• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    SURVEY Average wage to rise by 5.3 per cent next year 
    The average salary increase across industries in Thailand is expected to rise slightly from 5.2 per cent to 5.3 per cent in 2019, according to the Total Compensation Measurement (TCM) Study and Benefit Survey 2018, conducted by Aon Plc, a global services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions.
    Economy
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:33
    Indonesian manpower minister proposes 8.13% rise in minimum wage
    Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has proposed an 8.13 percent rise in the provincial minimum wage (UMP) for 2019, saying an increase of that amount was based on data issued by Statistics Indonesia (BPS) on inflation of 2.88 percent and economic growth of 5.15 percent.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:19
    Royal Turf executives booed over alleged unpaid wages at handover to Crown Property Bureau
    EMPLOYEES OF the folded Royal Turf Club at Bangkok’s Nang Loeng horse-racing track booed executives on Thursday, when the site was officially returned to the Crown Property Bureau, and called for the payment of the remaining compensation.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sashaying for slave wages
    Fashion models, many of them up to their eyes in debt, speak out about catwalk misery
    fashion
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
    The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
    opinion
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:04
    Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines
    Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Childcare offer attracts workers in China’s tight labour market
    After years of rampant growth in the manufacturing sector – which helped drive up wages and the standard of living across the country – demand for workers has been outstripping supply. Given the increasingly competitive and tight labour market, childcare is helping to give some Chinese manufacturers an edge when it comes to attracting emplo
    opinion
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:46
    US takes off the gloves in global cyber wars: top officials
    The United States is taking off the gloves in the growing, shadowy cyber war waged with China, Russia and other rivals, a top White House official said Thursday.
    Tech
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:12
    Volkswagen to end production of iconic Beetle cars in 2019
    Volkswagen will end production of its iconic "Beetle" cars in 2019. Announcing the decision, the company said it would stop production of the curvy-topped sedans after adding a pair of final editions.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Under the palace of sushi, a vast city of rats
    Tokyo prepares to wage Operation Tsukiji as the world-famous Tsukiji fish market shuts its doors for good
    opinion
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:19
    Bangladesh on way to be a gadget-making hub
    The availability of workforce at a competitive wage, growing domestic market demand and a favourable policy are some of the key factors that make Bangladesh an attractive hub for high-tech manufacturing, according to a survey.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:07
    Actress can get minimum-wage compensation for extra time served in prison
    Actress Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, a former Miss Teen Thailand, can request compensation for being detained in a remand prison months beyond the court’s ruling, said the Justice Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary Thawatchai Thaikeaw on Wednesday.
    national
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:09
    US must wage united battle against vote meddling: top prosecutor
    The US Justice Department called Thursday for a unified government approach to fighting meddling in the upcoming mid-term elections.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Wage rise for judges gets first nod
    THE National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday overwhelmingly approved in principle a government motion seeking salary increases for judges, public prosecutors and members of independent organisations. The NLA’s first reading voted to pass amendments to five laws regulating personnel of the relevant agencies, as proposed by the Cabinet.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 12:50
    No trace of Samui beach sewage despite Facebook ‘evidence’
    Soldiers, police and municipal officials were scouring a Koh Samui beach on Wednesday morning after a Facebook user posted a video of brackish wastewater running into the sea.
    Breaking News
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