia and the Pacific have ... There will be about 65 million new jobs created yearly in Asia and the Pacific until 2025 from increased use of digital technologies, with regional trade also expected to increase by 1 trillion dollars yearly over the next five years.
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ADB lauds digital technologies as key to Asia's COVID-19 recovery

China.dot.org 10 Feb 2021
dollars in 2019 globally, with Asia and the Pacific accounting for about 48 percent of the total or 1.8 trillion U.S ... There will be about 65 million new jobs created yearly in Asia and the Pacific until 2025 from the increased use of digital technologies, with regional trade also expected to increase by 1 trillion U.S.
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ePLDT launches program in collaboration with Microsoft

Sun Star 10 Feb 2021
It pioneers disability-inclusive workplace across the Asia Pacific region, giving utmost importance in building accessibility and a culture of inclusion at work ... "With approximately 650 million persons with some form of disability across Asia Pacific, it is but fitting to create experiences and opportunities that everyone can fully participate in.".
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