gig economy

Why professionals take the leap into gig economy

What was once perceived as an ‘odd job’, the gig economy now not only offers time and location flexibility, but…

1 month ago

Budget 2023: Govt should develop gig economy framework, says MDEC

THE Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has urged the government to focus on the development of a gig economy framework or…

2 months ago

Singapore delivery rivals form alliance to shape gig workers law

SINGAPORE’S biggest mobile apps have set aside their rivalry to form an unlikely partnership, hoping to strengthen their influence with…

3 months ago

Gig economy’s minimum wage should be raised to RM1,500

It’s a critical source of employment for people in certain categories such as the youth, fresh graduates, unemployed and seniors…

12 months ago

Time to formalise gig economy workers to avoid labour exploitation

by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by TMR FILE IT is time to formalise gig economy workers within the domestic labour…

1 year ago

MyMobiFix aims to create jobs in gig economy

by NURUL SUHAIDI / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) through Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia (YIM)…

1 year ago

New York’s ‘essential’ food delivery workers demand rights

by Laura BONILLA / AFP New York's legions of food delivery men and women -- who were declared essential workers…

1 year ago

Foodpanda sustains delivery fleet despite overwhelming demand

Service providers saw an 85% drop in riders as most went back to full-time jobs when the economy slowly began…

2 years ago

Gig economy workers say they can no longer survive

by AFP Whether in Paris, Kuala Lumpur or California, gig economy workers fear they can no longer survive on meagre…

2 years ago

Gig economy needs to be liberalised and promoted, says Dr M

Dr Mahathir says too much control on the gig activities will make things difficult and hamper the development of the…

2 years ago

Only 10% Grab drivers protected by Socso

by LYDIA NATHAN / pic by RAZAK GHAZALI GRAB Malaysia has seen only 10% of its driver-partners registering with the…

2 years ago

Tap into potential of gig economy – Vijay Eswaran

by BERNAMA / pic by RAZAK GHAZALI THE COVID-19 pandemic to a large extent has hastened the adaptation of e-commerce…

2 years ago

Make full use of gig economy incentives

Despite drawbacks pertaining to its low benefits, the fact that it is a growing contributor to our economy needs to…

2 years ago