• Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Myanmar launches anti-child labour campaign
    THOUGH more than 600,000 children are still engaged in work that harms their health, safety and well-being, Myanmar is trying to implement a national-level project to eradicate child labour, Nyunt Win, director-general of the factories and general labour laws inspection department, said.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Survey finds 400,000 Thai children are at work
    1 in 4 found to be working in dangerous conditions and during sleeping hours
    national
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:00
    Enough is enough, Krabi baby decides, as it pops head out en route to hospital
    A woman in labour ended up giving birth inside an ambulance in Krabi on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:59
    Spain get better of Sweden as Ireland labour against Gibraltar
    Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata both scored penalties as Spain got the better of Sweden on Monday, while the Republic of Ireland and Poland continued their strong starts in qualifying for Euro 2020.
    sports
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 20:00
    Labour agents arrested after 15 starving, exhausted migrants rescued from forest
    POLICE HAVE rounded up 15 undocumented migrant workers, left nearly starved and camping in a forest in Songkhla province while waiting for transport to Malaysia and arrested three labour agents, one from Myanmar and two Thais.
    national
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
    Floating sweatshops: Is the fish you eat caught by ‘slaves’?
    The global fishing industry is riddled with forced labour, anti-trafficking experts say, warning that consumers are unaware of the “true cost” of the seafood they buy in stores and restaurants.
    opinion
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Ways to gear up for an ageing society
    ECONOMIC growth is expected to take a heavy hit due to the rising number of the elderly and the country urgently needs to tackle it by cutting in half the number of military personnel, increasing the number of foreign labourers and employing increased automation in production, Somkiat Tangkitvanich, president of Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Toothless labour union of little help for laid-off media staff
    A weak trade union is responsible for the low bargaining power of employees of digital TV operators in compensation negotiations, according to some journalists and academics.
    national
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Labour union plans campaign to push parties into keeping wage-hike promises
    THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) is looking to hold discussions with workers to plan a pressure campaign to ensure that political parties fulfil their campaign promises to hike the minimum wage, after their hope for a quick rise was crushed by the abrupt resignation of Labour Ministry executives.
    national
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 20:27
    Prince Harry's wife Meghan is in labour: Buckingham Palace
    Prince Harry's wife Meghan went into labour early on Monday, Buckingham Palace announced.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Skill shortages, labour curbs may hit Singapore manufacturing
    SINGAPORE has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce, but growing demands for highly skilled labour combined with government moves to curb numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher path ahead.
    Economy
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Hiking minimum wage ‘could erode competitiveness’
    LEADING economists and manufacturers have warned that an increase in the minimum daily wage, as pledged by major political parties in the run-up to the general election in March in response to calls from labour groups, will dampen the competitiveness of the Thai economy.
    Economy
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 17:55
    Labour minister said to have resigned 
    Labour Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew is believed to have resigned from the ministry to join the junta-appointed Senate.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
    Prayut vague over workers’ demand for Bt5,000 a month pension
    While Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha claimed that his military government has done its best for workers with a very low unemployฌment rate over its five years in office, thouฌsands of workers called for better welfare and working conditions as they rallied for May Day yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 17:30
    Workers demand Bt5k monthly pension
    Thousands of workers rallied for Labour Day in Bangkok on Wednesday, calling on the government to provide better welfare.
    national
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