• Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thousands of Chinese workers not paying taxes
    THE BUREAU OF Internal Revenue (BIR) is going after the income tax payments of more than 130,000 unregistered Chinese working in the Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) sector.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:20
    Capital gain for those left behind
    With hundreds of thousands of Bangkok workers having already headed back to their home provinces for Songkran, there is a silver lining for those who have opted to stay in the capital or are required to continue working through the holiday period.
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:30
    Thousands line up to go home for Songkran
    Thousands of Myanmar migrant workers crowded a border checkpoint in Tak's Mae Sot district on Thursday morning as they returned home for the Songkran holidays.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities work to boost knowledge, as malaria hits Si Sa Ket province
    AFTER MORE than 100 people contracted malaria in 15 months (January 2018 to March 2019) in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket, health advocates joined forces to provide knowledge about this mosquito-borne disease to workers tapping rubber trees on the Thai-Cambodia border.
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 12:54
    Skills strategy needed, Microsoft says
    Thailand urgently needs a workforce skills development plan to take advantage of the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) as workers skilled in such fields will be in demand for the jobs of tomorrow.
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean payment connectivity a major step towards cutting transaction costs
    MIGRANT WORKERS, tourists and small and big businesses will be able to cut the cost of their financial transactions in Asean after regulators, bankers and non-bank operators decided to integrate and upgrade their financial services across the region.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:27
    Over 5,000 migrant workers register for seabooks
    A total of 5,714 migrant workers have registered for seabooks to work on fishing trawlers, the Employment Department chief said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Flexible working: the new normal?
    New research shows that 83 per cent of workers around the world would turn down a job that didn’t offer flexible working and over half (54 per cent) of respondents say that having a choice of work location is more important to them than working for a prestigious company.
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:51
    Remittance scheme for Myanmar migrant workers introduced
    Krungthai Bank, Everex and Shwe Bank have signed an agreement on a Thai-Myanmar cross-border remittance service.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:58
    Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills seven
    Desperate workers leaped to their deaths, as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday killing at least seven people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:09
    Three-year-old's words bring rescue workers to tears after fatal bus crash
    An innocent comment of a three-year-old boy, sitting near his Lao mum's dead body after a fatal bus crash in Nakhon Ratchasima on Wednesday night, brought rescue workers to tears.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:15
    Demands for healthcare workforce will increase, says KPMG chief
    KPMG Global Chairman for Healthcare Dr. Mark Britnell has warned that a shortfall of 18 million health workers by 2030 will have a devastating impact on the world’s healthcare sector.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:39
    Bodies of migrant workers brought to Bangkok for autopsy
    Miracle of Life Foundation rescue workers transported the bodies of the 10 migrant workers killed in a collision in Kanchanaburi to Bangkok for autopsy early on Sunday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:48
    Eight migrant workers killed, two missing in Kanchanaburi road accident
    Eight Myanmar migrants drowned and two others are missing presumed dead after a van they were travelling in was hit by a 10-wheel truck and both vehicles plunged into a canal in Kanchanaburi's Tha Muang district on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:50
    Closing the gap in early childhood care for every child in Thailand
    A frightening prospect for children born in Thailand today is that by the time they reach adulthood, Thailand will be an aged society with a dependency ratio of 1.7 workers for every old person. In 2010 that figure was 5 workers for every old person.
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