2021-09-16

Singapore’s Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in August, is in the early works to improve gig workers welfare, as reported by the Straits Times on September 15. Its three focuses are financial protection for work injury, retirement and...

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) has commenced investigations into internet group Kakao’s [035720:KS] ride-hailing unit Kakao Mobility and e-commerce giant Coupang [CPNG:US] for their alleged unfair business practices, as reported by the Korea Economic Daily on September 12. To be more specific, taxi driver...

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