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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).

June 15 2017, ASEAN Work-Life Balance Project Curator

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)

Daphne Granfil, ASEAN Work Life Balance Project Development Consultant for Philippines, met with Philippines Human Resource Group in Manila in April, 2017.

Daphne Granfil met with Philippines HR in April 2017
Daphne Granfil met with Philippines HR in April 2017
Daphne Granfil met with Philippines HR in April 2017

Project Director, Chong Sheau Ching, met with senior cadres of Vietnam Women’s Academy about partnership on November 22, 2016 and gave a talk on ‘Work-Life Balance and Young Girls’ to the students.

Project Director Chong Sheau Ching met with senior cadres of Vietnam Women Academy on November 22, 2016

The ‘One Million Voices for Work-Life Balance’ Campagne 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

CSO-Local Government Coalition letters and social media promotion by the Filipino team under ‘One Million Voices for Work-Life Balance Campagne’ influenced newly elected President Duarte of the Philippines in nation-building.

CSO Local Government Coalition

In his State of Nation speech in July 2016, he emphasized several recommendations by the CSO-Local Government Coalition such as ‘putting into full force the ‘Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law’; provision of entrepreneurship development in extremely rural neighborhoods, and seriously addressing the worsening traffic situations.

Meeting with Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association (July 2016)

Meeting with Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs Association July 2016

Mya Hlwar (most right) of Asian University for Women, also an intern for ASEAN Work-Life Balance Project, met with the top management of Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association in July, 2016 to discuss holding an event where mothers will donate school equipments to Grade 1-4 underprivileged students, and also collaboration with the WLB Project.

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!

Forums at Vietnam Women’s Academy (24 – 25 May 2016)

Dr. Lee Lee Loh, Chief of Knowledge Development of the Work-Life Balance project, had 2 forums at Vietnam Women’s Academy in May to share and discuss the concept of work-life balance and its application, with representatives students, lectures and researchers at Vietnam Women’s Academy.

Dr. Lee Lee Loh, Chief of Knowledge Development of the Work-Life Balance project, had 2 forums at Vietnam Women’s Academy in May to share and discuss the concept of work-life balance and its application, with representatives students, lectures and researchers at Vietnam Women’s Academy.

Forums at Vietnam Women's Academy (24 - 25 May 2016)
The first forum “Work-Life Balance” on 24 May 2016 with 90 students of the Vietnam Women’s Academy (representatives of 4 specialisations: Social Work, Business Administration, Gender and Development, and Law Studies.
Forums at Vietnam Women's Academy (24 - 25 May 2016)

Dr. Lee Lee Loh encouraged students at Vietnam Women’s Academy to ask and explore the concept of Work-Life Balance and its application in the first forum “Work-Life Balance” on May 24, 2016.

Forums at Vietnam Women's Academy (24 - 25 May 2016)

90 students (representatives of 4 specializations: Social Work, Business Administration, Gender and Development, and Law Studies) had attended the first forum “Work Life Balance” on May 24, 2016. These student representatives attentively listened to Dr. Lee Lee Loh’s sharing about the concept of Work-Life Balance and its application in the first forum “Work-Life Balance” on May 24, 2016.

 

The second forum “How to Balance Work and Life?” had the presence and participation of 30 lecturers and researchers from Vietnam Women’s Academy on May 25, 2016.

Forums at Vietnam Women's Academy (24 - 25 May 2016)
Forums at Vietnam Women's Academy (24 - 25 May 2016)
Dr. Lee Lee Loh, Dr. Duong Kim Anh, lecturers and researchers at Vietnam Women’s Academy in the second forum “How to Balance Work and Life?” on May 25, 2016.

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ASEAN Work-Life Balance Conference Overview

An overview on the 3 days 2 nights ASEAN Conference. Meet the participants, speakers and delegates and their feedbacks on the conference as well as their opinions on Work-Life Balance and how do they practice it in their daily lives.

Thank you for being a part of our conference!

Our National Summary Report, Survey Reports & Articles are ready for viewing!

Post - Conference Updates

ASEAN Work-Life Balance Conference Overview - Post Conference

Dr Lee Lee Loh, Dr LLs Interjit Ludher, Tan Sue Mei met with Dr. Kim Anh, Dean of Gender Studies of Vietnam Women ‘s Academy March 30th.

ASEAN Work-Life Balance Conference Overview - Post Conference

Dr Lee Lee, Chief of Knowledge Development, met with senior officials of Vietnam Academy of Women, March 31st in  Ho Chi Minh City.

A workshop on work life balance was planned for May 2016 to raise awareness to officials in the Union.

Pre - Conference Updates

ASEAN Work-Life Balance Conference Overview

Dr.Lee Lee and Team meeting up with Ibu Sinta & Inayah Wahid – our VIP of the conference, discussing about matters before the conference. 

We are honoured to have the both of you in our conference!

Ibu Sinta & Inayah Wahid
Ibu Sinta & Inayah Wahid

Global News Network (Phillipines) Interview with Dr. Benjamina Flor – one of our speakers on the ASEAN Work-Life Balance Project!

Dr. Benjamina Flor

Governor Signing the Letter for Change from Antique province with 612,369 constituents

Sharing about WLB with Secretary of State, Ministry of Women’s Affair, Cambodia

Secretary of State, Ministry of Women's Affair, Cambodia

Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is looking forward to cooperating with University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) in realising the ‘Asean Work-Life Balance Project’ initiative here.

University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS)

“A lot of times, they cannot spend time with their families. Sibu is a very strategic place and the size is suitable for the initiative to be promoted or tried out,”  he said after the signing ceremony of ‘Letter for Change’ under Asean WLB Project yesterday.