• Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties rolling out the goodies
    A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
    Economy
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Exporters up in arms against plan to hike daily minimum wage
    EXPORT companies in more than 40 provinces are voicing loud opposition to plans of raising the minimum daily wage.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:00
    Workers' call for Bt360 daily minimum wage
    As labourers called for the daily minimum wage of Bt360 nationwide, Ministry of Labour permanent secretary Jarin Chakkaphark on Thursday said that the Central Wage Committee will set the new rate before March 30, to become effective from April 1.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Voice TV to take NBTC to court over new 15-day ban
    VOICE TV is preparing to wage a legal battle against the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) over its latest order suspending the TV station’s licence for 15 days from today.
    politics
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:01
    Drones, fire trucks, tall buildings wage war on haze
    Four water-carrying drones took off from Bangkok City Hall on Friday morning to join three fire engines in the latest assault on health-threatening haze.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 18:09
    Korn Ferry wage forecasts 5.5% boost in Thailand
    A forecast issued by Korn Ferry predicts that employees in Thailand will enjoy a salary increase of 5.5 per cent in 2019, similar to the previous year.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Kalasin villagers wage battle with supernatural after three ‘mysterious’ deaths
    Residents of two villages in Kalasin held rituals yesterday in a bid to ward off an evil spirit believed responsible for the sudden deaths of three local men.
    national
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
    opinion
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Frozen wages compromising standard of living of workers across country
    WORKERS ARE expected to reap some gains from political campaigns in the run-up to the upcoming general election, but most of them are still struggling to make ends meet due to both the economic slowdown and disruptions caused by technology, experts said. 
    business
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Daily wage changed to reflect skills standards
    FROM JANUARY 1, the daily wage for skilled workers in 19 occupations will range from Bt345 to Bt858 so as to reflect current skills standards.
    national
  • 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
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