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(Reuters) - Canada's Assembly of First Nations (AFN) elected a woman as national chief for the first time on Thursday, at a time when indigenous issues are in the spotlight after the discovery of hundreds of children's unmarked graves at former residential schools.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's new prime minister will pursue economic structural reforms through a mixed bag of policies that target specific industries, rather than a grand strategy to reshape society and boost long-term growth.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Yoshihide Suga, the new president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), said he had thought deeply about running for the position and decided that given the coronavirus pandemic, a political vacuum had to be avoided.
PETALING JAYA: National skater Anja Chong and professional wrestler Nor "Phoenix" Diana have been listed in Forbes’ fifth annual "30 Under 30 Asia” list.
KUALA LUMPUR: Asean needs to commit itself and act to protect minority communities, say politician Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker and lawyer-cum-activist Siti Kasim.KUALA LUMPUR: Asean needs to commit itself and act to protect minority communities, say politician Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker and lawyer-cum-activist Siti Kasim.
In Malaysia, female employees get paid less than their male counterparts. Why is this so and what can we do to fix the problem?
PETALING JAYA: With new technologies and social media, a burgeoning gig economy has the potential to boost female participation in the workforce.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Resources Ministry is proposing an increase in the number of maternity leave days from 60 to 98 for the private sector.
MALAYSIA has a woman deputy prime minister. We have women in the Cabinet. But there is still a lot more to be done to have gender parity in the general labour force, where women make up only about a third.
PUTRAJAYA: Removing all economic barriers for women in Malaysia could increase the country's per capita income by 26.2%, a World Bank report has found.