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The APAC labor market is currently undergoing massive change. Employees are reconsidering where they work and why, while employers are recalibrating their business models, talent needs, and company culture. LinkedIn’s latest report, Talent Market Drivers Since the Start of COVID, looks at some of the biggest changes in the job market since COVID-19 began. What […]
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Amendments to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) were approved by the Singaporean parliament. They seek to gain confidence of consumers in the responsible use of their data. The amendments also bring the PDPA into line with international norms on data protection legislation, allowing international organizations to adopt a more consistent compliance approach.
Are there any restrictions or prohibitions against requiring a medical examination as a condition of employment in The Philippines? The Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act prohibits the rejection of a job application solely or partially on the basis of actual, perceived, or suspected HIV status. Access to personal data relating to an employee’s Hepatitis […]
NEW PRIVACY ACT FOR NEW ZEALAND IN FORCE FROM 1 DECEMBER 2020 EXTENDS TO OFFSHORE ENTITIES DOING BUSINESS IN NZ
New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020 recently went into force with key changes such as an extension of the powers and functions of the Privacy Commissioner, the strengthening of cross-border protections, the introduction of criminal penalties for certain behavior, and an increased focus on risk management and early intervention by “agencies.” How will the Commissioner’s powers […]
The principal law governing data protection in Indonesia is Law No. 11 of 2008 regarding Electronic Information and Transactions. In addition, rules governing personal data protection are also found in Government Regulation No. 71 of 2019 regarding the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Transactions and Minister of Communication and Informatics. What are the key principles […]
The National Institution for Transforming India released a draft framework on Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture to empower people to have seamless and secure access to their data and to share it with third-party institutions. It proposes creation of a Consent Manager Institution, which would ensure that individuals can provide consent for every piece of […]
NEW DRAFT NATIONAL, HARMONISED DATA PROTECTION LAW FOR MAINLAND CHINA NAVIGATING CHINA: THE DIGITAL JOURNEY
A first national-level personal information protection law for Mainland China has been published, reinforcing, and heightening existing data protection compliance obligations for organizations doing business in China. Compliance obligations previously considered will now become binding law, and new compliance steps – including some registrations with local authorities – must be taken.
A Chinese government spokesperson is emphasizing the need for sensitive data like biometrics to be collected and used only for specific purposes, and only when “sufficiently necessary” and supported by a risk assessment. Legislative Affairs Commission spokesperson Yue Zhongming said that the use and development of facial recognition and other new technologies have created new […]
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