The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Asia and the Pacific. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

August 2014

  1. Remittance services in the Republic of Korea

    15 August 2014

    This study focuses on remittance channels and services in the Republic of Korea and their associated cost, accessibility, reliability, speed, and transparency.

  2. Why is female labour force participation declining so sharply in India?

    11 August 2014

    This paper attempts to shed light on the causes behind the recent sharp decline in female labour force participation in India and to identify factors underpinning the long-term stagnation in female participation.

  3. Pakistan DWCP Annual Report-2013

    05 August 2014

  4. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for migrant workers in Malaysia

    04 August 2014

    The information in this booklet can help you feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse.

July 2014

  1. Timor-Leste: Labour Market Outlook Edition 2, July 2014

    31 July 2014

    The current edition of the Labour Market Outlook takes a closer look at the data from the national accounts, preliminary results from the labour force survey, and the enterprise & skills surveys.

  2. Indonesia: Labour market information systems and services

    31 July 2014

    The purpose of this briefing note is to provide a discussion on labour market information in Indonesia, with particular focus on the micro data that is captured by employment services.

  3. GMS TRIANGLE Newsletter 5, July 2014

    31 July 2014

    April-July 2014 saw the GMS TRIANGLE project complete its fourth annual report, with highlights including nearly 9,000 provincial and national level government officers trained, more than 38,422 women and men having received support, and US$1 million ordered as compensation to 2,444 migrant worker complainants.

  4. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: July 2014

    31 July 2014

    Provides list of new publications at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

  5. Green Jobs-AP Community Updates, Issue 11

    30 July 2014

    The Green Jobs-AP Community Updates provides a brief summary of the latest news, events and resources from our community and the Green Jobs-AP portal.

  6. Green Jobs Malaysia Project

    29 July 2014

    This fact sheet summarizes ILO's green jobs promotion in Malaysia

  7. Project fact sheet: Tripartite Action for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE Project)

    24 July 2014

    This Project Brief gives an overview of the project background and objectives. It summarizes the activities and outcomes undertaken by the project.

  8. Fifth Newsletter of ILO Pakistan

    22 July 2014

    This fifth bi-annual newsletter offers a glimpse into the results and achievements of three important interventions that actively contributed to the realization of Pakistan's Decent Work Country Programme priorities.

  9. Survey of ASEAN employers on skills and competitiveness

    21 July 2014

  10. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Bangladesh

    15 July 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

  11. Assessment of the impact of migration of health professionals on the labour market and health sector performance in destination countries

    15 July 2014

    The publication is an attempt to understand the impact of the migration of health professionals on the labour market and performance and quality of health services in major countries of destination, particularly the United Kingdom.

  12. Report on National Consultative Forum on a proposal for National Occupational Standards in India for technical and vocational teachers/trainers and assessors

    15 July 2014

    Report on the National Consultative Forum held on 6 March 2014 in New Delhi.

  13. The fact sheet for the Promoting and Building Social Protection and Employment Services for Vulnerable Groups in Mongolia, Learning from ASEAN (MAPS) project

    11 July 2014

    Supported by the Government of Japan.

  14. Independent Evaluation of Outcome 17: Gender Mainstreaming with the support of Sweden and Norway Partnership Agreements (Final Evaluation Summary)

    10 July 2014

    Projects: GLO/11/58/SID; GLO/12/50/NOR; GLO/12/53/NOR Evaluation Consultant:Dr. Jane Hailé

  15. GMS TRIANGLE Project Update: June 2014

    10 July 2014

    Tripartite Action to Protect Migrant Workers from Labour Exploitation (the GMS TRIANGLE project) aims to strengthen the formulation and implementation of recruitment and labour protection policies and practices. The project is operational in five countries: Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam, with activities in China to follow. In each country, governments and social partners are engaged in each of the GMS TRIANGLE project objectives.

  16. Promoting cooperation for safe migration and decent work

    02 July 2014

    This publication is based on the "International Regional Seminar on Promoting Cooperation for Safe Migration and Decent Work", which took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 1 and 2 July 2013 and presents papers on themes such as protection and support services for women and men migrant workers, well-being of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh and regulation of international recruitment. This report also contains collective views of the participants in a report of the proceedings and the Dhaka statement, which was jointly issued by the participants.

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