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Covid 19 - Information on Cambodia's Progress in the fight with Covid19
Article on Cambodia's Success with Covid 19 Handling, low number of cases.
Check out our links on Cambodia to see companies at foreign chambers of commerce. Cambodia is an developing country which is famous for its tourist sites like Angkor Wat, location in Southeast Asia and investment from China. If you are interested in finding a job, check out their online job boards.
Japanese Links 日本語
A link to the HK Government's website on Covid 19 and the latest status.
Hong Kong has a justifiable reputation as a dynamic society and economy, part of China but with a distinct legal system and history of civil rights molded by its history as a British colony. With its political discussion, debates and demonstrations in favor of its autonomy, it has attracted the attention of the world. If you are interested in working in Hong Kong, check out the online job boards and look at the visa requirements.
Being the 3rd largest economy in the world, Japan is expected to enter recession along with the rest of the work due to Covid 19 in 2020. However, it is an economy that is attracting more and more talent from the rest of the world in fields as diverse as healthcare to technology. It has one of the more open visa programs for holders of bachelors degrees or specialized skills if you can find an employer who will sponsor you for a position. While travel has been largely shut down during the world lockdown, as Japan opens up, you can check out the online jobs boards.
A link to the Japan jobs page with links to information about working in Japan
Baitoru.com - Part-time jobs in Japan
Daijob.com - one of the largest bilingual job boards in Japan
Careercross.com - Owned by JAC, a recruitment company, one of the first bilingual job boards
Gaijinpot.com - A large English jobs website also handling life in Japan for Foreigners
Jobs in Japan - A relatively new job board for bilingual jobs for foreigners
Covid 19 Link to the Singapore Government website on Covid 19
Singapore is an advanced economy in South East Asia, and a member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), with jobs that attract foreigners from all over the globe. If you like many others want to work in Singapore, they have a very efficient work pass system that has helped fuel their economic growth by inviting international talent to work in many industries.
Working in 2020 will have some challenges as companies figure out how their business will do during a pandemic, but the experience of living and working in Singapore can be reassuring for people moving from other advanced economies. Check out these job boards if you are looking for positions and employers who might sponsor your work pass.
Japanese Links 日本語
Check out our page on Malaysia
There are jobs using English, and companies that will sponsor work visas if you have skills and experience they can't find locally. Check out these job boards.
The Philippines is famous for its human capital which has traveled to every part of the world, supplying workers in industries from logistics to healthcare to information technology and more. While a young population and English-language educational system has powered the growth of industries, it is still a developing country with a large rural economy.
If you are interested in working in the Philippines in industries that have careers for foreign workers, you can search for companies and positions at the following online job boards.
Indonesia has the largest population and economy in ASEAN, and is blessed with a lot of natural resources. If you are looking for a job in Indonesia, and are interested in the culture and language, then you can check out the following job boards for positions. While it is also battling the spread of Covid 19, and has the challenges of a developing economy when marshaling its healthcare sector to combat it, it is looking to attract more foreign workers to share their talents and expertise. The key is finding the right position and company to work in, and you can start with the following job boards.
Vietnam’s development record over the past 25 years is remarkable. Economic and
political reforms under Đổi Mới, launched in 1986, have spurred rapid economic growth
and development and transformed Vietnam from one of the world’s poorest to a lower
Since initiating market reforms in 1978, China has shifted from a centrally-planned to a
market-based economy and has experienced rapid economic and social development.
GDP growth has averaged nearly 10 percent a year—the fastest sustained expansion by
a major economy in history—and has lifted more than 800 million people out of poverty.
China reached all the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 and made a
major contribution to the achievement of the MDGs globally.
Thailand became an upper-middle income economy in 2011 . Over the last four decades,
Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development, moving
from a low-income country to an upper-income country in less than a generation. As
such, Thailand has been one of the widely cited development success stories, with
sustained strong growth and impressive poverty reduction, particularly in the 1980s.
However, average growth has slowed to 3.5 percent over 2005-2015. The government
has embarked on an ambitious reform program to raise Thailand’s long-term growth path
and achieve high-income status
About Taiwan's Economy
Korea has experienced remarkable success in combining rapid economic growth with
significant reductions in poverty. Government of Korea policies resulted in real GDP
growth averaging 10 percent annually between 1962 and 1994. This spectacular
performance was fueled by annual export growth of 20 percent in real terms, while
savings and investment rose sharply above 30 percent of GDP.
Laos (updated 10/18/2020)
Check out our main page on working in Laos
Laos Job Boards
Myanmar (updated 10/18/2020)
Check out our main page on Working in Myanmar
"Most COVID-19 cases are now being found in greater Yangon, Myanmar's most populous region, with more than 8 million residents, and also its most densely packed." One source of information referenced by the article is the International NGO Forum of Myanmar.
Links Updated 10/18/2020
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