Singapore resources

May 2022

  1. Hybrid publication launch and presentation of the ILO report: A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    24 May 2022

    The report of the ILO on “A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs” will be launched as a hybrid side event on 24 May 2022 conducted on site in the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and on an online platform via Zoom. The launch will be part of the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

March 2022

  1. Measuring labour migration in ASEAN: Analysis from the ILO’s International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database

    This report presents the latest statistics on international labour migration in ASEAN.

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    Migrant worker accommodation standards in ASEAN need further improvement

    A new report by the ILO highlights migrant worker living standards in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia and the steps needed to ensure decent and adequate accommodation.

  3. Home truths: Access to adequate housing for migrant workers in the ASEAN region

    The report highlights migrant worker living standards in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia and the steps needed to ensure decent and adequate accommodation.

February 2022

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    Women entrepreneurs connect across ASEAN

    Networking event helps women entrepreneurs forge business relationships and draw strength and inspiration from their peers across ASEAN.

January 2022

  1. Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) Map

    The ILO delivers assistance directly to migrant workers and their communities through a network of Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) across the ASEAN region. These MRCs are managed in partnership with government institutions, trade unions and civil society organizations (CSOs), and provide a range of services in countries of origin and destination. As of 01 January 2022, TRIANGLE in ASEAN supports 24 MRCs in 20 locations.

December 2021

  1. Recovery and labour migration in the post-pandemic future

    Thematic background paper for the 14th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

  2. Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    This regional report documents and analyses country experiences and lessons on the extension of social health protection coverage in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides a detailed account of progress made, challenges encountered and remaining coverage gaps, and explores their root causes.

  3. Development and formalization in Asia: Insights from Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore

    This report examines the historical socio-economic pathways that facilitated the creation of labour markets that were dominantly formal in nature in three advanced economies – Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore. The case studies emphasize the complementarities between national political economy and labour market dynamics and draws lessons, where possible, for the emerging economies of today that strive to accelerate the closing of formality gaps.

November 2021

  1. International Labour Organization and Singapore's Mininstry of Manpower renew cooperation agreement

    Joint labour-related activities to support governments, employers and workers throughout the ASEAN region