June 9, 2011
Starting in June 2011, a mandatory 22 peso ($0.50) cost-of-living allowance will be added on to the minimum daily wage of 404 pesos ($9.30) in the Philippines.
October 22, 2010
Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore are all anticipating increases in average salaries for 2011.
September 20, 2010
A recent survey published by the Wall Street Journal showed that blue collar manufacturing wages in China are now three times those in Vietnam.
October 2, 2008
Recent surveys of CIOs from multinational companies in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam suggest that this trend is particularly evident in Asia.
November 5, 2007
Recent surveys suggest that women in the Philippines hold more senior management positions than women in any other Asian country.
October 1, 2005
Salaries of Indian workers increased by nearly 15% in the last year, the highest in Asia. Behind India were China and the Philippines, which both saw salary increases of about 8%. Other high growth countries were Korea (7%) and Thailand (6.5%).
October 1, 2002
Hewitt Associates, the Far Eastern Economic Review, and The Asian Wall Street Journal named Pfizer Philippines one of 2001s Best Employers in the Philippines.
February 12, 2002
Both local and multinational employers in the Philippines routinely conduct pre-employment background checks on new hires. The prudent employer will take necessary precautions to avoid any potential lawsuits.
September 20, 2001
In light of the global economic slowdown, unemployment rates have been rising worldwide. The Philippines, however, has managed to achieve lower unemployment tin recent months, despite a somewhat shaky economy.
March 12, 2001
Brain drain of skilled Filipino employees for domestic operations