Malaysia

Latest Updates

June 15, 2017. ASEAN WLB Project Curator, Chong Sheau Ching was in the
Executive Committee (2017-2019) meeting of Green Living partner, MENGO (Malaysian Environment NGOs).

Back row (left to right): Yasmin Rashid (Vice-President of MENGO, Executive Director of EcoKnight), Suppiah Paul V (Committee member, MENGO; ED) Rashvin Singh (Secretary General of MENGO, CEO of Biji-Biji), Chong Sheau Ching (Committee Member, MENGO; Executive Director of eHomemakers) Front row (left to right): Khadijah Abdul Rahman-Sinclair ( Treasurer of MENGO, CEO of YAWA; Mohamed Shah Redza ( President, MENGO; ED of MNS); Suzane ( Committee member of MENGO; ED of Tatana Roots)

The ‘One Million Voices for Work-Life Balance’ campaign has resulted in more public awareness of telecommuting in Malaysia.

The 2016 Hays Asia Salary Guide revealed that about 42 per cent of survey respondents were willing to give up 10 % of salary in order to work from home, while another 23% would sacrifice up to 20 per cent of salary for the same privilege. The issue of work-life balance also fared positively with 34% affirmed that it would be a key factor to stay with an employer.
Source: MSN News

16th Melaka International Youth Dialogue “Youth for Environmental Sustainability: Our Future, Our Care”

“We, the 160 young people from 56 countries around the world, attended the 16th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD), convened in Melaka from 26th – 30th June, 2016 for an annual program organised by the World Assembly of Youth (WAY).”

Read the whole declaration here!

Malaysia:  The state of Selangor has introduced “Work From Home” scheme for women in Selangor.

The taboo for women to speak about going out to work but at the same time fight to care for their babies and children is finally over!