• Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Education Ministry spends Bt10m to study labour market
    THE government has decided to spend Bt10 million on a study to pinpoint the labour market’s needs, boost employment and find a way to help youngsters choose a suitable career path.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:45
    Labour Minister orders probe of ‘little ghost’ job-seekers to South Korea
    The Labour Minister, Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo, has instructed officials to be stricter in intercepting “little ghost” Thai workers who aim to work illegally in South Korea.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    All the numbers add up to woe
    Thailand’s creaky political situation only adds to the gloom of a global economy labouring under tensions and doubt
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    Future Forward fields party-list candidates from all walks of life
    FUTURE FORWARD PARTY, which made a strong debut in Thailand’s political landscape, is grabbing people’s attention with its unusual party-list MP candidates.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Why is the Philippines’ Duterte so enamoured of China?
    Pompeo reiterating Washington’s vow to come to our aid if China attacks; the issue of illegal Chinese labour in the Philippines, which Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad has seen fit to warn us about; the matter of Chinese loans (the parties to similar loans elsewhere are either taking a hard second look or no longer want to do business with China).
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Ministry, ILO launch scheme to improve labour standards
    Threeyear programme will promote sustainable supply chains, better conditions in food, automotive sectors.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 23:05
    New study reveals Thai businesses are bullish on technology growth, need more skilled labour
    Thailand’s business leaders are concerned that a lack of talent may affect their ability to stay on track for growth in the mid-term future, a new study by Korn Ferry shows.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bring on that second Brexit vote
    The Labour Party’s sudden shift on Brexit isn’t definitive and settles nothing – but in this endless saga of ruinous incompetence, it counts as a hopeful development.
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    EEC policy panel to focus on education to meet labour
    THE EASTERN Economic Corridor (EEC) policy committee has agreed to focus on educational measures to address the problem of labour shortage in the region, allocating Bt725 million to train and improve the quality of teachers, lecturers and students in the economic corridor.
  • 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.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:17
    Hot : Myanmar students sentenced to hard labour over protest
    Yangon - Seven Myanmar students were sentenced to three months in jail with hard labour for burning portraits of officials in protest over campus safety, a student activist said Wednesday, the latest draconian response to rippling discontent with authorities. 
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  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    Progress being made to ratify fishing convention practices
    THE LABOUR MINISTER recently met with fisheries-related agencies and representatives of fishermen ahead of Thailand’s January 30 submission to become the first Asian nation to ratify the C188 Work in Fishing Convention despite protests from some in the industry.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indonesia plans more flexible working hours for women
    INDONESIA’S Manpower Ministry is planning to issue a regulation that will make it possible for women to work more flexible hours and thus increase their participation in the labour market.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:41
    Indonesia seeks answers to forced labor allegations
    The government has asked Taiwanese authorities to explain allegations of forced labor involving Indonesian students enrolled in its New Southbound Policy (NSP) scholarship program.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 03:00
    Proactive measures needed to cope with ageing society
    THAILAND’S labour market will stagger under the weight of its growing elderly population if it does not come up with practical solutions soon.
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